Intercepting content and member save events in Umbraco

In Umbraco, you may want to perform certain actions when a content item or member is being saved or created. This post shows you how to do that. This is relevant for Umbraco projects that use MVC.

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What is so good about Umbraco?

In this video I show you what I love about Umbraco. I show you how easy it is to create and edit content for my blog.

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How to get the current logged in Umbraco user and restrict front end content

This post shows you how to get the current logged in Umbraco user and restrict content on the front end of the site.

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How to style the Google maps popup infowindow

One of my readers has asked to show them how they can style the popup infowindow on a google map. This post gives you a basic example of this. This is notoriously tricky, but I think I have simplified it for you.

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XML Sitemap in Umbraco website

This post shows you how to create an XML sitemap in your Umbraco website. I will share the code I have used to create my XML sitemap page http://www.codeshare.co.uk/xmlsitemap You will need an XML sitemap when you submit your site to search engines.

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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 custom styled twitter feed for your website

In this tutorial I show you how to create your own custom twitter feed for your website, which you will have full control over the styling, like the one I have on my about page. It also pulls through the follower count. This tutorial is meant for an MVC websit…

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How to use bundling to minify css and JavaScript in MVC and Umbraco

This post shows you how to set up and use bundling and minification in your MVC website. There are specific instructions on how set it up for Umbraco websites too.

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10 FREE, highly useful, tools for web developers

Over the years I have found many useful free tools to help me in my job as a Web Developer. In this post, I share 10 of my favourite free tools with you so you can get the benefit of them too.

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How to export data to Excel as a CSV file in C#

This post shows you how you can create the functionality to export data as a CSV file to download and open in Excel.

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