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.
This is the first video of the Sitecore Friday Tip of the Week series. In this video I cover the reasons for adding field help messages and provide tips to help developers with adding meaningful and helpful help information.
In How to Setup Mongo and Solr on Docker for Sitecore xDB: Part 1 we’ve looked at the importance of having access to immutable infrastructure and how Docker can help Sitecore developers with easily creating and maintaining Mongo and Solr instances for Sitecore xDB. In the following post, we will walk through creating our own Docker […]
First, Microsoft shocked the world by making .NET open source. Then they punched all the doubters in the face by running a .NET app in a Linux container running on a Windows machine at a Microsoft Build conference this year. Yes, that was .NET running on Linux running on Windows! …what is this wizardry? Docker After […]
Sitecore with Solr is very powerful setup; however, it is not the kind of animal you can simply release into the wild and watch it thrive. Solr needs close monitoring, especially in the early days, as it can become the reason of some strange website issues related to performance. This blog describes an issue I’ve […]
Sitecore 8 is the new cool nowadays! The hype is indeed well deserved. Recently I had a chance to explore some of the modules and prototype a good amount of functionality in Sitecore 8, which has uncovered a bug with Web Forms for Marketers manually entered dropdown lists. This article describes the issue and provides […]
Sitecore 2015 Technology MVP award was given to 141 applicants across 25 countries. This title is very prestigious and, as you can see by the numbers above, very competitive. This article describes my journey to becoming a Sitecore Technology MVP 2015. I am honored and excited to be part of this prestigious group. If you […]
Sitecore with Solr is a definite powerhouse solution! Solr’s ease of setup and use combined with Sitecore’s IQueriable make writing search queries a walk in the park. Recently I discovered that doing exact string matching using lambda (==) does not work properly. This article describes the issue and provides a solution to get you on […]
Microsoft has been putting a lot of effort into making Windows Azure its flagship, and, to be honest – rightly so! Recently, during the Sitecore 8 Technical Preview program, and in the light of the upcoming Los Angeles User Group, at which I was planning on speaking, – I decided to see if I could […]
The following article provides detailed steps on how to enable search term highlighting when using Sitecore with Solr search engine. For the purpose of this article we will be using Sitecore 7.2 rev. 140256, the latest revision, as of the time of this writing. In one of the previous articles I covered highlighting search terms […]