Recent Posts and Articles
There are a lot of modules available on DotNest, but not that many themes to style your sites. You asked for more, and we listened: the Basic Blog Theme by Márk Bartha is now available for all DotNest sites!
o 0:05 - Fixing displaying layout content and aside zones (#7716).
· Status on Orchard.Core:
o 1:07 - Adding RequiredFeaturesAttribute (#795). - There was a talk about this on last week's meeting.
o 1:22 - Updating Castle.Core version (#815).
o 2:42 - 'pwdvalidation' branch: Prevent Setup if the password is invalid.
o 3:18 - Fix log filename format (#820).
o 3:45 - Fixing the shape factory events (#816).
o 6:05 - A new website using Orhcard: http://lycamobile.us .
o 9:25 - Using relative file names in tags in Media Management. Solving performance issues.
o 13:05 - Discussion about using Liquid-based syntax for tags and making Liquid faster.
o 20:00 - Talk about Fluid. What is it, features, and comparing it to Liquid.
o 28:00 - Liquid usage in Dynamic 365 and talk about the templating language.
o 39:00 - Future of Orchard development and adding new features after Orchard.Core will be released.
o 43:00 - Looking at the Roadmap.
o 46:51 - Status on Media Library and talk about media management.
A simple Orchard CMS module for sending texts via Twilio.
This is the simplest of modules for adding a cookie consent pop up to your Orchard CMS website.
If you haven't heard of it, Algolia is a pretty neat hosted indexing/search service; it's a bit like Lucene in the cloud, but extremely fast. Now thanks to our new Algolia Search module you can very easily plug in Algolia search into Orchard CMS!
I find that many contributors to websites hosted on Orchard CMS love the feature that puts a link directly on the content that takes you to the edit view for that content. How to use it?
Multi-user blog with proofreading tools and automated content sharing - Microsoft Student Partners case study
There is a blog for the Hungarian Microsoft Student Partners developed by Márk Bartha and Dominik Földi here on DotNest which is a great proof of how far you can get using only the built-in DotNest features and the Media Theme for theming. Microsoft Student Partners are a group of university students who are enthusiastic about Microsoft technologies, regularly organizing meetups and workshops in their country. This blog has been written in Hungarian but it's still a really good example of a nice and heavily customized DotNest website.
o 0:05 - Added check for duplicate path (#7725).
o 0:18 - Set snippet field properties on blueprint (#7718).
o 0:59 - Adding a new interface in order to allow extending content queries (#7717).
o 1:32 - Fixing that Orchard.ImportExport had an unused project reference to Orchard.MultiTenancy.
· Status on Orchard.Core
o 2:25 - Work on the 'media' branch.
o 2:50 - Refactor IContentItemIdGenerator (#796).
o 3:40 - Work on the 'liquidQueries' branch. - Fixing readme.
o 3:53 - Missing permission check (#799).
o 4:14 - Added an overload of Combine method (#805).
o 4:30 - Add ability to remove MenuItems (#780).
o 4:50 - Work on the 'watching' branch.
o 5:30 - New attribute: RequiredFeature. https://github.com/OrchardCMS/Orchard2/pull/795
o 13:15 - Progress and improvements on the Media Library followed by a discussion about this topic. Related issue: https://github.com/OrchardCMS/Orchard2/issues/561