Changing the sort order of default Umbraco tabs

By Mark Bowser     Monday, August 03, 2015     tab, Umbraco 7, AutoMapper, Sort

We have a couple of projects where we wanted to gain more control over the sort order of some of the default Umbraco tabs like "Properties" or "Child items". Although I don't know of a way to do this through the Umbraco backoffice or with configuration, it is suprisingly easy to write some custom code to handle this.

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New Umbraco v7 Package: Dialog Expander

By Jason Prothero     Monday, April 06, 2015     Umbraco 7, umbraco, package, back-office, ui

This package is a simple UI enhancement to the v7 right-side dialog flyours to allow a content editor to make the dialog bigger or back to normal.  It just gives a bit more room for dialog selections and views.  With the new Document Types as grid editors, it can help to have a little extra room when its available.

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How to find if Umbraco 7 Debugging is Enabled in AngularJS or Javascript in the Backoffice

By Jason Prothero     Saturday, June 07, 2014     development, umbraco, angularjs, Umbraco 7

When creating a new functionality in the Umbraco 7 backoffice such as a property editor or custom section, it is sometimes necessary to print out some debugging information to verify that the models are what you expect. This post describes how to check whether debugging is enabled in Umbraco 7 and then how to use that information in your AngularJS controllers and views.

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