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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 In this blog post of my mini-series, I will go over how to perform an automated cleanup of old, outdated item versions while retaining them in the Archive for historical record.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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Implementing Workflow in Sitecore: A Mini-Series Part 5 – Versioning

A great benefit of implementing workflow in Sitecore is the ability to have multiple versions of your content automatically. Content authors will not have to manually configure new versions on their own. Workflow will do this for us behind the scenes. With versioning enabled, we will be able to… Revert a page and its content […]

Implementing Workflow in Sitecore: A Mini-Series Part 4 – User Permissions

So far in this mini-series, we have covered how to set up the Simple Workflow and how to automatically place newly created items into it. We now need to create a way to limit which Simple Workflow commands are available to users. In this blog post, we will go over the permissions that need to […]

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How to enable Webpack on your Episerver Project

If you’re building modern web applications, you need to carefully consider the front-end technology stack you use. Webpack, a static module bundler, combined with NPM for package management, is a great starting point. Here’s how you can incorporate these technologies into your Asp.net MVC application built upon Episerver. Alongside Node.js, we need to have node-sass […]

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Page Restrictions in an Initialization Module

Managing your AllowedTypes (insert options) in Episerver can become overwhelming, depending on the strategy you take. You can read about different options here: https://world.episerver.com/blogs/Henrik-Fransas/Dates/2015/10/the-known-and-unknown-of-include-includeon-exclude-and-excludeon/ https://world.episerver.com/documentation/Items/Developers-Guide/Episerver-CMS/75/Content/Attributes/ but there is a strategy you can take for a very developer-friendly approach. As highlighted on Epi World forum thread (Dylan McCurry and I worked together on the project where […]

Implementing Workflow in Sitecore: A Mini-Series Part 3 – Applying Workflow

In my previous post in this mini-series, I went over the creation of the Simple Workflow and its states. In this post, we will go over how to automatically place Sitecore items into the Draft state upon creation. We will cover two approaches to implementing this: setting the Draft state in the Standard Values of […]

Implementing Workflow in Sitecore: A Mini-Series Part 2 – Workflow States

Now that we have covered what a workflow is in Sitecore, let’s jump into configuring workflow states in a custom workflow. Again, the number of workflow states you need is entirely up to the requirements of your business process for getting content approved. This post will walk through the creation of a simple workflow. This […]

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Implementing Workflow in Sitecore: A Mini-Series Part 1 – Overview

You or your company have chosen to use Sitecore as your CMS of choice. Hooray you made a good decision! Making new pages for your site is easy! It’s truly the bread and butter of using Sitecore: ease of content creation. Simply create a page, populate it with components, and then publish. Ta da! It’s […]

Top 3 Reasons Why Episerver’s React-Based Front-End CMS Is Really, Really Cool.

2020 has offered us some big surprises that I don’t think any of us could have predicted. The most obvious one I won’t waste breath mentioning, but the other surprise that came up near the end of 2019 as we looked to kick off a new decade was Episerver’s acquisition of Insite. With this acquisition, […]

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A Good Taxonomy Can Make the Difference

In a world of sophisticated search engines and machine learning (ML), it might seem like investing in a taxonomy is overkill. After all, can’t those ML-enabled search engines find everything? Sometimes even technology needs an assist. Let’s look at why you might want a taxonomy. What Taxonomies Are Good For Taxonomies enable three main digital […]

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