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Changing SXA Placeholders Post Content Creation

Continuing Sitecore development on an already live site can bring about new challenges that did not exist prior to go-live. For example, if a particular component is already being used by content authors, you do not want to introduce changes to said component that would break pre-existing uses of it on various pages. The Problem […]

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Set up Sitecore Solr Collections Using SearchStax

This article explains the steps needed to set up Solr Cloud collections for your Sitecore environment using SearchStax. Assuming you already have Solr Cloud Manager Environment set in SearchStax, follow the below steps to set up the Solr Cloud environment. 1. Upload Solr Configurations The first step is to get the compatible Solr schema and […]

Video: 8 Ways to Crank up your Sitecore Authoring and Marketing Experience

Whether you are launching a new Sitecore XP environment in the next few months or are wanting to enhance your authoring and marketing experience, this video should be a whistle stop on your enhancements campaign tour. Originally this content was to be presented live in Budapest at SUGCON 2020 but then, well, you know. Like […]

The Decoupled Future of Sitecore Headless Services

The Basics of Headless “Headless” has been a buzzword for more than a few years in the CMS space, but what exactly is a headless content management system? In short, content management systems (CMS) have traditionally handled content management and rendering (creating markup and serving to web browsers or other clients). A headless CMS only […]

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Improve Engagement with Web Push Notifications and Sitecore Marketing Automation

Web Push Notifications are supported by all modern desktop browsers and Android mobile devices. With better view and click through rates and less regulatory hurdles then email, they have become a popular channel for digital marketers trying to reach their audiences. A brief introduction to Web Push Notifications To leverage Web Push Notifications, you need […]

Cloud

Sitecore 10 – The Dawning of a New Containerized Day

Sitecore 10.0 made its way into the world a few weeks back. While it wasn’t a dramatic user-facing major release, it was a massive release for Sitecore becoming more cloud-native and looking ahead to the future of the Sitecore development experience. Cloud-Native? You may be asking, what does “cloud-native” mean? Well, for that, we can turn […]

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New Sitecore 10 New Features, Widely Available

For those of you who weren’t aware, Sitecore 10 has made it into the community as of last week which makes this a great time to start learning about it on our blog. For inspiration, here are some new things that Sitecore 10 brings to the table: Container support Headless development with ASP.NET Core Sitecore CLI […]

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The Sitecore Sessions, Volume 1: Exploring Sitecore 10

Sitecore 10 is here! And with it comes some exciting new features - from improving the content experience to new analytics tools and evolving to a stronger integration with Content Hub.   With the release of Sitecore 10, our digital and content strategists at Perficient wanted to dig into the new features. Working with these strategists, Monique Anderson, a Perficient marketing […]

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SXA Scriban: Creating Custom Embedded Function in Scriban

With the release of Sitecore SXA 9.3.0, it came with Scriban Templates. They are used in Rendering Variants and can provide many benefits to the Content Authors as well as Developers. With additions like Scriban, Content Authors will have more power over the presentation of Content in Sitecore. There are already many embedded functions provided […]

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Self-Advocacy Tips for Promoting Your Work

BuiltIn Boston, an online tech community, recently interviewed Hiral Shah, a lead technical consultant at Perficient, to discuss the importance for women to self-advocate and the benefits she has realized as a result. Hiral gave insightful responses and advice while discussing how the Perficient community has been an integral part of improving her confidence and […]

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Defer offscreen images in Sitecore

When chasing down performance problems on a website, you’ll often times hit an error around deferring offscreen images.  This warning occurs when you have imagery “below the fold” (e.g., the area you must scroll to see) loading on your webpages. This problem is especially rampant in CMS systems where you’re never quite sure what the […]

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Built In Recognizes Perficient as a Company with a Remote Culture Built to Last

Recently, Built In, a well-known online tech community, profiled our own Vice President of People, Andrea Lampert, SPHR, to get her take on how companies can continue to build a culture while working remote that will last for the long-term. Her responses were both interesting and noteworthy, all the while shining a light on several […]

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