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  • 31 Practical Uses for New Sitefinity 7.0 Features - Part 3

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    The release of Sitefinity 7.0 brought with it a ton of improvements and new functionality. That means awesome new features for your sites! After some feedback from you and a bit of brainstorming on our end, we’ve managed to come up with a pretty impressive list of practical uses for ...
  • 31 Practical Uses for New Sitefinity 7.0 Features - Part 2

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    The release of Sitefinity 7.0 brought with it a ton of improvements and new functionality. That means awesome new features for your sites! After some feedback from you and a bit of brainstorming on our end, we’ve managed to come up with a pretty impressive list of practical uses for ...
  • 31 Practical Uses for New Sitefinity 7.0 Features - Part 1

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    The release of Sitefinity 7.0 brought with it a ton of improvements and new functionality. That means awesome new features for your sites! After some feedback from you and a bit of brainstorming on our end, we’ve managed to come up with a pretty impressive list of practical uses for ...
  • Give Your Visitors What They Want – Relevant Content

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    Organizing your content is great but even if you go through the trouble to meticulously categorize and tag every piece of content on your site, there will still be a section of your audience that just won’t be able to find it. We need another tactic…and that’s where displaying related ...
  • A Look at Telerik Sitefinity Customization - Extending Modules to Fit Your Needs

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    In an upcoming video tutorial that I'm putting together this month, I'll be continuing the theme of extensibility and customization in Telerik Sitefinity. Here's the story The Sitefinity forms module allows users to subscribe to be notified when a visitor submits a response. It's a great feature, but if the ...
  • What’s new in Sitefinity 7.0 – A look at the product roadmap

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    With the upcoming product release of Sitefinity 7.0 getting closer, the roadmap has just recently been made available. Let’s take a quick look at some of the key features and explore the benefits of each. Custom Fields for Pages Developers can now create custom fields for their Sitefinity pages. These ...
  • No CMS Boundaries: Key Elements for True Extensibility Webinar Follow-up

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    Very recently, I presented a webinar on CMS Extensibility. We looked at what made up true extensibility and saw how to handle different extension scenarios in Telerik Sitefinity. That presentation (along with all the demos) was recorded and can be viewed by going to the Webinars on Demand section of ...
  • Working with the Sitefinity Event System

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    Being able to work with Sitefinity events has been around since 5.1 but I've never dug into it until now. After implementing the method to do some customization of a module created with Module Builder, I came away with some knowledge. In this post I'm going to distill what I ...
  • Visual Studio Integration Tip - Control Designers

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    It’s no surprise that people are more likely to use something when it looks nice and is easy to navigate. Sitefinity Thunder makes it simple to transform cryptic and confusing widgets into ones that users will actually enjoy well...using. First, let’s take a quick look at the “cryptic and confusing” ...
  • Quick Tip: “Randomly” Sorting Content in Native Widgets

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    Here’s a quick way to achieve a “random” sort using native Sitefinity widgets. This requires no custom code but is probably a completely “off label” use of the property involved. Moving on… Locate the SortExpression field for the widget you want to modify. Using DynamicContent as an example, click “Edit” ...
  • Import External Data into Sitefinity Custom Modules

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    So, you’ve created a custom module, great! Now what? Well, now it’s time to get some data in there. Sitefinity’s Module Builder generates code samples that you can use to start interacting with custom content types right away. In this post, I’m going to show you how I used those ...
  • Use Your Existing Data to Fuel Your Entire Mobile Strategy

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    So, you've decided to start planning your mobile strategy but don't know where to begin. Should you choose a mobile website, responsive design or go with a mobile app? There's so much information out there, how do you pick? I'm going to show you why, with the right CMS, it ...