Sitefinity provides the ability to index all of your content so that it is easily searchable by your visitors. You can also partition the contents of the search into separate indexes based on the different content types, such as News, Blogs, Events, etc. However, what if you have multiple blogs but want your visitors to […]
The Code Reference of the Sitefinity Module Builder makes it simple to get started building custom widgets and components to interact with your Dynamic Modules. However, the generated code is specific to each module and type, requiring that you pass in the full type as a string, resolving the type at runtime. But what if […]
The Sitefinity Module builder allows you to create custom types on the fly for use as custom modules. In the 5.0 release back in February, a two new field types were added to the module builder: Guid and Array of Guids. These allow you to “link” content items using their Id properties, adding support of […]
The Falafel Dashboard has been updated today with new widgets, and better still, is now easily downloadable via NuGet! This release brings a few new widgets as well as some new features that will hopefully help developers more easily develop and add their own widgets to the dashboard. Read more at the Falafel Software Blog: […]
When working with the Sitefinity API and its various Content Managers, you need to make sure and consider the fact that after version 5.1, users have the ability to disable modules. Attempting to access the content manager of a disabled module will result in an exception.
With all the new features in the latest 5.2 release of Sitefinity, it’s easy to almost miss Sitefinity Lightning. And after finally taking the time to play with it today, you surely do not want to miss it!
There are several different ways to map Sitefinity widgets to external templates, including globally using the ViewMap. You can also use the built-in Sitefinity Widget Template editor and even Sitefinity Thunder to modify templates and copy them to external files. However, did you know that a copy of every single widget template is included in […]
We previously looked at how you can enforce minimum and maximum product quantities on the Sitefinity product details page. However, users can still override the quantities in the shopping cart, defeating the restrictions. Fortunately, the shopping cart template also includes a validation control for each item. By mapping this control to an external User Control […]
When using Sitefinity’s Ecommerce features, you may want to restrict the quantity of items to a specific minimum or range. This allows you to do something like offer “Bundle” pricing for purchasing multiple items, while restricting the actual purchase of those items to the minimum quantity.
Sitefinity offers a simple way to customize the various interface labels and messages presented throughout the site. This includes content like validation errors, input field labels, and status notifications.