Most of you might have experienced the problem that a posting needs to be rolled back to a previous version – either because the author accidentily modified a wrong one or because the editor decides that the changes are not acceptable and rejects the changes. Although MCMS does provide the revision history browser to view […]
Mei Ying and myself have already blogged about this topic. Chester now added a great summary plus an alternative solution for a remaining problem in SP1a.
[Via Angus and AJ] Ivega has written an interesting article on how to create a placeholder control to show dynamic forms in presentation mode based on selections done by the author. http://spaces.msn.com/members/ivega/Blog/cns!1pEyyJv-EcsW6arRen2mfS7Q!111.entry
There are two different reasons for ugly URL’s on in presentation mode: when using Webauthor and switching to live site when doing a postback in on a form to send data to the server. The following articles discuss different ways to address this: http://blogs.technet.com/stefan_gossner/archive/2004/04/23/118623.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/stefan_gossner/archive/2004/04/29/122527.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/stefan_gossner/archive/2003/12/03/40957.aspx
[Via Milan Negovan] Ever deployed a “debug” ASP.NET into production? Then, you might want to review this excellent article. A recommended reading for everyone building ASP.NET based web sites – including ASP.NET based MCMS sites.
Michael Graham has written a great article about quick troubleshooting for high memory ASP.NET issues: The only point I don’t agree with – in context with MCMS – is about process recylcling. For MCMS it is very bad if the worker process gets recycled as this ensures that the MCMS memory cache gets invalidated and […]
In a previous article I have explained how to use the using construct to create scalable application using the CmsApplicationContext. Today I found a great article from Cyrus with more insights on this nice C# construct: http://blogs.msdn.com/cyrusn/archive/2005/05/10/415956.aspx
Ever thought about adding custom properties to resource galleries or resource gallery items? Then you will have noticed that MCMS does not support this. Andrew Connell a MCMS MVPs has written a nice and very flexible solution for this problem: http://andrewconnell.com/blog/articles/CustomPropertyDbEx.aspx
MCMS makes it easy to create content for a web site. Everyone non-technical person can create articles using web author. And using Image and placeholder controls it is also very simple for them to add images to the page. Everyone familiar with websites knows that only certain image formats are supported for websites: JPEG, GIF, […]
I just found a hint in the MCMS newsgroup about instructions for integrating Coveo Search into a MCMS website. Coveo Search is an interesting product especially for small sites as it is free of charge for up to 5000 items! http://www.coveo.com/support/techcorner/MCMSSearchBoxIntegration.htm
Ever wanted to build a content rating system for your site? There are a number of ways that this can be accomplished. Luke has written great article on how to implement this: http://blogs.msdn.com/luke/articles/96476.aspx
[Via Nick] Metalogix Migration Manager can now integrate seamlessly with RAPID so that customers can port content programmatically from existing sites (MCMS or other) into their new RAPID-based sites.