Using JSLink to Build a Project Registry

August 9, 2017

What We Did I was recently involved in building a Project Registry solution to help a local registered charity with managing their multiple cross-department projects. The Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society’s Executive Director, John Hughes, asked itgroove to help him prepare the organization to manage their project portfolio, which was growing significantly over the next Read More

Infinite Scrolling in SharePoint Quick Tip

January 23, 2017

If you’re trying to set up an infinite scrolling script in SharePoint, you may run into issues calculating the height of the document and comparing it to how far the user has scrolled. This is due to how SharePoint overrides typical scrolling behaviour to allow the ribbon to stay put at the top of the Read More

Responsive UI Package for SharePoint on-premises (2013 and 2016)

July 11, 2016

If you’re like me and get a lot of requests to make SharePoint sites responsive (it is 2016 afterall!), here’s a great read and some excellent resources courtesy of the SP Patterns & Practices team to make your life a little easier: http://dev.office.com/blogs/announcing-responsive-ui-package-for-sharepoint-on-premises-2013-2016 Looking for the SharePoint Online version? That can be found in the Read More

Check out “The itgroove Gallery”

July 5, 2016

Today all of us at itgroove are very excited to launch “The itgroove Gallery” – an online showcase of some of our favourite SharePoint enhancements. Many of these items I have had the pleasure of designing and collaborating on with our awesome team. For now we’ve added three items, but stay tuned for many more Read More

Dynamically Resize SharePoint Modal Dialogs

April 22, 2016

My colleague Alec and I ran into an issue today where SharePoint was having difficulty rendering modal dialogs at the correct size. The dialogs were too small for the content they contained, and therefore some undesired scroll bars appeared. Nobody wants that! Thanks to Chad Schroeder’s post for a nifty little fix: Add that to Read More

Office Online Inline

April 20, 2016

Recently on a project we needed a way to display PDFs inline on a page within a “document viewer” we were building. Basically there is a table of contents driven by a library going down the left hand side and when the user chooses a document we wanted to render it in a panel on Read More

SP.Context Execution Order

March 15, 2016

We’ve hit a number of problems recently when using JSOM in SharePoint Online. Often when we try to execute a query we get strange errors such as “b is undefined”. It all relates to the SharePoint libraries we need not being available to us when we try to execute the commands. After some trial and Read More

SharePoint JavaScript Working with Hyperlink Fields

February 28, 2016

When using JSOM to retrieve SharePoint items (and their columns) getting a value is usually pretty straightforward. The following should look familiar: itemVariable.get_item(‘abc’) where abc is the internal name of the column. (Remember the good old _x0020_ for spaces). But if you try to do the same on a Hyperlink column you will be returned Read More

Hide “Change the Look” in Site Actions Menu

January 8, 2016

For anyone who’s looking for a simple, CSS-only way to hide the menu option for “Change the Look” from the settings cog – this snippet will do the trick! SharePoint Online CSS: SharePoint 2013 CSS: Add this to your global CSS file and you should be good to go.

SharePoint Social Icons

November 25, 2015

What When someone shares a SharePoint public facing website via Facebook, Facebook loads a “preview” of the website in the post. What it does is gets the URL and grabs the first image it finds that SharePoint is presenting to the world. So What The problem is, unless overridden, the first image it will (often) Read More

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