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Sitecore Upgrades: A Mini-Series Part 2 Database Upgrades

Welcome to Part 2 of my Mini-Series on Sitecore Upgrades. This blog post is entirely dedicated to tips surrounding what you need to do to upgrade your databases to account for all the new modifications that come with a newer version of Sitecore. Heed these tips carefully. They may save you a lifetime of stress […]

A Developer’s Guide to Using Git DMZ Flow

Understanding and correctly executing a Git workflow strategy is critical to the success of a development team. Git workflows like Gitflow and GitHub Flow are popular and fairly easy to grasp for development teams of all skill levels and project needs. The Sitecore team at Perficient has started to use the excellent Git DMZ Flow […]

Sitecore Upgrades: A Mini-Series Part 1 Overview

You’ve created a fresh new site on the latest version of Sitecore. Congratulations! Life is good! Your site is modern. If something breaks on your site, you are able to open a support ticket with Sitecore. These things, however, do not last forever. Eventually, your code base ages. New features you cannot use start to […]

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How to Create a Custom Dropdown Field in Sitecore

Sometimes the out of the box dropdown field types in Sitecore do not provide the functionality you need. Maybe you want to pull options from an external data source. Perhaps you want to alter how options appear to the Content Author but store a different value as the raw value. You may even want to […]

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SXA Themes: How to deploy themes with Azure DevOps and Unicorn

When Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA) was launched, it was a real game-changer for the rapid implementation of Sitecore sites and for marketers wanting more freedom and control over creating content and campaign pages. SXA Themes also allow sites to share a standard site layout while making sure that the site has the right look and […]

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Be a Sitecore Architect at Perficient

Why do people love working on the Sitecore team at Perficient? If you ask our colleagues, you might hear words like “teamwork, trust, and fun.” Learn more about our Sitecore Architect role. (And, pssst! We’re hiring!) Working On Sitecore at Perficient is a Winning Work Day Perficient has been partnering with Sitecore for more than […]

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3 Easy-To-Fix Reasons Why Your Sitecore Content Is Not Showing Up

You’ve worked hard on curating content for your Sitecore site. You’ve spent hours collecting the necessary information from various departments to create this new page. After all this work, it can be frustrating to not see it appear on the live site. Where did your work go? Why isn’t it showing up? This blog post […]

Perficient is Proud to be Sitecore Content Hub Specialized

Being recognized by Sitecore in this elite group of partners reinforces our broad skillset. Our team of technologists, analysts, and strategists have combined to deliver on Sitecore’s plan for supporting marketers in a content-driven world. The thoughtful combination of DAM, MRM, CMP, and PCM empowers marketers to manage all aspects of the content lifecycle and strategic planning. […]

Creating C# Helpers for SXA Rendering Variants Before Scriban

Need some C# help inside your SXA rendering variant? You’ve come to the right place. This blog post will explain how you can employ the use of a C# helper class in your rendering variant. You should only use this sparingly. If you find yourself overusing C# here, you should consider implementing your component as […]

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Implementing Workflow in Sitecore: A Mini-Series Table of Contents

Welcome to my Mini-Series! In my Mini-Series, I take you from beginning to end in creating a simple workflow from scratch. Use this Mini-Series to help empower your business with workflow! Implementing Workflow in Sitecore: A Mini-Series Part 1 – Overview Implementing Workflow in Sitecore: A Mini-Series Part 2 – Workflow States Implementing Workflow in […]

Implementing Workflow in Sitecore: A Mini-Series Part 7 – Speeding Up The Process

The benefits of implementing workflow in Sitecore does not come without its cons. As with any business process, the more stop gates you add to getting your content live makes the work more cumbersome. In our Simple Workflow, you have to lock and edit to create a “Draft” item. After saving your changes, you then […]

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Implementing Workflow in Sitecore: A Mini-Series Part 6 – Archiving Old Versions

To prevent performance issues for content authors in the Content Editor, Sitecore recommends keeping no more than 10 versions of items. In this blog post of my mini-series, I will go over how to perform an automated cleanup of old, outdated item versions while retaining them in the Archive for historical record. Old versions found […]

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