Yearly Archive » 2011

User Profile in People Picker Not In Sync with Active Directory

User profile management can be a nightmare in Sharepoint 2010 when some users reporting their job title or email address appearing incorrectly in People Picker search tool. This seems to vary if they search on Last name or First name. Depending on the situation, People Picker returns either the correct, up to date profile information or the out of date.

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How to customise own theme in Sharepoint 2010

I had been customising Sharepoing theme lately in 2010 version, and i have to say it’s not very fun, mainly due to lack of documentation online and a big change in UI elements comparing to version 2007.

Sharepoint 2010 allows you to optionally upgrade your UI to version 4, which is the new 2010 version or stays as version 3, which uses the 2007 style packages. What was good with 2007’s was that the style packages actually exist in the 12 hives folder, meaning you could actually go and open up the stylesheets and work from there. However with version 4, things turn ugly. Microsoft used the Office theme package (.thmx) to do its styling in Sharepoint.

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How to migrate list structure and content in Sharepoint

Sharepoint has a feature that allows us to migrate list data structure and content to a different site so that we do not have to re-create them. This is done through list settings -> save list as template. List template is a powerful function which can save the data structure of a list as well as its content.

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