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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]