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The day I hacked Troy Hunt's website to delete my data

I needed to remove my personal details from Troy Hunt's website. This post shows you why and how I did it.

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How to create a simple FAQs page in Umbraco using Archetype in 7 easy steps

Ironically, this question gets asked a lot, so I thought I would show you how simple and easy it is to create an FAQs page in Umbraco using the Archetype package, in 7 easy steps.

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How to protect media items in Umbraco

This post shows you how to protect media in Umbraco. It works on the idea that you can put the media you want to protect in a parent folder, perhaps called 'Protected'. In that you can have your files and folders which are not public. But you can also have pub…

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What is TDD? How to get started with Test Driven Development

This post gives you an introduction into Test Driven Development. It uses a simple, real world example to show you how to get started.

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3 Features of ES7 (and Beyond) That You Should Be Using, Now

JavaScript is anything but a "static" language (pun intended). It seems everything is changing - even the naming of releases has changed, with years marking the language version. But which features you can use now? Or Soon? It isn't always obvious, but there a…

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How to create a custom 404 page handler via a package action in Umbraco

This post shows you how you can use package actions to modify, update, or set configurations for your Umbraco site on your package install event.

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Why is Umbraco CMS so rubbish?

You may have used it before, or you may be using it now and the thought might go through your head "Why is Umbraco so rubbish" or other words to that effect.

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How to create a Hangman Chat Bot game in Node.js using Microsoft Bot Framework

This post will show you step by step how to create a Chat Bot using Node.js and the Microsoft Bot Framework. Don't be put off if you've never used node.js before. It's really easy to use. You don't need to be an expert to write node.js programs. Anyone can fol…

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How to deploy an ASP.NET website using Umbraco as an example

This post gives you step by step instructions for how to deploy an ASP.NET website. In the video I'm using an Umbraco site as an example, but it applies to any ASP.NET website. If you are unsure of any of the steps then watch the video.

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How to convert SQL Server Compact Edition .sdf to Full SQL and speed up Umbraco

This post shows you how to convert a SQL Compact Edition database to full SQL and speed up Umbraco

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