Color picker property plus plus

Have you ever used the Dijit ColorPalette to create a color picker property? You probably have. It’s pretty simple as you can read here. However, this ColorPalette has some disadvantages. You can’t change the colors, only switch between 2 predefined palettes. You can’t clear your selection. Once you have...

Storing your thumbnails in the correct mime type

By default Episerver stores you thumbnails, or any image you store using an ImageDescriptor attribute, as a .png file. This is hard coded in the ThumbnailManager and there probably are good reasons for this. But maybe you want to store your thumbnails in the same type as the...

Deploying an Episerver site to the Amazon cloud

After deploying a gazillion Episerver sites to Azure I thought it would be nice to play with Amazon AWS Elastic Beanstalk. Only because I wanted to see if it is just as easy to deploy a website to AWS as it is with Azure. The documentation on Episerver...

Custom validators with Episerver Forms

A few weeks ago Episerver Forms was released. We have seen several blogs about creating custom forms types like a Color Picker or a Constrained Textbox. But what about creating your own validators? To create you own validator simply inherit from ElementValidatorBase. You can also use RegularExpressionValidatorBase, which...