Posts Tagged “navigation”

Fix Disabled Page Scrolling on Navigation Settings

September 28 2010 18 comments

When it comes to semantic and well-formed markup, SharePoint 2010 lags a little bit behind. Unclosed HTML tags, inline styles and script, unique classes and not-so-unique IDs with random naming conventions are your usual opponents in the battleground where the older generation Internet Explorers still roam.

The prime example of this is the Navigation Settings page (/_layouts/AreaNavigationSettings.aspx) in the layouts…

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A Single Breadcrumb for All SharePoint Pages

February 8 2010 18 comments

SharePoint’s out-of-the-box breadcrumb control is kinda a strange animal. Basically you have three different kinds of breadcrumbs in SharePoint. Each of these breadcrumbs are using different provider for their┬áback-end:

  • Layout Pages / Administration Pages use SPXmlContentMapProvider,
  • Publishing Pages use CurrentNavSiteMapProviderNoEncode, and
  • Form Pages (AllItems.aspx, EditForm.aspx, DisplayForm.aspx, etc.) use SPContentMapProvider

This is all fine, when you have different master…

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Publishing Navigation Secrets, Part 1

February 8 2010 9 comments

SharePoint 2007 (and 2010) has a very comprehensive but somewhat confusing navigation system built-in. The main limitation of SharePoint navigation system is, that it doesn’t work over site collection boundaries, and by default it produces real horrible <table> structured output. The output can be altered by writing a custom menu control adapter (or by using CSS friendly control adapters). The…

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