Posts Tagged ‘configuration’


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 […]

Perceptions of an Easy Configuration

I sat down to write a post about my preference of an automation script for a crossover versus a crossover domain. This also makes me think about the different perceptions of an easy configuration. By easy configuration I mean the most direct, streamlined and doesn’t impact performance but Maximo has ten [plus] ways to do […]

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: Overview Enabling Federated Authentication Before we can begin implementation, […]

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Mastering the AEM Dispatcher Part 3: Shared Configurations

This is the third post in the series Mastering the AEM Dispatcher where we delve into the mysteries of this opaque technology. In this post, we’ll discuss how to set up configuration variables in the AEM Dispatcher to reduce redundancy and make it easy to compare and sync configuration files across environments.   The Starting […]

Developing Spring Boot Application and Learning Core Features

Introduction of spring boot Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring based Applications that you can “just run”. We just need Spring platform and third-party libraries so you can get started with minimum fuss. Most Spring Boot applications need very little Spring configuration. You can use Spring Boot to create Java applications […]

3 Things to Remember with Sitecore Multi-Site Configuration

Multi-sites in Sitecore are a useful way to host multiple sites on the same Sitecore instance. However, there are more steps than just adding your site into the <sites> section in the web.config. Below are 3 things that you should always remember to set in your configuration in a multi-site (or using a site name […]

Sitecore with Slow Cheetah and Web Deploy

When you combine Slow Cheetah with Web Deploy in a Sitecore solution you get the benefits of quick deployments with the ability to store any custom code and configuration in your source control. Slow Cheetah brings xml transformations to Sitecore so you only specify the differences between configuration files and can store every environment’s configuration […]

Web.config Transformation and XPath to update bindingRedirect

You can use Web.config transformations to update the bindingRedirect element in the web.config of an website.  This is more complex than other xdt transforms because the only identifying information is in a sibling assemblyIdentity element.  For example, the configuration for the default Sitecore System.Web.MVC dependentAssembly element looks like the following: <configuration> <runtime> <assemblyBinding xmlns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1″> <dependentAssembly> <assemblyIdentity name=”System.Web.Mvc” publicKeyToken=”31bf3856ad364e35″ xmlns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1″ /> […]

DataPower Configuration Management tool

DCM (DataPower Configuration Manager) is an open source tool published by IBM for automating and simplifying the configuration and management of IBM DataPower appliances (with the exception of the XC10).  It can be used standalone OR within IBM UrbanCode Deploy platform.  Business partners, clients or anyone else for that matter can contribute enhancement or fixes […]

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A Note about App_ConfigInclude and Anti CSRF

YSOD You don’t delete contents of your App_ConfigInclude. You just don’t, right? It’s not something people normally do. Well, I first did and then I forgot that I did while I was playing with cleaning up after TDS’s File Replacement. I then left for the day and the next day my local Sitecore sandbox wouldn’t […]

SharePoint 2010 Setup and Configuration

Setting up SharePoint 2010 in a single server environment is even easier than it was on MOSS. The Microsoft SharePoint Product and Technologies 14 Preparation Tool (or as I like to call it the prep tool) takes a wizard approach to checking for and then setting up perquisites for SharePoint’s installation. The prep tool (packaged […]