Geolocation Viewtool

Published on April 11, 2013 by in Development, Plugins, Viewtools

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Geolocation – The Options and Issues At Aquent, we have relied on being able to determine where our visitors are coming from for some time now. This allows us to target specific information to visitors based on where they are coming from. Getting that information is becoming easier and easier as there is no shortage […]

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Today let’s take a look at a way of leveraging the CMSUserWebAPI in order to serve custom content to registered users on your site. The basic premise is quite simple: check for certain user roles in a loop, and conditionally pull content into a widget. For the sake of argument, we’ll assume you’re already versed […]

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oEmbed and JSON Plugins Available

Published on September 14, 2010 by in Macros, Plugins, Viewtools

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Today, I am announcing the release of two new plugins for dotCMS, available now. The reason I am announcing them together is because the macro relies on the viewtool, but the viewtool has applications beyond the macro, so I didn’t feel that it was right to make it one big plugin. Also, the viewtool is […]

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Email from Velocity

Published on September 1, 2010 by in Development, Plugins, Viewtools

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The more applications I build in dotCMS, the more I find myself trying to accomplish them with just Velocity coding. This saves me from having to create a plugin and make sure it is maintained through my systems. However, lately I have needed to write a lot of Form Handling with dotCMS. Not your basic, […]

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In dotCMS, user accounts serve one of two functions: to control access to the front end, or the back end. User interaction with the back end is fairly straight forward, given roles. Set up a role, tie it to the tabs a user needs, and poof. On the front end though, if you want to […]

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