SP 2013: Tip - Change the "SharePoint" text in the top left corner.

In my previous post (GHOST_URL/sp-2013-some-new-delegatecontrol-additions-to-the-sharepoint-2013-master-pages) I talked about how you could use the new delegate controls in the master page (seattle.master) to modify a few things in the SharePoint UI, including the text in the top left corner saying "SharePoint". If your goal is simply to change the text, or hardcode a link without the need for any code behind, you could do it even easier with PowerShell. Changing the SharePoint text to something else using PowerShell Before: [![image](GHOST_URL/content/imaget/content/images/2013/01/image8.png) After: [![image](GHOST_URL/content/imaget/…

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SP 2013: Some new DelegateControl additions to the SharePoint 2013 master pages

SP 2013: Some new DelegateControl additions to the SharePoint 2013 master pages

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction In this post we’ll take a quick look at some of the new DelegateControls I’ve discovered for SharePoint 2013 and how you can replace or add information to your new master pages using these new controls, without modifying the master pages. This is done exactly the same way as you would do it back in the 2010 projects (and 2007), the only addition in this case are a few new controls that we’ll investigate. New DelegateControls Searching through the main master page, Seattle.master,…

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Custom list definitions with custom forms – changing master page

As many of you might have experienced when you create your own custom list definition, you can also create your custom forms (DispForm.aspx for example). In my case, I want the DispForm.aspx to use another master page than it originally does, and so I thought I’d just change the following line of my DispForm.aspx: From: <%@ Page language="C#" MasterPageFile="~masterurl/default.master" ... %\> To: <%@ Page language="C#" MasterPageFile="/_layouts/zTest/test.master" ... %\> Problem Doing this will most likely cause you to receive the following known…

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MOSS 2007: Connect a custom Search Page to a custom Search Scope

Author: Tobias Zimmergren Url: http:https:https://zimmergren.net//zimmergren.net//www.zimmergren.net The other day I got a comment on a post from one of my readers who wanted to know how you can connect your custom created Search Page with a specific Search Scope. Create a custom Search Page Navigate to your Search Center (http://yourcompany/SearchCenter) Choose "Site Actions -> Create Page" Create a new Search Page by using the "(Welcome Page) Search Page" template and fill in your details It should look like this: Create a custom Search Results Page…

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