Use SharePoint Callouts to Create an In-page Tour

SharePoint 2013’s Callouts are used frequently throughout its UI to display contextual information. They also happen to be a great tool for creating in-page tours to guide users through learning about key features on a page. The first time I encountered one of these “tours” was after a Facebook redesign several years ago. Of course, […]

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…)