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About me: Barend Emmerzaal

Hi there. I'm a Web Content Management & Analytics Consultant at Macaw. I have a passion for anything that is web based and looks good. I love to design for the web. I love to build usable and professional sites. Besides that I'm also a Google Analytics Certified professional and I advice organizations in their online activities. With this blog I share my expertise and thoughts on any of the above subjects. And the photos? They are just decoration! And I shot them myself. Nice huh?!

Analytics & SharePoint posts

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10 things to look at in Google Analytics

So you just started using Google Analytics but have no idea what to look at? Don’t worry, it is normal. There is so much to look at. But here is a starter. 10 things you must look at and analyse.

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Embedding YouTube in SharePoint 2013

Finaly Microsoft added the option to integratie content of other domains. Think of YouTube, Vimeo etc. Content of these sites are usually embedded via iframes or javascript. In SharePoint 2010 (and older versions) this wasn’t allowed.

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Custom grouping with the Content Query Web Part

Wanna know how you can group with XSLT in the Content Query Web Part? The default grouping options are just not what you need? Here is how you should do it via XSLT.

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Whitepaper on customizing the Content Query Web Part

The Content Query Web Part is one of the most used web parts of SharePoint. At least for publishing sites. But how can you customize it the way you like? This is how.

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Remove unnecessary SharePoint javascript for your publishing site

If you are building a publishing site with SharePoint you will get a lot of javascripts. You can remove some of it with 1 line of code.

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Use calculated columns to format a date

Sometimes the default date format isn’t what you need on a page. You can use a calculated column to rewrite the date format.

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