Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Project Server 2010 - Custom workspace template

To create a new workspace template for in project server 2010,
1. Create a new site using Microsoft Project site template
2. Make customizations
3. Save site as template, i.e. solution (wsp file)
4. Download wsp file from solution store and re-upload to pwa site collection. 
5. Activate solution
6. Navigate to Server settings -> Project workspace settings and change default site template.
7. Navigate to Server settings -> Enterprise Project Types (For each project type change the default template)

Monday, February 20, 2012

SP2010 Breadcrumb Missing

On sites with /default.aspx as homepage after migration from SP2007 to SP2010, the breadcrumb is missing on homepage. When you click the folder icon in ribbon it says "The page location is:" and does not show anything else below it.

Use SPD to remove, ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderTitleBreadcrumb" runat="server"/>” from default.aspx.


Friday, February 17, 2012

Target audience - Navigation

Scenario: Target audience does not work for SharePoint groups configured for navigation links on top and left (quick launch) in SharePoint 2010.

Solution: Make sure the User Profile Service application is created and associated to the web application in central administration.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Create sharepoint site in a specific content database

This is possible by using New-SPSite powershell cmdlet in SP2010. Other option which was useful even in SP2007 was to toggle the max site count settings per database.