Tag Archives: tip
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 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 […]
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.
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 […]
Friday Sitecore Best Practice: Stay Secure by Disabling the Admin Account and Encrypting All CMS Traffic
This is a very important , I would say – an essential episode on security! In this video we cover a couple of tips on security. First, we look at the reasons why we want to disable the admin account to decrease the the risk of someone hacking that account. Second, we cover the importance of […]
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 […]
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.