Sitefinity Content Security Policy Setting

There is an option to update CSP rule in backend dashboard setting from Sitefinity v11 onwards, under/Sitefinity/Administration/Settings/Basic/WebSecurityBasicSettings Please avoid remove the default CSP rule as it has high chance you will break Sitefinity frontend / backend unwillingly. Example front-end broken: Example back-end broken: How to fix it? Related article: https://knowledgebase.progress.com/articles/Article/content-security-policy-http-header

Sitefinity – Investigate Schedule Task

Intro Scheduled tasks in Sitefinity CMS are objects that can execute a predefined set of operation at a particular point in time. You can use scheduled task… (read from reference..) Expected Workflow Schedule a task during application start Trigger ExecuteTask() Run ScheduleTask() Repeat 2-3 Schedule Task Code There are two important method, ExecuteTask() -> ItContinue reading “Sitefinity – Investigate Schedule Task”

Sitefinity – Best Practices When Implementing Custom MVC Widgets

In this sample, I have implemented IContentLocatableView IHasCacheDependency (SubscribeCacheDependency) HandleUnknownAction ContentBaseController and ContentModelBase¬† It has the main functionality for constructing all the out-of-the-box SEO properties, supporting listing and detail pages. When this class is implemented, you will be able to call the¬†InitializeMetadataDetailsViewBag¬†method, pass in it the item that is currently being displayed and based on theContinue reading “Sitefinity – Best Practices When Implementing Custom MVC Widgets”

My TFS CICD setup for Sitefinity Project – Part 3

Link to Part 2 Important Notes Planning before execution Clearly understand each command / argument Must confirm input path are correct (no turn back if CD server erase all files) Strategy 1. Developer push code to TFS and it will send signal to CI server if it is a watching branch (in our case theContinue reading “My TFS CICD setup for Sitefinity Project – Part 3”

My TFS CICD setup for Sitefinity Project – Part 2

Link to Part 1 Important Notes Planning before execution Clearly understand each command / argument Must confirm input path are correct (no turn back if CD server erase all files) Strategy 1. Developer push code to TFS and it will send signal to CI server if it is a watching branch (in our case theContinue reading “My TFS CICD setup for Sitefinity Project – Part 2”

My TFS CICD setup for Sitefinity Project – Part 1

Important notes Only include files and deploy to solution Project should be using nuget feed Project should have have Debug and Release mode Project Structure /<root>/Nuget.config/DemoServer /DataConfig.config /Sitefinity.lic/packages /<nuget packages>/SitefinityWebApp /<sitefinity related files> /bin /Properties/PublishProfiles/PublishProfile.pubxml /SitefinityWebApp.csproj Setting DemoServer Folder DataConfig.config – include ConnectionString of database server Sitefinity.lic SitefinityWebApp Release mode setting DebugType: None Optimize: TrueContinue reading “My TFS CICD setup for Sitefinity Project – Part 1”

App Initialization upon App Poll Recycle

To spin up application (initialize) earlier than first visitor App Pool pre-setup Advanced Setting Start Mode: AlwaysRunning Idle Time-out (minutes): 0 Recycling Setting Fixed Interval: <To set at odd timing> Website pre-setup Advanced Setting Preload Enabled: True Step to configure Application Initialization 1. Make sure IIS Feature Application Initialization is installed in the machine 2. GoContinue reading “App Initialization upon App Poll Recycle”

Self Signed Certificate with PowerShell

What we want to achieve? Host local application with HTTPS in Windows PC / Server 1. Add DNS name to hosts file at C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc 2. Run Windows PowerShell as Administrator 3. Enter command and will see Self Signed Certificate generated by PowerShell 4. Open Windows Run enter Control Panel and ok 5. In Control PanelContinue reading “Self Signed Certificate with PowerShell”