How We Can Create Search Provider in Internet Explorer 8 Beta

Search Provider New to Internet Explorer 8 is the concept of Accelerators. Accelerators enable you to access service providers anywhere on the page Search Provider Categories – Web Search – Topic search The following sample OpenSearch Description file contains the search provider’s name, URL, and icon.  <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?> <OpenSearchDescription xmlns=”“>  <ShortName>My Custom Search</ShortName>  <Url type=”text/html” template=”{searchTerms}&amp;source=IE”/>    […]

Solving ActiveX Problem in SharePoint

Did you get the following message will be a turn-on when loading public Sharepoint sites, The Web site wants to run the following add-on: ‘Name ActiveX Control’ from ‘Microsoft Corporation’. If you trust the Web site and the add-on and want to allow it to run, click here… To fix this problem, just create a […]

Alert Notification Tips

Are you getting the e-mail alerts, Body links refers to local machine URL http://machine instead of? This is because; there are many zones for a particular Web Application. We can see that using Alternate Access Mappings in Central administration. Central Administration > Operations > Alternate Access Mappings (under Global Configuration ) The SharePoint takes the Default zone link in Alternate Access Mappings for all […]

Custom Master Page Error

If you are applying custom Master page using the custom feature, you may get the following error when viewing or creating a new site, Cannot convert type ‘Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.ScriptLink’ to ‘System.Web.UI.IAttributeAccessor’ This is because; you are exporting the master page using SharePoint Designer. The master page adds the additional codes; you will be seeing that by […]

Live Cricket Scores in SharePoint Site site provides RSS feeds of live cricket scores. This can be accessed from the URL Using this feed and Sharepoint designer live cricket scores can be displayed in Sharepoint sites within a jiffy. For using the RSS feed we will have to create a data source. Following are the steps to create a data […]

Add Flash File to SharePoint Rich Text Field Editor

SharePoint Rich-Text filed editor allows us to write the HTML code, but it doesn’t allow us to embed Flash files. So, I have searched on this issue and come with a solution.  For that, I’m using swfobject.js file and adding some script lines to the page where we want to embed this flash file. Following […]