development · framework

Sitecore 9 and my simple development framework version 2.2

Sitecore Experience Platform 9 Update 2 (aka Sitecore XP 9.0.2) was out two months ago. Personally, I wanted to wait for the new release of awesome ones such as Glass.Mapper.Sc version 5, Unicorn version 4.0.4 so that I had a chance to upgrade all of them as well. Finally, my simple Sitecore development framework version 2.2… Continue reading Sitecore 9 and my simple development framework version 2.2

framework

Sitecore 9 and my simple development framework version 2.1

HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR! My simple development framework version 1.8 (for Sitecore 8) was out a few days ago. I’ve just merged things below of version 1.8 to version 2.1 (for Sitecore 9): Adapting new Unicorn 4’s feature: modular architecture friendly configuration Integrating Site-Specific Error Handle module and putting the content into cache as well Adding Multisolution project (Foundation layer) in… Continue reading Sitecore 9 and my simple development framework version 2.1

framework

My simple Sitecore development framework – Version 1.8

HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR! I’m excited to have a chance to play with my simple framework again. In fact, I’m a huge fan of Unicorn – a very helpful utility for me – to set up a local developer machine with a running environment (no shared Sitecore databases). In addition, it’s developer-friendly (I’m a friendly developer :D). This… Continue reading My simple Sitecore development framework – Version 1.8

improvement · module

How to handle errors of a specific site on a shared Sitecore instance

Well, the gatekeeper does not allow us to edit web.config file so we have to find out the way to handle the custom errors of our own Sitecore MVC sites on a shared Sitecore instance. All we can do is to play with patching config files. Assumptions (for a specific site) if a non-existent page… Continue reading How to handle errors of a specific site on a shared Sitecore instance

enhancement · module

Report viewer restriction on Sitecore Experience Analytics Dashboard

It seems that we cannot prevent someone to view the analytic report of a specific website on Sitecore Experience Analytics Dashboard in case he has access right for it (normally, his Sitecore role is sitecore\Analytics Reporting). Per my investigation, we can try to solve it by adding an additional logic to this file \sitecore\shell\client\Applications\ExperienceAnalytics\Common\Layouts\Renderings\SubsiteFilter.cshtml which handles Subsite combobox… Continue reading Report viewer restriction on Sitecore Experience Analytics Dashboard

tools · utilities

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 reasons as well.… Continue reading How to restart Sitecore server via Sitecore user interface

development · module

Pre-population Item Version module for Sitecore development

Someone wants you to develop a simple Sitecore module which supports to pre-populate Sitecore item versions so that he doesn’t have to enter bulk of data fields manually when a very first language version of a specific site is created (that guy is so lazy and so am I :D) Assumptions: the sites have >= 2 languages the module… Continue reading Pre-population Item Version module for Sitecore development