There is a lot of discussion around the Log4J CVE in the community. If you haven't heard or read about it then below is the good read https://support.sitecore.com/kb?id=kb_article_view&sysparm_article=KB1001391 The Sitecore versions that got affected are:Sitecore XP 9.2Sitecore XP 9.3Sitecore XP 10.0Sitecore XP 10.1Sitecore XP 10.2 Versions not affected Sitecore XP 9.1 and earlier versions are … Continue reading How to quickly mitigate Log4J critical vulnerability?
This year has been amazing for me as I received my first ever "Sitecore Technology MVP" award, started a new job and moved to my new home! With that said, I got a chance to share my knowledge through online channels compared to offline channels. My goal is always to create a knowledge base which … Continue reading A big thank you from Sitecore Diaries for 25K views in a year!
We are using Sitecore 9.3 and we activated Personalization on the Home page of our website. Everything was working as expected but we started noticing that Google Bot was directed to 500 Error page inconsistently. Upon more research we understood that there was one error consistent in the logs whenever the Google bot was redirected … Continue reading Application Error – Sitecore.ContentTesting
This a common ask if you are not using EXM, you need to send thank you emails or emails to the admin team with the details of the submitted entry. This can be achieved in 2 steps: Create a class which inherits from Sitecore.ExperienceForms.Mvc.Processing.SubmitActions.SendEmail and write your custom logic.Add a Custom Submit Action under /sitecore/system/Settings/Forms/Submit … Continue reading Creating custom submit action to send the emails in Sitecore Forms
We had a requirement of pushing some Sitecore items to third-party applications once those are publish on the Live (Web database). We had to attach a custom event handler in the Publishing event. Now the handler needs to be added in both publish:end and publish:end:remote, the former works well on single instances and CM server … Continue reading How to add custom Event handler in Sitecore?
This blog is very simple tip but thought of sharing it. We had a rebranding of a word across our Media like (News, Events, Blogs, etc.) and it is impossible to go to each and every word manually and change it. The simplest solution was to write a Script in SPE and execute. Then I … Continue reading Sitecore Tips – Search and Replace
We recently used SOLR suggester to implement autocomplete feature for our Site search. There are 3 steps involved to implement the Suggester:1. Add the Search component in solrconfig.xml file.2. Add the new field in Managed-Schema file.3. Call the Suggester from your Controller method. Add the Search component in solrconfig.xml filea. Go to the solrconfig.xml file … Continue reading Enabling the Suggester from SOLR for the Search box
Now a days, the world is moving towards or utilizing the modern edge features in their day to day activities. So giving our end customers a feature of voice recognition on the Search box of our website might draw us some more traffic and leads. Now the logic, we need here is to hear the … Continue reading Adding voice recognition to your search box
We recently started facing heap size issue on one of our SOLR instance. Error: Caused by: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space I thought it was easy fix by just adding more memory but it wasn't as forward as I thought. Before you jump to the solution I will share a good link which will explain you … Continue reading How to resolve SOLR Heap size issue?
We recently found that our CM Server C disk space was nearing to be full and to our surprise, we didn't have much media files or high sized files at website folder level. So we started troubleshooting the scenario. The strange part was the App_Data folder was 98GB+ and we thought it might be due … Continue reading Sitecore CM site size crosses 100 GB in space