404 on all subpages after upgrading Optimizely CMS to 11 latest?

by Henning Sjørbotten

Getting a lot of 404 errors after upgrading your Optimizely CMS solution past version 11.20.11? It might be fixed within seconds!…

How to make your custom form elements work after upgrading Optimizely.Forms

by Henning Sjørbotten

Updating Optimizely Forms is not always problem free.This is not something that most solutions have a problem with, but for some projects the custom elements you have written for Optimizely.Forms will stop showing in your views. The reason for this is not always a bug in Optimizely.Forms,…

How to make the XhtmlString <p> tag go away

by Henning Sjørbotten

Optimizely CMS is still using TinyMCE for the rich text (XhtmlString) fields. By default, everything you write in these fields is being wrapped in <p></p> tags. These extra tags can be a pain, as they do not always fit with the document structure. You do…

How to set/change port number for a project using IIS Express in Visual Studio

by Henning Sjørbotten

For running projects locally through Visual Studio and IIS Express, your URL will be something like http://localhost:9257/. As a developer, you probably often have many different projects on your machine, and using the same port number on the projects could cause problems. So if this is the case,…

Automatiser opptak av dine Teams-møter

by Henning Sjørbotten

Hele verden møtes nå først og fremst på Teams. Det er også ofte slik at man har faste Teams-møter som det burde gjøres opptak av, men ofte glemmer man å sette i gang opptaket før langt ut i møtet. Fortvil ikke - dette kan automatiseres!…

Creating Episerver Admin plugins using MVC

by Henning Sjørbotten

It's long past due to forget your webforms skills. Here is a simple recipe for how to make Episerver admin tools in MVC.…

Episerver Page Tree Symbols

by Henning Sjørbotten

Episerver page tree gives you as an editor a lot of information, just by looking at the different symbols on the different pages. But what do they mean? Here's a quick overview of the different symbols you could encounter..…

CSS-tips: !not-important

by Henning Sjørbotten

Stadig flere nye prosjekter kommer nå med !not-important-attributtet. Jeg kjente ikke til dette fra før, men ulikt !important som man av naturlige årsaker bør holde seg unna, så er !not-important helt genialt.…

A forgotten gem in Episerver CMS: Auto-translate

by Henning Sjørbotten

Multilingual site in Episerver? Episerver and Azure can help you with your translations, and it doesn`t need to cost anything.…

How to restrict number of items in ContentArea based on item type

by Henning Sjørbotten

Need to take more control over your ContentAreas? This ValidationAttribute will help you limit the usage of specific types inside the ContentArea.…