Blog entries posted during 2007

Paging of search result

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Are you using EPiServer CMS 5 and need to present the search result with paging functionality? Take a look at the code below :) Aspx You start out with the default search page provided by the manager installation. To create the paging functionalit... [ Read full article ]

21 December 2007  0 Comments


Paging of search result

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Are you using EPiServer CMS 5 and need to present the search result with paging functionality? Take a look at the code below :) Aspx You start out with the default search page provided by the manager installation. To create the paging functionalit... [ Read full article ]

21 December 2007  0 Comments


Success together with our partners

by: Sami Grahn

Last week we had a very succesful road show to meet with almost all of our Swedish partners. We visited three cities, Malmö, Göteborg and Stockholm, and had almost 300 attendees from our partners divided in two different tracks - one for Techies a... [ Read full article ]

19 December 2007  0 Comments


Sneak preview of the bug list application

by: Per Bjurström

This is a announcement I know many have been waiting for and we are sneak previewing it here on the labs site. The goal with this application is to make our internal bug list available to you as a partner, from the start you can find EPiServer CMS... [ Read full article ]

19 December 2007  1 Comments

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Enum.Parse() is quite useful

by: Johan Olofsson

I sometimes write code that needs to parse user given arguments, for example through settings in configuration files, parameters given on the command line et.c. The usual way I've dealt with them is to simply perform a bunch of string compares in ... [ Read full article ]

18 December 2007  2 Comments


EPiServer Workflows

by: Johan Björnfot

As you perhaps have noticed we introduced a completely new workflow implmentation in EPiServer CMS 5. This implementation is based on Windows WorkflowFoundation (WF) that was shipped with .NET 3.5. A typical scenario where a workflow can be used i... [ Read full article ]

17 December 2007  6 Comments


EPiServer Subscription

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

I've been using EPiServer's built-in subscription functionality on a few 4.61 projects with no problems... when i tried it on my first version 5 one i had a few issues - namely the subject and read more links were in Swedish and i couldn't set the... [ Read full article ]

14 December 2007  0 Comments


EPiServer Subscription

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

I've been using EPiServer's built-in subscription functionality on a few 4.61 projects with no problems... when i tried it on my first version 5 one i had a few issues - namely the subject and read more links were in Swedish and i couldn't set the... [ Read full article ]

14 December 2007  0 Comments


Pimp my CMS

by: Per Bjurström

No kidding, there is actually a tag on Flickr called pimpmycms , but it's largly a disappointment or what you think about this "freaked out" movable type . And how did I end up there you may ask and probably should ask, well I changed the color... [ Read full article ]

13 December 2007  4 Comments


Estimate time when migrating to EPiServer CMS 5

by: Roger Wirz

When you try to migrate a site from EPiServer CMS 4 to 5 you will have some challenges ahead of you. Besides the obvious steps - to upgrade to 4.62, to setup a new CMS 5 and to move data - you will need to rewrite parts of the code in the project.... [ Read full article ]

13 December 2007  1 Comments


Override EPiServer url rewrite behavior

by: Ruwen Jin

It is common in database driven web application to use id as parameter in querystring. By default EPiServer will assume that id parameter in querystring is only using by EPiServer and will remove it from Request.QueryString. And the recommend way ... [ Read full article ]

12 December 2007  11 Comments


Unable to send e-mail without local SMTP server

by: Ted Nyberg (Ted & Gustaf)

When you try to send e-mail through an external SMTP server using the System.Net.Mail namespace classes, you may encounter an error saying " Cannot get IIS pickup directory". Often this has to do with permissions, but I recently discovered another... [ Read full article ]

12 December 2007  4 Comments


Multiple Internet Explorer

by: Viktor Larsson (Victoria)

I'm using Mac OS X Leopard as my main operating system and Parallels for emulating Windows XP. Therefore it's quite easy for me to check how different browsers behave. Tho since installing Internet Explorer 7, i've totally missed out on Internet... [ Read full article ]

