Akshay Sura recently installed XBlog and found a problem on Sitecore 8.2 Update 5. He found that the database type had changed from Sitecore.Data.Database to Sitecore.Data.DefaultDatabase . I dug through the older versions and found that this was present in all Sitecore 8.2 Updates. To manually fix this problem please navigate to App_Config/Include/XBlog.Sitecore.Buckets.config . There … Continue reading XBlog 8.2 Patch
I recently had the opportunity to dive into Coveo search for Sitecore. This article assumes that you have installed Coveo successfully, have it working against Sitecore, and are wondering what is next. Coveo provides an out of box MVC solution to start from. You can add this to your content tree, publish, and assuming you … Continue reading Modifying Coveo’s default MVC search for Sitecore
It is extremely simple! But I did find out a couple little red tape scenarios along the way. In the past you had to work directly with Maxmind to purchase lookups, then install a package on the Sitecore side to get everything running together. Now it is as simple as clicking a button. Kudos to … Continue reading Enabling Sitecore IP Geolocation in 8.1 +
Symposium is almost upon us! Having been to several Sitecore Symposiums I wanted to pass on some tips to the first timers from my point of view. 1. Use the app - Usually a few days before Symposium, Sitecore will release a site / app. Watch for it and register to get setup. This will provide … Continue reading Sitecore Symposium Tips For The First Timer
It has been a while since I have done an XBlog post. If you are not familiar with the tool, XBlog is a blogging module for Sitecore. This is something that I co-authored a couple years back and continue to maintain. You can find on the marketplace at: https://marketplace.sitecore.net/Modules/X/XBlog.aspx . XBlog was developed with the mindset that … Continue reading XBlog Renderings
I was really excited when I first heard that Sitecore was taking a stance on an architecture standard. Over the years Sitecore developers would deep dive into the tool but really had no guidelines for best approach to actually building a site. Over the years I have been with many different companies and have seen … Continue reading Sitecore Helix Layers: An Up North Perspective.