Blog entries posted during April 2008

Internet World

by: Martin Stenke ( DropIT )

Here we are at the world’s best attended Internet event! Our first day in London went perfect. Visitors have shown a strong interest in X3 and it looks like we’ll soon be cooperating with several local EPiServer partners. And to top that off, we... [ Read full article ]

30 April 2008  0 Comments


Setting up X3 in the States

by: Martin Stenke ( DropIT )

Last week our developers Fredrik and Tomas packed their bags and flew over to Aegons United States office located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Apart from spotting miles of corn fields and watching out for the tornado warnings, their mission was to help... [ Read full article ]

30 April 2008  0 Comments


Trouble loading virtual file with spaces

by: Erik Nordin

Had some trouble loading a vitrual file containing spaces. The problem was apperently that some characters were urlencoded, a simple Server.UrlDecode(CurrentPage["DocumentPath"]) solved the problem. [ Read full article ]

29 April 2008  0 Comments


Get LinkURL to another language

by: Erik Nordin

I've had some problem to link to a page to another language then the current language. Even though I have a PageData-object with anouther languagebranch, it stills makes a link to the current language. My own solution, building a url by... [ Read full article ]

29 April 2008  0 Comments


Get file size from a virtual file in EPiServer

by: Erik Nordin

VirtualFile file = System.Web.Hosting.HostingEnvironment.VirtualPathProvider.GetFile( CurrentPage["FilePath"].ToString() ); UnifiedFile f = file as UnifiedFile; return f.Length / 1024 + " kb"; [ Read full article ]

28 April 2008  0 Comments


Module Packaging

by: Mari Jørgensen

  If you have installed the new demo package available on EPiServer World, you have already used the new module installation feature in the EPiServer CMS Manager. This feature is rather new, and IMHO one of the coolest things in EPiServer CMS 5. Y... [ Read full article ]

21 April 2008  6 Comments


Release of XMAP for EPiServer CMS 5

by: Martin Stenke ( DropIT )

XMAP is now available for creating image maps in EPiServer CMS 5. The plug-in allows EPiServer editors to place multiple links on a single image using hotspot drawing tools. No image editing or programming skills required. XMAP works exactly like... [ Read full article ]

18 April 2008  0 Comments


Performance tweak: Optimizing StaticFileHandler in EPiServer CMS 5

by: Per Bjurström

The StaticFileHandler that serves files from a VPP is by default configured without a expiration date, or really a negative expiration time. That will cause the browser to, for every request, ask the server if there is a new version of the file, a... [ Read full article ]

18 April 2008  2 Comments


New AppSettings/Dynamic List (one option) and AppSettingsMultiple/Dynamic list (Multiple options) in EPiServer CMS 5

by: Erik Nordin

The new properties AppSettings and AppSettingsMultiple in EPiServer CMS 5 is a pretty nice feature, but when yesterday when I tried to implement it, I had a hard time finding out how to do it. But finally I did. First of all, in edit mode,... [ Read full article ]

18 April 2008  0 Comments


Migrate pages from EPiServer 4.x site to CMS

by: Atul Chaturvedi

Stuck while importing pages to EPiServer CMS site from your older 4.x site, no need to worry, here is a simple recursive method to create those un-imported Pages from older into newer database. Some times the "Import tool" in admin mode of CMS sit... [ Read full article ]

17 April 2008  4 Comments


C# Code: How to transform Åäö to Aao

by: Fredrik Haglund ( Inexor )

I have extended the Friendly Url Rewriter in one project to rewrite all URL:s following a specific pattern to a search page. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) with Friendly URL Rewriter Instead of having to use URL that looks like this:... [ Read full article ]

16 April 2008  0 Comments


Cached EPiServer License Violation script error

by: Fredrik Haglund ( Inexor )

You will probably first notice that something is wrong because you get strange behavior from EPiServer. Maybe the right-click menu does not work in view mode or something misbehaves in edit mode. I had a client with this issue who could not get... [ Read full article ]

14 April 2008  0 Comments


Interakting - Sneak Peek

by: Dan Matthews

The company I work for, Business & Decision , is launching a new brand for their global digital agency function; " Interakting ". Apparently " Business & Decision " works better as a brand in their other areas (Business Intelligence, Customer... [ Read full article ]

14 April 2008  0 Comments


Interakting - Sneak Peek

by: Dan Matthews

The company I work for, Business & Decision , is launching a new brand for their global digital agency function; " Interakting ". Apparently " Business & Decision " works better as a brand in their other areas (Business Intelligence, Customer... [ Read full article ]

14 April 2008  0 Comments


Using the Gaia ajax framework in EPiServer

by: Steve Celius

If you're working with Gaia Ajax Widgets in your EPiServer project, you need to read this blog post . In short, it fixes a problem where the Gaia callbacks are done in the context of your start page instead of the currently loaded page. The funny... [ Read full article ]

11 April 2008  1 Comments

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Manage your Newsletters in EPiServer

by: RockViggo

The Newsletter module lets you create pages in EPiServer and send pages as emails to many recipients. In contrast to the built-in subscription feature this module is push based, as you define the content, and control the sending. The feature list... [ Read full article ]

