Category: Sitecore Tip

Tip # 7 : Sitecore Tip Of The Day!

How Should You Configure Sitecore MongoDB Connection Strings? Brijesh Patel has posted a tip which a Sitecore developer must not skip or take for granted. His tip says that – Mongo Database is now an integral part of Sitecore Experience Platform. Sitecore instances connect to mongo databases based on the values specified in connectionstrings.config. If a …

Tip # 6 : Sitecore Tip of The Day!

Every Developer Should Use “Sitecore Developer Tool” Chrome Extension! Sumith Parambat Damodaran from Sitecore would like to share a tip that every sitecore developer / user / marketer should have and use “Sitecore Developer Tool” chrome extension. If you haven’t still dirty your hands with it, then you should give a try. Go ahead and install …

Tip # 5 : Sitecore Tip of The Day!

Use Performance.config File for Better Performance in Sitecore Many developers are unaware with this amazing tip shared by Brijesh Patel with Sitecore Tip of The Day! The tough time for any Sitecore developer is when you are debugging your code and it takes sometime to get the control back to your debug window. There are lots …

Tip # 4 : Sitecore Tip of The Day!

Use Sitecore’s TransferUserPasswords.aspx After Installing Sitecore User Package Don’t think about database level operations if you want to transfer Sitecore users from one instance to another instance. Instead use Sitecore’s out of the box package feature to package users/roles and then use TransferUserPasswords.aspx page to set passwords back. Download this utility from Sitecore Knowledge base at: https://kb.sitecore.net/articles/242631 It’s …

Tip # 3 : Sitecore Tip of The Day!

Use Sitecore Analytics Testing Tool For Geo-IP Testing! I am using Sitecore Analytics Testing Tool  chrome extension for IP/Location based testing for my Sitecore websites. Derek Hunziker has created this cool extension having other Sitecore analytics testing features as well. You can download it from chrome store at: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/sitecore-analytics-testin/pecalkbdlhhhcoenmcjnmhgnncnkdgak You can feed different country profiles with IP …

Tip # 2 : Sitecore Tip of The Day!

Let Sitecore Validate Item Name! Many times we forget to use the cool ItemUtil API of Sitecore and write our own code do some tasks. One of such tasks is validating Sitecore item name while creating item on the fly (programmatically). Sitecore’s ItemUtil class will validate item name by replacing invalid characters (if any) in supplied …

Sitecore Tip of The Day!

Friends, Let’s start our day with Sitecore Tip of The Day in 2017! I hope you must be exploring at least one new thing about Sitecore in everyday of your Sitecore journey. This new thing could be anything which is existing since ages but you didn’t get a chance to try or explore it. In this …

Few Sitecore Tips and Tricks

1) How to allow some characters in your Sitecore instance like parentheses? For example – you want to allow parantheses in Sitecore item name. How can you achieve that? Solution: <setting name=”ItemNameValidation” value=”^*((d{1,})){0,1}$”/> <setting name=”ItemNameValidation” value=”^*((d{1,})){0,1}$” /> 2) Are you not able to see Sitecore folder or item is in Content Editor tree? But you are …
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