Thank you for your continuous support in my Journey. I was just awarded Sitecore's highest recognition as a 2021 Sitecore MVP (Most Valuable Professionals)! Sitecore has recognized only 170 technology MVPs in the entire world and only 11 in all of India. In order to achieve this award we have to significantly contribute to the … Continue reading Excited & Humbled to be awarded Sitecore MVP 2021
We tried using a PowerShell script for SOLR installation and it works like a charm for us. So thought of sharing it with the Sitecore Community. This script reduces your efforts of below tasks:1. Downloading SOLR2. Downloading NSSM3. Adding Environment variables4. Creating Self-signed certificate5. Hosting SOLR as windows service6. Adding the host name in the … Continue reading Use PowerShell script to install SOLR
If we want to create a custom Sitecore route, for ex. if we want to read the user input and pass it to the controller method then we will require a custom route. Simplest example of this requirement is Search box. We will need to create a class file to add our route. You can … Continue reading Adding a custom route in Sitecore site
Hello Sitecorians! Introduction I am Rohan Kenkre. I am here to talk about my Sitecore journey so far. Don’t worry I am not going to bug you with the usual details. I will keep my introduction very simple; I am a husband to a beautiful woman (Vedanti) and I stay in Pune, India. Sitecore … Continue reading My Sitecore Journey in 2020
We always get release notes and upgrade packages whenever a minor or major version of Sitecore is released. But I am a fan of simplicity and wanted to try out another path to upgrade a Sitecore 8.2 web application to Sitecore 10. Lets first know about the Sitecore 8.2 web application, it is a simple … Continue reading Simple steps to upgrade Sitecore 8.2 application to 10
There was strange thing when we first installed Sitecore 10. The EXM app was not visible on Launchpad. After connecting with experts on Sitecore community and slack channels, we understood that EXM module is tightly coupled with Sitecore License. We examined our partner license. To examine the license, you can go to Control Panel from … Continue reading EXM not visible after Sitecore 10 installation
This year isn’t amazing for anyone due to the pandemic which hit the world in early March. Since everyone was working from home, each community member started sharing more than usual. Even I got a chance to share it through online channels compared to offline channels. Goal was to create a knowledge base where it … Continue reading A big thank you from Sitecore Diaries for 10K views!
In this blog we will discuss a weird bug we faced in one of our client projects. We had implemented workflow for our KB Articles as we used to fetch it from third party application and create using code. The workflow was very simple, when the Articles are created through code or modified, the Article … Continue reading How to enable workflow in Experience editor mode?
In this blog, we will see how to install Sitecore 10 with SOLR as Search provider. In case if you are looking for Sitecore with Azure Search as a Search provider then you can go through this blog. Also the prerequisite for installing the Sitecore 10 with SOLR is that we need the SOLR up … Continue reading Installing Sitecore 10 using SOLR as Search Provider on Azure
In this blog, we will see how to configure SOLR search provider in your instance if you are using Azure Search and now you want to switch to SOLR. To specify the search provider, open the Web.config file from the Sitecore instance and search for the search:define key. If we want to use SOLR as … Continue reading How to setup SOLR search provider in your instance?