12 December 2007  3 Comments


Installing Visual Studio 2005 project via EPiServer Manager

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

If, like me you've developed an EPiServer site using their new Visual Studio 2005 Project you may have become frustrated when coming to install it on your Live server using EPiServer Manager. For those of you that haven't, i'm referring to the bit... [ Read full article ]

12 December 2007  0 Comments


Installing Visual Studio 2005 project via EPiServer Manager

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

If, like me you've developed an EPiServer site using their new Visual Studio 2005 Project you may have become frustrated when coming to install it on your Live server using EPiServer Manager. For those of you that haven't, i'm referring to the bit... [ Read full article ]

12 December 2007  0 Comments


Some EPiServerProfile oddities...

by: Johan Olofsson

When building my custom profileprovider, I needed a debugpage to iterate over all properties defined in the profile, and thus used the below code: 1: foreach ( SettingsProperty property in EPiServerProfile.Current.Properties) 2: { 3: SettingsPrope... [ Read full article ]

12 December 2007  0 Comments


Release party

by: Martin Stenke ( DropIT )

Are you an EPiServer partner? EPiServer customer? Or just interested in content management in general? Then you are welcome to join the Extension X3 release. The party will take place December 19:th at Porslinsfabriken, Rörstrandsgatan 33. The gat... [ Read full article ]

11 December 2007  0 Comments


The new Visual Studio 2008

by: Tiberiu Covaci

I have just created my first Visual Studio 2008 project, and it was a WCF Service Library. Beside the fact that I was able to create the service within 5 minutes, could as well test it without needing to create a console application and instantiat... [ Read full article ]

11 December 2007  0 Comments


ProfileProvider performance issues - followup!

by: Johan Olofsson

Doing some more digging into this, I found that this situation only happens when using EPiServer CMS5s WindowsMembershipProvider, and peeking inside it's implementation of GetUser() turns out that it calls into the Profile Provider to get at the... [ Read full article ]

11 December 2007  2 Comments


ProfileProvider performance issues??

by: Johan Olofsson

When developing a custom Asp.Net profile provider for the CRMConnector project, I came to notice that the provider's implementation of GetPropertyValues() might be called upto as many as four times for one single web request(!) For example, when... [ Read full article ]

10 December 2007  0 Comments


UpdatePanel in EPiServer CMS

by: Johan Björnfot

In the released version of EPiServer CMS 5 (version 5.1.422.4) there is a problem when using UpdatePanel when FURL (Friendly URL) is activated on the site. The problem occurs because the AJAX callbacks from UpdatePanel will in some cases update th... [ Read full article ]

10 December 2007  4 Comments


X3 RC1

by: Martin Stenke ( DropIT )

Extension is now in RC1, and the first partners and clients have started using it. We hope to get some good comments and useful feedback. The official release date is now set to december 19, and we will post an invitation to the release party on... [ Read full article ]

08 December 2007  0 Comments


EPiServer 5 CMS : Visual Studio Project deployed to IIS - Images not displaying

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

I've recently created an EPiServer 5 project in Visual Studio, then came to deploy it to IIS and experienced none of my uploaded images (and documents) being displayed. At first i thought i'd got my Virtual Path Provider (VPP) settings wrong in th... [ Read full article ]

07 December 2007  0 Comments


EPiServer 5 CMS : Visual Studio Project deployed to IIS - Images not displaying

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

I've recently created an EPiServer 5 project in Visual Studio, then came to deploy it to IIS and experienced none of my uploaded images (and documents) being displayed. At first i thought i'd got my Virtual Path Provider (VPP) settings wrong in th... [ Read full article ]

07 December 2007  0 Comments


Windows Server 2008 RC1 available on MSDN

by: Per Bjurström

Just go to MSDN Subscriber Downloads and fetch RC1, if you don't have a MSDN account you will have to wait another week for this release. If you're an EPiServer employee you find it at P:\Microsoft Windows 2008\RC1. Also, RC1 of Windows Vista SP1... [ Read full article ]

