Monthly Archives: April 2016
Performance is an “Acchilles heel” of many image-heavy websites. Sitecore provides a way to dynamically re-size images on the fly to provide optimal quality and dimensions dramatically improving page load speed and preventing content editors from shooting themselves in the foot. Media Resizing Options by John West
There are two ways in which media items can be stored in Sitecore: database and filesystem. Storing media items in a database makes Sitecore maintenance much easier; however, it could come with a significant performance hit in some cases. Watch this video to make sure you understand the cons and pros of using one over […]
In this episode we take a look at three closely related properties of Sitecore items: keys, names and display names. Remember that keys and item names are primarily used by technical audiences while display names by Sitecore authors.
In this episode we look into why, as developers, we should stay away from customizing Sitecore templates as much as possible by either duplicating them or inheriting them from new custom templates.