When dealing with live websites, it is desired to have lower environments that mirror production as closely as possible. Why? Because this improves your quality assurance and user acceptance processes on pretty much anything that you build, change or configure in the site. With a similar environment it’s easier to find things that will not […]
When building Sitecore implementations one thing you must always think of is: What is the cache strategy and how it will be implemented? For example will html cache be set in standard values of templates? What is the size of database cache? What about prefetch cache? Here at Perficient we always take these questions into […]
I have had the chance to review Sitecore 9 and I have to say, there are quite a few things to be excited about. This blog post will give you my take on a dozen changes you will want to take note of in Sitecore 9. A few of the more noteworthy changes deserve a deeper dive and will be covered in depth in future blog posts.
Recently I had to build a report in Sitecore to show the latest updates done on the content tree of a Sitecore instance and had to determine which users made those changes. One of the other important things on this report was the ability to have content authors generate the report from the Content Editor. If you ever need to perform such actions, the Sitecore Powershell Extensions (SPE) module is probably your best bet.
The other day I had a requirement where I had to implement a new workflow on a Sitecore implementation. All of the existing templates needed to begin using this new workflow. As I’m a developer, every time I need to perform an action that is repetitive, I think about ways to automate it. In this case, since there were a few templates that needed to be updated, I thought about creating a simple Sitecore PowerShell script to update all of them.