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Random Site Controls for Sitefinity

by Steve
Publication date:
Jul 23, 2012, 04:00 AM


  • Sitefinity 6.x
  • Sitefinity 5.4
  • Sitefinity 5.2 SP1
  • Sitefinity 5.0 SP1
  • Sitefinity 5.0 Hotfix
  • Sitefinity 5.x
  • Sitefinity 5.3
  • Sitefinity 5.2
  • Sitefinity 4.3
  • Sitefinity 5.1
  • Sitefinity 4.4
  • Sitefinity 5.0

Price: $ 0

Collection of random controls to help content authors become more productive with their daily tasks. If you like Random Site Controls for Sitefinity, please make a donation on the publisher's website.


RadButton Navigation Control (renders a telerik RadButton)

Button Navigation Control (renders wrapped hyperlink)

TabStrip vertical layout control





Notes: This add-on is compatible only with Sitefinity versions 5.2.3700.0, 5.1.3210.0, 5.1.3200.0, 5.0.2800.0, 5.0.2500.0, 4.4.2117.0, and 4.3.1885.0.


Please, submit all your feedback on this add-on in the dedicated feedback portal.

Release notes


  • Added ContentLiteral Control.  Think the radeditor in syntax-highlighed html mode...this will just render whatever you want.
  • HttpModule installation instructions added to the notes below
  • TabStrip:
          - Css Transition on by default, improves tab to tab clicking.  Toggleable in your css or in "Advanced"
          - Accepts Querystring selection.  Set the key in options, and give the tabs values.
          - Bug Fixes
  • Extensions
          - GetCategories & GetTags (On the DynamicContent object)
  • ### BREAKING CHANGE ###: Sitefinity now uses Fancybox2, which is a new responsive version...very cool, but you might need validate that it looks the same as it did...and tweak your css accordingly.


- Added placeholder image control + config
- Added a ton of extension methods

5.2.3700.0 * Bug Fixes
  - If you use the default tab option, the default tabs ends up being selected in the designer, and thus hiding all the editing blocks 5.1.3210.0
  • Custom Config section ("SitefinitySteve") added to Administration->Settings->Advanced, gives more control over the control options, and removed web.config changes
  • HttpModule to Remove some HttpHeaders (toggleable in the above new Config Section)
  • Disqus comment system integration. Contains the comment widget itself, plus all 4 aggregator tools.

  • Bug fixes


  • RadButton Navigation Control (renders a telerik RadButton)
  • Button Navigation Control (renders wrapped hyperlink)
  • TabStrip vertical layout control: use the new layout control, and set the tabstrip configurator to render in vertical mode


  • TabStrip: Added Css Class per tab Option


  • Unable to have more than one fancybox on a page
  • Extracted the widget images and css so you can include them in your theme.  Previously they loaded on demand once one control was on the page.


  • Consider perhaps putting the buttons in the Navigation Widget area instead of the "SitefinitySteve" group defined in the included ToolboxsConfig.config
  • Added Skins, Metro, Office2010s, Transparent to the dropdowns
  • Added ability to define the skins in the webconfigs appsettings using key "SitefinitySteveSkin"
     <add key="SitefinitySteveSkin" value="Metro" />
  • Default Skin on the tabstrip is now Metro

  • Inital Release
  • FancyBox
  • TabStrip

Sitefinity CMS validated extension