Monthly Archives: February 2011

Custom SharePoint Designer Activity

SharePoint 2010 comes with several powerful pre-defined workflows and activities. But what if the out of the box workflow activities don’t (fully) meet your requirements? You could of course go fully Windows Workflow Foundation and develop the complete workflow in Visual Studio 2010. Another option is to develop a custom Activity and make it available to SharePoint Designer. This way

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Avoid returning menu items in SharePoint Search results

SharePoint Search results can contain hits on menu items, both Top Nav and Quick Launch. Although this might seem strange at first, this is the default behaviour. The reason for this, is that the SharePoint Crawler is actually not much different from a browser requesting a page. The resulting HTML is then crawled, without executing any client side code of

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