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Simon Antony Knowledge Base

Welcome to the new and improved Simon Antony Knowledge Base! This place is a treasure trove of useful code snippets, solutions and tips to common (though often tricky!) web development challenges. Browse our knowledge base using the search mechanism above or use the tags below to browse by topic.

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Selectively Turning off Request Validation of Masterpages in Umbraco to Allow Posting of Markup via MVC Controllers

Selectively Turning off Request Validation in MVC and Masterpages in Umbraco to Allow Posting of Markup

How To Reset Main Umbraco 7 Admin Password Programatically If Locked Out

How To Reset Main Umbraco 7 Admin Password Programatically If Locked Out

Adding Simple Pagination To Search Results View Using Linq in Umbraco

Adding Simple Pagination To Search Results View Using Linq in Umbraco

Why Response.Redirect() Causes Thread Abort Exception and How To Solve

Thread abort exceptions can often be caused by doing Response.Redirect(...) within your Web Application, but what causes this and how can you solve it? Everything you need to know here.

How to Secure and Protect Media in Umbraco Behind a Login

Have you ever needed to protect Umbraco's media section behind a secure login? Perhaps you have a project with a secure download area members must register in order to be able to access? Here is a very simple, lightweight way to add secure media to Umbraco which only authenticated users can access.