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  • June 26 2009

    Special characters in item names

    When using $name to insert title on an item, the text in the title field is limited to the allowed characters for an item name.

    This approach requires the editors to correct the title field after the item has been created.


    This article will describe how you can allow the editors to create an item with the title including illegal characters, and let the system generate a legal item name.

     

    (For: Developers)
    (Level: 200)
  • June 26 2009

    How to use snippets

    When you find yourself writing the same piece of html again and again or have some content that you write in the rich text editor that always should look the same but maybe with difference in text, you should consider making a snippet.

    A snippet is a small piece of html that can be pasted into a html field in two clicks of your mouse.
    And by using it you are sure that the html surrounding your text is always the same.

    (For: Editors)
    (Level: 200)
  • June 05 2009

    Getting started with XSL extensions - part 2

    This is the 2nd part of the series “Getting started with XSL extensions”. In this part you will learn to use parameters and get some tips on what to avoid, when using XSL extensions.
    (For: Developers)
    (Level: 200)
  • June 03 2009

    Getting started with XSL extensions – part 1

    XSLT is a great technology to use to output HTML from Sitecore’s XML. XSLT should be used instead of sublayouts, whenever there is no need for complex logic. However sometimes you need a little chunk of logic to be performed or a simple operation to be executed in your XSLT. XSL extensions are great for this. It allows you to call some C# / VB methods you from your XSLT. This article will give you an introduction to writing XSL extensions. It will show you, how you configure and call them, but also give some pointer and ideas on when and how to use them.
    (For: Developers)
    (Level: 100)
  • June 03 2009

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