Blog entries posted during August 2009

PageTypeBuilder – makes developing with EPiServer funny

by: Erik Nordin

As you may have noticed over the last month, Joel Abrahamsson has created a module to EPiServer called PageTypeBuilder. In a short explanation PageTypeBuilder brings joy into developing with EPiServer! No more need for ranting around in admin mode... [ Read full article ]

26 August 2009  0 Comments


Scheduled backup of your site

by: Jacob Khan

I wanted to make a tool that would help me backup my content. I decided to make a scheduled service that would export my content from EPiServer and put it with the code. I could then save it in the TFS with the code. After having a little chat wit... [ Read full article ]

25 August 2009  3 Comments


FindPagesWithCriteria and Performance

by: Steve Celius

Lately I have heard from several developers that FindPagesWithCriteria is evil, and should be avoided at all costs. I’ve heard it from different people, in different unrelated cases, and some comments are needed. Yes, FindPagesWithCriteria can slo... [ Read full article ]

23 August 2009  15 Comments


Overview of EPiServer versus Umbraco

by: Ted Nyberg (Ted & Gustaf)

EPiServer vs. Umbraco, purpose of this post Both developers and clients have on numerous occasions asked me what the differences are between EPiServer and Umbraco , which one is the “best”, why choose “costly” EPiServer when Umbraco is “free”, whi... [ Read full article ]

22 August 2009  0 Comments


Am I in Edit or View mode

by: Jacob Khan

My first blog post as graduated will be a short one, but I promise more is coming. I recently got a question about how do you know if you are in Edit or Admin mode. Say you have a usercontrol that is used in both an Admin plugin and on a Template... [ Read full article ]

21 August 2009  5 Comments


Edit Panel plug-in performance

by: Steve Celius

I’ve been doing some performance tuning on a large site recently, and one of the problems we had was that clicking pages in edit mode was quite slow. Especially when compared to just clicking around on the site in view mode. When you click a page ... [ Read full article ]

20 August 2009  2 Comments


Altering the XForm email body to make it look more like the actual form

by: Linus Ekström

Back from a half year of parental leave I started yesterday reading some forum posts. One old thread that had been added to recently contained several requests to alter the appearance of the email body when sending a form posting as an email (the... [ Read full article ]

19 August 2009  6 Comments


Properties in Dynamic Content dont know the actually CurrentPage.

by: Anders Hattestad

In a project I’m working on we are using Dynamic Content to display media parts like images, video’s, flash.  Inside this Dynamic Content we are using a PropertyUrl to hold the selected media source. The problem is that when you get the popup with... [ Read full article ]

18 August 2009  2 Comments


EPiServer web controls: MenuList and PageTree

by: Frederik Vig

Other posts in this series: EPiServer web controls: Property EPiServer web controls: PageList EPiServer web controls: NewsList Both the MenuList and PageTree controller are controllers that you’ll come across when building the navigation for your... [ Read full article ]

16 August 2009  0 Comments


Introduction to the PageTypeBuilder project

by: Ted Nyberg (Ted & Gustaf)

An introduction to Joel Abrahamsson's PageTypeBuilder project for EPiServer. Here I go through the basics of defining a strongly typed page type including page type inheritance. Also cross-posted on tednyberg.com . Different approaches for enablin... [ Read full article ]

12 August 2009  2 Comments


Non-cached, Cross PageType, Generic Page Properties

by: Allan Thræn

There are many different ways of storing business data in EPiServer CMS. And lots of opinions on them as well. David Hunt has made an excellent blog post about some of the approaches. On top of those approaches there are also others – like using t... [ Read full article ]

04 August 2009  6 Comments


Globalization, categories and sorting using LINQ

by: Øyvind Wabakken Hognestad

I have been working with a globalized website for some time and have a couple of tips to share regarding globalization. I’m using FindPagesWithCriteria to get pages based on categories defined on pages. As we teach during the EPiServer developer... [ Read full article ]

04 August 2009  0 Comments

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Globalization, categories and sorting using LINQ

by: Øyvind Wabakken Hognestad

I have been working with a globalized website for some time and have a couple of tips to share regarding globalization. I’m using FindPagesWithCriteria to get pages based on categories defined on pages. As we teach during the EPiServer developer c... [ Read full article ]

04 August 2009  0 Comments


Globalization, categories and sorting using LINQ

by: Øyvind Wabakken Hognestad

I have been working with a globalized website for some time and have a couple of tips to share regarding globalization. I’m using FindPagesWithCriteria to get pages based on categories defined on pages. As we teach during the EPiServer developer... [ Read full article ]

04 August 2009  0 Comments

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Globalization, categories and sorting using LINQ

by: Øyvind Wabakken Hognestad

I have been working with a globalized website for some time and have a couple of tips to share regarding globalization. I’m using FindPagesWithCriteria to get pages based on categories defined on pages. As we teach during the EPiServer developer... [ Read full article ]

04 August 2009  0 Comments

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Codemania: Run EPiServer CMS in the Console

by: Allan Thræn

Back in the happy and fun filled days of EPiServer Day 2009, I was so privileged that I got to give a 1-hour talk entitled “ Codemania ” together with Mr. EPiServer himself, chief architect Magnus Stråle . At that day, most of my efforts to impres... [ Read full article ]

03 August 2009  6 Comments


Update: Code Snippets to PageTypeBuilder

by: Erik Nordin

UPDATE: The code snippets are updated, read more in this blog post. Since the way of including properties in PageTypeBuilder has been changed, so has the snippets. This ZIP-package includes nine different snippets: ptpbool - Selected/Not selected... [ Read full article ]

03 August 2009  0 Comments

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