06 December 2007  0 Comments


Using LINQ to read opml

by: Ruwen Jin

I need read opml and translate it to my objects. Instead of work with Xml Document I use System.Xml.Linq :   using System.Xml; using System.Xml.Linq; ... ...   XmlReader reader = new XmlTextReader(opmlUrl); XElement opml = XElement .Load (reader);... [ Read full article ]

05 December 2007  0 Comments


Labels and branches in Team Foundation Server

by: Peter Hultgren (Sogeti)

(This post comes with a TLDR warning) In one project, we’ve just moved from Visual Source Safe (VSS) to Team Foundation Server (TFS) and its source control. The most confusing thing to me so far has been the difference in how labels behave. Wherea... [ Read full article ]

05 December 2007  1 Comments


EPiServer: Using the new Unified File System

by: Fredrik Haglund ( Inexor )

I hope you find my research on the new EPiServer CMS Unified File System useful. Here are some example code to get you going. The most tricky part is to manually create a page folder if it does not exsist Getting a handle to an existing file:... [ Read full article ]

05 December 2007  0 Comments


Remote Desktop gadget

by: Per Bjurström

A very nice sidebar gadget for your Remote Desktop connections, get it here . Requires Windows Vista ofcourse.   [ Read full article ]

05 December 2007  0 Comments

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WCF And Syndication

by: Ruwen Jin

With Syndication library it is really easy to read and write rss/atom. Here is some code: using System.ServiceModel.Syndication; ... ...   SyndicationFeed feed = SyndicationFeed .Load (new System .Xml .XmlTextReader (textBox1 .Text )); int i = fee... [ Read full article ]

04 December 2007  0 Comments


EPiServer Globalization and Dynamic Properties

by: Fredrik Haglund ( Inexor )

I had a tricky support case today related to Globalization and Dynamic Properties. I will try to share what I found in the end of this blog post. Background It is a common problem that you start an EPiServer project without thinking of Globalizati... [ Read full article ]

04 December 2007  0 Comments


X3+Star Community 3?

by: Martin Stenke ( DropIT )

Tonight, we´ve gathered some of the most experienced developers to make a quick evaluation on integrating X3 and Star Community. We truly believe that the combination has the potential to be a killer app. Drag & drop community out of the box - is ... [ Read full article ]

04 December 2007  0 Comments


Reading Scrum Teams from TFS

by: Per Bjurström

Sample code on how to get the Scrum teams for a specified Team Project in TFS using Conchango's scrum process template . Also implements caching. public string [] GetScrumTeams(TeamFoundationServer tfs, string tfsProject) { ArrayList teams =... [ Read full article ]

04 December 2007  1 Comments

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The ”as” operator in C#

by: Peter Hultgren (Sogeti)

I don’t know if it’s just me, but I don’t see people using the ”as” operator in C# a lot when I read code. It’s a shame, because it’s really nifty. For example, you can use it like this when you retrieve something from the cache: string s =... [ Read full article ]

04 December 2007  2 Comments

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Multiple File Upload (and Drag & Drop) In EPiServer

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

I've recently had problems trying to upload multiple files to the file management console in EPiServer 5 CMS. The item in the context menu was disabled and drag and drop wouldn't work either. It turned out the user account i was using didn't have... [ Read full article ]

04 December 2007  0 Comments


Multiple File Upload (and Drag & Drop) In EPiServer

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

I've recently had problems trying to upload multiple files to the file management console in EPiServer 5 CMS. The item in the context menu was disabled and drag and drop wouldn't work either. It turned out the user account i was using didn't have... [ Read full article ]

04 December 2007  0 Comments


Parsing Active Directory Connection Strings

by: Johan Olofsson

Today I had the need to parse an Active Directory connection string ( LDAP://server/CN=Users,DC=EPiServer,DC=Com ) into its various parts and found the little nifty interface IAdsPathName which does exactly this. By using COM-interop this can be... [ Read full article ]

