What is Umbraco CMS

This post tells you what Umbraco CMS is and what the benefits of using it are. Read More

Diary of my visit to the Umbraco UK Festival 2017

This blog post will act as a diary for my experiences throughout the 2 day Umbraco UK Festival in London on 2nd and 3rd November 2017. Read More

How to use a custom local dev url without having to edit the hosts file

Here is a really useful tip for all web developers. It shows you how you use custom urls for your local dev machine websites without having to edit the hosts file. Read More

Outtakes March 2017

This is a collection of outtakes from when I'm trying to record videos for my YouTube channel. Read More

How to make money from your blog

In this post I share 6 ways which you can make money from your blog. Read More

How to convert SQL Server Compact Edition .sdf to Full SQL and speed up Umbraco

This post shows you how to convert a SQL Compact Edition database to full SQL and speed up Umbraco Read More

Podcast Interview about Umbraco. Paul Seal on The Cynical Developer

Listen to my podcast interview about Umbraco talking with James Suddart from The Cynical Developer Read More

How to change a form in MVC to submit with AJAX

In this video you will see how to change the form to submit using AJAX. I recorded this video live for my livecoding channel. The code I wrote for this tutorial is further down this post. Read More

How to create a Contact Form in Umbraco using MVC and C#

This post is to accompany the YouTube video tutorial I created. I will share the code I wrote for each section in the video. Read More

How to get the YouTube thumbnail preview image from a video

This post will help you if you want to get the preview image for a YouTube video. You may want to you this if you want to trigger the video to launch in a pop up window, or you want to link to the video. Read More