Pinned Sites features are designed to be a low-cost implementation based on a website that has already been built. This article shares some of the best practices that we’ve learned from partners and developers that can make it even easier for you to build one yourself.
Shows you how to use the Channel9 Podcast Player sample to create a basic pinned site. You also learn some best practices to help promote the functionality to users of your website.
Shows you learn how to extend the Channel9 Podcast Player sample application by using a thumbnail toolbar that controls playback of audio tracks.
You learn how to use the Pinned Site API to create dynamic and personalized Jump Lists that are relevant to the user. This scenario introduces the TweetFeed sample application.
You discover how the TweetFeed sample application uses icon overlays to indicate application states, such as how many new messages are currently displayed.
Learn some ways to advertise the features of your pinned site.
Learn how to use the Pinned Site features of Windows Internet Explorer 9 to integrate your website with the Windows 7 desktop. These scenarios walk you through the process of adding site metadata, custom Jump Lists, notification icons, and Thumbnail Preview toolbar controls to the websites you develop.
Users of Windows Internet Explorer 9 can pin any website to the Windows 7 taskbar just as they pin applications. When a website is pinned, it can be opened quickly and conveniently.
Windows Internet Explorer 9 introduces pinned sites, a feature with which you can integrate your websites with the Windows 7 desktop. With pinned sites enabled for a website, users can pin that site to the Windows 7 taskbar or add the site to the desktop or Start menu.