Tag Archives: content editor
Sitecore provides many useful settings for rendering and sublayout definition items. These settings help improve usability and performance of Sitecore components or widgets, thus, it is very important to be aware of these settings and make sure to properly configure them each time. In this video we walk through fields on a Sitecore Controller Rendering, […]
In this video we take a look at a couple of ways of denying rights to content in Sitecore: explicit and inheritance denials. Although the inheritance denial is generally recommended, there is time and place for both. Watch this video to understand the difference and recommended applications.
In this video we get back to Sitecore client tool usability – the usability of Content Editor and Experience Editor and talk about setting default Datasource, Placeholder and Parameters settings on Renderings and Sublayouts. Help your content editors succeed and save them some work by setting these default values.
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 […]
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.
In this episode we take a look at the HTML caching in Sitecore. There are three levels at which HTML caching can be assigned to renderings and sublayouts, we look at their differences and advantages.
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 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.