Branding, SharePoint

SharePoint designer – How to fix XSL Data View error: “Unable to display this Web Part”

I found an interesting thing about the error message I was getting with SharePoint Designer. The error is: "Unable to display this Web Part. To troubleshoot the problem, open this Web page in a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible HTML editor such as FrontPage. If the problem persists, contact your Web server administrator" I had a complicated… Continue reading SharePoint designer – How to fix XSL Data View error: “Unable to display this Web Part”

Development, SharePoint

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 missing… Continue reading Visual Studio requires a ScriptManager reference to compile Ajax enabled solution

Branding, Development, SharePoint

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)

Branding, Development, SharePoint

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