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  1. Vassil
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    20 Sep 2013
    21 Jul 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    Latest blogposts:

    Blog post:Infinite scroll widget for Sitefinity supporting sorting and searching
    This blogpost explains how to implement infinity scroll listview widget which supports also sorting and searching.

    Latest Knowledge base articles:

    KB:Sitefinity Image service does not return images
    This article explains how to perform an image service call to retrieve the images in a specific library.

    New documentation articles:

    Documentation article:Infrastructure >> Audit Trail API
    Provides samples how to use  newly introduced Audit Trail module trough code

    Documentation article:Dynamic module manager
    This article provides samples for managing child items for specific type. It contains the following helper articles (with API examples):


    Documentation article
    :Audit module events
    This article explains in details the workflow of processing Audit module events.

    Updated documentation articles:

  2. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    28 Jul 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    Latest blogposts:

    Blog post:How the new Sitefinity XML Sitemap Generator can improve your SEO
    Provides information about newly introduced Sitemap Generator module - how it works and what are the benefits using it.

    Blog post:Customizing Sitefinity’s dialogs
    This blogpost is an answer to commonly asked question about customizing any Sitefinity’s dialog and offers a sample how to extend CustomSortingDialog for Events module.

    Latest Knowledge base articles:

    KB:Unable to install Sitefinity 7.1 version using the Sitefinity installer
    This knowledge base article provides a solution to a common installation issue using SItefinity Installer on  a non compatible OS.

    New documentation articles:

    Documentation article:API changes in Sitefinity 7.1
    Includes all API changes made since Sitefinity 7.0 

    Documentation article:Database changes between 7.0 and 7.1
    Includes all database changes made since Sitefinity 7.0 

    Documentation article:Handle Recycle bin data events
    Provides a valuable information for events firing when an item is recycled.

    Documentation article:Scheduled permanent deletion of items in the Recycle bin
    Contains a sample code how to schedule a deletion of recycle bin content

    Documentation article:Modify Recycle bin items
    This section describes how you can manipulate recycled items trough code.

    Documentation article:Content types supported by Recycle bin for recycling and restoration
    This section provides information about supported content types available for moving in or out of Recycle bin

    Documentation article:Tutorial: Create Travelling Agency site
    This article contains a step-by-step tutorial how to create up and running Traveling Agency site. It also includes the following helper articles:

    And finally, here is a list of all updated articles:

  3. Vassil
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    20 Sep 2013
    11 Aug 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:


    Latest blogposts:

    Blog post:Dynamic content in navigation
    This post describes how you can display dynamic content in custom navigation control.

    Blog post:EventHub - capturing global (aplication-wide, non type-dependent) events using IDataEvent
    This post describes how you can attach to an event  when Creating/Updating/Deleting any content item and execute some custom logic.

    Blog post:Change the date portion of the Date/Owner column in Sitefintiy backend list of Pages to LastModified
    This article provides a way to modify backend list view to show different data (e.g. change DateCreated  to LastModified) with minimum development effort.


    Latest Knowledge base articles:

    KB:Custom FormsControl JavaScript error in Sitefinity 7.1
    This article provides a solution of common problem when a custom form widget is used and after upgrade "Uncaught ReferenceError" in the browser console is thrown.

    KB:How to fix the issues related to using Related Data fields in Sitefinity Multisite
    This article explains how to overcome a bug reported (Dynamic Modules: Issue with Related Data in Multisite environment) when a RelatedData field is used for dynamic modules.


    New documentation articles:

    Documentation article:Styling guidelines
    This helper articles provides styling information about "Tutorial: Create Travelling Agency site"

    Documentation article:Create a search index that applies to group of pages
    This article explains how to extend the default search functionality in Sitefinity and implement a custom InboundPipe to search in child pages of specific group page.

    Documentation article:Extend Inline editing
    Provides information about how to extend default inline editing toolbar to include a custom tool.

    Documentation article:Filter dynamic content items
    This article explains how you can apply filtering on hierarchy of dynamic types.

    Documentation article:Display manually reordered media files in the backend
    This article provides information how to apply custom ordering in Sitefinity backend for media files.

    Documentation article:Authentication sign out API
    This article offers an easy approach how to sign out a user using REST service.

    And finally, here is a list of all updated articles:

  4. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    18 Aug 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    Latest blogposts:

    Blog post:Adding custom dialogs to Sitefinity ContentBlock. Any content link selector for ContentBlock
    This blogpost demonstrates how to implement a custom Content Block tool, which could open new dialog with additional setting.

    Blog post:Implement custom "System is restarting..." message in Sitefinity
    Demonstrates an easy way to change the default "System is restarting..." message with a custom one. 

