Month: December 2006

Referencing a SharePoint site via a dns alias

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If a SharePoint virtual server is referenced via a dns a-record (and not an actual machine name), you may get the following error message when you try to instantiate an SPSite object via the dns name: The server…

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SharePoint 2003: Overriding Validation

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ROUGH NOTE: It is possible to perform custom field validation in SharePoint 2003 by inserting some JavaScript in add / edit pages (below where ows.js is referenced). Note that SharePoint field validation functions are contained in ows.js (in…

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SharePoint 2003: Creating a custom theme

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A very brief note (because I always forget at least one step!) Copy a theme folder from C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\60\Template\Themes and rename it to the desired name for your new theme. Customise the theme accordingly…

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