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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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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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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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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 […]

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Umbraco MVC: What on earth is a surface controller?

Continuing the Umbraco MVC blog post series we will look at Surface controllers in this post and find out what the heck they are why they are so important when building Umbraco MVC websites. Read on to find out how to implement your very own surface controllers.