04 December 2007  0 Comments

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My Blogroll

by: Per Bjurström

Thought I share all work-related feeds I have in my RSS reader as of today. If you haven't find a good reader yet I highly recommend Google Reader . Allan on Technology http://allantech.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default http://allantech.blogspot.co... [ Read full article ]

03 December 2007  14 Comments

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My first look at open source code

by: Peter Hultgren (Sogeti)

I’m toying around a bit with Subkismet . It’s a great little tool for keeping comment spam at bay, which is a big problem at the EPiServer site I’m currently working on. It’s also the first open source code that I’ve ever looked into, developed by... [ Read full article ]

03 December 2007  1 Comments


Allowing web editors to add javascript in EPiServer

by: Peter Hultgren (Sogeti)

The customer wanted to allow the web editors to add javascript in the Edit Mode that was then included in the <head> of the page. This is the easiest way I could figure out: 1. Add the following code to the header.ascx file: <%=GetJavaScript()%> 2... [ Read full article ]

02 December 2007  1 Comments


Cool product: Kapow Mashup Server

by: Allan Thræn

The last couple of days I've been (among a gazillion other things) playing around with KapowTech 's Mashup Server products. Kapow's product suite consist of several programs that enables you to create your own robots for traversing the webpages an... [ Read full article ]

30 November 2007  1 Comments


Lessons learned: Module Conversion

by: Mari Jørgensen

Last week I spendt a lot of hours converting one of the EPiCode modules (the MultiPageProperty ) to EPiServer CMS 5. Here are some of the lessons I learned.  References First step is replacing EPiServer  references. Note that we will need 3... [ Read full article ]

30 November 2007  1 Comments


EPiServer and performance

by: Peter Hultgren (Sogeti)

I’m currently working on a large (1000+ subsites) EPiServer project and we had some really nasty issues with performance due to a design flaw. Let me just put it like this: If you’re ever thinking about using many dynamic properties on a large sit... [ Read full article ]

30 November 2007  1 Comments


Content Channel

by: Johan Björnfot

We have devloped a Sharepoint Connector to EPiServer CMS 5. Part of this project was to design a connection point in EPiServer which the SharePoint connector could use to communicate with EPiServer. This lead us in to the design of Content Channel... [ Read full article ]

30 November 2007  1 Comments


&quot;Impersonating users&quot;

by: Johan Olofsson

I sometimes need to run code, especially EPiServer page retrieving/submitting, within a specific user's context, preferrably without having to log them in (and thus having to know and store their password) One approach to this might look something... [ Read full article ]

29 November 2007  2 Comments


PageTreeLoader / PageTreeReader is gone

by: Johan Olofsson

If you (like me) have been using the nifty functions PageTreeLoader / PageTreeReader to load complete hierarchies of pages in EPiServer 4.x, you'll notice that these functions are now gone in EPiServer CMS5 and that EPiServer.Legacy4 suggests that... [ Read full article ]

29 November 2007  1 Comments


X3 at The Oscars

by: Martin Stenke ( DropIT )

Around 200 EpiServer users gathered at The Oscars Theatre in Stockholm to listen to various lecturers, talking about solutions and trends in and around EPiServer websites. As you might have guessed I was one of them. Had some troubles with the... [ Read full article ]

28 November 2007  0 Comments


Profile Data in EPiServer

by: Fredrik Haglund ( Inexor )

To store settings for the current user, use the built-in Profile support in ASP.NET. EPiServer is using this for its own need to store information on a per user basis. (The built-in values EPiServer needs are accessible through the class... [ Read full article ]

28 November 2007  0 Comments


TFS Connection String Parser

by: Per Bjurström

When you are builing applications that integrates with Team Foundation Server you need to store information on how to connect to the server in you application configuration. The quick and dirty approach would be to store multiple key/value pairs i... [ Read full article ]

28 November 2007  1 Comments


File Selection Drop Down List

by: Allan Thræn

I just got a request for a code-sample on how to display a list of files from the unified file system in a drop-down list in EPiServer CMS 5, so I composed a small example (thanks for your kind help, Ruwen!). First I define the drop-down-list - th... [ Read full article ]

