Inconvenient Templated Controls and customized pages in SharePoint 2010

Using Templated Controls is a great way for separating UI from functionality. Unfortunately as soon as you customize the Master Page or Page Layouts that uses a Templated Control things are likely break. So what is exactly happening behind the scenes and, what’s more important, how should you deal with it?

Easy fixing broken Publishing Pages with Mavention Publishing Page Settings

When working with Publishing Pages it happens once in a while that you apply a broken Page Layout to a Publishing Page and since you cannot navigate to that page to change the layout back the only option seems to either recreate the page with a different layout or fix the layout. There is however another – easier way. Find out how to easily change the layout of a broken Publishing Page using the Mavention Publishing Page Settings solution.

SharePoint Saturday NL presentations available

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of presenting at the second SharePoint Saturday NL. Either if you couldn’t attend the event or would like to have the decks for future reference, here are the decks from both sessions that I presented.

Building breadcrumbs the way you want it in SharePoint 2010

A while ago I wrote an article about creating breadcrumbs using the Mavention Simple SiteMapPath control. And while I thought that the control would be sufficient to cover the most common scenarios just recently it turned out that the control has one major flaw. Find out how to build breadcrumbs in SharePoint really the way you want it.