Tag Archives: SharePoint Designer

SharePoint calendar all-day events showing as previous day in content search web parts

SharePoint calendar all-day events showing as previous day in content search web parts

Despite your regional settings being correct, all-day events for some reason are using UTC time when they’re stored and are likely showing as the wrong day in content search web parts and similar web parts. Though they look correct as an individual item or on a calendar, the way they’re stored doesn’t acknowledge your regional […]

Solution: “This web site has been configured to disallow page editing with SharePoint Designer.”

Solution: “This web site has been configured to disallow page editing with SharePoint Designer.”

There are three possible causes I’m aware of that you should check if you receive this message: Central admin settings not configured properly Site collection settings not configured properly You’re using a Project Web App (PWA) site template and can only fix this on SharePoint Server I’ll cover the solutions for each in the same […]

Automatically open SharePoint 2013 workflow tasks in Edit mode for easy one-click approvals

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 […]

How to remove the extra “Save” and “Cancel” buttons in a custom new item form in SharePoint

When you create a custom new item form in SharePoint Designer, you get a bonus set of “Save” and “Cancel” buttons automatically generated. One set at the top, and one set at the bottom (as generally seen on default forms). Chances are if you’ve created a custom new item form, you had other intentions for the space […]

A better way to display “today’s events” from multiple calendars in SharePoint on your intranet home page

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 […]