Visual Studio requires a ScriptManager reference to compile Ajax enabled solution

The Problem Visual Studio requires a ScriptManager to compile a Ajax enabled solution for a SharePoint web part. Visual Studio Error on compile says: Solution.cs: (Build Error) Error    1    The type or namespace name ‘ScriptManager’ could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?)    C:\…\Solution.cs     The Solution: A Reference dll is … Read more

Page Titles disappear after Ajax event

SharePoint page titles when using Ajax may turn to square icons. This is the rendering of the title tag in the masterpage, or where the page title is specified. Put the title tag on one line! That’s it! No need for JavaScript or anything else when using Ajax on a page! Just edit the CORRECT masterpage, (For Publishing Portal, the default is BlueBand.master, for Team and Collaboration sites, it’s Default.master)

SharePoint Designer – CSS Caching issues with Visual Studio Web Part packages

I have recently ran into an issue with SharePoint Designer and modifying a CSS file. The CSS file would not update my changes. I waited a 1/2 a day, checked different browsers, cleared my temp/etc, tried virtual machines that havent seen the website in months. Nothing was reflecting my SharePoint Designer CSS changes. I was … Read more