Blog entries tagged with EPiServer

  • EPiServer 7x: Cropping Images from Center

    The customer wanted to automatically crop the images uploaded to the site, and the images should be cropped from the center. What the customer had in mind, was that thethree different sizes of images used throughout the site (with different aspect...

  • EPiServer Find: Filtering on Category

    Background In my current project, have a block that the users can drag into various content areas, and which will list out courses (a content type) based on certain criteria. Now, as the CoursePage is a sort of PageData, the customer has taken...

  • Creating a Custom Property with a Dojo Widget

    Background In my current project, the customer wanted to be able to tag various articles and other page types with categories from their own existing subject category structure. I was originally planning to use the built-in EPiServer categories fo...

  • PowerShell to the Rescue

    Regarding today’s earlier post A Rant about AppData, Paths, and Modules, I’ve hacked together a solution that seems to work… First of all, please note that in our solution, we’ve taken all the various config files and combined them into a single...

  • A Rant about AppData, Paths, and Modules

    Sometimes I wonder how EPiServer test their stuff, and if they ever test deploying it on live production servers, as some things really puzzle me. By default, the AppData folder is located inside the site itself, as can be seen from this line in t...

  • EPiServer Dojo Widget not Firing the onChange() Event

    I’ve been struggling with a Dojo Widget for EPiServer, but no matter what I tried, the onChange event dit not make EPiServer save the new value. I’m not sure how many hours I kept on googling my way through various blog posts and tutorials, until ...

  • Enum Properties with SelectOne and SelectMany

    Inspired by this post, I started to experiment with enum properties. As the mentioned post only supports SelectOne for enums, my main motivation was to also support SelectMany. Currently, this is what I have: First, the EnumSelectFactory: Next, th...

  • EPiServer Find: TermsFacets and Projections

    TermsFacets are pretty nice, and so are projections, but you can easily find yourself in a situation where they seem to not work together. The TermsFacets build facets we can use to provide navigation and filtering for the end user, and the...

  • More on Indexing MetaData with Find

    After figuring out how to index meta data with Find (see previous post: http://andersnordby.wordpress.com/2014/09/17/episerver-find-indexing-metadata-with-pagedata/), I thought more about the situation, and decided that it would probably be best t...

  • EPiServer Find: Indexing MetaData with PageData

    Sometimes, there are additional meta data that should be indexed together with your PageData objects. In my example, I have a separate database containing meta data for the CoursePage page type. So whenever I index or update a course, I would like...

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