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Modularization improvements in Kentico 8.2

Dominik Pinter    —       —    Featured Article

We introduced the Modules application in Kentico 8. The purpose of the application is to help you create custom modules with ease on the Kentico platform. Kentico 8.2 will bring an even bigger update to this Modules application – the ability to package modules using NuGet technology. This blogpost will guide you through all the details.

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Movemeber KentiCops: Keeping bad bugs off the web

Diego Fildes Torrijos    —       —    Article

“Bad bugs, bad bugs, whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do when we come for you?” Sorry, but we simply could not resist the urge to create our own version of the Cops theme song in honor of a very successful Kentico Movember 2014. Check out our elite squad of “super troopers” here!

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Cross-site scripting

Juraj Komlosi    —       —    Article

In this article I will describe how cross-site scripting (XSS) works and how to write secure code to avoid this vulnerability. OWASP pages classify cross-site scripting as a high severity vulnerability. XSS is also one of the most frequently exploited vulnerabilities in web applications.

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Top 10 Kentico Websites for October 2014

Lenka Navratilova    —       —    Article

Trick-or-treat? This month of October we are hitting you with treats of various sorts – from an internationally renowned Swiss soccer club to a global e-shop with table decorations, a complex US school district website, over to an entertaining site full of games and quizzes – we’ve got it all in October’s Top10. Also, be sure to check out the new website built on the 8.1 version!

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Pages crawler not returning search results

Jeroen Fürst    —       —    Article

We are a big fan of widgets in our projects and this typically requires us to use a specific smart search index type to scan our content. In these scenarios it is recommended to use the pages crawler index type which indexes the HTML output of the pages. The pages crawler is more accurate than the standard pages index type as it also indexes content rendered via web parts and widgets.

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The all new Kentico brand style guide

Matej Kvasnovsky    —       —    Featured Article

Due to the recent cleaning of all branding graphic materials, we’ve established new logo usage guidelines. Its fresh color and refined shape are the basic building blocks of our new nascent Kentico brand style guide.

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Zoho CRM Module for Kentico 8

Brian McKeiver    —       —    Article

Today I am pleased to announce my latest custom Kentico module, the Zoho CRM Module for Kentico 8.x. Why write a module for Zoho you might ask? Well according to a few sources Zoho is a very common CRM that many organizations across the world utilize for customer relationship management, and it just so happens to be the CRM that we use at BizStream.

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Speed Up Your Kentico Debugging in Visual Studio

Brian McKeiver    —       —    Article

Any seasoned ASP.Net developer knows that building your project(s) before starting a debugging session is an important step to take to ensure that there are no silly coding mistakes lurking around. Most seasoned Kentico developers know that performing a full build on a Kentico web site project can be time consuming if there is not a Solid State Drive in use on the computer running Visual Studio.

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Caching a Query Data Source in Kentico

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

In my opnion, Kentico’s caching engine is one of (if not THE) most powerful and usable features of the platform. Kentico is using caching behind the scenes by default to improve performance and deliver content quickly. A wise developer will learn the ways of the Caching Jedi to speed up their custom code and ensure their site is running as optimally as possible.

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How to Connect Disqus Comments to Kentico EMS Activity Tracking - Part 2

Brian McKeiver    —       —    Article

One thing that has always bugged me about using Disqus for comments is that the service is all purely client side / JavaScript based, and therefore I lose a little bit of insight into exactly who is commenting on my blog posts from a Kentico Contact Management and Activity Tracking perspective.
 
My goal today is to show you how to fix that and trap those client side events that happen via JavaScript and log them in the built in Kentico Activity Tracking database and UI.

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