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Broadening Our Sitecore Capabilities with Brainjocks

We are excited to share the news that Perficient has acquired Brainjocks, a leading digital consultancy with a strong Sitecore platform focus. Brainjocks is well-known in the Sitecore ecosystem for their outstanding skills and expertise. The team is a trusted advisor to leading Fortune 1000 customers, enabling them to maximize ROI through digital strategy, technical, […]

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What Can You Expect from the New Sitecore Certification Exam 9?

Can I use my notes? Is it drastically different from previous exams? Am I the only one freaking out? These are all questions I found myself asking when preparing to take the new Sitecore Certification Exam 9. After recently completing the exam, however, I can tell you the answer to all the previous questions is […]

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Why Sitecore and Episerver Developers Choose Perficient

Find Your Sitecore Job on Perficient’s Award-Winning Team 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.” Perficient has been partnering with Sitecore for more than a decade, and as a Platinum Sitecore partner, we are dedicated to both […]

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VIDEO: Sitecore Path Analyzer – Data Visualization

For the past several years, I have had a video series guiding marketers through accelerated training on Sitecore. While I have moved through fundamental marketing set up over these episodes, I have always promised to take a look at Sitecore’s powerful Path Analyzer. At Perficient, as a Sitecore Platinum Partner, I enjoy the luxury of […]

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How to Connect to a Sitecore-Managed Azure Search Index with Azure Search API

Creating a search context to perform your search queries should be easy right? With Sitecore’s Content Search API, it is as easy as passing in the literal name of the index as a parameter into a ContentSearchManager method. Connecting to a Sitecore-Managed Azure Search Index to perform queries using Azure Search API adds some complexity […]

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The Data Mapping Process with Sitecore Data Exchange Framework

The Sitecore Data Exchange Framework allows for data to be synchronized between two disparate systems, neither of which need to actually be Sitecore. The modeling for the data mapping is handled in the Sitecore content tree, however, the process can involve any two systems you configure. When mapping fields, there is a certain process that […]

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Marketers: Is Sitecore Headless Right for You?

Headless. It’s a buzzword and evolving concept that has been around for a few years. To those in the development profession, this is likely old news. However, marketers are now not only sharing a seat at the table when looking at re-platforming or building new websites. But they are also often the key business decision-makers […]

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Perficient Boasts Twelve Sitecore MVPs in 2020

Perficient is honored to have twelve colleagues named Sitecore MVPs in 2020. This exciting news brings our overall number of MVP recognition to more than 50 total. The Sitecore MVP program recognizes the most active Sitecore experts from around the world who participate in online and offline communities to share their knowledge with other Sitecore […]

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Sitecore SXA: Using SXA Styles Feature

In HTML, the class attribute specifies one or more class names for an HTML element. This attribute can be used on any HTML element. Class names can be used by CSS and JavaScript to perform specific tasks related to that element. So, basically, class plays a crucial role in web development. What comes to your […]

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Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA) Rendering Variants: Wrap Link Field Around Another Field

As we covered in the first post on the basics of Rendering Variants in SXA, Rendering Variants are configurable adaptations of default renderings. With Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA), we can display many variations of a Component using Rendering Variants. In this blog post, we will look at the scenario where we want to wrap a […]

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Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA) Rendering Variants: Basic Usage

Rendering Variants is one of the best features in Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA). The feature allows users to change the structure and appearance of how a Component will be rendered without needing any code changes. In this three-part series, we will look at a few different concepts of Rendering Variants. In this first post, we […]

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Azure Search API with Sitecore Tips and Tricks

Fuzzy search. Synonym matching. Escaping special characters in the user input. How does one provide a quality search component in Sitecore that allows for user text input? Your site’s users will come to expect your site’s search experience to be “Google-like”. The intent of this blog post is to consolidate various uses of the Azure […]

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Insertion of Sitecore Dictionary Item and Usage

Within Sitecore, Dictionary is something that allows the developer to create a key-value pair. In this blog post, we will look at the different aspects of the dictionary domain concept. First, what is the key-value pair in Sitecore Dictionary? The key-value pair consists of two related data elements: Key-A constant that defines the data set. […]

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Sitecore Experience Forms Phone Number Validation

If you’re using the Sitecore Experience Forms in your project, that is excellent. If you’ve tried using the Validators to manage phone numbers you may have come across some inadequacies with the out of the box validator. Namely, that it doesn’t place any limits on the number of digits you can enter. Fear not! Here […]

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Programmatically Creating Synonym Maps in Azure Search with Sitecore

When performing searches in your Sitecore site, users may not know the exact term they should be using to get quality search results. For example, a user on a healthcare site may search the term “heart” expecting search results related to terms like “cardiovascular” or “chest.” Even further, some search results may not even contain […]

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How to Wire up Autocomplete in Sitecore

Popular search engines make use of autocomplete. It helps predict what users are looking for. If a user is unsure of what they are trying to find, autocomplete can help users find exactly what they are trying to find. This blog post will show you how to provide this predictive feature for your search box […]

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