26 DAYS AGO

Content management tweak

One of the cool features of Kentico being a platform is that you can extend it quite easily and add cool features without having to code. In this post I will show you how you can enhance content management and provide recorded form data at the page level.

1 MONTH AGO

Macro performance gotcha

Have you ever had the impression that the site felt slowish after altering for example a transformation? Let me share some intel that is crucial when working with K# macro conditions.

1 MONTH AGO

Korte introductie van Kentico EMS

Afgelopen week vond de eerste bijeenkomst van de kersverse Kentico Benelux User Group plaats. De meeting heeft me geïnspireerd om eens in het Nederlands te bloggen over Kentico. In deze post laat ik zien hoe makkelijk het is om Kentico EMS in te zetten zonder maar 1 regel code te hoeven programmeren.

2 MONTHS AGO

Packaged deployment via Kentico Export/Import

With Kentico 9.0 coming out later this year, one of the big new features regarding deployment will be the out-of-the-box support for continuous integration. This post will focus on one of the two typical deployment options that you currently can use in your existing Kentico projects: Export/Import.

4 MONTHS AGO

Adding zones via web parts

In this post I would like to highlight one of my favorite web parts that ships with Kentico, the web part zone web part.

4 MONTHS AGO

Social Intranet "Joost" wins Kentico Site of the Year 2014 award

Today we are celebrating the fact that we won the Kentico Site of the Year 2014 award for best Intranet with our project "Joost", a Social Intranet built on the Kentico platform. In this post I will highlight my top 5 favorite out-of-the-box Kentico features, that we facelifted in this Modern UI design.

6 MONTHS AGO

Using K# transformations in form fields

Have you ever struggled with transforming the selected value of a drop down list into a human readable form? The combination of K# and Kentico forms allows you to just do that without even breaking a sweat.

8 MONTHS AGO

Clean unused memory automatically (or not?)

About a month ago I showed you how you can easily reduce the number of project files by uninstalling modules using the Kentico Installation Manager. The goal was to reduce the memory usage of the application pools and to speed up the build of your Kentico projects. In this post I will continue the road to a better performing website and show you how you can leverage the scheduled tasks in Kentico to keep your memory profile as low as possible.

9 MONTHS AGO

Pages crawler not returning search results

We are a big fan of widgets in our projects and this typically requires us to use a specific smart search index type to scan our content. In these scenarios it is recommended to use the pages crawler index type which indexes the HTML output of the pages. The pages crawler is more accurate than the standard pages index type as it also indexes content rendered via web parts and widgets.

9 MONTHS AGO

Choose your modules wisely!

A couple of performance related topics seem to catch my attention lately. It concerns questions about the choice of using a website versus web application project type, reducing the memory usage of the application pools and speeding up the continuous integration build speed. My plan is to post a couple of blogs in the next couple of months to help you understand the requirements and provide you with practical tips that you can start using today.