Minifying JavaScript and CSS files made easy with Mavention SharePoint Assets Minifier

Minifying asset files is a known performance optimization technique. By removing all optional characters you can decrease the size of CSS and JavaScript files and make them download faster. Depending on how big your solution is this process might get tedious when done manually and this is exactly where Mavention SharePoint Assets Minifier can help you out.

Inconvenient Content Query Web Part slots and CQWP’s extensibility

SharePoint 2010 Content Query Web Parts ships with the Slots capability which simplifies working with custom Item Styles. Unfortunately it turns out that Slots may be broken when working with extended CQWPs. So what is the problem exactly and, what’s more important, how can you solve it?

Importing documents to Document Libraries with Mavention Import Document Library Contents

Recently I showed you how you can import Lists and their data into your SharePoint Project using the Mavention Import List Instance extension. As you can imagine supporting list data is only half of the story, so to complete it another extension became available. Find out how to import documents from Document Libraries into your SharePoint project using Mavention Import Document Library Contents.

Import List Instances and their data with Mavention Import List Instance

When working with custom Lists you find yourself often redeploying the List and creating some test data to verify that everything is working correctly. Entering sample data may be fun to do once but becomes rather boring after a few times. Find out how to reuse your sample data in the development process using Mavention Import List Instance.

Rating content for anonymous users with Mavention Anonymous Rating

Allowing users to rate your content is a great way of capturing feedback. SharePoint 2010 ships with the rating capability, which unfortunately at this moment doesn’t support rating by anonymous users. And this is exactly where Mavention Anonymous Rating comes in. Find out how to allow anonymous visitors to rate your content with Mavention Anonymous Rating.