Potential freeze with Umbraco and SignalR

I hit a small glitch when running Umbraco 7.7 with the new SignalR dependency. It's only there if you have some old stuff. Delete a registry key, and you're off.…

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Copying Umbraco datatype settings (prevalues).

Here's a quick tip on how to copy data type settings in Umbraco…

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The basics of unit testing Umbraco just got simpler

Testing Umbraco has gotten even simpler in 2017. Here's what you need to get tucked in and don't think about it.…

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How to kill Umbraco with UrlRewrite.Net

We've all got requirements to add the other 301 or rather lot of them. Stay alert though, you might choke on it all. Here's a case of the latter.…

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Marrying Ditto with ModelsBuilder

Wondering whether to use Ditto or ModelsBuilder? Don't. Here's a few tips to get the best of both worlds.…

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Comparing ModelsBuilder and Ditto

Ever wondered whether to do mapping with Ditto or generate typed models with ModelsBuilder? Here's a comparison between the two methods based on the TXT starter kit.…

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Templatable grid for Umbraco

Ever set up the same grid layout for several documents in a row? Stop that. Here's a package that lets you template the grids with pre populated rows and editors.…

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Building a text flow editor for the grid

Exploring ways to separate content from layout in Umbraco is fun and useful. However, UX is the most important part of such an endeavor. In this post, I prototype a grid editor that will show a long rich text in between other editor parts.…

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Separating data and content from layout in Umbraco

With the grid and nested content taking over more and more of the backoffice in Umbraco, we should be cautious not to create new and even more tangled messes. Here's some pros and cons of the grid et. al. and some stuff I think we should be aware of.…

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Relation Editor 1.2.0 released

Umbraco Relation Editor has finally been made 7.3+ compatible and got a few fixes to boot. Here's a video showing how to use it and a summary of the changes.…

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