After enabling the “map channel name to host header name” feature in MCMS you quickly will run into the problem that the only way to access your web site from now on will be to use the configured hostname – means the name of the root channel. This can cause serious problems in case you […]
When designing a MCMS website where forms authentication is the option to go to authenticate users it is very common that the login dialog should be included in a posting. This will require that guest account is enabled for the site – otherwise the channel holding the posting that holds the login form could not […]
Ever thought about protecting parts of your MCMS site with SSL?In IIS you can enforce this for virtual directories by setting a flag that this virtual directory is only allowed to be viewed with SSL but how can you achieve this with MCMS? The following article outlines a solution:http://blogs.technet.com/stefan_gossner/archive/2004/04/22/118024.aspx And here is a follow up […]
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 […]