The Site Stager component shipped with MCMS only allows staging of a ASP based MCMS site – not of an ASP.NET based site. Although it often would not make sense to get a static snapshot of a dynamic MCMS website, there can be reasons that require to get a static snapshot – e.g. if MCMS […]
Chester has again posted some “tricks” on his blog about how to enhance MCMS using unsupported methods.And again I have to say: Don’t use such methods – your system will become unsupported! I really don’t like the role of being the bad guy that always says don’t do this – unsupported and so on. But it […]
Ever had a need to export resources from a resource gallery using script? Then you will have seen that MCMS does not provide this feature out of the box. A workaround for this problem can be found here.
As already mentioned two days ago every good website should have an option to search the content of the site. Although MCMS does not ship it’s own search engine you can easily integrated 3rd party search engines with MCMS. Especially to integrate with the Search engine from SharePoint Portal Server Microsoft ships controls with Connector […]
Since yesterday a new support policy for Microsoft Virtual Server is available. This policy now outlines that most Window Server software (except the ones from this list) is now supported in a Microsoft Virtual Server environment. Unfortunatelly Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server is on the list of NOT supported software… Just to add, here is an […]
Authoring connector as being shipped in the package allows to publish content from a Word document but it in a not very flexible manner: you can choose to publish a selected part of the document or the whole document to an (Office)HtmlPlaceholder object or you can publish the whole document as attachment. But what if […]
Short note: the list of whitepapers and other resourses has been updated today.
[via Business Web Software] InfoPath is a component of Microsoft Office that enables users to design and fill out electronic forms using the InfoPath client. InfoPath integrates with the other components of the Microsoft Office System and allows users to collect, process and share data within the Office environment. With the introduction of the InfoPath […]
Every good website should have an option to search the content of the site. Although MCMS does not ship it’s own search engine you can easily integrated 3rd party search engines with MCMS. If you go and simply add the MCMS website as content source to a search engine you will experience a couple of […]
In some companies users are not allowed to download and execute ActiveX controls from a web server. As the HtmlPlaceholderControl edit component consists of an ActiveX control this can cause significant problems as special permissions would have to be given to these users to let them work against MCMS. An alternative to this would be […]
Did you ever have the problem that you needed to quickly update a MCMS template definition on a production server or on a staging server where Visual Studio .NET was not installed? Or are you creating ASP based sites using MCMS 2002 and don’t like the idea to have a need to install VS.NET just […]
An often requested feature for MCMS is to have the ability to use a custom autheticaton provider like Passport, AD/AM, LDAP or just a table in a SQL database. Although MCMS requires to have NT/AD accounts to be used for authorization it is indeed possible to use any 3rd party authentication provider you like for […]