Blog

Posts on Umbraco development as well as development and business practices
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Hiding unpublished variants from the content tree

Hiding unpublished variants from the content tree

A simple-ish way to have those annoying unpublished variants that you often find in Umbraco ML environments out of your way - temporarily.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

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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