When using SharePoint search in a Web Content Management (WCM) solution you are very likely to create your scope which will include Publishing Pages only. As other pages like Application Pages and Lists' Forms are not accessible by anonymous visitors you don't want them to appear in the search results on the public site. While creating what I call a 'public scope' is rather straight-forward there is one thing you have to keep in mind to make it work as expected.
Via Myo Kyaw Htun.com: after installing the Windows Live Writer for the first time I thought that I missed some options when the interface turned to be in Dutch. While working on a Live Writer plugin, I have stumbled upon an interesting article about the interface language in Windows Live Writer. Myo Kyaw Htun describes the problem and provides an easy step-by-step solution on how to change the Live Writer interface language to English. Read: How to reset regional language to English in Windows Live Writer.
Search engine optimized titles, headers and URL's are very important if you want your articles to score high in the natural search results. While you definitely need to take your time while crafting the first two, let the Imtech SEO Slugs Live Writer Plugin help with the slugs.
While testing the newest feature of Imtech Fields Explorer - generated Content Types and Site Columns wrapper classes I have discovered that there were some issues while using these classes for referring to Site Columns. To avoid problems while referring to Site Columns from custom code I have decided to use SPField.Id instead of SPField.InternalName. While generating wrapper classes Imtech Fields Explorer v188.8.131.52 will now use the InternalName for the property name and Id for the value:
Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) v3 introduces the concept of Site Columns: reusable fields which can be used for creating content definition across the whole Site Collection. While this concept allows you to manage the way content is stored, you have to be really careful when working with Site Columns in custom development.