With all the new features in the latest 5.2 release of Sitefinity, it’s easy to almost miss Sitefinity Lightning. And after finally taking the time to play with it today, you surely do not want to miss it! This little gem is a brand new content authoring application built by Sitefinity, for Sitefinity. It requires […]
Category: Helpful Tools
The Sitefinity SystemManager is a helper class that simplifies working within the Sitefinity system. Although it supports several advanced operations (such as loading configuration settings, registering web services, etc.) one of it’s most helpful features is the ability to report the current environment in which your code is executing. This is done through several helpful […]
Today’s quick post just serves as a bookmark for a few helpful tools that I’ve used in the past to troubleshoot and debug GET and POST requests. Turns out I needed to use one again and I couldn’t remember what it was called or where to find it!
The ViewMap is a Sitefinity setting that globally maps Sitefinity control types to specific custom templates. You can use this go override the default templates for virtually any Sitefinity control. In this video I’ll demonstrate how the Viewmap, along with a little help from Telerik’s free JustDecompile utility, allow you to remove the Social Links […]
So finally, after many years of searching (this is a problem I’ve been trying to solve long before WP7), I finally discovered Wunderlist. Rarely does one find a solution so complete, so closely matched to their needs that when it happens, you just have to sit back and enjoy it.
This post is part of a series exploring my migration from Sitefinity 3 to 4.4. Some of this information may become obsolete as newer versions are released. Always watch the official Sitefinity website for the latest info. As part of the migration of my website from Sitefinity 3, I updated both the Url format for […]
I was doing some coding today when I discovered something very slick about Telerik’s JustCode tool I just had to share. I needed to add a property to a class, and my coding style puts private properties and their public accessors in separate #regions. I added the private member to the “Private Properties” region, and […]
As part of the process of preparing the Sitefinity Toolkit 1.1 update for release later this weekend, I needed to upgrade my sites to the latest Sitefinity SP3 update. For those of you who’ve done this, you know it’s MOSTLY a simple process, but can get tricky when copying the /Sitefinity folder files, because, like […]