Blog entries posted during 2008

Cache information in R2

by: Mari Jørgensen

  I just noticed a new and quite neat feature in R2: In admin mode (admin/default.aspx) you now get separate cache information for each Page Provider. Here is a screenshot of my local site where I have the UKTop40 PageProvider installed. If you lo... [ Read full article ]

15 October 2008  0 Comments

Using Ajax in EPiServer CMS 5

by: Mari Jørgensen

  Here is a short description of  the minimal steps necessary in order to use Ajax in your EPiServer CMS 5 project. Note that in this case the Ajax controls where used in a custom property with no WebServices involved , i.e I haven't tested any... [ Read full article ]

09 July 2008  3 Comments

Overriding subscription email formatting

by: Mari Jørgensen

  The SubscriptionMail class in the EPiServer.Personalization namespace is the default subscription handler in EPiServer CMS 5. Being a bit curious to how EPiServer generated the content of the subscription emails, I used .NET Reflector to... [ Read full article ]

21 May 2008  3 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

Replacing Property Rendering Using Adapters

by: Mari Jørgensen

  My colleague, Steve, wrote an excellent post on how the new property architecture in CMS 5 allows us take control of the property rendering . This post is a followup, illustrating the same example as Steve did, but this time using Controls... [ Read full article ]

02 March 2008  10 Comments

EPiServer CMS 5 SP1 - Hotfix 1 is available

by: Mari Jørgensen

  A lot of you Norwegian developers (and editors) are probably aware of the bug referred to as "the norwegian date problem", officially known as #8099 - Error while parsing a date in Norwegian format. If you have selected Norwegian as your user... [ Read full article ]

21 February 2008  2 Comments

Reflect user language in custom properties and plugins

by: Mari Jørgensen

  If you are creating custom properties and plugins, you propably want your labels and text to reflect the language that the user has selected as his/hers personal language.   This can be solved by using a custom Translate method similar to this:... [ Read full article ]

13 February 2008  0 Comments

Upgrading Your CMS Site

by: Mari Jørgensen

  Now that EPiServer SP1 is available, you might want to use the EPiServer CMS Manager to upgrade your site. Keeping that in mind, here is something nice to know. When upgrading you might recieve this error message: 1. In the sites bin folder, che... [ Read full article ]

22 January 2008  0 Comments

Hiding Category Tab

by: Mari Jørgensen

  Ever wanted to hide the default Categories tab in editmode? Well, with EPiServer CMS 5 and the EditPanel LoadPage event, you can! public class Global : EPiServer. Global { protected void Application_Start( Object sender, EventArgs e) {... [ Read full article ]

18 January 2008  7 Comments

Configuring Enterprise Sites

by: Mari Jørgensen

The other day I was setting up my first EPiServer CMS 5 Enterprise site, using the following technical note as a guide. I had some trouble getting *internal links to work - *internal meaning links within the same EPiServer database, but on another... [ Read full article ]

15 January 2008  4 Comments

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