Monthly Archives: November 2014

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Change Site Contents Style in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 was redesigned thinking in metro style, that’s good for some things but this shouldn’t apply to all. For example, viewlsts.aspx page or Site Contents is used to see quickly all libraries and lists with its modified date and number of items. With the new design it is impossible to see this information “quickly”, Read More →

Create Thumbnails view using client-side rendering and OWA in SharePoint 2013

  I’m really impressed with client-side rendering in SharePoint 2013. Last week I had a requirement to create a new view type in SharePoint to allow users to see previews of documents in a grid instead using the typical format of SharePoint libraries. In SharePoint 2010, probably I would need to create custom webpart, or Read More →

How to attach an event receiver for an specific list in SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint we can use event receivers to trigger events like adding, updating, deleting elements from a list. When we need to do some extra tasks it is really useful and straightforward method. I’d like to explain what happens behind scenes when we are creating Event Receiver project in Visual Studio. In this case I Read More →