You can attach documents to SharePoint list items. However if you add the “Attachments” column to your list views, you get a column that only shows a paperclip icon (see below) if there are any attachments. Clicking that paperclip also won’t open any attachment or the list item to view them. It’s strictly an image. Here’s how […]
Note: This post applies to on-premise/server lists or O365 lists set to “classic” view. This will not work on modern views. A little style on column header rows goes a long way. For example, just a background color and font adjustment can take your list from: Before: to After: Here’s how you can apply your […]
On one of my recent projects, a client asked if it would be possible for the link to a task within a workflow notification email to open the task in “edit” mode instead of “display”. If you’re unfamiliar with SharePoint 2013 task processes built in SharePoint Designer, here’s what their process looked like prior to […]
This solution involves two files: The aspx page that holds the content of the pop-up The script that loads the aspx page in a modal dialog upon page load Save this .aspx page to your “Site Pages” directory. -OR- Copy and paste the following into a new .aspx page in your Site Pages or Pages […]
Below on the left are two traditional, out-of-the-box solutions for showing Today’s events in SharePoint. Notice how both take up a lot of extra space repeating today’s date (which we don’t need to see at all in a web part called “Today’s Events”) or showing gray space where there are no events. Soak that in […]
I jokingly said at a recent presentation that I thought adding weather to our intranet’s home page was a good idea for employees like me who work in the basement and don’t see much of “the outside.” But it can also help with planning and decisions depending on your industry and daily routines. Accuweather has […]
Your image slider is okay. But you’d like it better if it had a makeover (50 points to whoever can guess the commercial reference). This post will show you how you can take your out-of-the-box content search web part slideshow from this: to this: This solution supports multi-line descriptions that don’t get cut off. It […]
Use scripts called in CEWPs to show more than three views in a classic view SharePoint list.
Use a little script to change the “save” button to a “submit” button which may help with user adoption/understanding.
You probably don’t need parts of your custom css such as headers and footers loaded into modal dialog windows. Here’s how to keep those dialogs decluttered.