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4 Easy Steps to Custom Sections in web.config

In a recent project, I used the web.config file to store some configuration settings that could easily be modified without redeploying code. I used the standard appSettings in <configurations><appSettings><add key=”” value=”” /> .  This works great when you have a specific key name and value. For one specific setting, I needed a little more flexibility.  I created a custom […]

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Developing for Ignition – View Parameter

Ignition is an open source framework for Sitecore, developed by Perficient. It follows industry best practices for architecture and dependencies. It is fast and easy for developers to build new content components. Search blogs.perficent.com for more articles about Ignition or check out the online documentation. In this article I will continue using my “ContentBlurb” component I […]

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Developing for Ignition – Business Logic

Ignition is an open source framework for Sitecore, developed by Perficient. It follows industry best practices for architecture and dependencies. It is fast and easy for developers to build new content components. Search blogs.perficent.com for more articles about Ignition or check out the online documentation. In this article I will continue using my “ContentBlurb” component […]

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Developing for Ignition – Basic Component

Ignition is an open source framework for Sitecore, developed by Perficient. It follows industry best practices for architecture and dependencies. It is fast and easy for developers to build new content components. Search blogs.perficent.com for more articles about Ignition or check out the online documentation. This article will give a practical example of building a content […]

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Wait Less, Develop More with Gulp – A Practical Example

I’ve had several colleagues tell me about Gulp recently. Gulp is an automated task runner. You can set it up to automate build tasks. They tell me it can do “anything.” But for me that wasn’t such a helpful description. Where do you start when this tool can do “anything?” Here, I have a practical […]

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How to Install Coveo for Sitecore

How to Install Coveo for Sitecore I feel like I can follow directions well. But I just can’t seem to make it through the instructions provided by Coveo for installing in Sitecore. So here are my notes for installing Coveo into an existing Sitecore instance. Step 1: Download Coveo for Sitecore https://developers.coveo.com/display/public/SitecoreV3/Downloads Always make sure to […]

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How to Create Placeholder Dropdowns in Sitecore 8

The Content Editor in Sitecore contains the ability to type a placeholder name when adding a component to presentation details. But was the correct name ‘three-left-col’ or ‘three-col-left’ or ‘three-left-column’? To see the list of available placeholders, we have to close the add window, navigate the content tree to find the placeholders, then go back […]

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