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  • Bring Stability with Continuous Delivery in Sitefinity 9.2

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    When thinking about Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery for Sitefinity CMS, we should think of those processes as the standard ones that are applied to ASP.NET applications. First we choose the environment—single server, multiple servers with load balancer, Azure or Amazon. In order to automate the delivery process and eliminate ...
  • Getting started with the Sitefinity’s MVC capabilities (AKA Feather)

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    Before you start developing with Sitefinity, you need to choose between a WebForms and MVC approach. While both can provide a beautiful experience today, the MVC capabilities are the future of the Sitefinity CMS and should be your choice. This post will look at the big picture covering the main ...
  • Transforming Sitefinity Sites into Apps with Minimal Coding

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    Sitefinity is a powerful and scalable CMS for websites, but what about a mobile app? With NativeScript or Telerik Platform you can transform your sites into apps. Sitefinity is a powerful CMS solution for creating websites, with capabilities that scale and allow you to easily manage hundreds of sites in ...
  • Trim the Search Results based on permissions / roles

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    Edit: The code was updated to work correctly when Paging is enabled. This blog post will guide you through the steps on how to trim the search results based on permissions or roles. Let's start with the use case:  I've got a page which is visible only to authenticated ...
  • Sorting the Search Results

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    Scenario I want to be be able to give certain search results higher precedence than others in the full list of results. Think of it as putting the sponsored / featured search results on top of the others.  Here is my particular scenario: I have lots of news items. I ...
  • Installing the Template Importer module in Sitefinity

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    Recently I’ve been receiving requests for help with the installation of the Template Importer module included in the Sitefinity SDK into an existing Sitefinity project. I’ve decided to create a blog post and a  video to record the whole process. Generally, the steps that I will list below could ...
  • What’s new in documentation for the past two weeks

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    We just published a batch of new documentation topics. The highlights this time include more topics about creating payment processor providers in ECommerce, as well as a new section for Field Controls. There are also the new features of Thunder, of course. A detailed list of topics follows. Ecommerce Creating ...
  • PerForm Better: How to Process the Sitefinity Forms Responses

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    Following up on one of the Rado’s posts about implementing notifications for incoming Forms responses, I wanted to cover how to further customize the Forms widget to actually process the individual responses. Some people would have many specific project requirements. Those include many scenarios and integrations with external systems. In ...
  • How to view the Sitefinity API Reference in Visual Studio 2010

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    Update: This post was written while the API Reference was still in the SDK. Since then we've excluded it from the SDK and provided a separate download in the client accounts on www.sitefinity.com. Once you download it, the steps to install are the same as the ones described below....
  • Using Kendo UI with Sitefinity User Controls

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    This week, Sitefinity partner Falafel Software has been exploring using Telerik's Kendo UI JavaScript platform within Sitefinity. Be sure to take a look at these articles for some of the background that not only inspired this article, but made it possible. Using Kendo with Sitefinity - Part 1 - Kendo ...
  • Keyboard Shortcuts for the Sitefinity Backend

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    Web development has gradually but steadily moved towards HTML5 in the recent years.  We’ve seen a lot of talk about using more client technologies and moving functionality from the server to the browser. It seems everyone is using AJAX already and Sitefinity is no exception. With these trends comes a ...
  • Inter-field communication: dynamic states dropdown depending on a country dropdown

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    Field controls are a powerful instrument when editing data in the Sitefinity backend. Sometimes however you need to change a list of possible choices in a field control depending on another field control. This blog post describes how to implement a Country and State dropdown field controls, where the State ...
  • Selecting documents in Field Controls with EditorContentManagerDialog

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    There have been a lot of requests for a sample on Field Controls with a document selector, so I decided to show you how to make use of Sitefinity's EditorContentManagerDialog to select content inside field controls. This sample is simplified as much as it could be - there are no ...
  • Using Sitefinity to Manage Our Own Product Documentation

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    We just launched a brand new Sitefinity documentation portal, which you can access at http://www.sitefinity.com/documentation. The goals we had for this project were to make all our documentation resources more easily accessible, and provide a single place that you can go for help when using Sitefinity. At the same ...
  • How to add additional logic into Sitefinity built in widgets

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    It is often needed to extend some of the capabilities of Sitefinity built in widgets. Since the widgets implementation is in Sitefinity assemblies the code files are not directly accessible. To override the methods for the widgets it is needed to  inherit from the built in widget and override some ...
  • URL Filtering with Multiple Content Widgets per Page

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    In my previous blog post, I walked you through some scenarios of filtering content using URL parameters. We looked at using paging and filtering by taxon at the same time, while also keeping URLs different and SEO friendly. We learned that if we want to use named parameters, we ...
  • Extending the default Pager control

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    The stock Pager control has nice features, but sometimes you need to add additional functionality to it, or simply change the way it looks. This can be achieved very easy by inheriting from the base Telerik.Sitefinity.Web.UI.Pager class. In this blog post I will customize the pager in a way that ...
  • URL Filtering in Built-in Content Widgets

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    The built-in content modules in Sitefinity are the backbone of many projects. That’s why we’ve included a lot of functionality in them that you can use out of the box. Examples of this are paging and filtering on public pages. In some tricky scenarios, those features might not behave like ...
  • Using Sitefinity's Selectors in Custom Field Controls - Part 1 - Page Selector Field

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    This blog post is the first part of a series that will describe how to use the various Sitefinity selectors in your own custom field controls. Selectors are very useful when you need to pick an existing item from your project - page, user, role, image, etc. The first part ...
  • Client side multipage forms

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    Telerik Sitefinity CMS comes with a Forms module featuring different widgets like checkboxes, multiple choices and so on. The widgets support validation, customization of titles and messages. This allows for the easy creation of surveys and questionnaires. There are cases when large surveys or questionnaires are not usable to set ...
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