In the recent project that I was working on, we got a request that whenever a List is imported from the CSV file, the client wanted to see two more columns which were related to their business and not something OOTB from Sitecore. So our journey began with adding a custom facet to the Contact … Continue reading Extending List Manager
Sitecore and Brandfolder Integration
We had a requirement of integrating the Sitecore instance with Brandfolder for managing the assets. Brief about the Brandfolder: Brandfolder is a DAM (Digital Asset Management) which helps marketers and creatives manage and distribute all of their assets, and understand how they're performing. The idea of the integration was to upload all the images and … Continue reading Sitecore and Brandfolder Integration
Creating Error pages for Sitecore SXA site
There are lot of blogs which tell us how to create static error pages for Sitecore SXA sites. I know that everyone follows the Sitecore Documentation here - https://doc.sitecore.com/xp/en/developers/sxa/18/sitecore-experience-accelerator/generate-a-custom-static-error-page.html But everyone doesn't know is that this is not straight forward every time. We faced some weird issues in our project and had to use a … Continue reading Creating Error pages for Sitecore SXA site
Enabling Anonymous Contacts to be Indexed
I was recently working on a PoC and I was trying to get the information in the Experience Profile. After few hours, I realized that even after browsing pages in different browsers, my contacts weren't showing up in Experience Profile. The Sitecore Experience Analytics was showing me the data which meant that the xConnect was … Continue reading Enabling Anonymous Contacts to be Indexed
Rebuilding xDB Index for xConnect in Sitecore
Recently I had a scenario where I had to rebuild the xDB Index, initially I thought it will be through Control Panel and the way we rebuild other indexes in SOLR. But to my surprise, it wasn't using Sitecore Control Panel or SOLR's dashboard, it was using the Command Prompt on the server where your … Continue reading Rebuilding xDB Index for xConnect in Sitecore
PowerShell to update Alt tag for Images in Media Library
The alt tag for the images plays a very important role in the SEO of the web pages which has image tag. So we thought of adding the token in the standard values of the image template (/sitecore/templates/System/Media/Unversioned/Image/__Standard Values). This will handle the Alt tags for all the new images that will be added to … Continue reading PowerShell to update Alt tag for Images in Media Library
How to use Sidekick?
Many a times we have to sync our local Master database with the latest content from higher environments and restoring the database is not always the option. Thankfully we have Sitecore Sidekick to rescue. There are two main packages to choose from: Sitecore Sidekick Complete installs the Sidekick framework and all standard modules. It's the … Continue reading How to use Sidekick?
Sitecore 9.1.1 installation error – Cannot validate argument on parameter ‘Path’
Recently I was trying to install Sitecore 9.1.1 on my machine and started getting an weird issue i.e. "Cannot validate argument on parameter 'Path'" during the xConnect installation piece. I went and checked if all the prerequisites were installed correctly and also ran few msi files as suggested in this link: https://sitecore.stackexchange.com/questions/22639/sif-exception-cannot-validate-argument-on-parameter-path But the solution … Continue reading Sitecore 9.1.1 installation error – Cannot validate argument on parameter ‘Path’
Adding a Processor to getMediaUrlOptions Pipeline
Recently, I had to enable CDN for our Sitecore instances. After following the instructions available in Sitecore documentation, everything seemed to work fine. There was use case where we had to exclude PDF documents from the CDN route to keep the security for some of the documents in place. The suggested approach was to add a … Continue reading Adding a Processor to getMediaUrlOptions Pipeline
How to quickly mitigate Log4J critical vulnerability?
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?