Stefan Goßner

As mentioned by Arpan there are no plans to support ASP.NET Web Parts with MCMS with SP2. Anyway, today I took some minutes to play around with the web parts using my ASP.NET 2.0 site (see here for details on how to setup such a site) and at least for a read-only website I did […]

I played around with master pages on my ASP.NET 2.0 MCMS web site (see here for details on how to setup such a site). My findings are that on a read-only website MCMS Placeholder controls work fine as well on the master page and on the content page. That’s what I assumed when I wrote […]

Even without MCMS SP2 being available you can already evaluate ASP.NET 2.0 with MCMS! You cannot use it on a read-write website as webauthor does not yet work with ASP.NET 2.0 but you can configure a website that is configured with ASP.NET 2.0 as MCMS read-only website. I just tried this and found that all out-of-the-box […]

[This article has been replaced with a new improved version.] As outlined in the article I posted yesterday ASP.NET 2.0 provides new concepts to implement site navigation based on new server controls and the Site Map Provider concept. The controls and the provider work together and allow the implementation of a very flexible and scalable […]

Now – after support for ASP.NET 2.0 with MCMS 2002 Service Pack 2 – has officially been announced lets have a short look on the new features coming with ASP.NET 2.0 and how they might give benefits to a MCMS site. Master Pages One of the key selling points for ASP.NET 2.0 is the new […]

Just in case someone is wondering why questions in the newsgroup are not answered by me next week: I’m enjoying a one week vacation with my girlfriend Michaela in Cervia (Italy).

[Via Mark Harrison] Microsoft has introduced tabbed browsing to its existing Internet Explorer 6 browser … the facility comes with the new MSN Search Toolbar made available this week. To download the toolbar look here: Help on how to use the new feature:

Chester needs to get the credits for the findings in the following blog as he pointed me to this specific behaviour! MCMS does not have a documented method to identify if the current user is a MCMS administrator or not. But there is a very easy way around this if you are using the CmsHttpContext! […]

[Via Arpan Shah] At TechEd Orlando Skelta, announced that they are providing a lite version of their workflow product with seamless integration with MCMS. You will be able to run 25 concurrent workflow processes at any given time – which should be sufficient for most web content management implementations. ETA is planned for end of […]