SQL Dropdown List for a Document Type

This is just a simple tip of how to create a dropdown list for your document type with a little SQL fanciness.

For my implementation, I needed a dropdown list of States for my custom document Type. One solution was to create a text column called state and enter as the Options:

OO;Select State
AK;Alaska
AK;Alaska
AZ;Arizona
AR;Arkansas
CA;California

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Setting up a clean install of a Kentico 5.5 site

Kentico comes pre-installed with starter sites that include sample document types, templates, and layouts. These items exist to give you a starting point and demonstrate features of Kentico. In most cases, when building a custom site, you will want to install Kentico without these extraneous items. Having only items that pertain to your site in the CMS will make for a better user experience for your CMS Desk and Site Manager users. I will walk you through the installation process, highlighting the sections in which you can choose to minimize the items that will be installed on your site.

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HTML5/WAI-ARIA compliant navigation

This issue probably requires much more investigation and we'll get to that in the future but busy bees we are so here is a quick post on updating the markup in your navigation menus.
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Kentico 7 - Little Things That Make a Big Difference

After attending the Kentico Connection 2012 in Denver last week, I’m excited about all the new features and improvements that Kentico 7 has to offer. In this post I would like to point out some of...
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HTML5 markup in Kentico 6 - Part 1

There are many exciting features that have been introduced and adopted in the latest HTML specification that cover handling of rich media, images, offline storage, etc. These can be very sexy topics for clients to discuss but my favorite specifications are those affecting our basic HTML markup.

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Allow smart searches on document properties only

Using smart search, if you need to search by a filter condition (without providing content), you need to add the following appSetting key:

 

<add key="CMSSearchOnlyWhenContentPresent" value="false" />

 

 

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Custom Cart Step - Part 1

When setting up a checkout process for your Kentico ecommerce solution, the "Generate default process" button will create a common checkout experience. There are times, however, when you need to collect additional data during this process but you want to leave the default processes as intact as possible. In this post, I’ll explain how you can add a step and carry that data through to the order creation.

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How to set default home(start) page in Kentico CMS

In this I am going show how to set start page in kentico CMS. it will be useful, if you create you own template and you want set start page. In you template by default start page will be your master page.

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