enhancement

Using Editor friendly names in Sitecore

The content editors are not programmers. Thinking like a content editor will make for a great CMS experience. Programmers will use DisplayTitle, BrowserTitle, StoreName, etc for field and item names. They should be editor friendly names such as Display Title, Browser Title, Store Name. The difference is small but it makes a difference to Editors expectations… Continue reading Using Editor friendly names in Sitecore

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 · 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

development · framework

A simple framework for Sitecore XP 8 development

One day, someone throws a Sitecore XP 8 package (web application installer/Zip archive + the license of course :D) to you and he says:”You have one month (or less :D) to build a Sitecore development team.” or “We will have Sitecore projects soon, let’s prepare for them.“. That’s an order and no doubt! What are… Continue reading A simple framework for Sitecore XP 8 development

cms

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