Tag Archives: administration
In this episode we start the sub-series of the Sitecore admin tools, which comes with Sitecore out of the box. This set of tools can be very handy in many development, troubleshooting and general maintenance scenarios. In the first video, we look at the DB Browser tool and how it an be helpful in troubleshooting […]
When you use Sitecore on daily basis, time-saving tips can be very handy for your productivity. In this video i guide you through setting up a default login environment to take you directly to your tool of preference instead of going through the Launchpad.
In this video i cover my top three reasons for switching from Lucene to Solr: reaching 50,000 documents in an index and having more than one delivery or processing servers.
Friday Sitecore Best Practice: Stay Secure by Disabling the Admin Account and Encrypting All CMS Traffic
This is a very important , I would say – an essential episode on security! In this video we cover a couple of tips on security. First, we look at the reasons why we want to disable the admin account to decrease the the risk of someone hacking that account. Second, we cover the importance of […]
Item version limiting isn’t usually brought up often in Sitecore conversations, simply because there is no trick to them, unless, they get out of hand. Sitecore Content Editor’s performance can be negatively affected by items having more than ten versions. Watch this episode to find out how to avoid the risk of going over that […]
In this episode we take a look at the types of Sitecore validation, why it’s important, the recommended practices around their implementation and finally how to create your own custom ones. Remember that there are three layers of validation: help messages, Sitecore client validation and code validation. Make sure to implement all three in your […]
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 tackle a frequent problem where business stakeholders participating in website change request process do not have user access to Sitecore, making it impossible for them to preview content edits before they go to production. Sitecore Publishing Targets allow us to create new “sudo” delivery environments that can be set to only accept […]
In this episode we look at three most commonly used tools for troubleshooting Sitecore issues: Sitecore Support Package Generator, Sitecore Log Analyzer and Luke for Lucene. Make sure to be familiar with these as these are great time savers!
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.