Sharepoint Blog Template – No content types

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I was hoping to use a Sharepoint blog with custom templates for showcasing products but it appears you cant’ “The Post Content Type used in Blogs (0x0110) can be changed, but the changes are not propagated to the list (as its AllowContentTypes is false).”

Content Type Toolbar Web Part

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The Content Type Toolbar is a simple add-on that will enhance the use of SharePoint Content Types in large deployments. The use of content types in SharePoint 2007 has a number of benefits and businesses may spend a considerable amount of time planning and deploying content type to help support their business processes. Unfortunately, the … Continue reading Content Type Toolbar Web Part

Using a calculated column to display month name

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You probably think this is going to be quite long winded & involve many IF statements, its actually pretty simple as I just found out. Create a ‘Calculated Column’ & for your formula add: =TEXT([YourDateField],”mmmm”)

Sharepoint Common Date Formulas For Calculated Columns

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Get Week of the year: =DATE(YEAR([Start Time]),MONTH([Start Time]),DAY([Start Time]))+0.5-WEEKDAY(DATE(YEAR([Start Time]),MONTH([Start Time]),DAY([Start Time])),2)+1 First day of the week for a given date:=[Start Date]-WEEKDAY([Start Date])+1 Last day of the week for a given date: =[End Date]+7-WEEKDAY([End Date]) First day of the month for a given date: =DATEVALUE(”1/”&MONTH([Start Date])&”/”&YEAR([Start Date])) Last day of the month for a given … Continue reading Sharepoint Common Date Formulas For Calculated Columns

View PDF documents in a webpart

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You can view PDF’s on your Sharepoint pages suprisingly easily using the CEWP. Add a CEWP & add the following code: The only dependency is that your clients will need Adobe Reader installed locally on their PC.

Error: Cannot retrieve the information for application credential key

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If you are receiving the error Cannot retrieve the information for application credential key. the problem is that the credentials could not be encrypted because no credential key has been established; to establish a credential key you must run STSADM -o setappassword -password After you have established a credential key to encrypt the logon identity … Continue reading Error: Cannot retrieve the information for application credential key