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  • Adding Intellisense for RadControls and Sitefinity Controls in .ASCX Files Placed Inside a Class Library Project

    If you are using a separate class library project to build your Sitefinity modules you are probably wondering how to enable intellisense for all of the RadControls and Sitefinity controls in your .ascx files that are placed inside that class library as embedded resources. Here I will provide some simple ...
  • Should Sitefinity 6.0’s Mobile Capabilities Make Development Firms Nervous?

    Like me, you probably live and breathe technology in both your personal and private life. The fast pace of change is a source of exhilaration, but at times requires certain adjustments, especially when new technologies change the way we do business.  Such is the case with Sitefinity by Telerik, which ...
  • Setting a Default Filter for Library Items in Sitefinity CMS

    In Documents & Files/Images/Videos sections in Sitefinity CMS when a library is selected you have the ability to filter its item by clicking Filter.. link available in the sidebar section of the backend view. At the moment when a user clicks the filter link he/she will be redirected to a ...
  • Post-Webinar Post: Sitefinity's Mobile App Builder

    This post comes to complete my webinar from May 30th, "Sitefinity's Mobile App Builder". To learn more about the Sitefinity Mobile App Builder visit this page.  Shared Links Here are the relevant links which were shared in the webinar: Sitefinity Box App (Apple iTunes store) Sitefinity Box ...
  • How to Create a MultiPage Field Control in Sitefinity

    Most of you have already used Sitefinity's out-of-the-box PageField control, allowing you to select pages from the SiteMap in content modules. In this blog post I'm going to show you how to create your own custom MultiPage field control, that can be used to select multiple pages in Sitefinity CMS. I'm ...
  • Extending the Fluent API

    Using Sitefinity’s Fluent API is a great way to write readable code while extending the capabilities of a project, and developers can extend the Fluent API as well. What is the Fluent API? Sitefinity includes several APIs. Along with the Fluent API, it includes an imperative API and a REST ...
  • Working with Related Dynamic Content Items in Sitefinity

    This blog post can serve as a successor of the one Rado wrote a year ago on the same subject. However, there have been many improvements in the Module Builder and Sitefinity Thunder since then that will allow us to accomplish the task much easier. I hope it can be ...
  • Single Sign On Between Sitefinity and 3rd Party Applications: Part 1 - The Basics

    A very common task in web development and architecture is setting up Single Sign On. Often times we have to configure a setup between different applications using different protocols and frameworks to make sure that our users have to log in only once. In the most common case the architecture ...
  • Sitefinity for the Great CMS Challenge

    Are you a Sitefinity expert looking for a fun project? Are you new to Sitefinity looking for a learning experience before embarking on a large solution? Perhaps you simply like a coding challenge. Metric Marketing wants to determine the best CMS, and they’re doing it with The Great CMS Challenge ...
  • Hello Sitefinity

    May 9 was an exciting day. I was celebrating my birthday, I was flying to the Telerik North American headquarters in Boston, and I officially joined the Sitefinity team! Since this is my first post for the Sitefinity Developer Network, I felt it proper to introduce myself. My name is ...
  • Selecting a WCM? Business Requirements Don’t Matter

    When selecting a web content management system, do business requirements really matter?  Business requirements are very fickle and change all too frequently. So to some extent, what really matters more is extensibility. All too often, nontechnical users simply do not understand the dynamics of selecting the right tools and platforms ...
  • Synchronizing Sitefinity Data with the Cloud

    With the release of Sitefinity 6.0 we introduced the ability to setup a hybrid cloud solution deployment through the new cloud services connector available in all Sitefinity editions that provides two-way data synchronization. This blog post provides an overview about pricing and how to setup a connection to the cloud services....
  • How to Create a Categories Control That Lists Sub-categories in Sitefinity CMS

    In this blog post I'm going to show you how to create a Sub-categories control in Sitefinity CMS. Recently, many of you requested the ability to specify a root category in the Categories control, so that only child categories of the root category would appear on the front-end. Here's one ...
  • Integrating Sitefinity CMS and SalesForce CRM

    You have your Sitefinity CMS, you have your CRM and now you want these two to interact. It is : Doable, as Sitefinity CMS, being an ASP.NET web application, allows you to easily add any functionality; Easy, as the API of the CMS, in conjunction with the variety of ...
  • Sitefinity 6.0 Ecommerce Highlights

    Sitefinity 6.0 Ecommerce has many new architectural improvements that aligns nicely with Sitefinity DNA. Sitefinity Ecommerce now has support for Multisite, Product Lifecycle, Product Workflow, Site Sync, Top Selling report and many improvements to the usability of Sitefinity Ecommerce. To go along with these new features we made some improvements ...
  • Time to Embrace Mobile

    As businesses try to hone their mobile strategy, many become dazed by the possibilities: Mobile websites? Mobile Apps? Responsive Web Design? Which to choose and when? Focus on one, or use a combination? Thus illustrates the quagmire of mobile, leading many to survey the landscape and do nothing. This inaction ...
  • Custom URL Formats for Sitefinity Hierarchical Dynamic Modules

    The following blog post is based on Slavo Ingilizov's blog post connected to custom URL formats for Sitefinity Content Modules. All hierarchical dynamic items in the Sitefinity CMS have URLs that are generated automatically from a given format. The default format includes the parent module item's name in the URL ...
  • Adding File Upload Functionality to the Jobs Module Sample from the Sitefinity SDK

    This blog post provides a sample which extends the Jobs module sample in the Sitefinity SDK so as to allow upload of files to the job application and to display a link to the uploaded files in the list of submitted applications. Here is the sample code with the below ...
  • How to Open Sitefinity News Details in a LightBox

    You're already familiar with the lightbox mode of the Sitefinity CMS video and image galleries. This blog post is going to show you how to show the details page of content items in lightbox, as well. We'll start with modifying one of the existing or creating a new news template. ...
  • Creating Responsive Sitefinity Navigation

    Web analysts and experts have already overloaded us with statistics showing that worldwide by 2014, mobile devices will dominate over desktops and laptops in terms of usage for accessing websites. That pushes web administrators worldwide to create their mobile strategy and make their websites partially or fully mobile friendly. Sitefinity ...