Monday, January 24, 2011

Silverlight Application in SharePoint 2010

In my last post I have explained how to develop the Silverlight application using Visual Studio 2010. Then we deployed that application in SharePoint 2007 using Content Editor Webpart. In this post I will explain how to deploy the same application in SharePoint 2010 using Silverlight Webpart.

Note: Please click here for the Silverlight application development using Visual Studio 2010. This Hello World Silverlight application can be deployed on both SharePoint 2007 and 2010.

Deployment to SharePoint 2010
  1. Go to the SharePoint portal.

  2. Upload the SilverlightApp.xap to a document library.

  3. Create a sample webpart page.

  4. Open the page in Edit mode and from the ribbon select Editing Tools -> Insert -> Web Part.

  5. From categories select Media and Content -> Silverlight Web Part -> Add.

  6. Provide the URL of the SilverlightApp.xap file and hit OK.

  7. It should look like this

Pretty easy hah! =]


  1. this is soooooooooooooooooooooo easy. like copy and paste. hahahahah!............


Official SharePoint Documentation

I have recently contributed to the official SharePoint documentation for developement. Check it out here: