Creating a dynamic site page banner using SharePoint and Silverlight

Overview

How to create a dynamic banner for SharePoint 2007/2010 site pages to surface images stored within SharePoint while also making it easy for site authors to upload their own images to be displayed in the banner rotation.

Solution: 
 

  • Develop a Silverlight application to dynamically display images stored in any standard SharePoint 2007/2010 picture library.

  • Provide an easy way to configure which picture library is used to display the banner images using the Silverlight application initParams. 

  • Use the content editor web part to add the dynamic banner to SharePoint 2007/2010 site pages.

Demo:

 

Advantages:

· Easy for users to add new images to the banner.

· Works on existing SharePoint 2007/2010 picture libraries.

· Easy to deploy using Silverlight and the SharePoint content editor web-part.

· All files can be stored in SharePoint.

Download Files

http://cid-11725deb07615960.skydrive.live.com/embedicon.aspx/SilverlightPictureViewerWebPart/PictureLibraryWebPart.zip

Link to XAP file, test page, and content editor web-part you can use to add this functionality to your Silverlight enabled SharePoint 2007/2010 site.

Installation and Configuration of Silverlight files

http://cid-11725deb07615960.skydrive.live.com/embedicon.aspx/SilverlightPictureViewerWebPart/ConfiguringtheSilverlightSharePointPictureLibraryViewerWebPart.docx

 

Have fun.

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