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
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
Creating Simple Authentication Module for Sitecore Site – Part 3 (Gated Website)
Now let's assume that every page in our website is gated that means you need to login to the site with valid credentials to access any page of the site. To do this you can follow the Sitecore blog. Once you mark the website as required login and give the link of the Login page … Continue reading Creating Simple Authentication Module for Sitecore Site – Part 3 (Gated Website)
Creating Simple Authentication Module for Sitecore Site – Part 2 (Login)
In this blog, we will create a Login page which will help registered users to login to the site. If you want to see how to create Registration work then you should refer this blog. The Login process idea for this blog has been taken from Sitecore site. To design a Login Page, we will … Continue reading Creating Simple Authentication Module for Sitecore Site – Part 2 (Login)
Creating Simple Authentication Module for Sitecore Site – Part 1 (Registration)
Creating the Authentication Module for Sitecore Site requires below pages and functionalities: Registration Page Login Page Reset Password Update Profile The above functionalities help the end customers to login to site and access the pages. Let's assume that you have a Sitecore SXA website and all the pages are gated. To setup the login for … Continue reading Creating Simple Authentication Module for Sitecore Site – Part 1 (Registration)
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?
How to add custom Event handler in Sitecore?
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?