• 23 Jan 2017

    Docker Compose with a multi part ASP.NET Application

    AKA Using Docker Compose with Telligent Community. I've seen a lot about Docker and Docker Compose over the last few months, but not had a chance to use it. With the push from Microsoft and the ability to run windows based containers I decided it was time to give it a go! During this process, I ran into a few things that took a little time to get my head around. This post discusses these.
    • 5 Dec 2016

    Add some Christmas cheer to your Telligent Community!

    Last Christmas whilst working on the Macmillan Cancer Support community , some of the team thought it decided to add a Christmas themed " Easter Egg " to the site. To start with I was skeptical, but within a few hours Kieran had put something ...
    • 26 Aug 2016

    Deploying an ASP.NET Core website with VSTS and Octopus Deploy

    Step by step guide on how to deploy a ASP.NET Core website using Visual Studio Team Services and Octopus Deploy!
    • 4 Jul 2016

    Viewing embedded content in Telligent Community REST API responses

    When you get Telligent Community content via the REST API, by default embedded content (such as Videos or Audio), isn't returned, instead it is replaced with a message such as "(Please visit the site to view this video)", the PostTarget parameter can be used to return the full content.
    • 27 Jun 2016

    Getting current content in Telligent Community

    Often when writing code for use with Telligent Community you'll need to get hold of the current context from the content, for example the current Group, Blog or Blog Post, this can be accessed using the CurrentContext property.
    • 20 Jun 2016

    Reusable blog snippets with Telligent Community

    Often when writing a blog there will be a standard piece of text, or link that you use in many blog posts, and end up copying and pasting between posts. This can become tedious and if you need to update the text is a lot of effort, this is where snippets can help. This is a feature that appears to have been around for a long time but I've not noticed before!
    • 15 Jun 2016

    Get full URL from Relative in Telligent Community

    If you ever need the full URL when using Telligent Community this can easily be done with the AbsoluteUrl method, in either velocity or C#.
    • 1 Jun 2016

    Twitter Cards for Telligent Community 9

    The latest version of Telligent Community adds open graph tags to the page by default, but doesn't add the tags required for Twitter to make use of those tags and show a preview of the content within the tweet. Easily enable Twitter Card support with this plugin.
    • 19 May 2016

    Developer Shortcuts Chrome Extension for Telligent Community

    If your anything like me, when developing with Telligent Community your likely to have many tabs open, Widget Studio, API Documentation, Developer Tools, and will be always jumping between them! Once the tabs are open this can work out OK, but as soon as you lose a tab, you have to click through the admin area to find the page you want. This is what triggered the creation of “ Telligent Community Developer Shortcuts...
    • 3 Mar 2016

    Recording a User Group Session - The First Attempt

    We’ve been running the Telligent Community UK User Group for almost a year now, and I think we have now started to get the hang of organising them! As Telligent is a product used worldwide, and we are currently the only user group, we’ve been asked by a few people since the first session if they could be streamed or recorded for people who can’t get to London on the day. With the new year, we decided...