Expand Collapse SharePoint Web Parts using jQuery

Requirement: Expand Collapse SharePoint list view web parts in Home page. Solution: We can implement Expand collapse functionality in SharePoint 2013 using jQuery. Here is how to expand/collapse web parts in SharePoint using jQuery. Just grab the IDS of List view web part (WebPartWPQ3) and Web part header (in my case: WebPartTitleWPQ3)…

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SharePoint Web Part Usage Report – Find All Locations where a Particular web part is being Used

During Migration, I had to get the URLs where a particular web part is being used. So, Used this PowerShell script to generate the SharePoint web part usage report. This script made compatible with SharePoint 2007, So it can be used in SharePoint 2010 and in SharePoint 2013 as well. Don’t forget…

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SharePoint 2013 “Get Started with your site” Web Part – FAQs

“Getting Started” tiles are new addition to SharePoint 2013 team sites. These tiles intend to provide shortcuts to common actions, such as sharing your site, applying a theme. In SharePoint 2013, They replaces the “Getting Started” links from its previous version: SharePoint 2010. Disable Getting Started Web Part: From the home page…

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Update Web Part Properties using PowerShell in SharePoint

Ever wanted to update SharePoint web part properties programmatically? After a company acquisition, We had to change the company name from a custom web part’s title, throughout the web application. SharePoint update web part properties using PowerShell:  Update Web Part Properties in entire Web Application: Say, we want to update all web…

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Content Editor Web Part Content Link Redirect – 404 Page Not Found Error

Problem: A particular SharePoint site’s Home page URL leads to 404 page not found error. While all other pages were working without any issues, On hitting the Home page URL, observed it is redirecting to some other URL that doesn’t exist! Root cause: Usually, these kinds of redirects are placed in CEWP…

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Set Content Editor Web Part (CEWP) Content with PowerShell

Scenario: We have a Project site collection with 100’s of sub sites created for each project from a custom site template. The home page of each site has a content editor web part with some content in it, titled “Dashboard Links”. Years later, The business wanted to change the content in the…

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Replace Content Editor Web Part (CEWP) Links with PowerShell

After a SharePoint Migration with URL change, had to find and replace the links from the SharePoint Content Editor Web Part for all SharePoint sites in a web application. Here is the PowerShell Script to find and replace links from the Content Editor Web Part. Update Content Editor content in Publishing Sites:…

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SharePoint 2010 Content Editor Web Part Hidden property is Disabled

Found an interesting issue today. Wanted to place some CSS code in Content Editor Web Part (CEWP) and hide it, so that it won’t appear to end-users. I added a content editor web part, placed some CSS code, went to web part properties, oops! Hidden property under Layout is disabled (greyed out)!!…

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Rotating Banner for SharePoint using jQuery

With jQuery we can do lot of user interface enhancements in SharePoint. In this article, I’m exploring one of them: Add rotating banner for SharePoint using jQuery, Let our SharePoint site display moving top banner. Lets start building rotating banner for SharePoint! jQuery Rotating Banner for SharePoint – Steps by Step: Here…

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Closed Web Parts in SharePoint – How to Find, Restore and Delete?

Closed Web Parts? What are they? When users don’t need a particular web part on the page, they click on Edit drop down from the Web Part Menu, and choose “Close” instead of Delete. They prefer Close rather than Delete which is obvious! Technically, When you close a Web Part, It doesn’t…

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