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  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: May 15, 2007

    In some cases it may be useful to detect when an EPiServer page is displayed in DOPE (Direct On-Page Editing) mode rather than the “normal” View mode. This is how to do it: This is the only way I have found to do this, but it feels like there shou...

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: May 15, 2007

    Have you ever written en EPiServer plugin for the Action Window? If so, you have probably noticed how irritatingly narrow it is. Luckily, the width can easily be adjusted by your plugin using this code: This is the same code that the built-in...

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Apr 08, 2007

    Often you have to refer to a given page in a site. For example, on each page you may want to have a footer with a link to a page that describes the site’s usage of cookies. Note that this is different than linking to pages in the navigation menus...

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Feb 25, 2007

    All content in EPiServer pages are stored in page properties which can be of different types such as short string, XHTML string, date, etc. It is also possible tocreate custom property data types, which can be very useful in many circumstances suc...

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Feb 13, 2007

    Struggling with this error that occurs the first time the site is viewed after an IIS restart? This problem can be caused by the EPiServer Scheduler service not being installed. Try this: (From the EPiServer FAQ: http://www.episerver.com/en/EPiSer...

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Jan 26, 2007

    Here’s how to extract the Html code for a web control: Tip: If you’re having problems with the generated Html being incomplete, then maybe you’re calling the function above in the wrong time? I’ve been having some problems with databound EPiServer...

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Jan 24, 2007

    Here are a few ways to retrieve data for a given page (expressed in a PageReference instance) in EPiServer: Global.EPDataFactory also has some other useful functions: BTW, it’s also possible to initialize a PageReference with a Url (although NOT a...

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Jan 18, 2007

    Retrieving the URL to an EPiServer page seems like a basic thing to do, but it’s not quite obvious… Referring to a page is normally represented by an instance of the PageReference class, so obviously that contains a public property called Url or...