Tag Archives: content editing
In this episode we look at how to properly expose content fields that are not rendered on the page in the Sitecore Experience Editor. For instance, page meta data, or orphan content fields that don’t belong to any particular component and at the same time not rendered on a page. I learned this trick years […]
Very frequently Sitecore developers create content that must remain in a certain location. Sitecore provides us a very useful feature to ensure no changes can be made to a particular item via item protection “Read Only” setting. This setting is much more powerful than removing write access to the item; watch this video to find out […]
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 look at improving Sitecore usability with configuring the top location for the Datasource tree selection and the type of items that are allowed to be selected. Make sure to follow these practice to also eliminate the human error factor.
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.
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 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 episode we take a look at an easy way how to significantly improve Sitecore Content Editor performance by disabling features we do not need.