IIS Stands for "Internet Information Services." IIS is a web server software package designed for Windows Server. It is used for hosting websites and other content on the Web. Microsoft's Internet Information Services provides a graphical user interface (GUI) for managing websites and the associated users.
Question:How to setup a redirect from non-www to www (http) for asp.net mvc application preferably using web.config rewrite rules?
Description:I have a website built on asp.net mvc deployed using the latest iis version, where I have URL Rewrite module installed. I have already tried some rewrite rules but found some wrong redirects so I have removed it, now need some urgent workaround as it is current affecting live site!
Posted by: Umer khan | Posted on: Jan 07, 2020
Question:How to know whether the website was built using sitecore ?
Description:I want to detect if any website was built using sitecore while I don't have access for the site i.e I am visiting the website as a general user of the website, is it possible ?
Posted by: Sam Smith | Posted on: Aug 08, 2019
Question:Data at the root level is invalid. Line 1, position 1.
Description:I am getting following error on a website developed using sitecore 9 and already hosted on my local environment and was working until I have just installed another instance of website using sitecore 9.1 the site previously working fine,started throwing following error. Server Error in '/' Application. Data at the root level is invalid. Line 1, position 1. Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code. Exception Details: System.Xml.XmlException: Data at the root level is invalid. Line 1, position 1. Source Error: An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request. Information regarding the origin and location of the exception can be identified using the exception stack trace below. Stack Trace: [XmlException: Data at the root level is invalid. Line 1, position 1.] System.Xml.XmlTextReaderImpl.Throw(Exception e) +88 System.Xml.XmlTextReaderImpl.ParseRootLevelWhitespace() +6683419 System.Xml.XmlTextReaderImpl.ParseDocumentContent() +336 System.Xml.Linq.XDocument.Load(XmlReader reader, LoadOptions options) +60 System.Xml.Linq.XDocument.Parse(String text, LoadOptions options) +147 SolrNet.Impl.SolrCoreAdmin.Status() +67 Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.SolrStatus.OkSolrStatus() +73 Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.SolrStatus..cctor() +72 [TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for 'Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.SolrStatus' threw an exception.] Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.SolrStatus.SetIndexForInitialization(ISearchIndex solrIndex) +0 Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.SolrSearchIndex.SetForReinitialization() +202 Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.SolrSearchIndex.InitializeSolr() +129 Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.SolrSearchIndex.Initialize() +46 Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.SolrContentSearchManager.Initialize() +169 Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.SolrNetIntegration.DefaultSolrStartUp.Initialize() +913 (Object , Object ) +71 Sitecore.Pipelines.CorePipeline.Run(PipelineArgs args) +469 Sitecore.Pipelines.DefaultCorePipelineManager.Run(String pipelineName, PipelineArgs args, String pipelineDomain) +22 Sitecore.Nexus.Web.HttpModule.Application_Start() +161 Sitecore.Nexus.Web.HttpModule.Init(HttpApplication app) +764 System.Web.HttpApplication.RegisterEventSubscriptionsWithIIS(IntPtr appContext, HttpContext context, MethodInfo handlers) +570 System.Web.HttpApplication.InitSpecial(HttpApplicationState state, MethodInfo handlers, IntPtr appContext, HttpContext context) +169 System.Web.HttpApplicationFactory.GetSpecialApplicationInstance(IntPtr appContext, HttpContext context) +372 System.Web.Hosting.PipelineRuntime.InitializeApplication(IntPtr appContext) +329 [HttpException (0x80004005): The type initializer for 'Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.SolrStatus' threw an exception.] System.Web.HttpRuntime.FirstRequestInit(HttpContext context) +525 System.Web.HttpRuntime.EnsureFirstRequestInit(HttpContext context) +118 System.Web.HttpRuntime.ProcessRequestNotificationPrivate(IIS7WorkerRequest wr, HttpContext context) +708 Version Information: Microsoft .NET Framework Version:4.0.30319; ASP.NET Version:4.7.2633.0
Posted by: Sam Smith | Posted on: Jul 31, 2019
Question:Made a fresh deployment of a site developed using sitefinity ,its backend started throwing "IIS Detailed Error - 404.0 - Not Found"
Description:I have a task to deploy an old sitefinity project, developed on sitefinity 7 and I have deployed it successfully but when I went to its backend link to verify that everything is working fine , unfortunately its backend started throwing "IIS Detailed Error - 404.0 - Not Found" and it doesn't allow me to go on any backend link.
Posted by: Sam Smith | Posted on: Jul 02, 2019
Question:how to setup a "website down for maintenance" page for any major updates in a asp.net (MVC) website?
Description:I have to deploy some major updates in my website build on asp.net MVC and I can't afford to let my site running during the deployment so I need to setup a page which can be displayed during deployment or the site's down time. preferable I need some settings in web.config or at IIS level so that I can easily remove that maintenance page immediately once the deployment process completed.
Posted by: Umer khan | Posted on: Jun 21, 2019
Question:Glyphicons with Bootstrap 3 not working on some browsers randomly
Description:I have tried so many solutions by changing the font paths and I have verified that my fonts are always loading perfectly fine but still my icons sometimes shown broken. for example I have used class "glyphicon-log-in" which was sometimes displayed as "î…¡"
Posted by: Peter Andre | Posted on: Feb 04, 2019
Question:how to stop google from indexing specific pages of my site?
Description:There are some pages of my website that I don't want google to index/crawl right now. because these pages are not finalise yet.
Posted by: Khalid Abbas | Posted on: Jan 03, 2019
Question:Where to start/what website security measures should I take to secure my website?
Description:I want to protect my website built on asp.net from hackers and other security Vulnerabilities/security threats, what security measures should I take to protect my website or where to start fixing such issues.
Posted by: Samantha Jones | Posted on: Aug 27, 2018
Question:how to implement Cache Busting technique of "File path versioning" or "File name versioning" for asp.net mvc site?
Description:I have studied about cache busting techniques and came to know that there are mainly three such techniques. -File name versioning (e.g. style.v2.css) -File path versioning (e.g. /v2/style.css) -Query strings (e.g. style.css?version=2) Currently I am using the query string for cache busting which is implemented by default in mvc's Bundling and Minification but the query string technique is causing performance issues, so I need to implement any of the other two technique. Need help in this regard!!!
Posted by: Umer khan | Posted on: Aug 24, 2018
Question:Shared Content block (MVC) throwing error on hosting environment
Description:In My project I have used many shared content block (MVC), it throws error when using the mvc shared content block and open it to edit and close it without changing anything in it. I have shared the following steps as well as error on browser's console. step1 step2 step3 step4 step5 ErrorOnConsole
Posted by: Tabish Usman | Posted on: Jan 09, 2018