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Posts on Umbraco development as well as development and business practices
A richer Block List view in the Umbraco back office

A richer Block List view in the Umbraco back office

A general-use, custom block view for the back office that can list the block doctype, number of sub-items, and also images and titles for sub-items.

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Yet another Umbraco vs Wordpress post

Yet another Umbraco vs Wordpress post

But we take the comparison to another level: Intent.

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How we handle SEO and general page properties in the uMazel Starter Kit

How we handle SEO and general page properties in the uMazel Starter Kit

See how we implement and standardize (well, attempt to) SEO and other related page properties in Umbraco, aiming to provide as full control as possible to content editors.

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Hiding unpublished variants from the content tree

Hiding unpublished variants from the content tree

A simple-ish way to have those annoying unpublished variants that you often find in Umbraco ML environments out of your way - temporarily.

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Working with Blocks in the Umazel Starter Kit for Umbraco v8

Working with Blocks in the Umazel Starter Kit for Umbraco v8

A brief overview on how we handle the new Block Elements in the uMazel Starter Kit, including relevant code and explanations of the conventions used.

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The new uMazel Starter Kit for Umbraco 8

The new uMazel Starter Kit for Umbraco 8

A huge update to the previous version, the uMazel Starter Kit 2.0 for Umbraco v8 is here with new functionality and features (some of those experimental but still good), search functionality, a redeveloped blog engine and a new products section. Read all about it.

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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...

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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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