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Caching Umbraco nodes for use in multiple places

Caching Umbraco nodes for use in multiple places

Have a lot of "special" nodes on your site that you need to reference every now and then but you don't want the delays associated with traversing the whole document tree to find them? We'll show you a way to make this easier by caching them for easy retrieval. Strongly-typed models are required for this.
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Effectively loading CSS and Javascript with ClientDependency in Umbraco

Effectively loading CSS and Javascript with ClientDependency in Umbraco

My preferred technique to (selectively) bundle and minify JS and CSS files using the ClientDependency library that comes with Umbraco along with the Group and Priority functionality it provides.
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How we work with Umbraco (on premises and remotely)

How we work with Umbraco (on premises and remotely)

In this post you'll get information about how we set up our own development environments to work with Umbraco CMS, both on-premises and remotely, as well as about other tools we use to get the job done.
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How to be "at the office" at any time, from any place

How to be "at the office" at any time, from any place

This post was written at the time most companies (that could) had to allow their employees to work remotely due to the Coronavirus threat, and it is addressed to both employees and small business owners, highlighting various tools and practices to make the most out of working remotely.
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AutoNode for Umbraco 8

AutoNode for Umbraco 8

Our AutoNode back office plugin has been released for Umbraco 8.
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Returning variant (multilingual content) data from a controller in Umbraco 8 with AJAX calls

Returning variant (multilingual content) data from a controller in Umbraco 8 with AJAX calls

How to set up controller actions that are called via Ajax in order to get data in the correct culture in Umbraco v8 versus Umbraco v7 (using IVariationContextAccessor vs passing and setting culture)
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"But it's just a web page!"

"But it's just a web page!"

If your client belongs to the category that loves uttering this phrase, you probably need to educate them. Here's an article that is primarily addressed to the client, not the developer. Show it to your clients in order to have them understand what a completed web site (and not page!) really is.
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A link to rule them all

A link to rule them all

An internal - external - file link property, complete with alt/title and custom attributes, based exclusively on Nested Content, together with a simple API to use its values into your Razor templates.
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