MCMS Tip of the day

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 […]

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

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 ships with a single sample site: Woodgrove. But neither MCMS nor the Connector contains a ready to use sample site for the SharePoint Connector stuff. But on GotDotNet there is actually a demo site for Microsoft Content Management Server, with or without the Connector for SharePoint Technologies. It includes the following: Basic CMS authoring, editing, […]

Ever had the problem that you needed to do housekeeping on your MCMS database? Lots of space is often used by resources in resource galleries. So a good idea is to ensure that only used resource gallery items keep stored in the database. MCMS does not provide a public API to identify which resources are […]

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 […]