enhancement · module

Report viewer restriction on Sitecore Experience Analytics Dashboard

It seems that we cannot prevent someone to view the analytic report of a specific website on Sitecore Experience Analytics Dashboard in case he has access right for it (normally, his Sitecore role is sitecore\Analytics Reporting). Per my investigation, we can try to solve it by adding an additional logic to this file \sitecore\shell\client\Applications\ExperienceAnalytics\Common\Layouts\Renderings\SubsiteFilter.cshtml which handles Subsite combobox… Continue reading Report viewer restriction on Sitecore Experience Analytics Dashboard

tools · utilities

How to restart Sitecore server via Sitecore user interface

A few years ago, I had a chance to work with Sitecore CMS version 6.6 and had to restart Sitecore server several times without IIS access to kill the publish process (it run forever sometimes). I suppose that I may do it again with Sitecore version 7.X and Sitecore version 8.X for some reasons as well.… Continue reading How to restart Sitecore server via Sitecore user interface

development · module

Pre-population Item Version module for Sitecore development

Someone wants you to develop a simple Sitecore module which supports to pre-populate Sitecore item versions so that he doesn’t have to enter bulk of data fields manually when a very first language version of a specific site is created (that guy is so lazy and so am I :D) Assumptions: the sites have >= 2 languages the module… Continue reading Pre-population Item Version module for Sitecore development

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