Sitecore – Perspectives on transforming CX

Sitecore Perspectives on transforming CX

The Sitecore Strategy Journey

“We want to personalize the user experience.” – said every digital marketer this year, last year and several years prior. For good reason too – personalization can lead to better content, increased conversion, and lifetime customers. So, I am here to say to you, “well done!” You are ready to stay relevant in a world […]

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Best Practices on Sitecore 9 Forms for Development Teams

If you are embarking upon development with Sitecore 9 Forms either with a large OR small development team you will benefit greatly from these tips and best practices. These are put together by our development team who is building Sitecore 9 forms with rather large complexity. These forms included many custom form fields, validations, and […]

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Restore a Sitecore Database from an Azure SQL Database BACPAC File

If you are working with Sitecore in Azure and your databases are Azure SQL Databases, you may find yourself in need of restoring a backup from Azure to your local environment. When you create a database backup from Azure (or your project architect provides it for you), you will notice that the file extension is […]

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Video: Digital Marketing with Sitecore – Uniting the Wonder Twins!

While probably due in part to the 20 oz. iced coffee I just consumed, I am digging into the memory banks to form an analogy…  A circa-1995 Hanna-Barbara animated superhero series type of analogy. In this case, we will compare Wonder Twin, Zan, who can transform into any form of water, to the IT department; and we […]

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Writing Sitecore PowerShell Reports for Content Authors

Sitecore PowerShell Extensions (SPE) is such a great tool that I now consider it a fundamental part of any Sitecore solution. Among other uses, it excels at reporting and task automation. For example, when a Sitecore content tree balloons to 100,000+ items, writing efficient reports and automating tasks become critical to managing the madness. With that […]

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Sitecore Honors Ten Perficient Digital Experts as MVPs

Going above and beyond is mandatory to being an industry leader in end-to-end digital solutions. But sometimes we just can’t resist bragging about our incredible colleagues. After all, they are extraordinarily talented individuals, dedicated to helping our customers and partners. Today we are excited to share that ten of our Sitecore experts have been named Sitecore […]

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Adding and Sorting Child Items in Sitecore Experience Editor

If you have a Sitecore component that picks up and renders its child items, such as a Hero Slider or a Navigation component, you can enable Inserting, Deleting and Sorting child items in the Experience Editor simply by adding some Experience Editor Buttons on the rendering: Here is how it looks to insert or sort […]

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Federated Authentication in Sitecore 9 – Part 2: Configuration

Let’s take a look at the configuration for federated authentication in Sitecore 9. By the way, this is Part 2 of a 3 part series examining the new federated authentication capabilities of Sitecore 9. If you missed Part 1, you can find it here: Part 1 Enabling Federated Authentication Before we can begin implementation, several […]

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What You Need to Know About Sitecore Experience Commerce 9

You may be aware that Sitecore Experience Commerce 9 was announced at the NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show  with much excitement.  This year everyone will be talking about it. A lot has changed from Sitecore Commerce 8.2.1 that will make things easier and faster.  If you are upgrading from an older version there are a […]

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