Blog entries posted during May 2009

Using Relate+ Videos Offline

by: Dan Matthews

Recently I’ve been building a Relate+ demo site and one of things I did was upload a couple of videos. Relate+ has a nice feature where it takes your videos and uploads them to the Internet in a proper web format, so that your users can play them... [ Read full article ]

29 May 2009  0 Comments

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EPiServer filter – part 1

by: Frederik Vig

Often we need to filter some of the pages in our PageDataCollection. Perhaps we wish to only show the pages that are published or that the user has access to. For this EPiServer has a few filter classes. Below you’ll find a some examples. More... [ Read full article ]

28 May 2009  0 Comments


EPiServer CMS 5 R2 in Visual Studio 2010

by: Fredrik Tjärnberg

In the beginning of 2008 I posted a blog about getting the Visual Studio integration built for VS 2005 worging in VS 2008 . Now that VS 2010 is in beta status it’s time for another one. Here’s what you need to do to make the Visual Studio tools fo... [ Read full article ]

27 May 2009  7 Comments


Scrum Dashboard v2.4

by: Per Bjurström

This release contains bug fixes and some new features and enhancements. There has also been some work done on performance improvements in both server-side code and client-side code. Full list of bug fixes and features in v2.4: #2349 Display Ordere... [ Read full article ]

26 May 2009  0 Comments


Scrum Dashboard v2.4

by: Per Bjurström

This release contains bug fixes and some new features and enhancements. There has also been some work done on performance improvements in both server-side code and client-side code. Full list of bug fixes and features in v2.4: #2349 Display Ordere... [ Read full article ]

26 May 2009  0 Comments


Scrum Dashboard v2.4

by: Per Bjurström

This release contains bug fixes and some new features and enhancements. There has also been some work done on performance improvements in both server-side code and client-side code. Full list of bug fixes and features in v2.4: #2349 Display Ordere... [ Read full article ]

26 May 2009  0 Comments


Scrum Dashboard v2.4

by: Per Bjurström

This release contains bug fixes and some new features and enhancements. There has also been some work done on performance improvements in both server-side code and client-side code. Full list of bug fixes and features in v2.4: #2349 Display Ordere... [ Read full article ]

26 May 2009  0 Comments


Client side performance optimization adventures with the CdnSupport module

by: Joel Abrahamsson

On the project that I’m currently working on we have been putting quite a lot of effort on client side performance in order to provide the best possible experience for the visitors. We have been using the rules in the Best Practices for Speeding U... [ Read full article ]

25 May 2009  2 Comments


Page Type Tool - Strongly Typed Properties

by: Fredrik Tjärnberg

There has been quite some buzz in the “EPiSphere” around the property framework lately. It turns out that a lot of smart people has spent time on finding the way to strongly typed properties in EPiServer…. and so have I. Back in March I posted the... [ Read full article ]

23 May 2009  12 Comments


EPiServer CMS 5 R2 SP2 RC

by: Fredrik Tjärnberg

We are continuously doing maintenance work on existing releases to avoid building up a bug backlog. We now have ~ 115 bugs that has been fixed for CMS 5 R2 that we want to make available for our customers in the SP2 release. For the first time we... [ Read full article ]

22 May 2009  0 Comments


Search made easy

by: RockViggo

EasySearch is a full text search engine for EPiServer CMS that is driven by events. This means that there is no need for crawling the website and content that you publish will be available immediately. In addition to regular EPiServer content serv... [ Read full article ]

22 May 2009  4 Comments


A simple solution for custom 404 pages and permanent redirects

by: Joel Abrahamsson

Yesterday me and my colleague Henrik Kraft where working on the final touches before the release of a new site. The site we where working on is a new version of a site that has quite a few inbound links and quite a few pages with good rankings in... [ Read full article ]

21 May 2009  6 Comments


Master Pages and EPiServer CurrentPage property

by: Frederik Vig

When you use user controls or web forms in your EPiServer web application you usually inherit from either UserControlBase or TemplatePage. Which gives you, among other things, the CurrentPage property. The problem is when you need the CurrentPage... [ Read full article ]

