I have been spending a lot of time in Powershell over the last week and have learnt a lot about how this great tool can customise SharePoint 2010. As part of the project we have created a set of custom site templates and I had to create a new school with several custom site templates. … Continue reading Get Site Template ID for Custom Site Templates
There are many ways to get SharePoint 2010 in your school, whether you’re using it as part of a package from a supplier, using a hosting company to host your own SharePoint or using your EES license to host your SharePoint internally. All of the successful SharePoint implementations I have seen are those that have … Continue reading How many ways can you use SharePoint in Education?
I’ve had a lot of requests of this post recently and I was hoping to get another blog post about SPSUK out quicker than this but here is how to pull information that is stored in a document properties in SharePoint into your word document. I have a document library with loads of different columns … Continue reading Pull SharePoint 2010 document properties into Word (Quick Parts)
One of my most popular blogs is Adding a Banner to your SharePoint but is for SharePoint 2007. Here is how to do it for SharePoint 2010. Banner Image You need to create a banner at the top of the page. The image by default is replicated so I have created a large wide image … Continue reading Add a banner to SharePoint 2010
Microsoft and cScape have released a case study on the implementation of SharePoint 2010 at the City of London School for Girls. In a joint partnership between the school and cScape a strategic plan was put together to implement integration between the schools MIS (management information system) and SharePoint 2010 so information about pupils could … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Case Study: City of London School for Girls (cScape)
There are several games consoles out now that use some kind of social networking to share scores, points and collaborate with other games. Personally I’m more of a XBOX kind of guy but I also have a PlayStation mainly because its a Blu-ray player as well as having BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4 on … Continue reading Embed into SharePoint: Part 2: PlayStation Network
Last week I wrote a post about using the content editor web part and embedding external content into your site. You can read the post here Embed YouTube and other code into SharePoint 2010. I thought I would be a good idea to show a few others examples of what you can embed. In the … Continue reading Embed into SharePoint: Part 1: SlideShare
Its been a busy day at Microsoft with Office 365 being released but they have also released Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2010. Download them here… SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1 Note: Always test any updates including service packs in your test environment before implementing them in your live environment. Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1 now available.
SharePoint likes to keep code safe and when adding embedded code SharePoint takes a look and decides whether or not to it likes it. And a good example of this is YouTube content. SharePoint being safe When we navigate to our SharePoint we select the Edit site button and then click on HTML and select … Continue reading Embed YouTube and other code into SharePoint 2010
SharePoint Learning Kit is currently used in many industries but it has mainly been developed to be used in education sector. This E-Learning Tool can bring a different element of learning to pupils giving them access to their marks on work automatically having submitted it to the server. In this scenario whitepaper we will look … Continue reading SharePoint Learning Kit Scenario Guide–Whitepaper