Reverse link propagation

When you publish an item in Tridion, all items linking to this item are also published, on 2 conditions:

– The linking item is already published
– The checkbox ‘If other published Components link to a Component you are publishing, publish or republish those Components’ is checked (this is the default)

I don’t know if this principle has an official name, but I call it ‘reverse link propagation’, because it follows links backwards and propagates the publishing action to the linking items.

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Dyndle is released

A few months ago, I wrote about Dyndle. Today I have good news for anyone who needs to build an ASP.NET web application based on SDL Tridion Sites: Dyndle has been released.

Dyndle is free of charge and fully ready for you to use.
Besides the framework itself, we have also launched a new web site. On dyndle.com, you can find everything you need to know, including extensive documentation.
Tridion developers: enjoy your new toy.

Releasing the tiger: how to profit from Solr in your Tridion CM

Any Tridion installation comes with a powerful search engine to facilitate the full-text search in the Content Manager Explorer: Solr. The way Solr is used in Tridion reminds me of a caged tiger. After all, Solr is one of the most popular search engines in the world, and it’s immensely powerful. The full capabilities of Solr are definitely not exposed in Tridion, neither in the small search box nor in the advanced search screen. In this blog, I will explain how you can release the tiger!

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