Tag Archives: My Sites

My Site Profile Picture Not Showing in Custom Master Page

I made an update to my Base Master Page today that moved the PlaceHolderLeftNavBarTop content placeholder from the hidden ASP Panel at the bottom of the file to an appropriate place in the left navigation area.

The content page (12TemplatesSiteTemplatesSPSMSITEdefault.aspx) that controls the profile/public page of My Sites adds the profile picture of the user to the left navigation bar via the PlaceHolderLeftNavBarTop content control. To show this profile picture in your custom mater page, you need to include this content placeholder in your code.

SharePoint Design Tip: Condense those My Site Styles

Everyone talks about OWS.css and SPS.css, but there are more style sheets in SharePoint, one of which is the tip topic for today. OWSPERS.css is the style sheet for personal sites (a.k.a. My Site).   This is important because changes to OWS.css or SPS.css will not affect personal sites.  Continue reading SharePoint Design Tip: Condense those My Site Styles