Mapping Custom Error Pages for SharePoint Server Sites

For various scenarios, a SharePoint site displays error pages with some correlation ID and other information which the end users doesn't like to see. Our customer may want to show some friendly error message instead of the OOB message. This article describes how to map custom error pages for a SharePoint 2010 portal [More]

CAML Query to Include Time Value in DateTime comparisions

The Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) query is a XML based language used for filtering and/or sorting data from a list within a SharePoint portal. While preparing the query, we use the comparision operators like EQ, NEQ, GT, LEQ etc., for comparing dates. By default, these operators will not include the timestamp while doing the comparision. Using the 'IncludeTimeValue' attribute of the VALUE element, we can do a comparision that includes the timestamp. Read this article to learn how to do this. [More]

Manage Checked Out Files in SharePoint

In SharePoint publishing sites, while creating pages, sometimes we get an error saying that the 'page name already exists' or its checked out to some user and hence cannot create the page. But if we go to the Pages library, we will puzzled if we wont find that page checked out to the specified user. This article shows how to manage these type of checked out files. This feature is available in both SharePoint Server 2007 and SharePoint Server 2010 [More]