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Sitefinity 4.1 Quirks – Changing Template doesn’t Save – fix!


If you have used Telerik’s Sitefinity 4.1, you may have had some issues publishing new templates on your different pages. Setting a new template on a page is simple – simply head to Pages, find your page you want to

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Custom Navigation Menu Widget in Sitefinity 4

Using the default widget for a Sitefinity menu is great – when you don’t mind looking at all kinds of extra code elements thrown in. Keeping a menu simple is a great thing, helps with rendering, and decreases the amount

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Adding Custom Controls (Widgets) to Sitefinity 4 Toolbox

If you have used Sitefinity 3.7 in the past, you’re probably used to adding user or web controls to the Sitefinity Toolbox panel by either uploading them directly in Page Edit mode, or adding them to your toolboxcontrols section of

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Modify DateField Format Settings within Sitefinity 4 Widget Templates

Sitefinity 4 enables users to modify the templates for many of the widgets that they supply within the default ToolBoxControls, much like the way that Sitefinity 3.7 allowed users to extend the templates by mapping ExternalTemplatePath’s. One of the many

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Manipulate Telerik’s RadUpload control Filename when Uploading Files – Sitefinity

Telerik RadUpload Control Screenshot

Bundled in with the Sitefinity CMS suite are many of Telerik’s ASP.Net controls, and we will be focusing on the Telerik RadUpload control in this post. When creating some sort of upload control, it’s always nice to be able to

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Change Thumbnail Quality in Sitefinity

If you’ve uploaded images through Sitefinity’s different Modules, such as News thumbnails, Images & Documents (for your image gallery controls), or other areas, you may have noticed that your generated thumbnails aren’t the best quality that they could be. There’s

Posted in, Image Manipulation, Sitefinity

Change Default Thumbnail Size in Sitefinity Modules

When uploading images through Sitefinity’s Images & Documents module, News Module, or any other module that includes Generic-Content-based elements, thumbnails are generated at a preset max width and max height of 150px each way. Without diving in to the code-behind

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Simple, Dynamic Copyright Date with asp.Net and C#

Although copyright dates on websites are typically only changed one time a year, there’s an easy solution to not have to bat an eye when that new year rolls around. Using an ASP.Net Literal control, and some code-behind in the

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Custom Sitefinity 3.x UL Menu using Sitefinity SiteMap

**If you are looking for Sitefinity 4.0+ custom navigation controls, please visit my new post about Sitefinity 4 Custom Menus** Sitefinity comes built-in with a standard control for rendering a site menu based off of the SiteMap structure of your

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Rotate Background Images with jQuery Cycle

jQuery Cycle is a great plugin for any designer/developer to utilize, whether they are just learning how to use jQuery, or are advanced enough to make use of the different events that are included. By using the Cycle plugin, website

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