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How we work with Umbraco (on premises and remotely)

How we work with Umbraco (on premises and remotely)

In this post you'll get information about how we set up our own development environments to work with Umbraco CMS, both on-premises and remotely, as well as about other tools we use to get the job done.
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How to be "at the office" at any time, from any place

How to be "at the office" at any time, from any place

This post was written at the time most companies (that could) had to allow their employees to work remotely due to the Coronavirus threat, and it is addressed to both employees and small business owners, highlighting various tools and practices to make the most out of working remotely.
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AutoNode for Umbraco 8

AutoNode for Umbraco 8

Our AutoNode back office plugin has been released for Umbraco 8.
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Returning variant (multilingual content) data from a controller in Umbraco 8 with AJAX calls

Returning variant (multilingual content) data from a controller in Umbraco 8 with AJAX calls

How to set up controller actions that are called via Ajax in order to get data in the correct culture in Umbraco v8 versus Umbraco v7 (using IVariationContextAccessor vs passing and setting culture)
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"But it's just a web page!"

"But it's just a web page!"

If your client belongs to the category that loves uttering this phrase, you probably need to educate them. Here's an article that is primarily addressed to the client, not the developer. Show it to your clients in order to have them understand what a completed web site (and not page!) really is.
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A link to rule them all

A link to rule them all

An internal - external - file link property, complete with alt/title and custom attributes, based exclusively on Nested Content, together with a simple API to use its values into your Razor templates.
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A simple way to hide fields in the Umbraco back end

A simple way to hide fields in the Umbraco back end

A (fairly) simple way to get some not-needed-for-now document properties out of your way by hiding them in the back end without the need to delete them.
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Responsive background images in Umbraco with focal point preservation

Responsive background images in Umbraco with focal point preservation

Responsive background images are always an issue since they're only possible via CSS media queries. The very useful SRCSET attribute can't be used with background images. In this article, we attempt to create an automated way to handle such images in Umbraco in order to increase speed and preserve bandwidth in mobile viewports.
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