Posts Tagged “master page”

Drag & Drop Web Part Y-offset Problem

January 18 2011 4 comments

I’ve come across a bug in SharePoint 2010 with my custom master page that is based on minimal.master. In the edit mode, if I try to drag and drop web parts around, the element that is used to mark the drag position has a strange offset. Upon more investigation it appears that the javascript function that positions the marker with…

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Search Center and the Lost Search Box

October 14 2010 19 comments

You Have customized your SharePoint site and made a nice design based on the v4.master or even starter.master and applied your custom master as a system master as well. Everything’s cool until your “search-person” configures the search and tells you that something’s wrong with the Search Center. There is no search box at all.

Let’s investigate!

Our journey starts from…

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Single Master Page and Layout Design Techniques

June 18 2010 9 comments

Having a single master page for all your sites gives you some remarkable benefits. The same master page can also be applied to a system master page in order to give your customer the ultimate branding experience. This, however can lead to a few problems regarding how the system page layouts behave with your public facing master page.

The method…

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Centered layout with CSS & v4.master on SharePoint 2010

May 6 2010 26 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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