Chapter 7. Modifying Pages with JavaScript

One of the surprising techniques available to SharePoint developers is the use of JavaScript to perform postprocessing on pages rendered by SharePoint. This gives you a great deal of flexibility, because you can make any modifications that can be programmed by using JavaScript and the browser's Document Object Model (DOM). This approach has several advantages, including the fact that it doesn't require any .NET programming or modification to underlying site-definition templates, does not require the individual making the modifications to be familiar with .NET programming—only JavaScript, and allows for rapid prototyping.

In this chapter, you'll explore two recipes that provide a good example of what's ...

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