Make use of a Custom Login Page

The first thing a user sees when entering a Silver Essence Portal is of course the login screen. This page is the same on each and every Instance of Silver Essence. Since the first impression is a very important one, we got lots of questions about the possibilities to stylize or customize this page. So in the upcoming release we will give you total freedom to use create the user experience you want. [More]

Keep in touch, Keep a grip. With Google Keep

Google Keep is a great tool to make notes and set reminders for webpages. Since Essence is a web application, you can do all the Google Keep stuff with Essence as well. And because we always use Parameters in the URL, this can make keeping track of things a lot easier. [More]

Q&A: Which Parameters are available for the Essence Portal

When working in the Silver Essence Portal, the URL in the Browser's address bar are quite long. And they seem to contain instructions that influence the behavior of the Portal. Why is this and what can you do with them? [More]

Improvements for File Downloading

In the Silver Essence Portal it is possible to upload files. Of course it is also possible to download these files and in this release we have made some improvements. [More]

Navigation added to Home button

While the Back and Forward button of a browser will do just fine to navigate back and forward, we get a lot of questions if it is possible to have these buttons in the Portal itself. To give a positive answer from now on, we've added just that. [More]

Q&A: What are the image sizes for the login-screen

What are the image sizes for the login-screen? [More]

See which framework versions you are using

Too make sure your Essence Portal User Manager is using the correct central framework version, it is best to set the determination on automatic. From this version on, you can see which framework versions you are using. [More]

How to Create a Calendar Page

When you configure a Portal, you can have a simple calendar view by configuring a list to have a Calendar Description, Start- and EndDate. To have more complex calendars, you can create your own pages and controls. [More]

Added Filtering in Database Editor

The Database Editor shows all the objects in a database: Tables, Views, Functions, Procedures and Triggers. This can become quite a long list so we have added Filtering Options. [More]

Introducing the Script Tool

How do you make sure that your additions to a development database are also applied in your production database? Try using the Script Tool! [More]