Once the website is ready, everyone will appreciate your efforts to develop it and at the same time you will see new requests coming in. What can be these new requests will be on? Enhancements? Anomalies? Improvements? Most probably it will be on improvements specially when your client is eyeing to implement SEO (Search Engine … Continue reading How to work on reducing page load time?
If you guys have worked on Sitecore 7.x or 8.x then you will know that there is no restriction for creating item with same name at same level. So similarly I had no idea that it is restricted in the latest versions for Sitecore. Recently I was trying to install a package created from Sitecore … Continue reading No duplicate item name allowed in latest Sitecore versions
With every major version, we always see the configuration file updates. The major change I had seen was in Sitecore 7.2 to Sitecore 8.x and then in 9.x. I had expected the same in Sitecore 10 as well. I mostly go through Sitecore.config and ConnectionStrings.config first once Sitecore Vanilla instance of latest version is installed. … Continue reading Sites node moved from Sitecore.config file in Sitecore 10
The default behavior of Sitecore is that it stores the media files (Images, Videos, docs, etc.) in the database. This is good feature as your website folder won't grow as the Media items grow in Sitecore but the database size will keep growing over the period of time. It is not arguable over which approach … Continue reading How to store Media files in File System instead of Database?
Whenever we discuss anything around Sitecore templates, we always mention about Data template and Rendering Parameter Template which is widely used & you can read about it here but we always forget to mention about Branch & Command Template which are indeed a powerful tool provided by Sitecore to achieve certain functionality. Lets see Branch … Continue reading What is Branch Template? And where do we use it?
In this blog, we will learn how to create a free account on Azure Portal to start learning Sitecore on Azure PaaS. Lets start the process in step by step manner. Go to Microsoft site where you can create a free account. Click on the Start Free button. You will be redirected to the Sign … Continue reading Creating a free account on Azure Portal
In the previous blog, we saw how to create a package of items and it's related item using SPE but it was for a single item. Now generally that's not the case in most of our requirements. So lets explore how to create a package for multiple items along with their related items. To create … Continue reading Creating package using Sitecore PowerShell Extensions (SPE) for multiple items
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)
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?