Blog entries tagged with EPiServer

  • RssReaderBlock in MVC

    The customer found this RssReaderBlock, and wanted me to include this in the project. Upon closer inspection of the content, I found that it would be better to rewrite this into MVC format. In case anyone else needs this, here is the MVC files:

  • Solving a Duplicate Error in DDS

    This is just a quick note on how to solve a problem in Dynamic Data Store (DDS). It doesn’t really matter how the situation occurred, but suddenly a store in DDS failed because of a duplicate entry. The offending entry was found easily enough (the...

  • ContentReference.StartPage == ContentReference.EmptyReference

    While setting up a new environment for my project, the code mysteriously crashed. AFter some debugging, I found that ContentReference.StartPage was empty (i.e. == ContentReference.EmptyReference). I first thought that I had forgot to set up the ne...

  • Installing EPiServer Community on an Existing EPiServer Site

    The Problem The EPiServer Community cannot simply be installed via NuGet (yes – I’ve tried that too), you need to install it using Deployment Center. However, when you try this, you’ll get the following error message (unless you have a really old...

  • 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 ...

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Anders G. Nordby


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