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!
Category: Web Development
I recently wasted several hours (not to mention fried brain cells) trying to figure out why a website was returning 404 errors for all the WebResource.axd requests.
The Sitefinity classification widgets allow you display a list of taxonomy items (Categories, Tags, etc.)from your various content items. By default this control collects and renders all used taxonomy items, regardless of type.
When binding in ASP.NET with the XmlDataSource, you can easily use Eval(“”) to bind to the node properties. However, I couldn’t for the life of me figure out how to bind the actual node inner value.
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. The final step in migrating this site from Sitefinity 3 was to restore the Disqus comments on my […]
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 also mentioned in the previous post that although your original Urls for existing pages and content items are preserved, any new published blog posts will fallback to the default format. This also happens to any existing content that you republish.
By default, the Sitefinity Migration tool imports content items and pages with their original urls fully intact. That means all your old urls and SEO remain intact, including the original .aspx extensions from the old website. Instead of trying to find a way to force Sitefinity to use my old url format, I decided it […]
In addition to upgrading the underlying platform running this site, I thought I was about due for a design change as well.
Now that I’ve fixed my issues with Windows Live Writer and Sitefinity, I can finally take some time to talk about the migration process itself, and hope that it will be helpful to anyone else going through the same process.