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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Umbraco Related Links into C# Class Objects

This post gives you a handy little helper method to turn your related links property into a C# class object to make it easier to work with.

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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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How to get the YouTube thumbnail preview image from a video

This post will help you if you want to get the preview image for a YouTube video. You may want to you this if you want to trigger the video to launch in a pop up window, or you want to link to the video.

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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 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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How to get a job as a Professional Developer

In this post I will aim to give you the best advice I can, in order to help you achieve your goal of becoming a professional developer.

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Lazy loading images

This post gives you the code to allow your page to load faster, by using lower quality images firstly and then replacing them with the higher quality version after the page has loaded.

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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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How to create url rewrite rules in Umbraco

This post teaches you how to set rewrite rules for your umbraco site. You may want to force your site to go to a secure url or force it to go to a url with www. at the start. To add these rules, you need to go to the file /config/UrlRewriting.config

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