• About the Orchard Project

    Orchard is a free, open source, community-focused Content Management System built on the ASP.NET MVC platform.

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Recent Posts and Articles

  • Orchardizer Version 0.3 Released

    I'm pleased to announce that after a year of procrastinating I've finally released a new version of Orchardizer with a couple of new features and more importantly, support for Visual Studio 2015.

  • Easy custom RSS in Orchard

    Orchard adds RSS automatically to everything that looks like a list of content items: blog posts, of course, but also comments, projections, lists, search results, tags, etc. I’ve explained before how RSS works internally, but adding a new feed from code can look like a daunting task if you’re not an experienced Orchard developer. Fortunately, there is another feature related to RSS that makes it possible to create custom RSS without writing a line of code.

  • Weekly Podcast 03/01/2016 - 03/08/2016

    Check out the meeting notes with time links in the description of the videos.

  • Weekly Podcast 02/23/2016

    Meeting notes:

    • 00:00 - Agenda.
    • 00:56 - Status - lots of bugfixes, e.g.: #6360 for Template TitlePart, Blueprints cleanup, #6430 for CSS in Alias UI, Title double-encoding for Custom Forms, references updated in the Azure solution, #6406 for Packages.config referencing assemblies that target .NET 4.5.2, Calendar Picker fixes, Snippets Harvester major improvement, #6411 for fixing theme code generation.
    • 05:32 - A lot of PRs merged fixing the following: #6370, #6346, #6342, #6341, #6340, #6335, #6301, #6251, #6420, #6423.
    • 24:16 - #4766: "Unable to generate RouteUrl for WebAPI" is in spotlight again.
    • 26:06 - Issues to fix left for the 1.9.3/1.10 release: #6390, #6446, #6382. Update: all fixed.
    • 51:19 - How to squash commits in Git and other repository management tips from Sébastien.
  • Weekly Podcast 02/16/2016

    Meeting notes:

    • 00:00 - Agenda.
    • 01:18 - Status.
    • 06:42 - Triaging new issues for 1.9.3/1.10: #6396, #6395, #6361, #6360, #6406, #6403, #6390, #6345.
    • 21:30 - Discussion on a new default theme to replace TheThemeMachine (see #6391).
    • 52:15 - Orchard 2 status: Fixed a security issue with notification cookies, CheckMarkModelBinder added ("✓" = true, "✗" = false), Orchard.List module ported over, FindPlacementDelegate for more comprehensive code, ZoneTagHelper added, optimized implementation of RazorPage, Zones are now tagless by default (instead of overriding Zone.cshtml to only render its content). Sébastien will demo the content tree (improved Admin navigation) next week.
  • Adding A GUID Column Via Migrations In Orchard

    How to use GUID-type properties in your records?

  • Weekly Podcast 02/09/2016

    Meeting notes:

    • 00:00 - Status. Fixed #6329 and #6328 (Orchard.Resources), #5722, #5943. Todo for Orchard 1.10 release: #6366 (missing view for EditProperties in Workflows), #6345 (module updates not working anymore).
    • 17:40 - Orchard Gallery is now open-source! You can set up your own Gallery with the dedicated recipe included in the module. It uses a Bootstrap-based theme called the TheBootstrapMachine with overrides in TheGalleryMachine.
    • 26:08 - Orchard 2 status: ContentDefinition, ContentManagement and DisplayManagement work in progress.
    • 49:55 - Demo by Siyamand: Using ReactJS with Orchard.
  • Weekly Podcast 02/02/2016

    Meeting notes:

    • 00:00 - Agenda.
    • 01:37 - Status.
    • 13:26 - Pre-release of 1.10 and 1.9.3.
    • 17:00 - Feature roadmap for the next release has been updated.
    • 21:16 - Discussion on a new default/base theme for the frontend (~TheThemeMachine2). Optinally skinnable for using it out of the box.
    • 32:48 - Discussion about the Contributor Code of Conduct published by the .NET Foundation and it's adoption to Orchard.
    • 41:52 - Demo by Szymon - the new Admin theme! It may be adopted to Orchard 2 as well.
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