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Posts on Umbraco development as well as development and business practices
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!"

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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A simple way to hide fields in the Umbraco back end

A simple way to hide fields in the Umbraco back end

A (fairly) simple way to get some not-needed-for-now document properties out of your way by hiding them in the back end without the need to delete them.

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Responsive background images in Umbraco with focal point preservation

Responsive background images in Umbraco with focal point preservation

Responsive background images are always an issue since they're only possible via CSS media queries. The very useful SRCSET attribute can't be used with background images. In this article, we attempt to create an automated way to handle such images in Umbraco in order to increase speed and preserve...

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An SQL script to get all dictionary items for all languages in a single table

An SQL script to get all dictionary items for all languages in a single table

Wouldn't you like to have all dictionary items on a single table that you could paste inside a spreadsheet? Even if you wouldn't, your clients probably would.

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Including lookup node names in Examine index data with the ExamineLookupValues package

Including lookup node names in Examine index data with the ExamineLookupValues package

A package I created some time ago which lets you include node names from MNTP lookups into your Examine index so you can return more accurate search results where needed. Didn't understand a word? Great! :) Just read the article and you'll get the idea.

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