A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013

A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013
A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013 - Book by Saifullah Shafiq

Wednesday, February 7, 2007

TechnoPart: Display your blog/site statistics in SharePoint sites.


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TechnoPart is a web part that gets site or blog information from Technorati. It uses the Technorati API.

The TechnoPart retrieves following information from the Technorati site:
1. Blog/Site Name
2. Author Name
3. Rank
4. Inbound Blogs
5. Inbound Links

Click here to download TechnoPart.
Installation
Installation is very easy. Following are the steps required to install TechnoPart on your server:
1. Copy the Technocab.CAB file to the following location on the server:
C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft Sharedweb server extensions12 in
This location also contains stsadm.exe file.
2. From the location mentioned in Step 1, run the following command:
stsadm -o addwppack -filename Technocab.CAB -url http://localhost -globalinstall -force
(Change localhost to your servername. You can install it anywhere including the root site.)
3. Run following command to reset IIS:
iisreset /timeout:0
4. To add TechnoPart to the SharePoint site, open the site in a web browser.
5. Click Site Actions and select Edit Page.

6. Click Add a Web Part (in Right zone).
7. Expand All Web Parts by clicking the + button.
8. Select WS-TechnoPart from the Miscellaneous section.

9. Click the Publish button to publish the changes.

10. Now, test the web part by refreshing the page where you added the part. By default, it will show you my blog's stats. You can change the blog/site URL. Here are the steps:
11. Click the arrow at the top right corner of the TechnoPart and select "Modify Shared Web Part".

12. Expand the "Miscellaneous" section by clicking the + sign and enter the URL of the site or blog for which you want to retrieve information in the Site URL box. By default, Site URL contains my blog's URL. Enter Technorati Key in the Technorati Key box. This key is required to get information from the Technorati site using the API. To get a key for your own site or blog, visit Technorati site. You can use this key to get information for any blog or site registered on Technorati which means that even if you do not change the default value in the Technorati Key box, you will still be able to retrieve information from the Technorati site.

Remove TechnoPart
Following are the instructions to remove TechnoPart from your server:
1. Go to following location on the server:
C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft Sharedweb server extensions12 in
2. Run following command to remove the web part.
stsadm -o deletewppack -name Technocab.cab -url http://localhost
(Change localhost to your servername.)
Samples
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Originally posted on: Fri, Feb 23, 2007