Exercise 4: Testing the Solution in SharePoint 2010

  1. In Visual Studio 2010 on the Debug menu, choose Start Debugging in order to test the solution. Perform the following steps in the browser that appears.
  2. Expand the Site Actions menu and choose More Options….
  3. Choose Web Part Page and click Create for the item to add into the SharePoint site.
  4. Configure the Web Part Page using the following information:
    1. For Name enter ProjectManagement.
    2. For Layout Template choose Full Page, Vertical.
    3. For Document Library choose Site Pages.
    4. Press the Create button in order to create the new Web Part page.
  5. In the ProjectManagement.aspx page, perform the following steps.
    1. In the Full Page Web Part Zone click on Add a Web Part.
    2. In the Add a Web Part interface, for Categories, select Custom.
    3. For Web Parts, select Project Locator Web Part.
    4. Click the Add button in order to add the Web Part to the page.
    5. On the Ribbon, select the Page tab and choose Stop Editing, in the Edit section of the ribbon, in order to show the page in display mode.
    6. Test the Web Part by searching for Contoso in the Basic Projects list.