Archive for May, 2010

Inspecting and Modifying Live SharePoint Instance with PowerShell

May 10 2010 One comment

Continuing my quest to explore how PowerShell can help SharePoint developers and administrators, this time I’ll take a look at a fairly uncommon scenario: inspecting and modifying a live SharePoint instance.

The case I was working on involved a known problematic scenario: a subweb converted into a site collection. The site collection was one where the users could…

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Centered layout with CSS & v4.master on SharePoint 2010

May 6 2010 31 comments

First of all, I must say that I’m not a huge fan on how the new Ribbon UI is implemented. The positioning system aided by ECMAScript messes with the body-tag and it requires quite a few steps to disable the positioning system as Jonathan Kern explains here.

I have a case here…

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Extending PowerShell for SharePoint with Custom Commandlets

May 5 2010 2 comments

In my previous entry on SharePoint and PowerShell I promised I’d show you how to implement custom commandlets for Master Page manipulation. SharePoint 2010 ships with a wide array of commandlets, but none of them seem applicable here. This should also serve as a nice generic example on how to implement simple commandlets.

In order to…

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