Cleaning and Extending Dynamic Linking

On a recent project, we had a couple of interesting requirements with regards to link management on the site, one of which was to rid the site of web page file extensions (no page or link should have a .html or other extension, and index pages should also have the index file name removed (so /news/index.html would be shown as /news/).

The site was driven by the Content Delivery OData web service, so the best place to implement this was using a custom tcdl:Link tag. This article I show you how you can easily do this

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What the REL?! – A simple and very practical use of REL

SDL Tridion introduced a new target language in the 2011 release – rather mysteriously named REL. Discussions on what exactly this is for tend to very quickly get rather technical and revolve around Dynamic Rendering, developing custom tags in Java,┬áthe new Content Delivery web service and such.

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