Blog entries posted during 2008

Updating EPiServer Version: Login Failed for User ''

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

I've just spent too long trying to upgrade EPiServer CMS 5 to SP2 but kept getting the following error: Login failed for user '' . The user is not associated with a trusted SQL Server connection. Turns out the problem was that EPiServerManager was... [ Read full article ]

14 August 2008  0 Comments


EPiServer: Dynamic SiteMap.xml generator for Google

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

Having stumbled across Google 's Webmaster Tools a while ago it's been in the back of my mind to create a custom HttpHandler to dynamically create a (virtual) SiteMap.xml file that Google (and other search engines) can use as a reference when... [ Read full article ]

12 June 2008  0 Comments


EPiServer: Get a Page's Friendly URL

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

As part of my Search Engine friendly SiteMap.xml generator (using a HttpHandler - expect a blog post shortly...) I needed to output the friendly URL for each page in the site. However a call to PageData.LinkURL returns the actual link to the page... [ Read full article ]

09 June 2008  0 Comments


C#: Google Map Server Control - Part 2 - Custom EPiServer Property

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

This post tells you how to take what I discussed in Part 1 and turn it into a custom EPiServer property, so CMS user's can simply enter a postcode and it will call of to Google's Local Search API, return the Coordinates for the postcode and plot a... [ Read full article ]

09 June 2008  0 Comments


C#: Google Map Server Control - Part 1

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

Following on from my Google Analytics server control, I wanted make something "cooler", so creating a Server Control to render a Google Map control seemed ideal. Part 1 covers the creation of the this control, stay tuned for part 2 which will focu... [ Read full article ]

06 June 2008  0 Comments


C#: Google Analytics Server Control

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

Today I've been consolidating UserControls that I've found myself using in one EPiServer project after another into a nice Server Control library. One such control that gets used on every site (even non-EPiServer ones) is one which adds the Google... [ Read full article ]

04 June 2008  0 Comments


EPiServer Language Selector

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

Today I needed to create a UserControl to allow a user to select to view the current page from a list of enabled languages. To begin with I thought it would be a fairly easy task, by simply calling GetLanguageBranches() in the DataFactory class.... [ Read full article ]

28 May 2008  0 Comments


EPiServer 4.6x: Pages/Images/CSS not displaying on new site install

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

I've just come back to do a "Phase II" of an old EPiServer 4.61 project and was having issue's with none of the child pages working, or even the CSS being loaded in the CMS area. I decided to investigate the style sheet error in the admin area - i... [ Read full article ]

18 January 2008  0 Comments


EPiServer 4.6x: Pages/Images/CSS not displaying on new site install

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

I've just come back to do a "Phase II" of an old EPiServer 4.61 project and was having issue's with none of the child pages working, or even the CSS being loaded in the CMS area. I decided to investigate the style sheet error in the admin area - i... [ Read full article ]

18 January 2008  0 Comments


EPiServer Licensing

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

I seem to spend my whole life re-licensing EPiServer sites during development, then again when it gets moved to stage and finally production. Each time I go to EPiServer's site and can never find a simple link to generate a licence and always end ... [ Read full article ]

17 January 2008  0 Comments


EPiServer Licensing

by: Paul Bradley ( Interakting )

I seem to spend my whole life re-licensing EPiServer sites during development, then again when it gets moved to stage and finally production. Each time I go to EPiServer's site and can never find a simple link to generate a licence and always end ... [ Read full article ]

17 January 2008  0 Comments

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Paul Bradley (a.k.a. Brad) is a Solutions Developer for Business & Decision, working in the UK e-Business division since April 2007.

Specialising in all things .NET, Brad has experience in a range of technologies including Microsoft ASP.NET, AJAX, SQL Server & EPiServer CMS to name but a few...

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