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Scott Stocker

Sitecore expert with 20 years of web development experience and over 12 years of experience on the Sitecore platform. He loves building personalized web experiences and helping clients understand Sitecore's capabilities.

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Sitecore: The Power of Caching

Website performance plays a crucial role in delivering a great user experience. Slow-loading websites can lead to frustrated users, higher bounce rates, and lost opportunities. I’ve written about performance in the past, specifically about diagnosing Sitecore performance problems. Sub 500 millisecond time-to-first byte is hugely important and there are a number of ways to get […]

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Why Choose a Composable Architecture

If you’ve been following Sitecore’s architectural movement over the last few years, a lot has changed. Instead of the “all-in-one” approach of Sitecore XP, XM Cloud, and Headless encourage a composable architecture – one where Sitecore itself offers 11 SaaS products categorized into three clouds: Content Cloud, Engagement Cloud, and Commerce Cloud. However, with a […]

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Sitecore Infrastructure in Multiple Regions

Sitecore is capable of serving traffic from multiple regions from your cloud provider of choice. Why bother though? It’s a good question because Sitecore in multiple regions is more complex, more expensive to host and more work to maintain. If your organization is using Sitecore XP to its fullest (although there are other options today), […]

Sitecore Symposium 2019: Reinventing a Modern Intranet

Sitecore has been ranked as one of the leading Enterprise Web CMS products for years. Sitecore’s robust personalization features paired with top of the line analytics and marketing automation capabilities make Sitecore a top choice for public-facing websites. But, Sitecore features that are useful for public sites can also be used to improve internal processes […]

Sitecore Symposium 2018: JSS and Helix

Sitecore Javascript Services has been a topic of massive interest at this year’s Sitecore Symposium. Every JSS session has been packed with attendees eager to learn more about JSS and how to use it. If you want to learn more about the basics of JSS, check out my recent post on how to get started […]

Sitecore Symposium 2018: Measure, if you want to go faster

Sitecore performance is something I am passionate about. So “Measure, if you want to go faster” was a session I definitely didn’t want to miss at Sitecore Symposium. Here are my takeaways:  Use Tools Many developer tools have pretty great performance measuring tools built right in. The first tool Jeremy Davis, the session speaker, suggested for measuring performance […]

Sitecore Symposium 2018: Developer Takeaways on JSS

Sitecore just announced the general availability of Sitecore JavaScript services at Sitecore Symposium 2018. JSS 1.0 will be release with Sitecore 9.1 later this year. In my opinion, JSS is one of the largest fundamental shifts in how websites will be developed on the Sitecore Platform. JSS enables javascript developers, using the most popular javascript […]

Diagnosing Sitecore Performance Problems

Website performance is incredibly important for most companies. This is especially true in situations where a website might be accessed by a huge number of customers within a short period of time (think Black Friday or a utility company with a widespread outage). While performance can mean different things to different people (time to first […]

Hiding Buttons in Sitecore

Sitecore’s security editor can be intimidating and difficult to understand. However, the security editor gives you the ability to tailor the Sitecore authoring experience for your content authors in very customizable ways. In this example, we’ll be hiding a button in the ribbon that we don’t want certain authors to see. In the Sitecore Content […]

Sitecore XML Sitemap Module Gotcha

When creating any modern website, sitemaps are an important consideration. A sitemap is a xml file that tells search engines and other crawlers all about your site’s content and structure. According to Google’s documentation, “Google doesn’t guarantee that we’ll crawl or index all of your URLs. However, we use the data in your Sitemap to learn […]