Using CQWP to display SharePoint Geolocation Field

Using CQWP to display SharePoint Geolocation Field

I really like the functionality that has been added by the geolocation field in SharePoint 2013.  It can be extremely useful when you have projects and people all over the world.  A map view can give you a quick idea of where everything is in relation to each other.  However, one of the major limitations that I have run into is that you cannot set the default zoom level when looking at individual items.  It starts at the street level when I would much prefer to see it at the country or even regional level.  So I used the good old content query web part (CQWP) to come to my rescue. Continue reading “Using CQWP to display SharePoint Geolocation Field”

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Using Font Awesome with SharePoint CQWP URL List

Using Font Awesome with SharePoint CQWP URL List

A few months ago as we were looking at some of the design aspects of our SharePoint implementation, I realized that the issue of icons really needed to be addressed.  Up until that point we had not done much with icons so users got a lot of unbroken text, and what we were doing was just a matter of finding something to work at the moment.   Continue reading “Using Font Awesome with SharePoint CQWP URL List”