Tag Archives: content
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.
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 […]
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 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 how we can create short URLs with Sitecore aliases, as well as point out a couple of things to be careful about.
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 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.
In this video we take a look at how customize the Content Editor ribbon to include only the tabs and buttons that are relevant to the user’s role. This customization not only makes the Content Editor less confusing, it also increases its performance.
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.