Tangent Technology Blog

Some tips, discoveries and practical applications for Sitecore and Umbraco

CMS Image Size Workflow for Optimal Resolution and Focal Area

Understanding scaling to determine optimal CMS image sizes while optimizing download speed

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A Secure Umbraco Backoffice Folder in IIS using IP White-listing

A simple way to secure the Umbraco folder to allow specified IP addresses only

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Azure Mailjet SMTP

Enable email in Umbraco or Sitecore with Azure Mailjet SMTP

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Azure Front Door Setup with 2 Web App Services

A guide to setting up Azure Front Door with 2 Web App Services

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Seven XML Validation Tools

Which one is best for a quick config file check?

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What is Git HEAD?

A deep dive into Git's ubiquitous HEAD reference object.

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How to 301 redirect Umbraco without plugins

Setting up 301 redirects by manually adding entries to the umbracoRedirectUrl table

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Sitecore Modules And Tools That You Can't Live Without

A brief overview of some of the most useful Sitecore modules I have used

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Git vs Github

Not Versus, They Actually Work Together

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Agile vs Scrum

What's the Difference?

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Sitecore PaaS on Azure

Things to know and reasons to choose it

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What is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM)?

The Scrum Master role and what it means to be Certified.

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Link Javascript to HTML

Adding Javascript to HTML pages and all the tricky bits

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Migrate Sitecore Users

Upgrading Sitecore? here are the steps to migrate your users to the new version and keep the passwords intact

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Sitecore CMS

CMS Development with Sitecore (Features Infographic)

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SCSS vs CSS

What is Sassy CSS and how does it accelerate CSS development

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Umbraco Security

How to Audit and Remedy Umbraco Security Vulnerabilities

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Azure PaaS

Azure Platform as a Service and how it drives value

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Azure Static Web App Services

Cheap, Easy, Scaled, Static Web Hosting on Azure

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Hugo Themes

Use and Customize Themes for your Web Site or Blog

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The HTML Section Element

Improve your semantic HTML with proper use of the Section element

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PyCharm

Installing and Getting Started with the Premier Python IDE by JetBrains

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Move a SQL Server Database

Step by step how to move a SQL Server Database using SQL Management Studio

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PyCharm vs VSCode

A Head to Head comparison across 7 criteria

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Umbraco Search Multilingual Setup

Setting up search for a multilingual Umbraco Site

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Umbraco Workflow

How to Setup Umbraco Approval Workflows with AWS SMTP

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Sitecore Webforms Datasources and Rendering Parameters

Even if you are running a Sitecore site with Webforms you can still use Datasources and Rendering Parameters

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Hugo Robots and Sitemaps

How to Customize your Robots.txt and Sitemap.xml in a Hugo Site

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Azure Static WebApp API

Creating a NodeJS backend API for an Azure Static Web Application

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Hugo Shortcodes

Using Hugo shortcodes to generate custom HTML

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Restricting Media Upload Size in Sitecore

Large media files can severely slow site performance.

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Hugo index.md vs _index.md

What are Bundles in Hugo and how do index.md and _index.md fit in?

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