Tag Archives: Sitecore8
In this episode we look at how to enable communication between the delivery servers and the master database. We should already know that writing directly to the aster database is a bad idea, so what can we do? Sitecore remote events come to the rescue. Watch this video to see how to properly record user […]
In this episode we look at how to properly use Sitecore datasource setting on MVC renderings. Instead of doing intricate logic of manual datasource checks and fallbacks, we can simply use one line of code, which an do all that for us!
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 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 […]
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 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 look at the importance of configuring Sitecore prefetch cache to improve website user experience following a fresh application startup.
In this episode we look at improving Sitecore Content Editor user experience by unlocking items automatically when they are saved. This prevents issues with items being left locked unintentionally, preventing other users from editing it.
In this episode we look at the danger of copying the Data folder to the Sitecore IIS root folder, Website. It seems obvious from the sidelines, however, this is way too often to fix the “missing license” error that Sitecore throws if the “dataFolder” setting hadn’t been updated to point to the proper location of […]
In this episode we talk about the importance of changing the Media.RequestProtection.SharedSecret setting and the possible consequences that await you, if you don’t.