Category Archives: SharePoint 2013

Errors resizing a SharePoint 2013 App Part (Client Web Part)

Since SharePoint Client Web Parts are simply iFrames, resizing them from within your App logic (i.e. App.js) can be a little challenging. Fortunately Microsoft provides a way to do this dynamically using postmessages. More info on this can be found on MSDN. Basically, how this works is, you send a special ‘resize’ message to your iFrames parent (the SharePoint Web

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Deploying and activating SharePoint 2013 themes using Visual Studio

Update: Times have changed since I wrote this article. The Office 365 Development Patterns and Practices (formerly known as AMS) now includes an excellent and more advanced example of theme management (including uploading themes): https://github.com/OfficeDev/PnP I won’t deny it… I never was a big fan of theming SharePoint sites. In MOSS this was implemented absolutely awful and the SharePoint 2010

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