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Archives / 2012 / May
  • Using custom fonts in your web pages

    From the start of web, people were restricted to use standard fonts(those are globally available in all platforms) such as Arial, Times etc,  for displaying content in web pages. The main issue was that the browser did not have the capability to read the font from server. Due to this companies were forced to use different font than their branding for the web pages, which created dissatisfaction for the brand owners. Though internet explorer addressed this by allowing embedding font starting from version 4, there was no common method that works universally in all browsers. With HTML 5 specification, things are changing. HTML 5 have a @font-face element, that can be used to link your page with a font that resides in remote location.

  • Configure Email notifications on SharePoint 2010 list

    In this article I am going to demonstrate how you can configure email notification feature on SharePoint List. For the purpose of demonstration I chose the default tasks list that is coming with almost all default SharePoint sites. Tasks list have one column “Assigned To”. When an item is created in the task list, I would like to send an email to the user to whom the task is assigned. The scenario is very simple and straight forward.