provider · tools

How to enable Grayscale feature on Sitecore XP 8

My colleagues were playing with Sitecore built-in Grayscale feature on Sitecore CMS 7.2 by simply adding a media query parameter gray=1 to a media URL. However, I cannot play with it like that on Sitecore XP 8.2 Update 3 by default. What’s wrong? Using Sitecore Admin tool Show Config (/sitecore/admin/showconfig.aspx), I’m able to see GrayscaleProcessor is still available, it… Continue reading How to enable Grayscale feature on Sitecore XP 8

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

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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