27 November 2007  0 Comments


Generation of designer file failed

by: Fredrik Haglund ( Inexor )

The error message “Generation of designer file failed: Unknown server tag ‘EPiServer:Property’” in Visual Studio can really drive me mad. Today it happened again. I noticed that I could not recompile my application because the new textbox I added ... [ Read full article ]

27 November 2007  0 Comments


Playing around with LINQ and EPiServer CMS 5

by: Allan Thræn

I finally found a moment to begin playing around with EPiServer CMS 5 in conjunction with LINQ and the cool features of C# 3.0. Ever since I first saw Anders Hejlsberg present  his thoughts on LINQ several years ago, I've been dying to get my hand... [ Read full article ]

26 November 2007  2 Comments


Service Packs for the .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0

by: Per Bjurström

Found this on Guy Barrette's Blog , I guess it was obvious that they would release the service packs separately but they haven't been talking about it. I mean, SP1 for .NET Framework 2.0 contains two new web controls so it's little more than just ... [ Read full article ]

26 November 2007  0 Comments


Squace - new mobile publishing platform

by: Rikard Ljungman

Squace is a new platform/application to publish on a mobile Java-device. With Squace you can, and I quote: - "surf, search and share as easily on the mobile Internet as on the fixed. All without typing". Yes, the product is really easy to handle... [ Read full article ]

23 November 2007  1 Comments


XSLT in EPiServer CMS 5

by: Allan Thræn

Personally I'm not a big fan of neither XSLT nor XML. In fact, my feelings around XML is expressed in this quote I heard recently: "XML is like children. They start out cute and small, then they grow..." (I don't remember who said it - if it was... [ Read full article ]

23 November 2007  4 Comments


Labs running ASP.NET 3.5

by: Per Bjurström

I installed the .NET Framework 3.5 runtime on the research server today, who better to do some dogfooding than the labs site. I got clearance from Ruwen with the short message "Bara server fungerar efter" (which translates to "As long as the serve... [ Read full article ]

22 November 2007  0 Comments


Startour succeeds with &quot;Warm Website&quot;

by: Michael Kølle

Finally the first large customer in Denmark embraces "Warm Website" and achieves double amount of orders through their web-site www.startour.dk Today in the printed magazine "Markedsføring", journalist Susanne Ingemann writes about how Startour... [ Read full article ]

20 November 2007  1 Comments


EPiServer CMS 5 in Visual Studio 2008

by: Per Bjurström

We have been looking at VS2008 Beta 2 for some time now and finally we got the RTM in our hands. So, we have initiated the upgrade of our EPiServer CMS 5 code base to Visual Studio 2008/.NET 3.5 and it is looking very good, everything compiles and... [ Read full article ]

20 November 2007  2 Comments


45 hps or 200 hps with Http Cache - on a laptop

by: Roger Wirz

I was preparing myself for a customer meeting, focusing on performance in EPiServer CMS 5. I got some interesting figures out of the test that could be of interest. Without the HTML Cache, the site was able to deliver 40-50 hps (hits per second),... [ Read full article ]

20 November 2007  0 Comments


X3 in The Hague

by: Martin Stenke ( DropIT )

Some of us in the product team just spent three days in The Netherlands. It´s quite fun to see the word of Extension X3 spreading through Europe. This time we met with both a potential customer and one of the EPiServer partners. Hopefully we... [ Read full article ]

19 November 2007  0 Comments


Show Published Pages (Versions) in a Specific Time Span

by: Allan Thræn

Since I'm still trying to learn my way around EPiServer I grab whatever chance I get of coding something a bit out of the ordinary, and today was no different. At a Developer Course I was attending, the need came up for a page that would list all... [ Read full article ]

16 November 2007  1 Comments


Two exiting days in Oslo

by: Roger Wirz

I have spent two existing days in Oslo, Norway. On the first day I attended the much appreciated Techforum at Chateau Neuf .  EPiServer CMS 5 was described from several angels; new features, migration from version 4 and performance issues. On the... [ Read full article ]

