Sitefinity Asynchronous Search with WebAPI

Overview Sitefinity CMS features a powerful internal Search Engine that allows your site visitors to search your content and find what they are looking for. The Search Engine is built on top of the .NET port of the infamous Lunene Engine which powers an unlimited number of websites today. Unlike the solid Search Engine behind it, the Search ...

Custom Skin for Kendo UI DataViz Components

Kendo UI DataViz is a collection of components targeting data visualization such as charts, gauges and diagrams. These elements are indispensable in any application that deals with data aggregation and data presentation. When you develop an application, it is seldom that you are satisfied with the default theme (or the other themes) that Kendo UI offers because oftentimes ...

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 ...

Sitefinity Facebook Comments Widget

Facebook announced that more than 300,000 sites have embedded the Comments Box – a solid number when you consider that the plugin was launched in March 2011. I have been experimenting with the Facebook Comments API and I decided to create this slick and easy to use widget for Sitefinity to plug-in Facebook Comments on any ...

Testing Client Capability in Sitefinity

Web developers are constantly searching for ways to design and implement sites that deliver the best user experience possible. One way to enhance user experience is to customize content based on capabilities that the client browser supports. This blog post outlines the benefits introduced by a server-side solution and discusses the details involved in obtaining client ...