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Spam emails from a form on a website can be so annoying and are a pretty common occurrence for clients using NewsCycle Digital. The reason being, that there really isn’t a straightforward easy way to add Google’s CAPTCHA to a form. NewsCycle Digital has a pbs:captcha tag in their documentation, but I was told that […]

April 16, 2014

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Recently I had a challenge: display YouTube videos, images and links in the info box of a Google Map marker. Previously this wouldn’t have been a big deal, but due to changes Google Maps has made, it isn’t as simple as it seems. As of now, you can use Google Maps Engine Light to accomplish […]

February 8, 2014

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PHP SOSE Example I promised a blog post giving PHP examples of the SOSE (Saxotech Online object) in the comments section on this page a few weeks back. Here it is!   The official documentation is a little light on PHP examples for the SOSE scripting object. We at Tamberra have been using PHP as […]

January 14, 2014

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Intro I’ve worked on many CCE implementations with complex hierarchies built into the CCE types metadata. We want to push the user to select the proper values based on the hierarchy. This is a better UX and eliminates human error which also can shorten the time someone in the newsroom needs to properly categorize a […]

December 5, 2013

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SERVER SIDE I attended the Saxotech Conference in 2012 and went to a workshop called Effective Template Design. My goal for attending this conference was to find a way to speed up my client’s sites. Their code had been written by another developer and my goal at the time was to take this code and […]

November 1, 2013

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I try to stay active in the comments sections on Saxotech’s wiki. Whenever I learn something new or find something in the docs that didn’t work exactly right, I post it in the comments. I appreciate when other developers in the Saxotech/Newscycle community do this, so I try to keep an active conversation going there. […]

October 21, 2013

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Twitter API v1 vs. v1.1 Adding a twitter widget to a site used to be a pretty straightforward task. It involved adding a Twitter provided script, with some javascript that would allow you to customize the look and feel of the widget. It looked something like thisThen, Twitter decided to completely change their API and […]

October 12, 2013

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Many saxotech tags output a list of objects: newslist, contentlist, links, etc. The object files that create the markup for those tags have a concept of a wrapper object file and item object file. For example, the newlist tag’s wrapper file is news.pbo and its item object file is newsitem.pbo. newsitem.pbo creates the markup for […]

September 20, 2013

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I was researching building a tag cloud for our blog on this site. I had worked with Saxotech on one many moons ago that utilized a stored procedure in the db and the custom query functionality provided via online tags. You can find a version of this in Saxo docs here: https://docs.saxotech.com/display/Onl/Tag%20Cloud   While this […]

September 6, 2013

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