When to use which Web Part template?

If you have used the Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Developer Tools you have probably noticed that there are multiple SharePoint Project Item Templates to create Web Parts from. Find out which of them make the most sense in what scenarios.

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.

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.