Recently we received one request from a Client to migrate the content from Sitecore 7.2 application to a newer website on another platform. So the client was expecting the data in either XML or JSON format. First we thought of creating a custom .Net utility to read the Sitecore data from the Content tree and … Continue reading How to use OData service to expose Sitecore content?
Many times, we suddenly face access denied issues which we know were working fine till we last checked. And now the hunt starts, common issues are when you access Sitecore Dashboard, Content Editor, etc. & you will get Access denied to specific Viewstate paths under App Data or your log files are not getting generated. … Continue reading Access denied issue in Sitecore site
When we start exploring the Sitecore, and try few code snippets from the internet, they work fine for us on our development machine. But we always need to make sure we follow the best practices. In many cases, I have seen developers hard coding the database to get the item details & then fix it … Continue reading How to access Sitecore Databases in code?
In the out-of-the-box instance of Sitecore, Content Authors are able to upload any type of file in Media Library ex. .html, .exe, .zip which is not required in most of the cases. We had requirement from one of our client to restrict all the type of file extensions and to allow only specific extensions like … Continue reading How to block the specific file types in Sitecore Media Library?
Most of us like to work on Dark theme these days but one thing I will like to clear here is that Sitecore does not give any options to change the theme in the out-of-the-box installation. And this is not WordPress 😛 so we need to settle with the dark theme in Google chrome using … Continue reading Dark theme for Sitecore XP on Chrome
In Sitecore 9.x, we have new module Sitecore Forms which was earlier known as WFFM (Web Forms for Marketers). This module helps us to create Forms with zero coding approach. Sometimes you create a new Form in Sitecore Forms but you are not able to see it in the Forms Dashboard. Resolution: The forms are … Continue reading Unable to see the newly created Sitecore Forms
Many times we install Sitecore XP 8.x on our local machine and everything is working as expected. When we try to install any Sitecore package on our instance, we just see the installation process do not end up and its irritating. Resolution: We need to disable 2 settings in the config file. Open the "Sitecore.Xdb.config" … Continue reading Unable to install Sitecore package on local instance
From the day we started the development in Sitecore, we always have created or modified items in Master DB and published in the Web DB. It is the practice the whole world follows then why we need to know to move the items from Web DB to Master DB? I think I am crazy to … Continue reading How to move items from Web to Master in Sitecore?