Building a blog host, Part 2

In the previous post we created a web application to host our blog sites. We created the blog sites and have added a few posts to each to prepare for the creation of our blog host home page. Now our designer has provided the requirements for the home page and we are ready to go.…

SharePoint Conference 2008

Microsoft has announced the dates for the SharePoint Conference 2008. I know this is old news to many of you but just in case it is being held in Seattle March 3-6, 2008. More information is available through www.mssharepointconference.com . I will be attending along with many of my team mates. If this conference is…

Central Texas SharePoint User Group

Date: Wednesday, November 14th, 2007 Topic: Panel Discussion on Migration Please join us for our second meeting on Wednesday, November 14th, as industry executives and subject matter authorities join us to discuss best practices and expertise in migrating to MOSS 2007. Click here to register! A core group Austin companies has established this User Group…

Building a blog host

There are many "patterns" in the SharePoint work that I do. Repeatable processes that change little from client to client. One of my favorite patterns is the "Blog Host". A site collection that contains many blog sites. Like many of our favorite blog locations, our corporate customers have fairly straight forward requirements for their blog…

Using the IE Developer toolbar

One of the indispensible tools that use for changing the CSS and "fixing" problems on a SharePoint site is the Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar. There a many articles on how to use this tool. I wanted to point out that specifically for SharePoint this is a great tool for determining how and why a style…