Recently I started seeing Sitecore implementations that did not use workflows, and even though they were solid websites initially, they turned into unstable environments with messy content. in this video I talk about the importance of using Sitecore workflows; we cover the basic workflow structure, the use of Workbox and workflow setup. Finally, I touch […]
Placeholder settings seem to get too little love for the important role they play in the editing experience of the Experience Editor. In this episode we talk about the importance of using Placeholder Settings and look at two variations of their use: global and local.
In this episode we talk about the importance of scheduled publishing. Once in a while clients decide to manually publish changes as soon as they are made or approved; this can negatively affect public website performance. More often then not, content updates can wait till later that day. We also briefly touch on the publishing […]
In this quick episode of Friday Sitecore Best Practices we go over creating content shortcuts on a Desktop to remove the headache of having to browse through complex content structures.
In this episode we take a look at an easy way how to significantly improve Sitecore Content Editor performance by disabling features we do not need.
In this episode we look at improving Sitecore Content Editor user experience by unlocking items automatically when they are saved. This prevents issues with items being left locked unintentionally, preventing other users from editing it.
In this video we get familiar with Sitecore Dictionaries. That’s right, although Sitecore comes with a single dictionary by default, it is possible to create site-specific dictionaries, in fact it is recommended to do so. Why? – make sure to watch the video.
In this episode we take a look at how we can create short URLs with Sitecore aliases, as well as point out a couple of things to be careful about.
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 of the Friday Sitecore Best Practices we take a look at how to properly organize Sitecore content to reduce the cost of maintenance and allow for easy security access right assignment.