How to create a page view hit counter in Umbraco

This post gives you a tutorial on how to create a page view hit counter in Umbraco for recording page views.

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How to find the Home page in Umbraco

This post shows you how to find the home page (root node) in Umbraco. It shows you how to do it in a View, and in a Controller.

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Umbraco Alternate Template Feature (bug)

There is an annoying feature in Umbraco which, when not wanted, seems like a bug. If you want to view a page with a different template, you can enter the url/templateAliasName

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MVC client side form validation

This post shows you how you can do client side, unobtrusive validation on your MVC form. It assumes you have already set up your Model, View and Controller, but you just need to know how to get it to validate on the client side.

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How to create a Contact Form in Umbraco using MVC and C#

This post is to accompany the YouTube video tutorial I created. I will share the code I wrote for each section in the video.

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How to change a form in MVC to submit with AJAX

In this video you will see how to change the form to submit using AJAX. I recorded this video live for my livecoding channel. The code I wrote for this tutorial is further down this post.

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How to fix the error 'The following sections have been defined but have not been rendered for the layout page...'

This post shows you how to solve the error 'The following sections have been defined but have not been rendered for the layout page "~/Views/Master.cshtml": "Head; ScriptsBottom; etc; etc".'

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Font Awesome Social Share Icon Links

You may have noticed the links on my site after each article which let you share the article on social sites like Facebook and Twitter etc. This post gives you the code I used for the icons on my site. Font gives you access to hundreds of icons, and allo…

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Helper methods for retrieving web config app settings

This post gives you some examples of how you can check for errors when retrieving web.config app setting values.

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Simple Umbraco search example

This post shows you how easy it is to use the default Umbraco search functionality in your site. It uses a basic form and then uses razor to display your search results.

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