#Office365Challenge We’ve been talking about web parts for a couple of days now, today I want to focus on the Chrome State and Type of a web part.

Day: 198 of 365, 167 left
Tools:  SharePoint
Description:  Chrome Type and State for Web Parts

Chrome State:  Specifies whether the entire Web Part appears on the page when a user opens the page. By default, the chrome state is set to Normal and the entire Web Part appears. Only the title bar appears when the state is set to Minimized.

Chrome Type:  Specifies whether the title bar and border of the Web Part frame are displayed. Read more…

The first time I used these settings was to “hide” the content editor in which I’d added code to do some on-page styling. I also use this to hide the title etc. of my promoted link web parts.

When you edit a web part, you will see the Chrome State and Type under the Appearance grouping:



Overview of my challenge: As an absolute lover of all things Microsoft, I’ve decided to undertake the challenge, of writing a blog every single day, for the next 365 days. Crazy, I know. And I’ll try my best, but if I cannot find something good to say about Office 365 and the Tools it includes for 365 days, I’m changing my profession. So let’s write this epic tale of “Around the Office in 365 Days”. My ode to Microsoft Office 365.

Keep in mind that these tips and tricks do not only apply to Office 365 – but where applicable, to the overall Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint.