Sometimes our Sitecore instance suffers from performance issues, cumbersome content managing process, limitations, etc. so there is a need we need to review our solution and evaluate how well it is implemented. In these blog series I will provide some guidance on how to perform a Sitecore platform inspection to evaluate the architecture of a solution measured against current Sitecore best practices.
Sitecore – Unpublish archived items programmatically
When you archive an item in your master database, Sitecore doesn’t remove it from the web database automatically. You need to perform a publish in order to “update” your web instance. That’s why this post will show you how to unpublish items immediately when an item is archived.
Sitecore 9.1 – Local Installation
This guide will help you to install Sitecore 9.1 for local environments.
Sitecore Module – Point of Interest
Usually, there are clients that need a module that let them add pins to maps or highlight a specific section on an image.
This feature will help content authors to add a point of interest to an image. Only need to select the background image and start adding multiple dots, it will automatically set the exact position where they picked.
Sitecore renames my field’s title
Have you ever seen an odd issue where your field title is different from the one you defined on your template even if you didn’t set any Display Name value? Well, here I will explain how you can come across with this issue and how you can resolve it.
Sitecore Federated Experience Manager
This is a simple guide about how to connect your external site (non-Sitecore site) and manage it from Sitecore. This tutorial will show you a brief demo about what we can do using this cool feature.
The Federated Experience Manager is an out-of-the-box application that allows you to add new components to the current site, track visitor interactions and generate analytics information.
Sitecore-MongoDB Calculate Closest Distance
This is a short guide about how to configure your mongoDB in order to calculate the closest distance between two coordinates.
Render SVG Images in Razor with Sitecore
In this episode, I will explain how you can configure Sitecore to handle svg images and render them in razor views. As you may notice, if you try to upload an image, it will be processed as a media file instead of an image this is because Sitecore doesn’t support svg extensions in the media library out of the box.
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Sitecore Custom Link Field Validator
Sitecore comes with cool out-of-box field validators that can be applied to each template field, depending on its type. Obviously we can create our custom field validators and here I will explain how to create one.
As a Sitecore developer, when you add a field in a template and want to restrict the input of content editors, applying a business logic or you just want to ensure the inserted value is valid we should definitely use field validators.
Sitecore WFFM – Custom Save Action with Field Mappings
If you need to create a custom save action using Web Forms For Marketers and you need to map those fields to a specific model, it is possible using Field Mappings.
This tutorial will teach you how you can easily map al your form fields with a model, specially when you are working on a third-party integration.