- SPServices Stories #1 – How to Start a Workflow on Multiple Items in a List
- SPServices Stories #2 – Charting List Data with HighCharts
- SPServices Stories #3 – AddWebPart Method of the WebPartPages Web Service
- SPServices Stories #4 – Using SPServices to Process Files from a Non-Microsoft Source
- SPServices Stories #5 – Gritter and Sharepoint: Integrate Nifty Notifications in Your Intranet!
- SPServices Stories #6 – Custom Quizzing System
- SPServices Stories #8 – CEWP, Nintex, jQuery, SPServices and the Client API
- SPServices Stories #9: Developing with Client-side Technologies: jQuery, REST, SPServices and jsRender
- SPServices Stories #10 – jqGrid Implementation Using SPServices in SharePoint
- SPServices Stories #11 – Using SPServices and jQuery to Perform a Redirect from a SharePoint List NewForm to EditForm
- SPServices Stories #12 – SharePoint and jQuery SPServices in Education: A Case Study
- SPServices Stories #13: Durandal SP3: Developing SharePoint SPAs Made Easy
- SPServices Stories #14: Create a Slide Show in SharePoint 2010 using an Announcements List and SPServices
- SPServices Stories #15: Custom Client-side Calendar Query for Office 365 SharePoint Site Using SPServices jQuery Library
- SPServices Stories #19 – Folders in SharePoint are as necessary as evil. Make the best of it using jQuery and SPServices.
- SPServices Stories #20 – Modify User Profile Properties on SharePoint Online 2013 using SPServices
- SPServices Stories #22 : SPServices SharePoint Attachments in Internet Explorer 9
- SPServices Stories #21 – Redirect If User Clicked a Button Previously
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (@IngeborgNZ) is a long-time SPServices user who has come up with any number of intriguing uses for the library. I’d recommend her blog anytime if you’d like to learn about interesting things you can do with SharePoint, but even more so if Excel is your bag. Ingeborg has been an Excel MVP for years running (see her profile on the MVP site). Some of the best solutions using SPServices come out of discussions in various SharePoint-oriented forums. In this case, Ingeborg spotted some suggestions from Eric Alexander (@ejaya2 aka PirateEric) and decided to build it out. Without further ado, here is Ingoborg’s article, reposted from her blog cheers, teylyn.
Redirect If User Clicked a Button Previously
I just came across this question in sharepoint.stackexchange.com. When a user visits a SharePoint site, they are presented with a splash screen and need to accept the policy before they can proceed. Upon subsequent visits, the splash screen does not show, because SharePoint will remember the user. PirateEric outlined a possible solution: Use a SharePoint list to save the user name when the button is clicked. When the page loads, look up the user in the list. If they already exist, redirect the page, if not, show the splash page with the button to accept the policy. If the policy changes and users need to be made aware of that, simply remove all items in the list that tracks the users. All this can be done with jQuery and web services. That intrigued me and I had a go at actually building this, using Marc Anderson’s SPServices.
How to set it up
<button onclick="PolicyButtonClick()" type="submit"> I accept the policy </button>