15 November 2007  0 Comments


Windows Live Writer says - get rid of IE7... for a while

by: Adam Najmanowicz (Cognifide)

Should you be getting this weird kind of message on while trying to discover settings on this blog: Unexpected Error Occurred An unexpected error occurred while attempting to detect weblog settings: Unable to cast COM object of type ‘mshtml.HTMLMe... [ Read full article ]

15 November 2007  0 Comments


EPiServer property getter cleaner-upper

by: Adam Najmanowicz (Cognifide)

Just a daily time saver, for reuse at another time. Any old time windows developer, will remember the fun of using the ini files with GetPrivateProfileString . As much as ini files sucked there is one nice aspect of that call - you can setup a... [ Read full article ]

14 November 2007  0 Comments


Encrypt your connection strings for multiple machines

by: Per Bjurström

Scenario You have one or more connection strings in a web application that you are running on multiple development and/or production machines. The connection strings are identical in all environments so it would be convenient to have the encrypted... [ Read full article ]

14 November 2007  0 Comments


Publish Emails as EPiServer Pages

by: Allan Thræn

One of the small projects I've been working on recently is a plug-in for EPiServer CMS 5 that automatically will check a specified email-account and publish the emails there as EPiServer pages. While POP3 may sound both boring and old-fashioned, I... [ Read full article ]

12 November 2007  2 Comments


A Simple Page Import Web Service

by: Allan Thræn

In EPiServer CMS 5 there's a couple of very useful Web Services that gives you pretty thorough access to do just about anything you please - at least with regards to adding / searching / modifying pages. However the Web Services can be pretty... [ Read full article ]

09 November 2007  2 Comments


Google OpenSocial

by: Rikard Ljungman

Came across the newly release OpenSocial site on Google yesterday ( code.google.com ). Look at the video from the "Campfire" meeting in California last week. <object width=\"425\" height=\"350\"><param name=\"movie\" value=\"http://www.youtube.com... [ Read full article ]

09 November 2007  2 Comments


EPiServer property getter cleaner-upper

by: Adam Najmanowicz (Cognifide)

Just a daily time saver, for reuse at another time. Any old time windows developer, will remember the fun of using the ini files with GetPrivateProfileString. As much as ini files sucked there is one nice aspect of that call - you can setup a... [ Read full article ]

09 November 2007  0 Comments


Media Center Web Access

by: Per Bjurström

This application is quite impressive (and free) due to the fact that Microsoft cashed in for it (or at least hired the developer to work on the Media Center team). Tech-wise it comes with a Cassini spinoff called  Ultidev so it doesn't require IIS... [ Read full article ]

09 November 2007  0 Comments

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The first CMS5/X3 projects has started!

by: Martin Stenke ( DropIT )

CMS5 was recently released, X3 is in beta2, but the first three projects are already running! I think that shows the strength of the platform.  When the sites using our products go live, we will publish the links on cmsapps.net. [ Read full article ]

08 November 2007  0 Comments


Real market value in Scrum

by: Roger Wirz

Since this summer we have been starting to work according to Scrum. In our Scrum implementation we need to set a time estimate and a market value on all items in the Product Backlog (an item is normally a new feature).   The time estimation is a f... [ Read full article ]

08 November 2007  0 Comments

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Pictures from Redmond

by: Per Bjurström

Me and Fredrik were in Redmond last week teaching Microsoft how to make .NET 3.5  and Visual Studio 2008 more EPiServer-compliant (or was it the other way around). [ Read full article ]

08 November 2007  2 Comments


Support system

by: Martin Stenke ( DropIT )

The new helpdesk for our product support is up and running. We will now create the integration with cmsapps.net to make it available through a simplified GUI, adapted to the cmsapps.net design. [ Read full article ]

