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Posts on Umbraco development as well as development and business practices
IntelliSense for document properties in Visual Studio when not using Models Builder

IntelliSense for document properties in Visual Studio when not using Models Builder

We created a quick-and-dirty solution for when you don't want to (or can't) use the new Umbraco strongly-typed models (Models Builder) but you still need IntelliSense for your property names.

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NodeRestrict - Stop users from adding more nodes than needed

NodeRestrict - Stop users from adding more nodes than needed

Imagine this: You've got a setup where a specific node has to have a maximum of, let's say, 4 children. It can be a slider, a pricing section, a set of counters, whatever, but let's suppose it's not designed to work with more than this number of items. What do you do?

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AutoNode - a way to automatically create nodes in the Umbraco back end

AutoNode - a way to automatically create nodes in the Umbraco back end

A plugin we created that automatically adds predefined child nodes when a node is published.

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VirtualNodes - Ninja nodes that are excluded from Umbraco generated URLs

VirtualNodes - Ninja nodes that are excluded from Umbraco generated URLs

In this very blog, all posts are grouped under a node called "Posts". That's good, but "/blog/posts/a-blog-post" doesn't look as good as "/blog/a-blog-post". That's right, if only there was a way the "/posts/" part could be omitted.

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