Author: Nicola

How to make the most of Episerver Find

I’ve recently encountered a few clients who have been using Find for quite a few years now and while the search and filters are working, they are not using much of its optimisation functions. So I’ve decided to write this post to go through out-of-the-box (OOTB) optimisation features of Epi Find, and show sample implementations

My Episerver Ascend 2019 Notes

The original post was published in the Niteco website but I’ve decided to also add it here in my own blog. This is a 5-min read, which hopefully helps those who have missed the conference. CMS Updates There have been several updates made to the CMS lately, and here’s my favorite: enhancements to block editing

Azure DevOps – The command “gulp build” exited with code 134.

I had a CI/CD pipeline working for a long while now without any issues in Azure DevOps. All of a sudden, my build starts breaking with the following error: The command “gulp build” exited with code 134. GulpBuild:  gulp build  gulp build[3232]: src\ Assertion `args[1]->IsString()’ failed. Probably spent a good 2 hours getting to the

A simple editable robots.txt in Episerver

This post will show you how you can easily author a robots.txt content for your Episerver site. Step 1: Add a CMS property “Robots.txt” In my case, I added this property to my StartPage [Display( Name = "Robots.txt", GroupName = Groups.MetaData, Order = 835)] [UIHint(UIHint.Textarea)] public virtual string RobotsTxt { get; set; } Step 2: Create

Expose FontAwesome icons to the Episerver rich text editor (TinyMCE)

For those who need to expose font icons to your Episerver rich text editor, the below might help… My plugin uses FontAwesome 5.3.1. The code is on Github. References that helped direct me to this solution: Josh18 (TinyMCE for Joomla) – FortAwesome (ofcourse) – TinyMCE doco –  

How to extend Episerver Forms

UPDATE: On the 31st July, Episerver released Form field dependencies, which is available on Episerver.Forms version 4.15.0. So if you got here because you’d like to have a dropdown that has dependencies on other elements, just update your Episerver.Forms package. Otherwise, if you’re here to see how you can extend Episerver Form fields, the below