Category - Sitecore

Everything you need to know about Sitecore to add value to your business.

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How to Mount a Sitecore License File in Kubernetes via Azure File Persistent Volume
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SiteCron Integration: a Practical Guide
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The Sitecore Marketing Automation Application
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What Is Sitecore Content Hub?
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Switch SolrCloud Indexes During Sitecore PaaS Blue-Green Deployment
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Highlighting of Untranslated Items in Sitecore
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Umbraco vs. Sitecore: as Seen by a Sitecore Developer
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Sitecore Hackathon 2021: Our Hands-On Experience of Developing a Managed Synonyms Module
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[TechSpeak] Sitecore Search: How SOLR Timeout Exception Affects Index Optimization
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[TechSpeak] Frontend Development for Sitecore SXA: Key Considerations

SiteCron Integration: a Practical Guide

When you need to perform repeated tasks in Sitecore CMS, you can either schedule jobs using the built-in mechanism or leverage a simpler alternative — the SiteCron module.

In this article, I would like to share my experience of integrating SiteCron as a separate Helix module by adding a new Feature project to an existing solution. In this way, we get compliance with the Helix principles and have the place to store our custom jobs.

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The Sitecore Marketing Automation Application

Personalization and automation are the pillars of today’s marketing business. Being an advanced digital experience platform (DXP), Sitecore offers marketers and commerce companies the Marketing Automation application that helps create exciting experiences for customers and improve business revenues.

Let’s find out how Sitecore Marketing Automation works and what benefits it can bring to your business.

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What Is Sitecore Content Hub?

Content is a powerful tool that modern organizations utilize to promote products and services, attract and retain customers by keeping them engaged, and increase sales. But when multiple departments generate tons of marketing materials using various tools and incompatible systems, it becomes challenging to plan, create and control the information flow efficiently.

In this article, we discuss Sitecore Content Hub — a tool that provides 360-degree visibility of your digital media files and keeps you sane while dealing with them.

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Highlighting of Untranslated Items in Sitecore

In one of my previous blog posts, I shared my impression of what I liked in Umbraco CMS and which of its killer features would be great to have in Sitecore. I’ve since decided to implement one of these capabilities — the highlighting of untranslated items in Sitecore’s Content Tree. Read on to learn how I got it done.

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Umbraco vs. Sitecore: as Seen by a Sitecore Developer

I recently took part in a project based on the Umbraco CMS. This inspired me to make a comparison of Umbraco and Sitecore. In this article, I will describe these two content management systems, their similarities and differences, and will bring your attention to Umbraco’s qualities that I really liked and that Sitecore lacks. I hope it will help you figure out which solution suits your business better.

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Sitecore Hackathon 2021: Our Hands-On Experience of Developing a Managed Synonyms Module

On March 5, the SaM Solutions team represented by Vadzim Papko, Vitali Taleika and me, Vadim Birkos, took part in the annual online event Sitecore Hackathon.

In this article, I’ll talk about our experience of participating in this event and the technical result we managed to achieve.

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[TechSpeak] Frontend Development for Sitecore SXA: Key Considerations

The look and feel of your Sitecore-based solution largely depends on SXA themes — sets of assets, such as images, scripts, fonts and style sheets enabled by CSS and JavaScript. They aren’t closely tied to the content and functionality of the solution, and can be created separately from them. To provide the integrity and modularity of a Sitecore-based solution and compile the styling of a number of projects, we rely on Gulp, a JavaScript-based manager that automates frequently performed tasks. With this tool, we can compile scattered stylesheets from different projects in a single CSS file, and place them right where they belong. Read on to learn how styling in Sitecore 9 works in practice.

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