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Visual Studio Extensions for Umbraco

Hello all, I haven’t blogged for a little while, as I have been busy with my new pet project uHangout. If you haven’t checked it out yet I highly recommend you do, as it s a weekly Google Hangout that I record and publish on YouTube with guests from the Umbraco community demoing implementations, snippets, […]

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Restrict Umbraco Media Filesize with JS

Hello all, This is a very quick & brief blog post for a quick code snippet. I had a requirement today to at The CogWorks restrict file size upload for media items in Umbraco and to display a friendly error message. For this to work easily, I created a .NET usercontrol with the following in: […]

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Umbraco Community Google Hangouts

Hello all, I had a brilliant idea on the train ride into work this morning. Why don’t we do a Google Hangout where members of the Umbraco community can join and show of their website implementations, packages or general code snippets and advice. So I thought let’s just make it happen rather than just sit […]

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Tea Commerce – Certified Developer

Well I have just got back into The Cogworks office after having two days out to do some training in one of the most popular E-Commerce packages, Tea Commerce for Umbraco which is from the fantastic Danish developers Anders Burla Johansen & Rune Grønkjær over at Tea Solutions. First of all I have to say […]

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The wonderful assistant

Today I helped out ex colleague and good friend Per Ploug with his first LIVE Google Hangout broadcast to YouTube to help direct some questions and interject with some questions of my own. So if you missed Per giving a fantastic demo & introduction on how to build a Markdown Property Editor for Umbraco Belle, […]

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How I built my first property editor for Umbraco Belle

After recently building my first AngularJS project, Diagnostics for Umbraco so I can learn the framework as Umbraco Belle is built with Angular. So my next step was to learn how to build an Umbraco property editor for Belle, before me and my colleagues at The CogWorks along with lead Belle developer Per Ploug to […]

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Diagnostics for Umbraco

Well after a short weeks holiday I have come back and released a new must have package for any Umbraco 6.1 site or newer. This handy little package is called Diagnostics and it does exactly what it says on the tin. It shows you diagnostical information about your Umbraco install. Features This package was a […]

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The new way to do a 404 Umbraco Handler

Hello all, As you may or may not be aware I have been building a new Umbraco starter kit called CWS Start. In this package I wanted to have a 404 page setup for the site. Currently the way to setup a 404 page is to put a node ID in the umbracosettings.config file. My […]

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How I added a Custom Umbraco Member Type for CWS Reboot programmatically

Hello all,I am currently in the progress of rebuilding and rebooting the CWS Starter Kit project for Umbraco built in MVC on Umbraco 6. For this it will contain a members area and there is no way currently to package up member types and its custom properties. So read on how to find out how […]

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Don’t make the same mistake as I did when creating a custom Umbraco macro parameter type

In this blog post I will share with you some advice and a code example of a custom Umbraco macro parameter I built for a client Umbraco package. This needed to be able to exclude document types, but the list shown to them needed to be filtered to begin with. By hiding document types that […]