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Permissions For Sitecore Page Editor

We are strong proponents of allowing content authors to perform all of their authoring tasks using nothing but the Page Editor. However, you have to be familiar with the permissions required to perform certain actions in the Page Editor. Here are some quick points on...

Workflow Permissions In Sitecore

I ran across an issue last week while working on a project. I had set up role based access to certain content items in the Sitecore tree, with inheritance for child items. However, I noticed that users that were members of that role did not have permissions to change...

Using Glass Mapper With Sitecore 7 MVC

Before we begin, the first question you may ask is: what is Glass Mapper? Simply put, it is an ORM tool. Traditional ORM tools (like NHibernate, or Entity Framework) connect to databases, and model classes in your Visual Studio project around objects that exist in...

Get Media Url From Sitecore Image Field

If you have a sublayout that needs to get the URL of a media item, such as an image (item[“Image”]), here is a quick tip on how you can get that media URL.   Item item = Sitecore.Context.Item; Sitecore.Data.Fields.ImageField imgField =...