Archive for July, 2010

How to Hide Publishing Site Actions Menu Links

July 15 2010 103 comments

One of our clients requested us to customize SharePoint in a way that we needed to hide/replace SharePoint Site Actions menu’s New Page -link. Well, at first we thought that this is easy task to do, but it wasn’t – until we figured out how to do it.

We googled a little bit, and found this thread:

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Provisioning The User Profile Service Application

July 9 2010 102 comments

As I wrote earlier, SharePoint 2010 ships with a profile synchronization engine from ForeFront Identity Manager. After performing several SharePoint 2010 environment installations, this seems also to be the most fragile part of the SharePoint 2010 architecture especially when using a least privileged accounts install model.

There are lots of content in the blogs and TechNet related to…

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SharePoint 2010 – Setting DefaultPageLayout Programmatically

July 1 2010 38 comments

PublishingWeb has a DefaultPageLayout-property which contains information of the page layout to use when you select New Page from Site Actions. The property is readonly as you can see from msdn.

However – PublishingWeb has a method SetDefaultPageLayout which gives you the way to change the default page layout programmatically. Definition is found from

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