Undocumented breaking change in Episerver.Find 13.2.0 affecting on-premise Find installations

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

After upgrading to Episerver.Find Episerver.Find 13.2, queries started to fail. Adding an undocumented setting introduced in 13.2.4 is necessary for on-premise installations.…

Put the globe back in Episerver!

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

In the latest update of the Episerver UI, a handy shortcut (the globe) was removed from the toolbar. Using dojo and javascript, I created a module that puts the globe back!…

Content URL, with or without shortcut?

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

There are several methods that will give you an URL to a Episerver content, but they do not all work the same. I dive into the details.…

What's in your head?

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

In Episerver CMS, you are probably familiar with the fundamental concept of grouping properties into tabs. You may place your own properties in the existing tabs (Content, Settings etc) or create your own tabs with descriptive names. You may, however also tamper with the special tab PageHeader! What if editors…

Show full language name in the Episerver page tree

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

Some websites have content in a lot of different languages. When editors view the page tree in a specific language, pages that do not exist in that language are shown in a gray font and the language code of the page’s master language is shown. As some of the…

Episerver pagetree search shows encoded html entities after upgrading to the new UI

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

When the new and refreshed editor UI was released, the search box above the page tree in edit mode broke! I show you what happened, and how you can fix it - until Episerver does.…

The horrors of the Episerver Link Validation Job

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

Preventing broken links is an important part of maintaining a website. Episerver's Link Validating job tries to help us, but unfortunately, it has its shortcomings. How it works Episerver keeps track of all links and stores them a database table called tblContentSoftlink. This table has multiple uses. It is used…

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.…

Episerver Find and The Great Wall of China

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

When running Episerver CMS in the cloud, Episerver Find has become the de facto standard. Find is a highly scalable, multi-lingual, full-featured and easy to use solution that optimizes customer experience​, built natively for Episerver.…

Change text in the Episerver UI

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

Sometimes the names and texts in the Episerver UI can be confusing for the editors of a specific site. Luckily, we as developers can override all texts stored in Episervers language files, in two easy steps.…