Use PowerShell script to install SOLR

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

Creating Sitecore package using Sitecore PowerShell Extension (SPE)

If you want to move any Sitecore items from one instance to another then we currently use Packaging or Serialization as an OOTB solution. Many times we create a package of the items where it's template or related items (media library items or rendering items) are missed and we understand it once the package is … Continue reading Creating Sitecore package using Sitecore PowerShell Extension (SPE)

How to resolve the error related to System.Web.Mvc dll version

So first we will understand why we are facing this issue. The simple answer is there is a mismatch in the dll version. So lets see where we found this mismatch. Go to Sitecore instance (C:\inetpub\wwwroot\LearningSitecore\Website\) Locate System.Web.Mvc.dll in bin folder and go to it's properties. In properties under Details tab check the version of … Continue reading How to resolve the error related to System.Web.Mvc dll version

Integrating Visual Studio solution and Sitecore instance

In this blog, lets create new Visual Studio solution and integrate it with the existing instance¬†(http://learningsitecore/sitecore). We will create a simple Visual Studio solution. This will not be based on Helix principle so in case developers who know Helix principle are going through the blog then don't get it wrong. We will learn Helix principles … Continue reading Integrating Visual Studio solution and Sitecore instance