What you can do with Sandboxed Solutions?


In this article, we will discuss what we can develop using SharePoint 2010 Sandboxed solution. Before this, I will recommend you to read my last article on What is Sandbox Solutions in SharePoint 2010? , How to deploy the sandboxed solution in SharePoint 2010? and Differences Between Sandboxed and Farm Solutions in SharePoint 2013.


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– You can develop web part but not Visual web part provided by SharePoint 2010. But that web part should communicate within a Site collection.

You can deploy below things in the Sandboxed environment:

– Deploy a new list definition. Also, you can check How to create a custom list definition using visual studio 2010?

– Deploy a new list definition with list item event receivers.

– Deploy a list definition with list event receivers.

You can create event receiver classes within sandboxed solutions for events that fire on list items, lists, and individual sites.

– Deploy a site definition. Also, you can check How to create a Site Definition using Visual Studio 2010 in SharePoint 2010?

– Also, you can Create a content type.

– Create a new ribbon element.


– Create a new Site Actions menu item.

– Create an instance of a SharePoint list.

– Programmatically create a SharePoint subsite.

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About Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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