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Sitecore 9 Config Layers – Load Sequence

Most of you are at the Sitecore Symposium 2017 in Vegas with me to witness the launch of Sitecore 9. One feature which has been refined in this release is the loading of the Configuration files. We can find a ton of code and modules for this specific section to control what gets loaded first […]

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Sitecore Experience Platform – Sitecore 9 released!

Sitecore just released Sitecore 9 at the 2017 Sitecore Symposium here at the Mirage in Vegas. Not the official logo. Credit goes to Kamruz Jaman for creating it. Sitecore Experience Platform (Sitecore XP) consists on three major foundation pillars. Sitecore XP combines Experience Management (xManagement) with features of xConnect to get marketing and customer intelligence […]

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Sitecore Multi-Site custom 500 error page

This post is an add on to my previous post Secure Sitecore : Why use a custom 500 error page? In this post I will go through how you can get a multi-site custom 500 error page in a Sitecore solution. This would mean that each site in your Sitecore instance can have it’s individualized custom […]

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TIHIDI: Deploy a Sitecore application via Octopus Deploy

I have only been working with Octopus Deploy for a year but its one of my favorite tools. We depend on it for our end to end 100% automated deployments to all of our environments. The trick is to set it up properly in the first place. I was able to get some guidance from […]

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TIHIDI: Continuous Integration for a Sitecore solution – Engage!

This blog post will go through how I setup my solution in a Continuous Integration environment. A true Continuous Integration and Delivery environment would need very little human intervention. The Continuous Integration setup should trigger a build for each check-in and deployed to the Dev environment by default. Deployment to other environments should be on […]

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It’s going to be a rainbow and unicorns kind of day – Ride the Sitecore Unicorn on a rainbow!

Alright let’s address the elephant in the room! Kam Figy is not the creator of Unicorn, Kamruz Jaman is. This post is not mean to sing praises of Unicon or the Kams as we callz it. It is mainly to show how we use Unicorn to build our end to end deployment from a dev […]

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Sitecore Multi-site Multi-CDN implementation

Recently we have been going through a series of SEO tweaks based on recommendations from our SEO Expert. Several of them are very interesting to look into and the reasoning and how search engines rank sites based on that is amazing. One of those happens to be how we use a CDN. CDN stands for […]

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Don’t speak I know just what you’re saying – Sitecore SPEAK – Customize General Link with NoFollow Checkbox

I recently had to customize a General Link SPEAK dialog to add a NoFollow checkbox so that we can add a rel=”nofollow” on certain links on the site. At first, I was scared of SPEAK and I did not SPEAK yet! 😉 I will say that SPEAK could be easier thank it is and it […]

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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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Is Boost the secret of Sitecore performance?

I have been doing quite a bit of performance testing lately. I promised Nathaneal Mann a while back that I would include Sitecore Boost while testing performance. Nat has done a lot of work around performance and he has put together Sitecore Boost. Its fairly simple to install and you can find all the information […]

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