20 May 2009  0 Comments


CdnSupport module preview 2

by: Per Bjurström

Please read this article about Preview 1 before you continue reading, it covers the basics. I’ve added another feature to the CDN module to support “far future Expires-header”. As described in Preview 1 you need to set an Expires header on your... [ Read full article ]

19 May 2009  0 Comments


CdnSupport module preview 2

by: Per Bjurström

Please read this article about Preview 1 before you continue reading, it covers the basics. I’ve added another feature to the CDN module to support “far future Expires-header”. As described in Preview 1 you need to set an Expires header on your fi... [ Read full article ]

19 May 2009  0 Comments


CdnSupport module preview 2

by: Per Bjurström

Please read this article about Preview 1 before you continue reading, it covers the basics. I’ve added another feature to the CDN module to support “far future Expires-header”. As described in Preview 1 you need to set an Expires header on... [ Read full article ]

19 May 2009  0 Comments


EPiServer Link Collection Property

by: Frederik Vig

In EPiServer CMS 5 R2, EPiServer added a new property called the link collection. This property allows you to add links to web pages, documents and e-mail addresses. For a nice overview see this post: EPiServer 5 R2 and Link Collection property In... [ Read full article ]

18 May 2009  0 Comments


Think About It, Think, Think About It

by: Dan Matthews

or “spinning around how companies see the Web” I have found myself saying the same thing a heck of a lot lately, and so I thought I’d blog about it to see who else has been having the same kind of conversations. It’s a bit of a blast from the past... [ Read full article ]

18 May 2009  7 Comments


Registered Download

by: Jacob Khan

Before labs.episerver.com we had a research site called r.ep.se. On this site we had bloggers, our calendars and different projects. When people wanted to download our projects they had to register their email and we would send them a link to the... [ Read full article ]

18 May 2009  0 Comments


EPiServer - hiding 'Workflow' and 'Statistics' tabs

by: Marek Musielak (Cognifide)

When you use edit mode of the EPiServer CMS and select any of the pages then you see 5 tabs above it: "View", "Edit", "Version List", "Workflow" and "Statistics". While the first 2 of them are used frequently and the third one ("Version List") is... [ Read full article ]

15 May 2009  0 Comments


New Module available on EPiCode

by: Mari Jørgensen

  I’ve created a module that will  ease the work related to migrating custom property types when you migrate from EPiServer CMS 4 to CMS 5. When migrating your 4.62 database the Migration Tool manages conversion of custom properties. The tool... [ Read full article ]

15 May 2009  0 Comments


Yet another edit property manager part 2- updated

by: Anders Hattestad

Updated 20 may 2009: Was a bug in the method for ordinary properties. Have updated the link to the code. Added 2 lines in the OnLoad method:     base.OnLoad(e);     PropertyList.Visible = false; With some small modifications I was able to make my... [ Read full article ]

15 May 2009  2 Comments

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Yet another admin property manager

by: Anders Hattestad

This is yet another admin plugin that helps manage the different page properties. My twist is the use of PageAdapter so that I don't have to make my own plugin, but can override the built in admin page for page types. As with all page/control... [ Read full article ]

14 May 2009  1 Comments


Testing Windows Server 2008 R2 RC

by: Per Bjurström

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 , now available as a Release Candidate, builds on the same kernel as Windows 7 and offers an updated web server dubbed IIS 7.5 . We have not found any compatibility issues with EPiServer CMS 5 R2 yet, but we haven'... [ Read full article ]

13 May 2009  0 Comments


Testing Windows Server 2008 R2 RC

by: Per Bjurström

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 , now available as a Release Candidate, builds on the same kernel as Windows 7 and offers an updated web server dubbed IIS 7.5 . We have not found any compatibility issues with EPiServer CMS 5 R2 yet, but we haven'... [ Read full article ]

