Ramakant Chandel

Ramakant Chandel is working as a Sitecore Professional. He likes to explore challenging and new technical concepts in Sitecore. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge with everyone.

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Sitecore Powershell 7: Creating Reports

One scenario you may encounter is wanting to create a report containing information about our Sitecore instance and its content. In this blog, we will see a few methods of how we can create reports using Sitecore Powershell. Exporting Data as Plain Text File Using Out-Download Command The Out-Download command is used to prompt the […]

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Sitecore Powershell 6: Working with Item References

We have seen scenarios where we want to know about Item references. For instance, suppose we want to get a list of items that have SideContent Rendering assigned to their presentation. This is the exact kind of information that we are going to extract using different commands detailed in this post. One thing to note […]

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Sitecore Powershell 5: Working with Renderings

Renderings are one of the most important parts of the Sitecore Presentation. With Sitecore Powershell, we can extract information about renderings that are attached to particular item. Let’s see different commands that can be used to extract and manipulate the rendering information of an item. Get-Rendering Using this command, we can get the information about […]

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Sitecore Powershell 4: Using ContentSearch API with the Help of Find-Item

In previous posts of this blog series, we have seen how we can use Get-Item and Get-ChildItem to fetch items from our Sitecore instance. Get-ChildItem command is very slow if we have a large number of items to fetch. This is the same when we try to fetch a large number of items by using […]

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Sitecore Powershell 3: Filtering the Result Set Using Where-Object

In the previous post, we saw how to use Get-Item and GetChildItem to retrieve information about Sitecore items. These are useful when we want every item that fits under the given Path to be retrieved. Now, let’s discuss more about what problems can be solved using Where-Object. Get-ChildItem cmdlet retrieves a list of children of […]

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Sitecore Powershell 2: Retrieving Item Information

In my last post, I gave an overview of Sitecore Powershell and how to install the Sitecore Powershell Extension. Sitecore Powershell can also be used to work with Sitecore items. In this blog, we will see how we can use it to retrieve information about items in our content tree. We would be using Get-item […]

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Sitecore Powershell Extension 1: Installation and Overview

The Sitecore Powershell Extension is a module that provides a command-line interface and scripting environment to work with the Sitecore platform. Using the Powershell Extension, we can perform various operations of Sitecore items, as well as allow access to Sitecore APIs. It looks and works in the same way as the Windows Powershell utility. Sitecore […]

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Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA) 9.3: Scriban Template in Rendering Variant

One of the main features in Sitecore SXA 9.3 is the introduction of Scriban Templates. This will replace the legacy NVelocity Template engine that was being used previously with SXA. Scriban is very efficient when it comes to performance and flexibility.     We can define HTML structure using Scriban with usage of extra properties. […]

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Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA) Rendering Variants: Using Custom Tokens

We have learned the basics of SXA’s Rendering Variants feature, and have seen how useful the feature is in terms of changing the appearance of our Components. This is very helpful when we want to use the same rendering to display different fields and many other properties like CSS Classes, HTML wrapper element, Data attributes, […]

Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA) Rendering Variants: Wrap Link Field Around Another Field

As we covered in the first post on the basics of Rendering Variants in SXA, Rendering Variants are configurable adaptations of default renderings. With Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA), we can display many variations of a Component using Rendering Variants. In this blog post, we will look at the scenario where we want to wrap a […]

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Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA) Rendering Variants: Basic Usage

Rendering Variants is one of the best features in Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA). The feature allows users to change the structure and appearance of how a Component will be rendered without needing any code changes. In this three-part series, we will look at a few different concepts of Rendering Variants. In this first post, we […]

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Associated content is the datasource that we use for the components to use/display any kind of data that may come from items other than the current page item. This is one of the main features of Sitecore that provides data reusability and stores data in items other than a page item. We can either store […]