Umbraco Examine Search [Part 2]: Postbacks in Razor Scripts

This second post is aimed at building the search box that will be used for sending the query to the page containing the search results. Normally this would be an easy task of just creating a form and setting the action url to your results page. Due to the way we are creating cleaner URL's, it isn't quite as straightforward… »

Umbraco 6 Custom Error Page

After upgrading my Umbraco installation from 4.9.1 to 6.0.0 I came across an issue where my custom error pages were no longer being displayed and instead the default IIS 404 page was being shown… »

Setting up Outlook.com and Hotmail Custom Domain Alias

I am currently in the process of moving over from a Linux VPS to a Windows VPS. Due to the limited resources of my current web server I am unable to run an exchange server to handle all of my email, calendar etc. I have therefore decided to make use of the relatively new Outlook.com for all of my website email addresses as it integrates well with the desktop version of Outlook. Previously, I had much more control over my email accounts compared to Outlook. This included the ability to assign multiple addresses to a single mailbox. I knew you could set up an alias for a Hotmail account so I began looking into how to set one up for my Outlook accounts… »

Umbraco Examine Search [Part 1]: URL Rewriting

  • Luke Browning
  • February 17, 2013
  • Software

One of the least documented aspects of Umbraco has to be the in-built Examine search mechanism. I'm going to do a couple of simple blog post's to go through the whole process of building search into your site one step at a time. This first post is aimed at setting up nice url's for your search page… »

Get Longitude and Latitude from Google Maps

  • Luke Browning
  • November 19, 2009
  • Services

Getting the longitude and latitude from Google maps can be quite annoying, here's a simple way to do it… »

Roudcube Folder Protection

  • Luke Browning
  • November 12, 2009
  • Software

So, over the past couple of days I did a fresh install of Roundcube Webmail (0.3.1) following a pretty good tutorial. Everything installed fine and all my configurations were assumed to be correct, other than Roundcube wouldn't download folders! So no Drafts, Sent, Junk or Trash.… »