sharepoint BrandIt vs Custom Branding

Why should you choose BrandIt? As time goes by and I work with more and more clients, Branding is a topic that is always being talked about.  Even the smallest of clients have their questions on branding their SharePoint 2010 environment.   As you may or may not know by now, IncWorx Consultiong has created a Branding product called, BrandIt.  This […]

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Introducing a new SharePoint 2010 branding option – BrandIt BoldColors

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Do you love the power of your SharePoint implementation but hate the out of the box look and feel?  No SharePoint developer on staff to complete a custom branding project? Look no further!  IncWorx offers a custom look and feel with none of the development time, hassle, or cost! IncWorx BrandIt Bold Colors provides all elements and functionality required to […]

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First visit of authenticated user might cause performance issue

“When an authenticated user, whom has never visited a site collection, first visits a site there are a number of tables within the Content database which must be updated“. This process might be very expensive and affect the overal performance of the SQL Server for the large farm. It is recommeded to prepopulate the user’s table using SPWeb.EnsureUser() API. More […]

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CAML Query on datetime columns

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I always forget (and end up looking it up again), so I might as well write a blog post so I can search my own blog instead of the entire internet. The issue is when you are doing a CAML query to get items from a sharepoint list, and want to specify a filter based on a datetime column in […]

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SharePoint Service Level Agreement (SLA)

SharePoint 2010 Planning guide contains a good sample of SharePoint SLA Establish service-level agreements for each service level. A service-level agreement should include the following items at a minimum: The length of time and approvals that are necessary to create a site (What’s the process to create a site? Who’s involved?) Information about the costs for the service to users […]

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SharePoint 2010 keeps copy of modified theme

SharePoint 2010 monitors changes of themes. So, when a preinstalled theme is modified, a new theme called Custom is created automatically after the theme changes have been applied. There can only be one Custom theme for a site. SharePoint Server 2010 does not provide a way to save themes within the user interface. If you modify a preinstalled theme, apply […]

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SharePoint 2010 supports folders for KPI values

SharePoint 2007 had limitation of folders support for the KPI Lists. Whenever you tried to set Folder as a source of your KPI, SharePoint gave you an error that folder can’t be selected. To avoid such situation your had to maintain KPI  values in different list or use Views. The issue with Views is that they don’t allow you to […]

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How to print SharePoint 2010 page without header and navigation

When you try to print the SharePoint 2010 page you will find that site header and navigation is printed with you content. Very often you don’t need that service information and would like to see the page content only.  This can be easily done via the custom CSS  that turns off the unnecessary elements from the printing. SharePoint 2010 made […]

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How to install SharePoint 2010 using local account

SharePoint 2010 doesn’t allow you to install the “Complete” mode on non-domain local user accounts by default, because it’s considered as “Development” environment and you should install in “Single Server” mode. However, there are several workarounds how to install the complete farm without using the Domain Controller. Changing registry entry HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\14.0\WSS\ServerRole == SINGLESERVER Using PowerShell command “New-SPConfigurationDatabase” […]

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CAML Query on datetime columns

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I always forget (and end up looking it up again), so I might as well write a blog post so I can search my own blog instead of the entire internet. The issue is when you are doing a CAML query to get items from a sharepoint list, and want to specify a filter based on a datetime column in […]

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