Tag Archives: development
In single-website Sitecore instances Controller Renderings reference controller actions in code using a simple controller name reference and action name on that rendering definition item. In multi-site Sitecore solutions such shortcut references may lead to naming collisions. To avoid such issues we need to use full controller type path. Check out this video to find out […]
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 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.
In today’s video we take a quick look at the irreplaceable tool for troubleshooting Sitecore performance issues – Sitecore Debugger. This tool shows a breakdown of Sitecore requests, outlining the steps Sitecore has to go through to put a page together. You’ll see an interesting fact of component inserts taking longer than rendering the actual […]
In this episode we take a look at how to tune Sitecore caches. We will be using the Sitecore Cache Tuner module to identify the problematic caches that need to be increased. Poorly tuned caches can lead to Sitecore performance degradation putting more load on the processor, so make sure to do keep an eye […]
In this episode we take a look at the P3P header requirement for the FXM to work properly with Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10 and 11. The P3P or Platform for Privacy Preferences is a legally binding agreement between the service provider and a user and can be used to take legal actions against the […]
Sitecore 8 came with some of the Sitecore 7 tools that I came to love removed: Developer Center, xPath Builder and File Explorer. In this episode we look into bringing our good old friends back in Sitecore versions 8 and up.
In this video we take a look at how to properly edit Sitecore configuration files. We take a look at how Sitecore compiles its configuration, how to view the finalized config that Sitecore stores in memory and how to properly patch, name and include custom configuration files in Visual Studio solutions.
In this episode of Friday Sitecore Best Practices we cover proper use of rendering and sublayout parameters. Remember that the rule of thumb is to place the “what”, which is our content, on content items, and the “how” in parameters. Any setting that related to the way something is displayed should go into that component’s […]