Sitecore ShowConfig for Content Delivery

On lower environments if we want to view the ShowConfig we follow the URL mentioned below: /sitecore/admin/showconfig.aspx To access this URL the Sitecore and underneath folders should be accessible. But on Content Delivery most of the Client wants the Sitecore pages to be blocked, specially the Login and other Admin Pages. May be I am... Continue Reading →

Versioned Layouts in Sitecore 8x

Versioned layouts make it possible to specify different layouts for different versions and languages of the same item. You use versioned layouts when you want to: Have different layouts for different languages. Publish a specific version with its own layout for a specific period. Sitecore uses versioned layouts internally for various content-testing features, for example,... Continue Reading →

Accelerating Content Tree Performance

Let talk about few tiny tips to accelerate the performance of content tree. Sometimes we experience that the content tree is taking longer than expected to open. It may be because of various reasons but there are few tips which can help us to speed up the content tree opening time. Avoid opening the entire... Continue Reading →

How to Set Reminders in Sitecore

Did you ever realize the necessity of setting up a reminder for “Content Editors” in sitecore to make their life easy? In Sitecore these reminder can be used in below conditions – Release a certain piece of content on a specific day? To update an item? To launch a campaign within Sitecore? To remind someone... Continue Reading →

Multi-Site in Sitecore and LiveMode.config

If you don’t want to bother publishing your local Sitecore site every time you make a change (especially when developing). There’s a nifty file named LiveMode.config.example, located in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\yoursitecoresite\Website\App_Config\Include\ . It comes with the sitecore install, and for a normal single-site Sitecore instance, simply removing the “.example” from the filename will let you view your... Continue Reading →

SITECORE DEVELOPER TOOL

While looking for some useful tools to use Sitecore, I came to know about Sitecore Developer Tool Chrome Extension. This tool gives you an ease to use Sitecore with various features. Please find the extension in Chrome Addons and install it. Once installed the extension you can see it in the right corner of your google... Continue Reading →

Best Practices – Templates and _Standard Values

Sitecore recommended practices for templates and _Standard Values: Naming conventions —Use simple, relevant, and easy to understand names for templates, fields, and sections. By default, Sitecore displays the names you provided to both technical and non-technical users. Choose names that business users, such as content authors, will easily recognize and understand. Folder structure — Provide a folder... Continue Reading →

Best Practices- Content Structure

Sitecore recommended practices for content structure (information architecture): Provide a content structure that closely mimics that of the web site. This allows you to easily build navigational controls, allows you to use security rules to easily deny or grant access to various parts of the content tree, as well as, simplifying the task of finding... Continue Reading →

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