Friday, 24 March 2017

A Shortcut for Indexing Custom Sitecore xDB Facets

I recently read an article by Jonathan Robbins about indexing custom xDB facets. While following the instructions in his post I did a little research of my own and found a handy little shortcut.

Saturday, 11 March 2017

Error after installing Coveo in to a Solr based Sitecore Instance

This quick post provides a fix for an error you might encounter after installing the Coveo for Sitecore package. It occurs when the Sitecore instance in question uses Solr as it's 'main' indexing engine. I got the problem with Coveo for Sitecore 80 4.0 (780), but I imagine it affects other releases too.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Dependency Injection With Sitecore Webforms and StructureMap

Unlike most posts on this blog I guess this isn't really Sitecore specific. But I'm writing it in direct response to to an article written last year by Sitecore guru Kevin Obee, so I think it's still relevant.

Monday, 16 May 2016

Where Should Sitecore Page Content Live?

I recently started a thread in the Sitecore MVP forum concerning the best place store page content. I was overwhelmed by the responses. Around 25 MVP's contributed to the thread and I'd like to thank everyone who got involved. In this post I'll summarise the key discussion points.

Monday, 29 February 2016

Introduction to Sitecore Insert Options

Once you've created your first Sitecore site, you'll need a way to keep the content under control. This post explains how to use Insert Options to improve you site's information architecture.