Content Authoring

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Episerver YouTube Video Block

Video for Content Editors These days, every website has some video content. We wanted to make editing video easier for Epi content editors, so we created the YouTube Video block. This block is a feature of our new Brainjocks SCORE for Episerver platform, which launched in 2019. To create the best editor experience with on-page […]

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How to Personalize a Carousel in Sitecore with SCORE

Just for fun, let’s take a few common scenarios for content management teams, and run through how to add personalization to Sitecore with SCORE.  You’ll be shocked at how easy this is – why more companies don’t jump in and start personalizing their content and user experience is a mystery to me. Scenario #1 – […]

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Guide: Trigger CCF messages from elements in Content Spots

Score’s CCF (Component Communication Framework) allows Content Authors to use rendering parameters to easily control how components communicate with each other. For example, we can set the Button component to fire a CCF message when it is clicked. But what if the button is inside a Content Spot? Can it still send and receive messages? […]

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An Update to Responsive Image Support in Sitecore

In our previous article, https://jockstothecore.com/finally-support-for-responsive-images-in-sitecore/ – we discussed a custom field type Brainjocks created to allow content managers to crop images for the various device break points in your responsive design. The community asked for more, and we listened – so we have made a neat enhancement to this feature to make it even more […]

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What is a component governance plan and why do I need it?

We’re very plan driven at Brainjocks. We like to create them, execute them, measure them, adjust them…and we employ a number of governance plans when executing a new Sitecore project. Very often, large site development projects will include a number of people from various organizations all working together for a common goal – but those […]

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Developing Empathy in CMS Projects

How can empathy play a role in making a better CMS project?

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How to Navigate Experience Editor Effectively

Understanding where you are within Experience Editor is critical to understanding what you are editing. Understanding the 3 distinct editable elements can help you navigate more effectively.

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Language Copy Tool with Sitecore Powershell Extensions

Starting a new language version in Sitecore doesn’t have to be painful. Sitecore Powershell Extensions can enable your team to copy and manipulate languages in bulk with ease. It’s a favorite of every content team I’ve had.

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Looking for ways to customize warning messages in Sitecore Content Editor? Check this out!

Customizing warning messages in Content Editor can be tricky. We’ll guide you through two scenarios that can give you the power to customize your messages when you’re deleting a page or customizing the confirm/delete dialog message in Content Editor.

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How to Apply Personalization Using Third Party Integrations In Sitecore

Implement personalization of Sitecore components based on third-party integrations can be a challenge. This post will share one quick way to accomplish this AND help your content authors out.

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Hello World – SCORE 3.0(TM) is here!

BrainJocks has just released the latest and greatest version of our Sitecore accelerator – BrainJocks SCORE(TM) 3.0.

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Using Sitecore PowerShell to generate a report on last updates to your content

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.

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