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Announcing the 2019 Kentico MVPs

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Featured Article

Kentico’s technical community is a vibrant and diverse mix of developers, designers, and site administrators. Among those members are several individuals who go to great lengths to help others and promote Kentico and its features. For their efforts, Kentico awards these dedicated members the title of Kentico Most Valuable Professional (MVP).  In this article, I will introduce you to the 2019 Kentico MVPs.

MVC Widget with a Touch of Kentico Cloud

Rui Wang    —       —    Featured Article

With the release of Kentico V12 comes the new page builder for MVC. As part of self-improvement, I was trying to come up with an interesting small project. I decided to try pulling some content from a Kentico Cloud project and display it using an MVC Widget in the Kentico EMS site. This scenario would be useful for marketing teams that use Kentico Cloud to manage multichannel content and want to show that content in their Kentico CMS site.

When Should I Migrate My Kentico Portal Site to MVC?

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Featured Article

So, you know that we’ve released Kentico 12 with all its awesome MVC support. And you know you should be using MVC for all your new sites. Sounds like a perfect plan! But what about your existing sites? Our Support and Consulting teams are fielding a lot of questions from our partners as to when they should migrate their existing Portal sites. Because everyone loves charts, I made a handy workflow for you in this article to help you out.

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Hotfixes for Kentico 11 and breaking changes affecting custom tax calculation scenarios

Zdeněk Cetkovský    —       —    Knowledge Base Article

Applying hotfix 11.0.39 or newer introduced a change in the E-commerce API, which could cause undetected broken functionality for sites with a customized tax calculation process. This article describes the way it is fixed in 11.0.47 hotfix and lists other related information sources on rectifying the issue.

Transitioning a Large Development Team to Kentico MVC – An Interview with MVP Ilesh Mistry

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

Kentico partners come in all shapes and sizes. Some are small, 5-10 people operations, while others are enormous titans of industry with employee counts into the hundreds. While these companies may operate and handle their projects differently, one thing remains: they all must come up with a plan to move to MVC. As one of our largest partners, MMT Digital has crafted a unique process to get their team up to date. And because our MVPs are such awesome folks, Ilesh Mistry recently told me all about their MVC plans.

Which Development Model Should I Choose for My Kentico EMS Site?

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Featured Article

With the release of Kentico 12 and our updated MVC support, developers have a big question they have to answer. For their new projects, which development model should they choose? We have been publishing many articles and best practices on this topic, including deep dives into the tech, interviews with community experts, and technical webinars to help companies along the way. Sometimes, people just want a simple chart to help them decide. In this article, we’ve got you covered on how to choose the model for your next project!

Transitioning a Small Agency to MVC – An Interview with MVP Brenden Kehren

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

Having a large development can bring a lot of advantages. With more developers, knowledge and experience can be exchanged easily as downtime can be minimized with group trainings and meetings. For smaller development teams, the impact is far greater, often requiring special planning when a new technology is being adopted. In this article, I’ll share with you some highlights from my recent interview with Founder of Kehren Development and Kentico MVP Brenden Kehren on how his team is making the transition to MVC in preparation for Kentico 12.

Multilingual support for MVC sites

Lukáš Gancarčík    —       —    Knowledge Base Article

Currently, Kentico MVC sites unfortunately do not have a working culture context. The only thing we provide is a solution in our Dancing Goat sample site that sets the thread culture based on the route data via MultiCultureMvcRouteHandler. For general MVC projects that do not handle this, the thread culture just falls back to the user's environment/system culture. So what are the best practices for handling multilingual support in MVC sites?