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Sitecore Scheduling with SiteCron 2.1.6

SiteCron has been around for a while now and I have used it on production systems for the past two years. I use it for triggering Sitemap file generation, PowerShell scripts for data syncs with external API and maintenance tasks. Shout out to Mike Edwards for fixing the OnItemSaved handler. SiteCron NuGet Link: https://www.nuget.org/packages/SiteCron SiteCron GitHub […]

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Habi what-a-tat ? Create a Sitecore Helix solution from scratch using PowerShell

This post is all about creating a Helix based solution from scratch. Please watch the video for additional information and a demo of the script. I really discourage people from using Habitat as the base to create new solutions. Hopefully this script will help. Also refer to Marc Duiker’s Hands-on with Sitecore Helix: Anatomy of the […]

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SQL Server PowerShell to Backup or Run Jobs using Octopus Deploy

Recently I had to re-tool our Continuous Integration and Deployment environments due to a Sitecore Helix based solution. As part of that process I ended up using Octopus Deploy for the first time and I love it. I do not know how I did not use it before. I will have an upcoming blog post […]

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Unofficial Sitecore 8 Training Webinar Series – Session 5

Agenda – Presented by Michael West Introduction to Sitecore PowerShell Extensions Intro to SPE No Coding Required Nuts & Bolts Advanced Capabilities Out of the Box Bundled Tools Audit Reports Meat & Potatoes Windows PowerShell for Beginners Console and ISE Scripts, Libraries, and Modules Integration Points Remoting Setup Remote Code Execution Best Practices Video Please register for […]

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Sitecore PowerShell Extensions History engine – Improved!

Yesterday I had written a blog post on Sitecore PowerShell Extensions History engine? As it was pointed out in the blog post and by Mike Reynolds & Kamruz Jaman (who refuse to be my friends). We have to improve the code by adding a pipeline. It bothered me enough all night, that I had to get this out […]

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Sitecore PowerShell Extensions History engine?

As many of your know Sitecore PowerShell Extensions is a valuable tool in the Sitecore ecosystem. I cannot recall how many times SPE has saved me from repeated and tedious tasks. For the longest time I wanted to store the command history for audit purposes. Finally I got some time to get into some code […]

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TIHIDI: Install MongoDB 3.2.7 for Sitecore 8.x in one step!

Install MongoDB 3.2.7 for Sitecore 8.x in one step using Windows PowerShell. Create a new file Sitecore_MongoDB_Install.ps1 and paste contents from https://gist.github.com/akshaysura/335d97ab7526b610a7f9e15b285b7eca Open Windows PowerShell ISE console as an Administrator. Open the PowerShell file you just created and run it. If you get the error: Sitecore_MongoDB_Install.ps1 cannot be loaded because the execution of scripts is disabled on this […]

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