Monthly Archives: March 2010

Validate a Sitecore Checklist, Multilist, Treelist, or TreelistEx Field

The current edition of this blog post is at: http://www.sitecore.net/Community/Technical-Blogs/John-West-Sitecore-Blog/Posts/2010/11/Validate-a-Sitecore-Checklist-Multilist-Treelist-or-TreelistEx-Field.aspx Developers using the Sitecore ASP.NET Content Management System sometimes need to validate the contents of a field of type Checklist, Multilist, Treelist, or TreelistEx, to require that the user selects … Continue reading

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CMSWire: Microsoft Offers SEO Friendly URLs with URL Rewriter

CMSWire: Microsoft Offers SEO Friendly URLs with URL Rewriter The Sitecore Web content management system offers great capabilities for SEO friendly URLs, but this free tool from Microsoft might help for mapping URLs from a legacy system to the new … Continue reading

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ARN/Slashdot: Commodore 64 Primed For a Comeback In June

Commodore 64 Awakes from Slumber with Makeover [ARN]/Commodore 64 Primed For a Comeback In June [Slashdot] Of course this is just branding and has nothing to do with the true Commodore platform. Apparently the 64 now means 64-bit processor rather … Continue reading

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Validate that the Value of One DateTime Field Follows Another with Sitecore

For the current edition of this blog post, see: http://www.sitecore.net/Community/Technical-Blogs/John-West-Sitecore-Blog/Posts/2010/11/Validate-that-the-Value-of-One-DateTime-Field-Follows-Another-with-Sitecore.aspx With the Sitecore ASP.NET Content Management System, you can implement an item validator to enforce that the value of one DateTime field in an item follows the value of another. … Continue reading

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Commodore/BASIC/Early Programming Nostalgia Links

Results from two polls on the Sitecore Developer Network forums indicated that many developers working with the Sitecore ASP.NET Web Content Management System used Commodore platforms and/or a BASIC language early in their “careers”. Resultantly, I thought that many Sitecore … Continue reading

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Tool to Examine Sitecore web.config After Accounting for Include Files

I don’t know exactly when, but at some point Sitecore introduced support in its ASP.NET Web Content Management for web.config include files. Include files allow administrators to define configuration in files separate from the main web.config file, which can simplify … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word Thinks Caps Lock is On

Every once in a while, I find that Microsoft Word seems to think that Caps Lock is on, and everything I type appears in UPPERCASE. Other Windows applications and the light on the keyboard show that Caps Lock is actually … Continue reading

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