cms · processor · storage

Storing Sitecore media assets on the file system and how to get synced at your machine

This post is to present an approach for storing Sitecore media assets on the file system and how to get synced between CA and CD at your machine. However, it might be an initiative of your own approach. Assumptions Storing Sitecore Media Assets on the File System Using Microsoft Sync Framework 2.1 to synchronize data Creating a Sitecore custom… Continue reading Storing Sitecore media assets on the file system and how to get synced at your machine

cms · field · module

Sitecore Custom Field – Image Coordinate Picker

Someone wants you to develop a Sitecore custom field which allows for the users to pick the image coordinate inside Sitecore. The main purpose is to render the hot spots correctly on Hero Image / Banner Image as are the ones are defined inside Sitecore. Assumptions: based on GOOGLE MAP LOCATION PICKER FIELD the hot spot items… Continue reading Sitecore Custom Field – Image Coordinate Picker

cms · installation · module

How to install a Sitecore package

Download the zip file (a Sitecore package) to your hard drive Log into Sitecore and install it Click to open the Launch Pad On the right, click to open the Desktop On the bottom-left of the Desktop, click the Sitecore icon Next, select Development Tools -> Installation Wizard In the installation wizard, click Upload package then click Browse…, navigate to and select the zip file, and… Continue reading How to install a Sitecore package

cms · tools

A Simple Content Audit Tool For Sitecore

Someone wants you to develop a tool provides Sitecore users a simple UI to be able to remove unsupported Sitecore item language versions of a specific Sitecore site. The main purpose is to clean up databases and might be to improve Sitecore performance. Assumptions: simple UI (a new custom Sitecore admin page) support multi-site / multi-tenant Sitecore implementation there are… Continue reading A Simple Content Audit Tool For Sitecore

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How to make Sitecore store media as database records completely

By default, Sitecore stores media assets in binary format in the database. We just need to make sure 02 Sitecore settings (normally they’re in \App_Config\Sitecore.config) as-are via /sitecore/admin/ShowConfig.aspx: Media.UploadAsFiles = false Media.DisableFileMedia = false However, it is NOT working as expected. Users will upload media as files rather than database records if they check Upload as files… Continue reading How to make Sitecore store media as database records completely