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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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Creating dependent MultiNode TreePickers (MNTPs)

Creating dependent MultiNode TreePickers (MNTPs)

In this article we demonstrate how to create two dependent MultiNode TreePickers (MNTPs) - the second one using the first one's selection as its root node - using some pretty XPath.

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Our new free Starter Kit for Umbraco 7.4+

Our new free Starter Kit for Umbraco 7.4+

We are happy to announce our first version of a Starter Kit for Umbraco 7.4 and onwards, based on the Mazel HTML theme. It is actually the same kit we are using on our web site here. This starter kit features a lot of functionality both in the front-end and the back-end and is FREE to use for...

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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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