07 November 2007  0 Comments


WebService and CMS

by: Ruwen Jin

 In Ajax.Net user can call web service through JavaScript. The URL that will take the call is something like: http://myserver/webservices/datafactoryservice.asmx/Ping Normally IIS will take care of parse /Ping to PathInfo. But since CMS is using... [ Read full article ]

07 November 2007  1 Comments


Register for live.se

by: Per Bjurström

LiveSide has the scoop: http://www.liveside.net/blogs/main/archive/2007/11/06/register-your-live-xx-email-now.aspx Register here (make sure you have Swedish as default language in your browser to get the live.se domain): http://get.live.com/getliv... [ Read full article ]

07 November 2007  20 Comments


Get URL in EPiServer CMS

by: Ruwen Jin

UrlBuilder ub = new UrlBuilder(UriSupport.Combine(SiteUrl, pageData.StaticLinkURL + "&epslanguage=" + language)); EPiServer.Global.UrlRewriteProvider.ConvertToExternal(ub, pageData.PageLink, System.Text.UTF8Encoding.UTF8); String url =... [ Read full article ]

07 November 2007  0 Comments


One week with EPiServer CMS

by: Ruwen Jin

EPiServer CMS is released. Now it is time to convert some projects. Here is list of things that I need to convert: EPiServer.Global.EPDataFactory is replaced by DataFactory.Instance EPiServer.Global.EPConfig is moved to EPiServer.Configuration.Set... [ Read full article ]

07 November 2007  0 Comments


The hard work´s just started…

by: Martin Stenke ( DropIT )

The product´s website is up and running. And yes, using technology only in beta2 we do have several bugs left to fix. But please, bare with us, this will be good in the end. Toghether with some really interesting products and code packages, this... [ Read full article ]

05 November 2007  0 Comments


Properties with Special Functionality in EPiServer

by: Fredrik Haglund ( Inexor )

In addition to the build-in properties on EPiServer pages there are some additional user defined properties that have a special function from EPiServers point of view. As a beginner to EPiServer it is easy to miss this so after teaching new... [ Read full article ]

03 November 2007  0 Comments


Ok Jesper, I think we´re up and running!

by: Martin Stenke ( DropIT )

We promised to release a first version of cmsapps.net today, so I guess it´s time to call Doan and ask him to remove the login. There are still a lot to add to the site, but you´ll get the picture i hope. And Rebecka, be prepared to take the... [ Read full article ]

02 November 2007  0 Comments


XHTML Validation of EPiServer Blog

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

The EPiServer 4.6 sample installation comes with a blog functionality witch works quite well straight out of the box. This very blog you are reading now is a standard EPiServer blog with only minor adjustments. Increasing demands for valid xhtml O... [ Read full article ]

26 October 2007  0 Comments


XHTML Validation of EPiServer Blog

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

The EPiServer 4.6 sample installation comes with a blog functionality witch works quite well straight out of the box. This very blog you are reading now is a standard EPiServer blog with only minor adjustments. Increasing demands for valid xhtml O... [ Read full article ]

26 October 2007  0 Comments


Things noticed last week…

by: Fredrik Haglund ( Inexor )

Import/Export EPiServer CMS (5.1.422) has some issues with Export and Import I had to work around. If you notice that your XForms does not import as they should the only way to recover those pages is to go into the database and clear the guid in t... [ Read full article ]

23 October 2007  0 Comments


Multi page property

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

"Have you ever wanted to store multiple page references in one property in EPiServer? This custom property lets you do exactly that." (copied from coderesort.com) Introduction: CodeResort is a hosted community for code development and maintainance... [ Read full article ]

21 October 2007  0 Comments


Multi page property

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

"Have you ever wanted to store multiple page references in one property in EPiServer? This custom property lets you do exactly that." (copied from coderesort.com) Introduction: CodeResort is a hosted community for code development and maintainance... [ Read full article ]

21 October 2007  0 Comments


Nuxeo

by: Dan Matthews

Historically we've been seen as a Microsoft shop within the UK eBusiness division - quite rightly too. As part of the wider B&D group though we have a lot of experience in the Java/Open Source arena to bring to the party as well. For example,... [ Read full article ]

