Archive | December, 2012

My Notes – Adding a Custom Action Menu Item

This post is really about documenting a really trivial, and often blogged about, feature within SharePoint: adding custom actions to the Site Actions menu.

Why another post? Simply because, for me, the final solution to my particular problem involved the amalgamation of a couple different posts. Six months down the road, this becomes difficult to track down or recreate, so I like to document the entire experience, what worked, what didn’t. If anyone is not clear on a piece of it, let’s discuss in the comments.

Scenario: I’d like to add a custom action menu item to the Site Actions menu, positioned below the New Document Library link.

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