New Marie Curie ‘In Your Area’ Search Functionality

For the past two weeks here at Marie Curie we’ve been working on new functionality for searching for Marie Curie services across the United Kingdom. It has just today finally gone live and now we can serve our supporters with better information about the key services and events in their area. ‘In Your Area’ OnContinue reading “New Marie Curie ‘In Your Area’ Search Functionality”

Architect – Our Website Branching Strategy @ Marie Curie Cancer Care

What we use We use a combination of Git, EPiServer and have a fairly small team which makes the challenge of using the standard pattern of Gitflow a little more difficult. So we use a part of it to help us get an excellent balance between being responsive to post production issues and minimal branchContinue reading “Architect – Our Website Branching Strategy @ Marie Curie Cancer Care”

Property Injection & Action Filters in EPiServer 7 CMS

I spent a bit of time putting in some custom implementation to support Property Injection on to my Action Filters before realizing that EPiServer 7 already provides this functionality for me. Doh. In order to take advantage all you need to do is set your DI controlled interface to the generic type property of the Injected class.Continue reading “Property Injection & Action Filters in EPiServer 7 CMS”

Architect – Technical Design Workflow for Creating New Fundraising Page using JustGiving API

JustGiving provides an API that allows charities to create fundraising pages from their own website. Charities benefit from this by being able to integrate this functionality into their own user journeys. I designed a user journey workflow for a user to create a JustGiving Fundraising Page in remembrance of someone for where I currently work. From a technicalContinue reading “Architect – Technical Design Workflow for Creating New Fundraising Page using JustGiving API”

Manipulating an EPiServer Page Programmatically

Creating a Page Here’s how you can create a page in code from a page type you’ve already defined. First create a new instance of the page type under another page in the form of a link: var newBlogPost = ContentRepository.GetDefault<BlogPostPage>(parentLink); Then set whatever properties you wish to the newBlogPost object. newBlogPost.Subject = “Creating an EPiServerContinue reading “Manipulating an EPiServer Page Programmatically”

HTML with in-line Razor

This little gotcha keeps biting me in the ass every time I move away from Razor for a while. So I’ve decided to blog so this time I’ll remember. When you want to insert some razor syntax in-line within a HTML tag. Make sure you include the @ delimiter on any further statement. Following example attempts to addContinue reading “HTML with in-line Razor”

EPiServer 7 CMS – Import and Exporting Content between Environments

At Marie Curie we have several environments that sit across our infrastructure. Occasionally we get a requirement to shift content from one environment to another. This could be because we’ve auto generated pages via scheduled job or that QA have created a string of pages and want it replicated in another environment without having to key themContinue reading “EPiServer 7 CMS – Import and Exporting Content between Environments”