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How to delete a large amount of items via Sitecore User Interface

We have a Sitecore 7.2 Initial Release (aka Sitecore CMS 7.2.0) project on the table. It’s a legacy system. Sadly, the previous vendor did not cover the case the items were duplicated when they’re created automatically via a Sitecore task scheduler from an external source. After correcting the code logic, we need to delete all… Continue reading How to delete a large amount of items via Sitecore User Interface

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Sitecore PowerShell Extensions – Playing with Broken Links Report

In real Sitecore projects, you may have to deal with some annoyed issues due to broken links (especially when we follow Helix principles -> there are many renderings per item and there are fresher/junior Sitecore devs in your team). Sometimes, you will not be able to install your Sitecore packages to other environments if there… Continue reading Sitecore PowerShell Extensions – Playing with Broken Links Report

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How to restart Sitecore server via Sitecore user interface

A few years ago, I had a chance to work with Sitecore CMS version 6.6 and had to restart Sitecore server several times without IIS access to kill the publish process (it run forever sometimes). I suppose that I may do it again with Sitecore version 7.X and Sitecore version 8.X for some reasonsĀ as well.… Continue reading How to restart Sitecore server via Sitecore user interface

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My favourite utilities / tools for Sitecore development

The first one I want to introduceĀ is Sitecore Instance Manager (SIM). It’s very helpful for me to set up fresh Sitecore instances at my local quickly, to edit hosts file easily via Hosts Editor. Github: it’s an open source tool for managing the local park of Sitecore instances. You can install, locate, maintain, reinstall or… Continue reading My favourite utilities / tools for Sitecore development