Sitecore

Packaging vs Serialization in Sitecore

TDS(Team Development for Sitecore) is very effective in moving Sitecore items from one environment(dev) to another(QA)/among the developers. You can directly deploy to Sitecore instance or generate .update package and install it using instance/sitecore/admin/UpdateInstallationWizard.aspx You can go with Packaging or Serialization if you don’t have a TDS license key. Alternate:http://programminghero.com/2016/11/tired-with-sitecore-packages-dont-you-have-tds-license/ Read more…

By Praveen, ago
Sitecore

Caching in Sitecore

There are Many ways to configure Caching in Sitecore.  Here is the four major caching concepts in Sitecore. HTML Caching Item Cache Data Cache Prefetch Cache   We can configure caching settings in separate config file under app_config or directly add to web.config (Remember, there is only one config file Read more…

By Praveen, ago
Sitecore

Sitecore default pipelines

Sitecore has set of pre-defined pipelines which will execute once you entered url. You can trigger any actions before or after pipeline execution. You can write custom pipelines as .. After: <configuration xmlns:patch="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/">     <sitecore>         <pipelines>         <preprocessRequest>                         <processor patch:after="*[@type='Sitecore.Pipelines.PreprocessRequest.StripLanguage, Sitecore.Kernel']"type="SitecoreDemo.Test.Pipelines.SomeProcessor, SitecoreDemo.Test" />             </preprocessRequest>         </pipelines>     </sitecore> </configuration> Before: <configuration xmlns:patch=”http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/”> <sitecore> <pipelines> Read more…

By Praveen, ago
Programming

Sitecore Terminology : Basics

Here is the few words we regularly use in Sitecore Items: Everything in Sitecore referred as items. It may be content items, data template items, rendering items, etc.. Data Templates : Represents which data fields that we are going to use. Eg; Single-Line Text, Image … Content Items: Where we can Read more…

By Praveen, ago
Sitecore 8.2

Adding Sitecore NuGet Feed to your solution

Copying a Sitecore references and all other NuGet packages will lead to carrying bulky solution so we are generally restoring the NuGet packages when we build the solution. How about the Sitecore dll’s (Sitecore.Analytics, Kernel, …)? Sitecore has released external feed that can be added /hosted with visual studio so Read more…

By Praveen, ago
Programming

Sitecore Context Site: Start path is not available in “Master” DB for Multi-site

Had an issue with Startpath for page editor and preview mode in Multi-site environment. It is always pointing to “sitecore/content/home” but I have different collection of sites that using branch templates like Siteocore/content/sitecollection/sitename1/home It is working fine in Web. Here it is a solution that helped me. Calling the GetContentSite() Read more…

By Praveen, ago