Steve Goodyear's Blog

Some Notes on my SharePoint MacGyverisms and other Development Experiences

Determining Between SharePoint Site Collections and Sub-Sites

Personally, I am in favour of a liberal use of site collections. In short, when in doubt, or unless...

Author: sgoodye Date: 07/26/2009

Updating the docicon.xml File with a Feature

File types are associated to an icon in SharePoint by mapping a particular file extension to a...

Author: sgoodye Date: 06/15/2008

Changing the Port and Host Header for the Central Administration Web Application

The first server in a SharePoint farm that runs the SharePoint Products and Technologies...

Author: sgoodye Date: 03/22/2008

Renaming the SharePoint Central Administration Content Database (SharePoint_AdminContent)

Installing SharePoint using the GUI works really well and makes the install process pretty simple....

Author: sgoodye Date: 12/09/2007

Adding New SSP Administrators

Delegating administration duties for a SharePoint Shared Service Provider (SSP) separates duties...

Author: sgoodye Date: 06/20/2007

Custom Web Applications Coexisting with SharePoint 2007

SharePoint has the concept of managed and unmanaged paths. As the names imply, managed are paths...

Author: sgoodye Date: 05/07/2007