Episerver Customizing Episervers UI

Episerver is extremely customisable and the backend is no exception.  This section covers some tutorials to help you customise Episerver so it works how you want it to.  Some ways of customising Episerver, include creating custom mark-up for properties, how to change the log-in page, how to add custom menu items into the main Episerver menu etc…

How To Add A Link Into The QuickNavigatorMenu in Episerver

In today's guide I'm going to cover how to customise Episerver quick navigator. With the release of Episerver 7 came with the new Quick Navigator Menu, as seen below: When you log into the editor with a user, it should pop-up in your site as long [...]

How To Display Non Episerver Content Within The Episerver Editor

This post is the first in a series that will explain what a content provider is and how they can be used. Every developer quickly learns about how to use pages and blocks to deliver content within the CMS itself, but what happens if you have data sto[...]

How To Render A Custom View In The Episerver Asset Panel

Episerver provides a number of ways for developers to customise the Episerver editor.  Today, I'm going to create two widgets that will be available in the right hand asset management panel.  One will display a custom html page and one will display a[...]

Displaying A Custom On-Page Editing View

Today's tutorial is a follow up from How To Use A “Normal” Page Controller In Episerver?. In today's guide, we're going to go a step further and use the standard MVC controller/view that we created to display extra debugging information for pages wi[...]

How To Create Your Own Episerver Global Menu Section

Today’s tutorial is a follow up from How To Use A “Normal” Page Controller In Episerver?. Most businesses that I work with have very specific business processes in order to make money.  They may have a call centre where customer can phone and talk t[...]

Dummy's Guide To Creating A Custom Dojo EPiServer Property

Dojo is a bit of an evil word around most of the Episerver teams I've encountered, but, with a bit of persistence, you can write your own custom properties and introduce other cool and funky editor functionality. This tutorial will give you a step-b[...]

How To Quickly Create Content Icons In Episerver

One of my biggest pet peeves when using any system is the lack of attention to the details.  I mean as anyone who works on projects knows, time pressures mean that shortcuts might be taken in order to hit a deadline. A commonly overlooked task in th[...]

How To Change The Image and Logo on the Log-in Page in Episerver 9

With the release of Episerver 7 comes a brand new log-in screen, as seen below. With the out-of-the-box new log-in screen, we have 3 background images and the 'Digital Experience Cloud' logo.  A nice touch when developing a project in Episerver fo[...]

How To Manually Render A Episerver Page Or Block Using .NET

This post is another code example that the majority of people will never really need. If you are reading this and you think you want to use the demo code, then my advice would be to strongly consider if the design of your project is correct. In almos[...]

Free JonDJones Episerver Icon Wrapper Package

In case you haven't stumbled across ux.episerver.com yet, it's a living style guide for some of the design elements that are available for developers to use within the Episerver back-end. As part of the design elements, there is a set of 150+ icons [...]

How To Use Custom Icons For Specific Page Types In The Episerver Navigation Tree

I've said repeatedly on this site, that one key but often overlooked part of any successful CMS projects is making the content editors happy. The content editors are the people who will use the CMS on a daily basis, if you fail to architecture the we[...]

How To Render Custom HTML For Episerver Properties

In today's post, I'm going to talk a little about how Episerver works and how we can take advantage of that fact to render custom HTML for Episerver properties like content areas, images or XhtmlString. Where Are My Episerver Files? I'm not sure if y[...]

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