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Sitecore Cortex – Three Basic Concepts

Was fortunate to attend an excellent presentation by John Hobart and Michael Thompson from Coria Inc on Sitecore Cortex at Sitecore UG Manchester, NH in February 2018 meetup. Though my first but such an informative session on Sitecore Cortex with some funny punch lines by John. 😉 As my first baby step towards the powerful …

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SUG Meetups – March 2018

March you were Marvelous. Was so fortunate to attend 4 excellent presentations in 2 Sitecore User Group Meetups. Sharing is the key in this community. SUG March'2018 Meetup Queen City, Manchester, NH Attended three excellent presentations by Rodrigo Peplau, Caio Ferraz and Jill Grozalsky. Rodrigo talked about "Pushing Sitecore 9 Dynamic Placeholders to the edge with …

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Differences between Sitecore Updates and Patches

Ever wondered how Sitecore Update/Upgrade and Sitecore Patch Release are different? How to decide that you want a Sitecore Update or Patch? What is an Update? Sitecore releases Updates in timely fashion. These Updates normally have known bug fixes from previous versions and possibly any additional features/functionalities bundled. Every Update comes with Release Notes which …

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SUG Meetups – February 2018

Such a Fabulous February. Was so fortunate to attend Five various SUG Meetups in February and off course Sitecore Virtual Developer Day was a bonus on top of everything. Some takeaway notes from the meetups: 1. SUG Feb'2018 Meetup Queen City, Manchester, NH Attend two excellent presentations by Zachary Kniebel on Sitecore UML and by  John …

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SUG Bangalore – First Virtual Meet 2018

Was fortunate to present at First Virtual Meetup of 2018 at Sitecore User Group Bangalore on Sitecore Forms and its capabilities. The presentation recording been uploaded and is available on our Youtube channel! Do subscribe to get updates! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWebnkIon2Y&t=1436s

SUG Meetup – Jan’18 Queen City, Manchester, NH

Was fortunate to attend and this time present as well at the first Sitecore User Group Meet of 2018 at Queen City, Manchester, NH on 01/03/2018 at 1230 Elm St, Manchester, NH. Hosted by Michael Reynolds and Greg Coffman. Agenda: 6:00 pm - 6:15 pm Food/networking/introduction 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm Introducing Sitecore Forms – Empowering Digital Marketing - Amitabh …

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Sitecore 9 Installation using SIF – As easy as cooking a delicious meal.

Being a foodie who loves cooking, while installing my first Sitecore XP 9 using SIF though surprisingly but I feel like cooking a delicious meal . Well, I am pretty sure that after reading the first line may be you will react something like this guy: But I found both the processes quite similar. How? …

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Step 1: Sitecore XP9 Install using SIF – Collecting the required Files

As the first step let's download all the files/packages which will be needed during the installation process. Login to dev.sitecore.net with your credentials and click on Download button under Sitecore Experience Platform 9. Create a folder on any of your local drives where you want to store all the related files, it will be like …

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Step 2: Sitecore XP9 Install using SIF – Let’s Install and configure Solr

As a next step we will be installing Solr and configuring it as a service. 1.    Download Solr package from http://lucene.apache.org/solr/downloads.html 2.    We need Solr 6.6.2 hence rather downloading the latest version we will navigate to “the apache archives” link and download Solr 6.6.2 Note: Please note initially I tried using the latest …

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Step 3: Sitecore XP9 Install using SIF – Lets configure Solr on HTTPS

As we know that XP 9 is all about tightening the security hence we need to setup HTTPS for Solr. Well there are many ways to do that either you can follow the steps provided in the Installation Guide which we downloaded earlier or follow the easy way given by our own Kam Figy. Kam …

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