    Latest Knowledge base articles:

    KB:How to fix incorrectly resolved on the frontend multilingual links to the non-default culture on the frontend in Sitefinity Ecommerce products
    This KB addresses cases which have experienced the following bug, where inserting links for cultures other than the default in Ecommerce Long Text Fields is causing them to be resolved incorrectly on the frontend.

    KB:Return Code 0 error when editing dynamic items after upgrade to 7.1
    This article addresses a case when after upgrading to Sitefinity 7.1, users are unable to edit child items in hierarchicaldynamic modules. When an item is opened for edit, they user is presented with the Return Code 0 popup.

    New documentation articles:

    Documentation article:Localization
    Provides information how to localize your site using Sitefinity API.

    Helper  article:Localize pages
    Provides information how to localize page using Sitefinity API.

    Helper  article:Localize content items
    Provides information how to localize content items using Sitefinity API.

    Helper article:Localize dynamic content items
    Provides information how to localize dynamic content items using Sitefinity API.

    Helper article:Create a localized department
    Provides information how to localize Ecommerce department using Sitefinity API.

    Helper article:Add a translation to a localized department
    Provides information how to add a translation to a localized Ecommerce department using Sitefinity API.

    Helper article:Query, modify, and delete a localized department
    Provides information how to query, modify, and delete a localized Ecommerce department using Sitefinity API.

    And finally, here is a list of all updated articles:

  5. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    25 Aug 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    Latest blogposts:

    Blog post:Create search indexes that apply to different groups of pages

    This blog post describes how you can extend the default page inbound pipe in Sitefinity in order to be able to create search indexes that apply to different groups of pages.

    Blog post:Sitefinity Thunder - why you need it, how to install and set it up

    This post, summarizes some of the most important features Sitefinity Thunder holds, taking you through the installation process and explains which features of Thunder you might use in different cases.

    Blog post:Extend Sitefinity security. Add a custom claim

    In this blog post you will see how the default simple web token service handler could be overridden by adding a custom claim. Then the claim will be validated by a custom token handler.

    Blog post:Extend the Archive widget to use Dynamic Items

    In this article is shown the way how to extend the Archive widget in order to show the Dynamic Items. The currently supported Items and setting up of the Build-in widget is described in that documentation article.

    New documentation articles:

    Documentation article:Change URL format for built-in modules with single content type

    This article explains how to configure the URL format for built-in modules that have single content type. For example, News or Events.

    Documentation article:Change the URL format of hierarchical dynamic modules

    The article contains two samples you can use to change the URL format of dynamic content items.

    Documentation article:Change URL format for modules with multiple content types

    This article contains a procedure to configure the URL format for modules that have more than one content type. For example, Blogs module that has Bogs and Blog posts content types.

    And finally, here is a list of all updated articles:

  6. Vassil
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    20 Sep 2013
    01 Sep 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    Latest blogposts:

    Blog post:Extend Sitefinity security. Add a custom claim

    In the blog post is shown how the SitefinitySiteMap and navigation could be extended to show nodes depending on custom criteria - specific user roles, page's view permissions role and other.

    Blog post:Extend the Archive widget to use Dynamic Items

    In this article is shown the way to extend the Archive widget in order to show Dynamic items. The currently supported items and setting up of the Build-in widget is described here.

    New documentation articles:

    Documentation article:Query localized items

    This article contains an API sample how to query all dynamic items that have a localized field with a value that applies to a specific culture.

    Documentation article:Retrieve image URL

    This article contains two API samples how to programmatically retrieve the media URL or the thumbnail URL of an image using the image ID.

    Documentation article:Retrieve page URL

    This article contains information how to programmatically retrieve the URL of a specific page.

    And finally, here is a list of all updated articles:

  7. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    01 Sep 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    Latest blogposts:

    Blog post:Extend the Archive widget to use Dynamic Items

    In the blog post is shown how the SitefinitySiteMap and navigation could be extended to show nodes depending on custom criteria - specific user roles, page's view permissions role and other.

    Blog post:Extend Sitefinity security. Add a custom claim

    In this article is shown a way to extend the Archive widget in order to show dynamic items. The currently supported items and setting up of the build-in widget is described here.

    New documentation articles:

    Documentation article:Query localized items

    In this article you can find information about query items that have a localized field in multiple cultures.

    Documentation article:Retrieve image URL

    Here you find find two API samples how you can programmatically retrieve the media URL or the thumbnail URL of an image using the image ID.

    Documentation article:Retrieve page URL

    Here you can find two samples about programmatically retrieving URL of a specific page.

  8. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    08 Sep 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    New documentation articles:

    Documentation article:Create a localized page

    This article contains a sample how to create a localized page trough code.

