Using server-side rendering with Content Search Web Part in SharePoint 2013

Content Search Web Part is the new Web Part in SharePoint 2013 for building content aggregations. By default it uses client-side rendering. And while this allows you to build rich experiences in some scenarios you need to use server-side rendering instead. Find out how to use server-side rendering with Content Search Web Part in SharePoint 2013.

Inconvenient clientaccesspolicy.xml and Host Named Site Collections

When making cross-domain requests from Silverlight applications you need a clientaccesspolicy.xml file to allow the communication between the service and the Silverlight application. And while it seems pretty straight-forward at first, things become quite inconvenient when you start working with Host Named Site Collections.

Mavention.nl v3: How we did it?–the publishing site: implementing user experience

In the previous articles of the Mavention.nl v3: How we did it? series I showed you how we built the authoring site that we use for managing content on mavention.nl and mavention.com. Starting with this article we will move towards the publishing site and I will tell you more about the functionality behind the public-part of our new website.