Brett's SharePoint Blog

Master Pages Revisited: References to master pages in SharePoint

I'm still neck-deep in WCM planning, design, and development on my current project and also get lots...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 06/22/2009

Adventures in Regional Settings with Content Query Web Parts & RSS Viewer Web Parts

Here's another interesting one I encountered with multilanguage WCM sites while living here in...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 06/21/2009

Using custom scopes on multilanguage variation sites

One of the great things about working on MOSS projects here in Europe is the prevalance of...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 05/24/2009

Addressing Vanity URLs in a Content Migration

It's been a blistering few months prepping for MCM, going through the MCM program, and getting...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 05/21/2009

Link Integrity Management: Processes, Tactics, and Solutions One lengthy and complex topic I...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 10/22/2008

Managing Web.Config Customizations

I'm back after a long hiatus - international relocations tend to consume a lot of your free time -...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 10/06/2008

New Advanced SharePoint Webcasts...

Three of the SharePoint Academy and BPIO University courses I taught earlier this year are now...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 06/05/2008

Branding Design using Solutions

In a previous post, I extolled the virtues of deploying our branding code in a solution. While I...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 04/10/2008

Adding An "All Authenticated Users" Feature to Forms-Based Authentication

Preamble... One of the frequenly cited shortcomings of Forms-Based Authentication when compared to...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 04/09/2008

Be sure to use paging in membership providers for the MOSS Profile Import Tool...

Just a quick lesson learned on the MOSS Profile Import Tool to save you import time and resources....

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 03/27/2008

Resolving Issues with Faulty Features and STSADM EXPORT

If you're attempting an STSADM -o export (or, I'd assume, a content deployment) of a site and...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 03/21/2008

List Attachments over 50MB need more than an increase in Maximum Upload Size...

Chalk this down as the 1045th* time I've been reminded that you learn something new about SharePoint...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 03/19/2008

MOSS User Profile Delete Tool

For anyone using a custom authentication provider or non AD/LDAP* directory service, the Profile...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 03/18/2008

MOSS+ECM Supplemental Material, Week 3

Various Topics: Virtualization: Platform choice: Virtual Server 2005 R2 x86 or x64 is supported...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 03/14/2008

ECM Supplemental Material, Week 2

IRM/RMS Implementation General Deployment Resources:...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 02/28/2008

Several folks have asked for this, so here it is... the two other pieces of the ResourceRedirect...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 02/27/2008

MOSS+ECM Training Supplemental Material

Recommended Readings/Resources on ITPro Topics: Case Study for DPM 2007 for SharePoint:...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 02/21/2008

This won't mean too much for those of you who aren't attending the AcademyLive courses, but here are...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 02/12/2008

Adding Kerberos & SSL to Central Administration

This came up during the SharePoint AcademyLive Search class today, and isn't the first time I've...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 02/11/2008

Branding Mark II: Refining the HttpModule-based Approach

So we've got another MOSS environment to brand for my customer. This time it's an extranet...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 01/26/2008

Branding Lessons Learned 2: Post-launch

Yay. We launched a few days ago. Now it's time for another recap of lessons learned on the...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 12/20/2007

MOSS Intranet Portal Branding Lessons Learned 1: Omissions & Test Results

We've spent the past four days doing user acceptance and regression testing on our branding, and...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 11/14/2007

Branding a MOSS Corporate Intranet Portal, Part 3: LAYOUTS Pages

Introduction In order to get a consistent look and feel across all the pages, we had to brand the...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 11/12/2007

Branding a MOSS Corporate Intranet Portal, Part 2: Site & System Pages

Introduction This post covers a sample technical design for the most common branding task you’ll...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 11/12/2007

Branding a MOSS Corporate Intranet Portal, Part 1b: Branding Methods by Scope and Scenario

Branding Methods by Scope and Scenario The methods matrices referred to in Part 1a appear below....

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 11/12/2007

Branding a MOSS Corporate Intranet Portal, Part 1a: High-level overview, terminology, and approach

Part 1 of the branding posts attempts to guide developers in selecting the appropriate technical...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 11/12/2007

Branding a MOSS Corporate Intranet Portal, Introduction

We’re finally starting to tie a little bow around the branding effort for my customer’s MOSS...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 11/12/2007

First Test Blog w/Disclaimer...

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. For Code: Use of...

Author: bgeoffroy Date: 09/12/2007