    Documentation article:Add a translation to a localized page

    This article contains a samples how to add a translation for other languages to a page.

    Documentation article:Resolve dynamic links

    Sitefinity enables you to automatically update the references you make from your content item to other content - media or pages - thus avoiding the need to update links manually every time referenced content is modified.

    Documentation article:Insert a tooltip in the navigation

    This article demonstrates how to insert a tooltip in the navigation

    Documentation article:Sitefinity version compatibility with RadControls and OpenAccess versions

    This article contains a list of all Sitefinity release since Sitefinity 4.0, showing the RadControls and OpenAccess version each uses.

    And finally, here is a list of all updated articles:

    Include pages in the sitemap
    What's new
    Built-in content modules
    Localize pages
    Localize products
    Migrate a single site to a multisite instance
    Creating a template using Master pages
    Personalization of the website content
    Prerequisites and restrictions
    Blog posts widget
    Automatic generation of Meta keywords, Meta description, and Meta title tags
    Settings
    How to create a CoverFlow control - Hosting the Silverlight application in the custom control
    How to create a Book widget - Querying the images from an album
    How to create a NewsRotator control - Creating an empty custom control
    How to create a Book widget - Using RadBook for Silverlight
    Creating pages
    How to create a date picker control - Defining the date picker control
    How to create a date picker control - Implementing the features of the control
    How to create a CoverFlow control - Creating a custom control
    Duplicate pages
    How to create a CoverFlow control - Using RadCoverFlow for Silverlight
    How to create a Book widget - Registering and using the control
    Getting the value of a custom field
    Creating Page Templates
    Filter products widget
    Product list widget
    Example: Retrieve and create child items
    Filtering and sorting products
    Deploying Sitefinity projects to Windows Azure
    System requirements
    Querying users
    Styling and customizing the Navigation widget
    Twitter
    Search indexes
    Configure caching

  9. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    15 Sep 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    New blog posts:

    Blog post:Comment Notification Based on ApprovalStatus

    The article depicts how all comments send their notifications while the comment is waiting to be approved.

    Blog post:Removing product tax based on user role

    A sample that removes tags for customers in an eligible role.

    New documentation articles:

    Documentation article:Revision history

    This section demonstrates how to work programmatically with the revision history of the built-in content modules and pages.

    Helper article:Manage the revision history of content items

    This article contains several samples how to manage revision history of content items using the API.

    Helper article:Manage the revision history of pages

    This article contains two samples how to manage revision history of pages using the API.

    And finally, here is a list of all updated articles:
  10. Vassil
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    29 posts
    Registered:
    20 Sep 2013
    23 Sep 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    New blog posts:

    Extending Sitefinity SiteMap and navigation. Simple MVC navigation 

    In the blog post is shown how the SitefinitySiteMap provider and navigation could be extended to show nodes  depending on custom criteria - specific user roles, page's view permissions role and specific user.

    Minification of layout_transofrmation.css

    In this blog post is explained how to minify layout_transformation.css as a result significantly decrease the file size and therefore the page load time.

     

  11. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    29 Sep 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    And finally, here is a list of all updated articles:

  12. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    07 Oct 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    New blog posts:

    Customize Related Image thumbnail size

    In this article is demonstrated how to manage various static and dynamic thumbnail sizes when display the related images of Dynamic Module content type.

    Resolve any item Related Data with a single widget

    In this blog post is shown how you to create a generic related data control that will resolve a related data fields items and display them on the front-end.

    Modify Ecommerce Discounts - add or remove using specific criteria

    In this blog post is explained how to modify the ecommerce discounts applied based on a custom criteria.

    New articles:

    and finally the updated articles:

  13. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    13 Oct 2014
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     Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    New blog post:

    Extend the Sitefinity back-end forms grid and include an action to display subscribers

    The blog post describes how to add a new Action command under the Forms Actions menu which on click will display the emails of the forms subscribers.

    New KB article:

    Create Product: "Value cannot be null" exception when the project is included into an empty solution in Visual Studio 2013

    This KB addresses a bug in Visual Studio 2013 reported by Microsoft, causing Sitefinity eCommerce to malfunction.

  14. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    20 Oct 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    New KB articles:

    How to fix "Cannot serialize parameter of type 'Telerik.Sitefinity.Web.Services.FoldersCollectionContext'"

    This KB addresses cases which have experienced an issue, when creating
    or editing content items using AlbumService in Sitefinity 7.2.5300 -
    7.2.5310.

    New articles:

    Updated articles:

     

  15. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    27 Oct 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    New blog posts:

    Custom Subscribe Widget

    This blog post will show how to customize the default subscribe widget such that front end users have the ability to select the mailing list they wish to subscribe to.

