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Umbraco V8 – Bye bye ApplicationEventHandler, Hello Umbraco Components!

Hello all, OK I wanted to get the ball rolling on trying to get some bits on Umbraco V8 out into the wild and for the tinkerers, hackers and early adopters to play & experiment. So here is something NEW in Umbraco V8 that you most likely will be using a lot. If you ever […]

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What on earth is Umbraco ServerVariables Parsing?!

Hello all this is another ‘What on Earth‘ blog post detailing a specific feature or functionality of Umbraco that may be hidden away a little & this blog post is here to help describe & detail it.

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Umbraco MVC: Regionalisation of Error Messages

Hello, Bonjour, Hej However you say hello in whatever language, at The CogWorks where I work we built a lot of Umbraco Sites that are multi regional for various large brands. The common problem I have noticed we have is that when building say a simple form such as a contact form the validation & […]

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Umbraco 7 – Creating a generic Settings editor with WebAPI & AngularJS

Hello all, So my adventure for creating a new Umbraco 7 package for viewing Google Analytics information. I have created a generic way to edit settings from an XML file for this new Analytic section inside Umbraco. So if I add any new elements to my XML config file, they will automatically appear in the […]

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Quick Tip: Add a new custom section to Umbraco 7+

Hello all, I have just come across a quick, simple & neat way to add a section to your Umbraco website/application be it for your own use or as a package developer. So rather than talk about it for ages I will just jump straight into it. So what this is doing on an application […]

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Using Umbraco Pipeline for Member Profile URLs

Hello all, I wanted to share with you all a new approach I have learnt after reading up on the Umbraco Pipeline. I originally asked the question over on our.umbraco.org on how best to achieve this and first came up with URL Rewriting to solve my solution, then the thread evolved and I was able […]

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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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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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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 […]