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A fresh start

By on August 7, 2009 in Sitecore with 0 Comments

Last week I took a look at my blog and realized that I haven’t posted anything the last few months. I just couldn’t find the time to write anything. It has been quite a busy last half year filled with a project at work which required all my time, some personal issues and at last […]

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The word is out

By on January 7, 2009 in Sitecore with 1 Comment

As you might have noticed Sitecore announced the list of this years MVP’s. And I am proud to say that I am one of the thirteen MVP’s worldwide. I would like to congratulate Alistair Deneys, Christopher Wojciech, Julius Ganns, Justin Sjouw, Klaus Petersen, Mark Cassidy, Thomas Eldblom, Eric Briand, Andy Uzick, Glen McInnis, Alexander Pfandt […]

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Custom search for Sitecore blogs

By on December 26, 2008 in Sitecore with 4 Comments

Whenever I use Google to search for Sitecore information I get a lot of marketing and CMS review results and a few results with detailed developer information. So I created a Google custom search engine to search through all Sitecore related blogs. Now I can search through sites I think are the most usefull for […]

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Using fieldcontrols in a ListView

By on November 26, 2008 in ASP.Net, C#, Sitecore with 0 Comments

When you want to use a fieldcontrol like a Text, Link or Image control in a ListView you need to specify a datasource. By not specifying a datasource Sitecore looks at the current item. Which in a ListView is not the right one. So you need so set the datasource in code-behind or use an […]

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Maximum number of Sitecore query items

By on November 5, 2008 in Sitecore with 3 Comments

Last week I had some problems with an Sitecore Query. It didn’t show more than an fixed number of items. After some hard thinking I rembered that there is a web.config key called Query.MaxItem which, you might guessed it, controls the maximum number of results of an Sitecore Query.

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Using profile with the Rich Text Editor

By on November 5, 2008 in Sitecore with 2 Comments

Regularly I see topics on the SDN5 forums where people ask if it is possible to use a custom Rich Text editor. Wll, yes it is. You can use so called profiles with the Rich Text editor. These profiles are stored in the Core database under /sitecore/system/Settings/Html Editor Profiles/. There are some default pre-configurated profile […]

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Disable Sitecore publishing

By on October 20, 2008 in Sitecore with 1 Comment

To avoid problems during the development of an Sitecore site it could be useful to disable the Sitecore Publishing method. This can be done by editing the following web.config rule: <site name=”website” virtualFolder=”/” physicalFolder=”/” rootPath=”/sitecore/content” startItem=”/home” database=”web” domain=”extranet” allowDebug=”true” cacheHtml=”true” htmlCacheSize=”10MB” enablePreview=”true” enableWebEdit=”true” enableDebugger=”true” disableClientData=”false”/> These are the settings of your current site. The database […]

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Sitecore 6 released

By on July 1, 2008 in Sitecore with 1 Comment

Yesterday the people at Sitecore released the new version of their CMS. Sitecore 6 (previously called “Crestone”) has lots of improvements for either the end user as for dsevelopers. A few improvements are: Inline editing for editors .Net 2.0 Memebership support New and faster Content Editor New data types The new Page editor and much, […]

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Copy & Paste Layout Settings

By on May 13, 2008 in Sitecore with 1 Comment

While developing a Sitecore website there are lots of situations where you want multiple items to have the same Presentation Settings (renderings/sublayouts/layout). The ideal case is that your item Masters have these settings included but sometimes this isn’t the case. You can copy and paste the settings all at one time this way: 1. Navigate […]

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Sitecore Validation Rules

By on May 13, 2008 in Sitecore with 0 Comments
Sitecore Validation Rules

In Sitecore you can use validation rules. By default there are three validations rules on each template: Is Integer Max Length 40 Requirer You can modify or add new rules in the sitecoresystemsettingsvalidationfield section in the content editor With the use of an multilist you can set the rules for your template. ATTENTION: Validation rules […]

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Rich Text Editor

By on May 13, 2008 in Sitecore with 1 Comment
Rich Text Editor

One of the most annoying things about Sitecore is that the Rich Text Editor needs to be opent in an seperate web page dialog. But you can customize this behavior! Go to the Control Panel > Preferences > Change Your Application Options Tab Rich Text Editor Select editable You see that the Content Editor got […]

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