July 04, 2017 :: Issue No 27
  • We live in a world where WordPress powers more than 27% of all web pages. As such, many clients have expectations formed from their Wordpress experiences, thinking that a great website is only a few plugins away with minimal fuss. Josh helps us examine what kind of expectations clients may have, and how to challenge those and show how experts with Umbraco can make a better web experience.

  • There are always several ways to accomplish the same task in Umbraco. And it's not always clear which is the right one. Querying content is one of the biggest examples of this, with many different techniques and levels of performance as a result. Tim walks us through the methods available and testing which is best.

Around the Web

A curated collection of Umbraco things around the web.

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    Close the CloudFlare SSL Gap

    It might take some time, but you can secure your site end-to-end for free with this handy tutorial.

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    Qvision Poll-It

    Need a poll on your website? Here's a nifty little package that lets you manage that.

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    Personalizing an Umbraco Website

    For all those who just don't know where to start, this blog post takes you from concepts to roadmap to implementation of personalization on your next site.

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    Impersonator

    Check to make sure your editors have the right permissions in the Umbraco back office by impersonating them with this new package.

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    DocType Grid Editor: Reusable Content Extension

    Fan of DocType Grid Editor? Install this package as well and get some additional features such as copying grid content to new nodes for reuse.