SimpleMaxChars Plugin for jQuery

My SimpleMaxChars jQuery plugin adds a message displaying the number of characters remaining in an <input> or <textarea>. I needed a fairly basic solution quickly and most of the existing plugins that offer similar functionality were too big, too small, buggy, or didn’t meet my specific needs. If this looks like it will work for you, feel free to use it! (more…)

SharePoint Custom List with Custom Content Types and Custom Display Forms

I recently ran into an issue with using multiple content types on a custom list in SharePoint. I wanted each content type to have its own custom display form (DispFormCustom1.aspx, DispFormCustom2.aspx, etc.). Using SharePoint Designer (SPD), you can right-click on the list, open the list properties, and view the Supporting Files tab to select a page for each content type. However, there is a trick to getting different content types to use different custom forms. (more…)