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This post explains how you can create C# extension methods to make querying Umbraco's IPublishedContent more intuitive and seamless. It also includes some examples of methods I commonly use in my projects.
In this post I want to show you how to automatically generate an XML (Google) sitemap for an Umbraco CMS site. The code uses the Umbraco API, Linq To XML and a generic .ashx hander to do this in one small file.
Creating a Date Range Picker property editor for Umbraco 7 ("Belle") using Angular JS. The post also includes information on creating a Property Value Converter. Finally there is a download link to the Date Range Picker package on Our Umbraco.
Diplo Trace Log Viewer is an Umbraco developer plugin that allows you to easily select and view the contents of the trace log files that Umbraco generates. The control also allows you to search, order and filter log events (e.g. you may only wish to view Errors or Warnings) - all from within Umbraco 6 or Umbraco 7.
In my previous post I told you how you can easily index uCommerce products (in Umbraco) using the Lucene text search engine. But indexing products is only half the story - you also need to be able to search those products too! In this post I'll show you how to write a simple Razor script to search your index and return the most relevant results
This post deals with indexing and searching products in uCommerce (an Umbraco ecommerce platform) using Lucene .NET (a dot net port of the Java Lucene text search engine library). This first post is about how to create an index using Lucene and C#, and will be followed up by a post of how to use that index for searching in Part Two.