Knowledge Base Articles

How to handle custom 404 pages programmatically

Lukáš Gancarčík    —       —    Knowledge Base Article

Kentico provides the possibility to configure the system to display custom pages instead of standard error messages. Custom pages are convenient for site visitors because they can improve the security of the site by hiding potentially sensitive internal data (such as code in stack traces).

The <customErrors> element under the <system.web> section of the web.config file handles this functionality. However, what if you need to handle custom 404 pages within the code?

Kentico 9 and the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Kentico Support Engineer    —       —    Knowledge Base Article

As with all combinations of software, sometimes updates increase or improve functionality and other times something that used to work before stops working after the update is finished. Because of an unforeseen addition to the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, typical installations of Kentico 9 have run into a breaking change. The good news is, there is an easy fix, so read on.

Troubleshooting Dashboard Issues

Michael Berry    —       —    Knowledge Base Article

Dashboard errors are always a pain and are a very visible problem when they occur. Unfortunately, with great usability, comes even greater responsibility, and with an Angular.js, icon-based dashboard with pinning, dragging, and personalization capabilities, a lot can go wrong.  Luckily, Kentico Support has already seen most of these issues, and we are ready to offer some advice.

Multi-version Upgrades: Alternate Approach

Matthew Sandstrom    —       —    Knowledge Base Article

Upgrading Kentico can be an intensive process when the planned upgrade path spans several versions and the project contains a lot of custom code. At each step of the upgrade it is necessary to run the application, and if you have a lot of custom code full of outdated APIs, getting it to start can be a long, troublesome undertaking. In this article, I’m going to outline a workaround that makes it so you only have to update the custom code once, rather than once per Kentico version.

Things to Know When Upgrading Your E-commerce Site to Kentico 11

Matthew Sandstrom    —       —    Knowledge Base Article

Kentico 11 brings with it a host of changes, including many related to E-commerce. The release notes for the whole CMS are quite extensive, however, so it’s easy for the information you need to get lost in the noise. The purpose of this article is to draw attention to, and, in some cases, expand upon the breaking changes in Kentico 11’s E-commerce solution. This information is important for those upgrading sites which utilize E-commerce features to Kentico 11.

Troubleshooting Email Marketing Links and Tracking in Kentico

Pavel Jiřík    —       —    Knowledge Base Article

When using email marketing in Kentico, the tracking capability plays a significant role in the whole marketing process. Kentico allows you to track opened emails, clicked links, unsubscription rate or contact activities. The information can then be used elsewhere in the system - e.g. for marketing automation or contact segmentation.