    Progress Software Announces Agreement of Intent to Acquire Telerik

    You may have seen some exciting news in the media recently – Telerik has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Progress Software.

    New KB articles:

    This implementation is not part of the Windows Platform FIPS validated cryptographic algorithms exception

    This KB addresses cases which have experienced an issue, when your Windows environment may be configured to use FIPS encryption that is conflicting with some part of the code in Sitefinity.

    New documentation articles:

     And finally the updated articles:

     

  16. Stefani
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    21 May 2013
    03 Nov 2014 in reply to Vassil
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    Hi everyone,

    Please find the latest Sitefinity resources below:

    Latest blog posts:

    Blog post: Showing the Selected Taxa in Sitefinity Module Items' Backend Grid

    Latest Knowledge base articles:

    KB: Unable to access Forms when the database is deployed on Azure
    This knowledge base article provides a solution for a problem which might be encountered after an upgrade to Sitefinity 7.2 if your database is deployed on Azure and you are trying to access Forms list section or pages where forms control is placed.

  17. Stefani
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    6 posts
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    21 May 2013
    10 Nov 2014
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     Hi everyone,

    Please find the latest Sitefinity resources below:

    Latest blog posts:

    Blog post:Creating a Sitefinity MVC Slider with Parallax Effect

    Latest Knowledge base articles:

    Updated KB articles: Securing a Sitefinity Backend with SSL

    Documentation Articles:

    Updated documentation articles:

    Upload and physical location of the application
    Turn on database storage for configuration files
    Libraries and Storage
    Register the Analytics module

  18. Stefani
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    6 posts
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    21 May 2013
    17 Nov 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Please find the latest Sitefinity resources below:

    Latest blog posts:
    Blog post: Multiple Media selector for Sitefinity Widget designers

    Latest Knowledge base articles:
    KB: Unable to access Pages section in Sitefinity

  19. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    25 Nov 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    New blog posts:

    Blog postPublishing Sitefinity Content to Twitter with Tweetinvi

    This blogpost describes how to implement selective and instant Twitter publishing for items upon their creation.

    New KB articles:

    KBEvents Calendar does not show the correct event time after Fall DST end has applied

    This KB addresses an issue related with Calendar widget not showing correct event date


    KB
    Missing styling of tables inside content block on Firefox

    This KB addresses an issue related with an error message "Object reference not set to an instance of an object", received if you navigate to the Pages section
  20. Stefani
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    6 posts
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    21 May 2013
    02 Dec 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Please find the latest Sitefinity resources below:

    Latest blog posts:

    How to customize the UserProfile widget Edit mode templates using out of the box FieldControls
    The blog post explains in details how one can customize Sitefinity's UserProfile widget template to facilitate user input when the widget is in Edit mode.

    Improve the application start-up and the effects of page templates changes for websites with heavy load
    The blog posts explains how to improve the application start-up and what are the effects of page templates changes for websites with heavy load

    Get template layout controls by css class. Get and Set layout control html markup
    In the blog post you could find useful information how to get the template layout controls by css class and how to get and set layout control html markup.

    Latest Knowledge base articles:

    White spaces in front of inline tags are being deleted in Content block widget

    This KB addresses cases in which when a plain text is added in the Content block's text area which is not wrapped by a paragraph and which have some styles added, the space in front of the bolded words are being deleted.

    Documentation Articles:

    Updated documentation articles:

    Download and run the Samples Workflow project

  21. Vassil
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    29 posts
    Registered:
    20 Sep 2013
    08 Dec 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    Latest blogposts:

    Get template layout controls by css class. Get and Set layout control html markup

    This blogpost shows a way to get a control by css class programatically.

    KBs:

    Products of a specific product type cannot be opened.

    This KB demonstrates how to overcome a problem, related with opening a product from the product grid.

     

  22. Vassil
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    29 posts
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    20 Sep 2013
    16 Dec 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    Below you can find the latest resources for Sitefinity:

    New blogposts:

    How to add predefined values to the backend create view of Dynamic content items

     This article explains how to add predefined values to text fields in dynamic item.

    Extend Content Block Media Upload Logic: Pre-selecting a Default LIbrary

    This blogpost demonstrates how you can extend the default logic of the Image/Video/Document upload of Sitefinity's content blocks.

    New KBs:

    Dynamic content items have ‘Administrators only’ permissions and do not inherit from their type (Sitefinity 7.3 upgrade)

    This KB article addresses an issue if you have upgraded to Sitefinity 7.3 and dynamic content items’ permissions are ‘Administrators only’ when the type itself has set different permissions, and as a result the upgrade has failed.

     

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