How to search by document type and property in Umbraco

This post shows you how to search by specific document types and fields in umbraco, using Examine.

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How to get the file path of a media item in umbraco

This post shows you how to get the file path of the item so you can use it for the src of an image or as a link to a document.

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Google maps javascript API example with a styled map and custom pin icon

A lot of websites use google maps to show their location, but they usually leave it with the default style. This post gives you the code I use to generate a map and shows you how to style it. It also shows you how to add a custom map pin icon.

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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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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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Allow any markup in the TinyMCE editor

If, like me, you find it very annoying that Umbraco seems to stop you from entering whatever markup you want to put in the editor, then this post should help you.

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jQuery copy values from one set of textboxes to another

If you ever wanted a simple bit of jQuery to copy values from one set of texboxes, to another set of texboxes, this is the post for you. This is useful for copying billing address details over to the shipping address. I looked everywhere for a post like this …

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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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Create a redirect page in Umbraco without editing the config file

If you or your client needs to be able to create short urls or links to other sites without wanting to add it as a redirect in the web config, then this is the post for you. You can create them as umbraco pages that act as fast links or redirects.

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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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