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A few useful extension methods for Umbraco IPublishedContent.
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using Umbraco.Core;
using Umbraco.Core.Models;
using Umbraco.Web;
/// <summary>
/// A few useful extension methods for Umbraco IpublishedContent
/// </summary>
public static class UmbracoExtensions
{
/// <summary>
/// Aliases of doctypes that should be excluded from navigation etc.
/// </summary>
private readonly static string[] ExcludedAliases = new string[]
{
"ExampleAlias", "AnotherExampleAlias"
};
/// <summary>
/// Gets the home page relative to the current content
/// </summary>
/// <param name="content">The current content</param>
/// <returns>The root node of the site</returns>
public static IPublishedContent HomePage(this IPublishedContent content)
{
return content.AncestorOrSelf(1);
}
/// <summary>
/// Gets whether this content has a template associated with it
/// </summary>
/// <param name="content">The content to check</param>
/// <returns>Returns true if it has a template otherwise false</returns>
public static bool HasTemplate(this IPublishedContent content)
{
return content.TemplateId > 0;
}
/// <summary>
/// Gets whether this document should be excluded based on it's DocumentTypeAlias
/// </summary>
/// <param name="content">The content to check</param>
/// <returns>True if it should be excluded otherwise false</returns>
public static bool IsExcluded(this IPublishedContent content)
{
return ExcludedAliases.Contains(content.DocumentTypeAlias);
}
/// <summary>
/// Gets whether this document should appear in the menu
/// </summary>
/// <param name="content">The content to check</param>
/// <returns>True if it should otherwise false</returns>
public static bool IsInMenu(this IPublishedContent content)
{
return content.HasTemplate() && content.IsVisible() && !content.IsExcluded();
}
}
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