Author - Vadzim Papko

[TechSpeak] Sitecore Search: How SOLR Timeout Exception Affects Index Optimization
[TechSpeak] Sitecore JSS SXA: How to Build Custom Snippet
Sitecore 10: New Features Overview
[TechSpeak] Sitecore SXA: the Add Here Button Is Hidden in Experience Editor
[TechSpeak] How to Render SVG Images in Sitecore JSS
[TechSpeak] Sitecore Data Transfer — Tool SQL BULK INSERT
[TechSpeak] Sitecore 9.2 Version: a New Format for Serialization
[TechSpeak] How to Easily Debug Sitecore DLLs with JetBrains Rider
[TechSpeak] Sitecore Test Image Previews Not Displaying: What to Do
[TechSpeak] How to Package Your Local Sitecore Instance for Microsoft Azure App Service

Sitecore 10: New Features Overview

All members of the Sitecore community must have heard by now of the Sitecore 10 release announced in August 2020.

In this article, I’ll discuss the most prominent improvements and new official features that come with this release and explain the benefits these bring to developers, marketing specialists and customers.

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[TechSpeak] Sitecore Data Transfer — Tool SQL BULK INSERT

Sometimes, we need to import Sitecore content data in the scope of migration or deploying process. In general, we can use Sitecore Migrations tools (if we need full migration). But if we just need to export content data, we can use Sitecore Package Designer, Unicorn or TDS.

In my case, we needed to migrate dozens of content items (more than 40 000) from Sitecore 7.5 to Sitecore 8.2. And we had only Sitecore Package Designer.

The main issue we faced was the long processing time (a couple of hours) of Sitecore Package Designer. This was the trigger for us to release our Sitecore Data Transfer tool

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[TechSpeak] How to Package Your Local Sitecore Instance for Microsoft Azure App Service

For modern businesses, it’s extremely important to be flexible in order to satisfy the constantly changing customer needs. That’s why more and more companies turn to the evolving cloud computing services, which provide scalability, optimize connectivity and improve performance.

Sitecore is not an exception, as it allows you to deploy solutions on the Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS). For a new Sitecore environment, you can use out-of-the-box web deploy packages (WDP). But to deploy your existing (local) solution, you need to initially package it into a WDP.

In this article, I will tell you how you can package your local Sitecore Habitat into web deploy package (WDP). You will also see what issues you might run into during the process.

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