Content Query Web Part (CQWP) allows you to easily create RSS feeds for your content. With SharePoint 2010 it became even easier as you can use slots to map your fields to RSS fields. There are however a few things you should keep in mind to get the most out of an RSS feed created using the CQWP. Find out how to create a proper RSS feed with the SharePoint 2010 Content Query Web Part.
While working on an Internet-facing website at some point you might include some code which should be executed only when in production. Probably the most common example of such code are web analytics tracking codes. The last thing you want is to make web analytics count a visit every time you hit F5 on your development machine. Find out how to deal with it other than disabling the Internet connection on your development machine.
Every page should have a unique title. Unique titles can help you not only optimize your content for search engines but also improve the user experience. Hierarchical titles can help you make your page titles more usable but there is more to it if you’re using paged overviews. Find out how to generate unique titles for pages that use paged overviews in SharePoint 2010.
Yesterday I was presenting on the first SharePoint Saturday in Holland about challenges in building Web Content Management solutions on the SharePoint 2010 platform. For those of you who weren’t able to make it, the slides from my presentation are available on the SharePoint Saturday Holland site.
SharePoint 2010 ships with support for mobile devices. Unfortunately it doesn’t work with anonymous users what makes it unsuitable for Internet-facing websites. The real challenge is that there is no easy way of turning it off. While there are some workarounds they are far from ideal. Find out how to properly make SharePoint 2010 support mobile devices on Internet-facing websites.