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We are opening a new Benelux office

Petr Palas    —       —    Featured Article

May 1st will be a great day for Kentico fans in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg! We are opening a new Benelux office, and we are so happy to welcome the infectiously enthusiastic Bart Omlo, Business Development Manager for the Benelux region, to our team!

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Adding SKU Numbers to a Smart Search index

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

Kentico has a very powerful search built on Lucene.Net, one of the most scalable and configurable search platforms available. Developers can easily configure any page type field to be searchable, as well as customize the syntax and parameters that users can filter on. Often pages have an associated SKU and users also need to search the product fields. In this blog I will show you how to add the SKU Number field to the index so that users can also search for these values.

Top 10 Kentico Websites for April 2015

Pavlína Mahovská    —       —    Article

May Day has come and gone, and summer is starting to bring a smile to everyone’s face, here in Czech Republic at least. The days are longer, the nights are shorter, and clearly we all feel that extra enthusiasm that only the sun can bring. So without further delay let’s take a look at some of the best websites from April that are here just in time to usher in another glorious summer.

Microsoft Edge and Kentico

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

Among all of the announcements at Build2105, one of the most exciting has been the unveiling of Microsoft’s Edge browser (AKA Project Spartan). A lean, minimalistic approach to web browsing, this browser is aimed at speeding up your experience and delivering content in new and exciting formats.  I was curious how a Kentico 8.2 site would look in Edge and wanted to let you know what I found.

Brenden Kehren is now a Kentico MVP!

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

Brenden Kehren is your newest Kentico MVP! Brenden is a long-time member of the Kentico development community as one of the most active members of DevNet. In 2014 he was recognized for efforts with the 2014 DevNet Hero award. Brenden also owns Kehren Development, a Kentico consulting company in Sparta, WI and works with several companies to implement Kentico.

Kentico 1 on 1 - EMS with Brian McKeiver

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

In this edition of Kentico 1 on 1 I had a chance to talk Kentico EMS with MVP Brian McKeiver. Brian has a ton of experience with implementing EMS and I wanted to ask him a few questions about his experiences, what he likes about the product, and how people can get started with it. He gave some great examples and a lot of useful infomration for anyone getting started with this feature.

Best Practices for Working with Transformations in Kentico

Ondrej Vasil    —       —    Article

Working with transformations in Kentico can seem like a rather complex task. It’s reasonable to follow best practices to avoid any issues in the future.

Let’s assume the following main scenario: You, as a developer, want to add a new article list on your web site’s home page. Content editor has already created the Articles, the design and styling were done by another one of your colleagues and now it’s your turn to make the content shine.

In this post, we’ll focus on the best practices related to transformations used in listing web parts.

How to Create Users with the Kentico REST Service

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

The Kentico REST service is a great feature of the platform and allows developers to integrate with other systems using a standard Web API interface. Providing the ability to read and write data, the service is a convenient resource for retrieving and manipulating content and data within a Kentico site using only code.  Recently I was asked how to create users with the service. In this blog, I will show you how to configure your service, create the accounts, and assign them to roles.