Running AspNet Core webapi app with dotnet CLI command options ‘watch’ and ‘run’ redirects from HTTP to HTTPS

By | July 3rd, 2018|Development, DotNet Core|

I'm busing working on a new application for a local South African company and one of the first steps is to fire up a new AspNetCore webapi app. The basic command for doing this using the DotNet CLI is no [...]

Sitefinity Custom Configuration Section in Advanced Settings

By | September 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

For the most part we normally like to keep our application settings in the web.config file nicely stashed away under the appSettings node. But, a change to any of these settings will restart the application, which in most cases is [...]

Sitefinity API CreateDataItem for Child Dynamic Content Items Creates ContentLifecycleStatus.Live Item with Null System Parent ID

By | August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

If you're working with Dynamic Modules in Sitefinity and creating your own MVC based custom widgets for these modules then you may be facing a problem where when you use the API to create a child Dynamic Content item for [...]

Sitefinity Forms paragraph field not applying Bootstrap styling

By | May 22nd, 2017|Content Management System, Sitefinity, Uncategorized|

This is a problem I noticed one or two versions back in Sitefinity where if you create a form and drop a number of fields on the form they correctly make use of the Bootstrap classes (if Bootstrap is the [...]

Copying files from OneDrive to OneDrive for Business

By | May 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Ever been stuck with Gigabytes worth of data on your OneDrive account that you wanted to move to OneDrive for Business without having to first synchronise both on your desktop? For a long time now I've been stuck with a [...]

How to: Create a Sitefinity CMS Page – Part 3

By | March 11th, 2017|How To, Sitefinity|

In the previous post 'How to create a Sitefinity page - part 2' we created a form with a number of fields that make up a typical contact form. In part 1 of this series we created a page with [...]

How To: Create a Sitefinity CMS Page – Part 2

By | March 1st, 2017|Content Management System, How To, Sitefinity|

In the previous post 'how to create a Sitefinity CMS page - part 1' we started by creating a simple Sitefinity CMS 'Contact Us' page that had the following basic properties: A page name of Contact Us A URL in the [...]

How To: Create a Sitefinity CMS Page – Part 1

By | February 28th, 2017|How To, Sitefinity|

Of all the CMSs that I've worked with, Sitefinity CMS is hands down the most user friendly CMS when it comes to managing content. In this post I'm going to show you how easy it is to create a Sitefinity [...]

When Web Developers Don’t Deliver and the Project Goes South

By | February 21st, 2017|Common Pitfalls, Knowledge Sharing|

A common affliction amongst small and medium size enterprises, and sadly even some larger ones, is a tendency to try and cut costs to get web and software projects done cheaply. Knowing what the current world economic climate is you might [...]

New Ideas with a Lack of Research and an Inadequate Budget

By | February 9th, 2017|Common Pitfalls, Knowledge Sharing|

This is probably the biggest mistake internet entrepreneurs make and we've seen it all too often! First off, there are literally millions of websites and mobile applications actively used around the world today so there's a fair chance that you're [...]

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