XBlog for Sitecore 9

XBlog for Sitecore 9 has been updated and released here - https://marketplace.sitecore.net/en/Modules/X/XBlog.aspx .  You can download the source code here -  https://github.com/XCentium/XBlog .   Make sure to select the Sitecore 9 folder as the old version was left in place for legacy use. There was some minor fixes made.  Buckets were updated to handle the folders based on the … Continue reading XBlog for Sitecore 9

Sitecore Azure: Request size exceeded Azure Search Service limits

Azure Search with Sitecore is a great alternative to SOLR, especially if you are working with an Azure environment.  I have found it simple to setup, especially in Sitecore 9 with the single configuration property to switch between SOLR, Lucene, and Azure.  Once you have created your resource, and configured your connection strings it is … Continue reading Sitecore Azure: Request size exceeded Azure Search Service limits

XBlog 8.2 Patch

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