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  • Dynamic Content Detail Widget Templates in Sitefinity

    Jun 20, 2017
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    Getting to Dynamic Content Data in Custom Code Behind In a previous post, I went over how you can easily create a custom code-behind C# class for any Widget Template in Sitefinity. Give that post a quick once-over, as this post builds upon that one. For built-in Sitefinity content items, accessing the data is pretty straightforward (see the previously-linked post): You grab the container, iterate over the items (even in the case of a single detail item), and then work with the data to make customizations to the page. For Dynamic Content Detail Widget templates, however, things work differently. You…
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  • On Sitefinity Custom Widget Caching

    Jun 20, 2017
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    Sitefinity is Caching too Hard! If you’ve done software development for any length of time, you’ve likely run into a caching issue. Caching is difficult to get right, but it is so beneficial that we work with it in nearly everything we do. In the case of Sitefinity, it performs caching all over the place. As a result, many aspects of the Sitefinity experience are greatly improved. If you disabled caching for a Sitefinity site altogether, the site would slow down immensely. Sitefinity, by its nature of being a Content Management System, stores the bulk of its content in the…
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  • Disable Content Filters in Sitefinity

    Jun 20, 2017
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    My HTML is Changing! Sitefinity gives you a lot of power. One of the many tools at your disposal is the ability to enter HTML in Content Blocks (either inline on a page, or in the Content Block type that can be shared among multiple pages). A common gotcha with new applications, however, is how Sitefinity filters these. Content filters exist out of the box in Sitefinity to presumably do two things: Standardize content entry (i.e. transform all tags to tags) ...
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