10 April 2008  3 Comments


Scrum Dashboard v2.0.3.0

by: Per Bjurström

A new release of Scrum Dashboard , the major change is this otherwise minor update is to support working with Bugs as Product Backlog Items. See the related work items for more details. This update also adds a nice visualization of for example how... [ Read full article ]

09 April 2008  0 Comments


Blogging to Labs from a Mac

by: Per Bjurström

Windows Live Writer is such a great tool for Windows so it was really hard to find any match for the Mac. Ecto . Look nice and support a wide range of blog services. But it hangs when downloading older entries form Labs. MarsEdit . Look promising... [ Read full article ]

08 April 2008  0 Comments


Quick Category Search

by: Allan Thræn

A request I often get is the ability to search through a lot of pages and list the pages that are in one or more specific categories. Imagine that you have an article library of say 60.000 articles and your editors have carefully categorized these... [ Read full article ]

08 April 2008  5 Comments


Using a single domain strategy with multiple languages in EPiServer

by: Ted Nyberg (Ted & Gustaf)

Introduction This post covers one way of enforcing a domain strategy for multi-language (or multi-division) sites. There are two common scenarios for multi-language site domain strategies: Use one top domain per language In this case, www.mysite.c... [ Read full article ]

04 April 2008  4 Comments


Flexigrid at CodeResort

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Mari at BV Network has done excellent job with packaging our Flexigird property. This is done in order for you to download and install it with no configuration or hassle. Check it out at epicode -Thomas Leela ]]>]]> [ Read full article ]

04 April 2008  0 Comments


Flexigrid at CodeResort

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Mari at BV Network has done excellent job with packaging our Flexigird property. This is done in order for you to download and install it with no configuration or hassle. Check it out at epicode -Thomas Leela ]]> [ Read full article ]

04 April 2008  0 Comments


Partner Summit '08

by: Dan Matthews

My flight is booked and I'm looking forward to the summit! The agenda looks packed and I'm especially interested to see what is put on the developer second day 'stream'. At the moment it's just TBA... although there's plenty of other tasty tidbits... [ Read full article ]

04 April 2008  0 Comments


Partner Summit '08

by: Dan Matthews

My flight is booked and I'm looking forward to the summit! The agenda looks packed and I'm especially interested to see what is put on the developer second day 'stream'. At the moment it's just TBA... although there's plenty of other tasty tidbits... [ Read full article ]

04 April 2008  0 Comments


CustomPageStore - A way to integrate external data with EPiServer

by: Johan Björnfot

For some time ago we got some requirement list from a new potential customer. They have a lot (millions) of existing data items that they would like to present through EPiServer, the question for us was how they could achieve this. One approach... [ Read full article ]

04 April 2008  4 Comments


Enable debug logging for EPiServer Scheduler

by: Fredrik Haglund ( Inexor )

If you have problems with the EPiServer Scheduler Service unexcitingly stopping you can also turn on debug logging to get more clues. Change EPiServer.SchedulerSvc.exe.config FILE You need to add the following to the service’s config-file to get... [ Read full article ]

03 April 2008  0 Comments


Disable EPiServer UrlRewriter Interference

by: Fredrik Haglund ( Inexor )

Are you also annoyed that EPiServer CMS 5 Friendly URLs and the handy trace.axd utility does not play well together? Does your site have standard aspx-pages that behaves strangely sometimes because EPiServer Friendly URL Rewriter interfere with... [ Read full article ]

03 April 2008  0 Comments


Auto Restart of EPiServer Scheduler Service

by: Fredrik Haglund ( Inexor )

There are several functions in a EPiServer Web Application that rely on the Services installed by EPiServer Manager. For example delayed publish of a new version of a page at a specific time, mirroring of pages between servers, archiving pages tha... [ Read full article ]

03 April 2008  0 Comments


VPP Initializer not firing properly

by: Dan Matthews

Whilst building the CloudCuckoo module, I used a neat trick to register my custom VPP on-the-fly by using an attribute flag to mark it as an EPiServer plugin. This would cause EPiServer to find it and intialise it when I first hit the EPiServer... [ Read full article ]

02 April 2008  0 Comments


VPP Initializer not firing properly

by: Dan Matthews

Whilst building the CloudCuckoo module, I used a neat trick to register my custom VPP on-the-fly by using an attribute flag to mark it as an EPiServer plugin. This would cause EPiServer to find it and intialise it when I first hit the EPiServer... [ Read full article ]

02 April 2008  0 Comments


CloudCuckoo for v5 SP1

by: Dan Matthews

I've recompiled the CloudCuckoo binary against EPiServer v5 SP1 to save you having to recompile the project yourself. (it was originally built against vanilla v5) Enjoy! Get CloudCuckoo here [ Read full article ]

02 April 2008  0 Comments


CloudCuckoo for v5 SP1

by: Dan Matthews

I've recompiled the CloudCuckoo binary against EPiServer v5 SP1 to save you having to recompile the project yourself. (it was originally built against vanilla v5) Enjoy! Get CloudCuckoo here [ Read full article ]

02 April 2008  0 Comments

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