Easy inserting symbols in SharePoint 2010 with Mavention Insert Symbol

When working with content there are often situations when you need to insert a symbol such as a copyright or a trademark sign in content. If you are editing content directly in SharePoint there is no easy way for you to insert such symbol. You have to copy the symbol from another place and paste it in SharePoint. If this scenario sounds familiar to you, then the Mavention Insert Symbol solution is just the right thing for you. Find out how to insert symbols in content in SharePoint 2010 the easy way with Mavention Insert Symbol.

Working easier with custom CAS policies

Working with custom CAS policies is not trivial. Many developers find it challenging to figure out what permissions their code should have, so instead deploying safely to Web Application (BIN) they choose to deploy their assemblies to the Global Assembly Cache (GAC) granting their code full trust. There is however one trick that makes it very easy to find out what permissions you should grant to your code. Find out how to craft your custom CAS policies the easy way.

Easier working with SharePoint Project Items with Mavention SPI References

Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Developer Tools improve the development process on the SharePoint 2010 platform. By simplifying the packaging process they allow you to focus on the development rather than the packaging plumbing. Unfortunately, when working with larger solutions, it might get challenging for you to track which SharePoint Project Items are used where. Find out how to easier track the references to SharePoint Project Items with Mavention SPI References.

Generating robots.txt files with Mavention Robots.txt

Robots.txt files are a way to tell Web Robots which part of your site they should skip while scanning it. Although it’s not an official standard using robots.txt is a common approach used for Internet-facing websites to exclude pieces of your website from crawling. Find out how you can easily create and manage the robots.txt file with Mavention Robots.txt.

Mavention Meta Fields v1.1: no jQuery release

A while ago I’ve released Mavention Meta Fields: a solution that makes it easy to add meta tags to Publishing Pages in SharePoint 2010. Shortly after the release it turned out that the dependency on jQuery was causing some problems in integrating the solution with existing environments using different versions of jQuery.