Remove Sitefinity WebResources to Reduce the Page Size… Wait… What?

Sitefinity is one of the most powerful and feature rich CMS systems out there, and there is no doubt that we here at Falafel love working on it. One of the things that people were complaining about is the fact that Sitefinity loads tons of resources unto the page that sometimes might not be ...

srcset – HTML5’s Extension for Adaptive Images

Abstract  A few days ago, Chrome announced support for the srcset attribute through the release of Chrome 34 on their beta channel. So, why is that so important? Introduction First let me introduce the srcset attribute. The srcset attribute, which is a proposed attribute for the  <img /> element, allows authors to provide a set of ...

Duplicate Page Templates in Sitefinity

Background One of the missing features that people were asking for in Sitefinity is the ability to duplicate page templates. The "duplicate" feature is only available for pages and not for page templates. I was recently working on a project and that was one of their key requirements. In this column, I will show you how ...

Enabling Voice Commands in Web Applications

Speech Recognition has been available in applications for my years. My first experience with speech recognition dates back to Office XP and back then it blew my mind.Back in January of this year, Google Chrome introduced support for Web Speech API. The new JavaScript Web Speech API makes it easy to add speech recognition to ...

Using jQuery and other JavaScript Libraries in Sitefinity

Ever since Sitefinity 4 was released, developers were coming up with new approaches to include JQuery libraries and plugins in their Sitefinity websites.  The unpleasant fact is that their JavaScript code did not work under all circumstances. To make your plugins or libraries load in good order, your JavaScript code has to work when: You ...

Using Kendo with Sitefinity – Part 1 – Kendo PanelBar

Update: New! We turned this concept into the first MVC based marketplace add-on for Sitefinity 5.1! Get the the ListBrowser with source from our store. "Kendo UI is an HTML5, jQuery-based framework for building modern web apps. The framework features more than a dozen UI components, including a Grid and Chart, and all of the tools needed for a ...