CQWP Frustrations - Introducing CARBURETUR
Posted by: Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com,
on 20 Oct 2007 |
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Note: If you guys think this idea is worth pursuing - I'll codeplex it, let me know who wishes to contribute and I'll set it up appropriately. See "Further room for improvement" for how specifically you could contribute.
SharePoint WCM gurus agree - the Content Query WebPart is awesome!
But the CQWP has a few serious limitations:
The HTML ain't clean.
It won't work across site collections.
Changing the default rendering look & feel will involve a developer and going through a non-browser UI.
So, I decided to do something about it.
I wrote a bunch-a-code, and in competition with MSFT in coming up with terrible product names, I am going to name it -
Content Aggregation, Rendering, Binding, Unlimited Reuse,...