08 October 2007  0 Comments


Can’t find provider capability information for provider [XYZ]

by: Fredrik Haglund ( Inexor )

I noticed that there is a problem with using ASP.NET membership providers in EPiServer CMS (5.1.422). When going to edit mode you get the following exception: [EPiServerException: Can't find provider capability information for provider [XYZ].]... [ Read full article ]

28 September 2007  0 Comments


EPiServer Subscriptions after import

by: Dan Matthews

If you find that your EPiServer subscriptions stop firing after an export/import, you may need to reset the root node for the subscription. Typically, your subscription history will show '0 subscription templates found'. To fix this, go to your... [ Read full article ]

14 September 2007  0 Comments


MCTS - MOSS 2007

by: Dan Matthews

Well the cram fest paid off - now the MCTS in config. and admin. of MOSS 2007 is under my belt too. Now to put this into practice, but before that I have to tie off an EPiServer project and also get stuck into an ADXSTUDIO one! [ Read full article ]

12 September 2007  0 Comments


Is EpiServer a hard-shelled clam or what?

by: Adam Najmanowicz (Cognifide)

As much as I seem to be enjoying my trip with EpiServer there are some little things I don’t seem to appreciate all that much and I’m not quite sure how to work around some of them in an elegant way. EpiServer has a fairly advanced way of dealing... [ Read full article ]

30 August 2007  0 Comments


EPiTrace showing 'Flash 8 required' error

by: Dan Matthews

So you've seen EPiTrace  and very nice it is too. Especially as it's free. You've probably played with the live demo, downloaded it, followed the install instructions, created an EPiTrace page and voila! You got the following message: Flash 8... [ Read full article ]

15 August 2007  0 Comments


Admin CSS in EPiServer

by: Dan Matthews

Well I've been doing loads of pre-sales recently which has kept me off the development track - a necessary evil really. Thought I'd share a quick learning with you about a problem that sometimes happens with the Admin CSS in EPiServer. On a projec... [ Read full article ]

14 August 2007  0 Comments


EPiServer logon error

by: Dan Matthews

When using EPiServer, especially when using it on a local dev PC, you may get an error such as: " The trust relationship between the primary domain and the trusted domain failed " EPiServer have a post about the error here , but they are only... [ Read full article ]

18 July 2007  0 Comments


.NET version error when installing EPiServer

by: Dan Matthews

You may see an error when installing EPiServer using EPiManager 1.3.2: "This setup requires the .NET Framework version 2.0.50727..." Which is fine... except that if you ONLY have .NET 2.0 installed and not .NET 1.1, then you still get the error! I... [ Read full article ]

09 July 2007  0 Comments


EPiServer 4.6.x and SQL Server Express 2005

by: Dan Matthews

...and straight off I have something to share with you :) If you're installing using EPiServer manager and using SQL Server 2005 Express, you need to be aware of the following, otherwise you get all sorts of 'SQL Server unavailable' and user... [ Read full article ]

06 June 2007  0 Comments


EPiServers Softlink table

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Do you know what the SoftLink table in EPiServer is used for ? When publishing a page in EPiServer, the page properties are parsed for links (external/internal urls, images etc). When a link is found, its inserted in the softlink table. This way... [ Read full article ]

05 June 2007  0 Comments


EPiServers Softlink table

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Do you know what the SoftLink table in EPiServer is used for ? When publishing a page in EPiServer, the page properties are parsed for links (external/internal urls, images etc). When a link is found, its inserted in the softlink table. This way... [ Read full article ]

05 June 2007  0 Comments


The great missing feature of EPiServer

by: Adam Najmanowicz (Cognifide)

As we’ve been debating with Steve in the EpiCode IRC channel (Come on, join us there! You know you want it!) a few days ago, probably one of the biggest missing features in EPiServer is multi-page property. Yes there seems to be a fairly robust... [ Read full article ]

22 May 2007  0 Comments

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