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SharePoint 2013 Online Search Callouts in Firefox

SharePoint Firefox

During a recent project using SharePoint 2013 Online as part of an E1 Office365 subscription, I stumbled across a puzzling issue that I was sure hadn’t been there days before. When viewing search results within SharePoint, be it using a search centre or out of the box search results page, the result preview call-outs were not working when using the Firefox browser. The call-outs worked in Internet... Continue reading

Seeking SharePoint Contract Roles

I am currently available for SharePoint contract roles.   Continue reading

The Importance of Branding in Custom SharePoint 2010 Solutions – Part 2

design + code = love

In the pevious post I discussed about the importance of branding in custom features within SharePoint projects, this post looks in to additional custom code and how the same principles apply to custom coding and features: Custom Web Parts Custom Lists and Libraries Custom Content Types and Site Columns the example used in this post relates to web parts. Custom Web Parts Disappointingly, the number... Continue reading

Green Hope

Green Hope, a photo by cowboyuk80 on Flickr. Continue reading


Snowdrops, a photo by cowboyuk80 on Flickr. Continue reading

The Importance of Branding in Custom SharePoint 2010 Solutions – Part 1

design + code = love

Custom branding in SharePoint should not start and end with master pages, layouts and style sheets or making things look “pretty”. Anything that is customised should retain some level of branding consistency and the next two blog posts will explain what I mean. Branding should encompass text as well as visual imagery. This can be website, or intranet content, but also administrative text such as... Continue reading

New Photo – Frosty

Frosty, a photo by cowboyuk80 on Flickr. Popped out for a brief walk in the cold yesterday to take advantage of the amazing frosty conditions. Was forced back in when my hands almost dropped off! Can hopefully get some more wintery shots when the snow stops this weekend. Continue reading

Beware IE Browser Mode in SharePoint 2010

Master Page Code Snippet

All web designers have at some point battled with the pains of designing for multiple browsers to ensure consistency as well as adhering to web standards. One browser which seems to have made those pains more intense over the last 10 or so years is Internet Explorer. There are hacks, fixes, workarounds and scripts that will help any web designer attempt to align their site to the latest in web standards... Continue reading