Added support to permissions/roles to Salamander My Sites

09 November, 2015 · less than a minute to read

Added support to permissions/roles to Salamander My Sites

I had an interesting request from one of my customers asking if Salamander My Sites could filter the sites returned by the roles the user has on the sites. I was interested enough, and it was easy enough that I added it straight away.

I've added a new property "Permission", which you set to one of the permissions/roles in SharePoint e.g. Contribute. The web part will then only display sites on which the user has that permission/role.

The only limitation that I'm aware of is that the role name is case-sensitive. If the role is not present then the web part will display an error message.

The web part remains free and can be downloaded from http://www.salamandersoft.co.uk/webparts/mysites.zip.
 

 

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Written by Richard Willis

Managing Director / Founder

Richard started SalamanderSoft in 2007 after a successful career as a software developer. Wanting to start his own company and with experience in integrating school systems he set out to build the best integration system for schools and to exceed customer expectations. He starting out on his own, doing all the coding, support and sales until finally the growing number of customers meant he needed to start growing the team. He is still heavily involved in coding the core Integration Suite product in addition to running the company and being the first point of contact for prospective customers.

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