13 May 2009  0 Comments


Testing Windows Server 2008 R2 RC

by: Per Bjurström

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 , now available as a Release Candidate, builds on the same kernel as Windows 7 and offers an updated web server dubbed IIS 7.5 . We have not found any compatibility issues with EPiServer CMS 5 R2 yet, but we haven'... [ Read full article ]

13 May 2009  0 Comments


EventX part 1

by: Johan Olofsson

This is part 1 of 2 blog posts on the EventX application and provides an overview of  application features as well as installation / configuration instructions. The upcoming part 2 post will deal with the project and the source code in little more... [ Read full article ]

11 May 2009  37 Comments


MOSS in perfect harmony

by: Dan Matthews

There’s a common misconception that Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS) and EPiServer CMS are products that are in direct competition. This is far from the case, and I’d really like to explain why because the two can work together to ma... [ Read full article ]

11 May 2009  4 Comments


Strongly typed property access- Part two

by: Mikael Nordberg

As promised by Daniel in part one , here is part two! In this post I’ll try to explain how we could automatically deploy our mapped properties that we use to get strongly typed properties ( see Daniels post ) in our templates by using some... [ Read full article ]

10 May 2009  2 Comments


SoakIE – a Web Server Stress Tool with a twist

by: Adam Najmanowicz (Cognifide)

Last week or so ago a couple of friends in another project in Cognifide has run into a wall while trying to load test their website. the problem was as follows: The website is highly AJAX based – the page merely loads a stub in the initial request... [ Read full article ]

10 May 2009  0 Comments


SoakIE – a Web Server Stress Tool with a twist

by: Adam Najmanowicz (Cognifide)

Last week or so ago a couple of friends in another project in Cognifide has run into a wall while trying to load test their website. the problem was as follows: The website is highly AJAX based – the page merely loads a stub in the initial request... [ Read full article ]

10 May 2009  0 Comments


Hiding tabs based on roles

by: Anders Hattestad

Recently needed to hide some tabs in the edit mode of dynamic properties. I first tried to attach to the PropertyDataForm (the control that display the dynamic properties) with the gui plugin trick , but the ICustomPlugInLoader is not checked when... [ Read full article ]

09 May 2009  1 Comments


Entry vs. Enterprise Comparison

by: Dan Matthews

I’ve been asked a few times what the difference is between the Entry and Enterprise license for the core CMS product and whether an upgrade path is available between the two. The simple answer is that Entry is for single sites which are not... [ Read full article ]

06 May 2009  7 Comments


EPiServer Composer 3.2.5 is released

by: Mattias Nordgren

Just in case you didn’t notice. Last week we released EPiServer Composer 3.2.5 (for EPiServer CMS R2 SP 1). Here’s a few links to get you started: Download EPiServer Composer 3.2.5 Installation instructions for EPiServer Composer 3.2.5 System requ... [ Read full article ]

04 May 2009  0 Comments


EPiServer Composer 3.2.5 is released

by: Mattias Nordgren

Just in case you didn’t notice. Last week we released EPiServer Composer 3.2.5 (for EPiServer CMS R2 SP 1). Here’s a few links to get you started: Download EPiServer Composer 3.2.5 Installation instructions for EPiServer Composer 3.2.5 System... [ Read full article ]

04 May 2009  0 Comments


And they're off!

by: Dan Matthews

The great EPiServer Geocache Race ‘09 has started! You might be wondering what on earth a Geocache is and what it’s got to do with racing. Or EPiServer, for that matter… Geocaching is a worldwide hobby which is like a high-tech treasure hunt. Ther... [ Read full article ]

04 May 2009  1 Comments


A Google Maps Location Property

by: Joel Abrahamsson

In one of the projects that I’m currently working on the editor should, on certain page types, be able to specify a location which is displayed as a marker on a Google Maps map when the page is rendered. The simplest solution from a technical... [ Read full article ]

03 May 2009  8 Comments

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