Posts Tagged ‘Content Administrator’

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Guide: Trigger CCF messages from elements in Content Spots

Score’s CCF (Component Communication Framework) allows Content Authors to use rendering parameters to easily control how components communicate with each other. For example, we can set the Button component to fire a CCF message when it is clicked.   But what if the button is inside a Content Spot? Can it still send and receive […]

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What is a component governance plan and why do I need it?

We’re very plan driven at Perficient. We like to create them, execute them, measure them, adjust them…and we employ a number of governance plans when executing a new Sitecore project. Very often, large site development projects will include a number of people from various organizations all working together for a common goal – but those […]

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Sitecore Help Text in Experience Editor

When building Sitecore-powered websites, it’s easy to¬†forget about the content authoring experience. We live in this system and we’re used to its quirks, so we’re not often reminded that others–like our content teams–don’t share¬†the same level of familiarity and comfort. We also can forget that making Sitecore friendlier for our content team is critical to […]

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Styling Experience Editor for a Better Content Admin Experience

When building a new site using BrainJocks SCORE, are you paying attention to the styling of the Experience Editor view?

Some project team members may consider this a waste of time, especially for projects that are low on budget and/or need to be finished very quickly. But neglecting Experience Editor has meaningful consequences – and your Content Administrators will be the ones who suffer. A frustrating authoring and editing experience can make it impossible to leverage the full power of even the best website.

Our ultimate goal with BrainJocks’ projects is to style Experience Editor to look as close to the front end of the site as possible, optimizing the admin experience. I’ll explain two types of Experience Editor styling that we address when we build websites.

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To branch or not to branch? Part II

In my previous post we talked about the major purpose for which the branch templates were originally invented: create different kinds of hierarchies in one click. We covered one of the cases: page hierarchy. Now let’s have a look at another case. Renderings Hierarchy (Case II) Another type of the hierarchy that is often created […]

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To branch or not to branch? Part I

Once a upon a time we were creating a website using Sitecore. We met in the conference room and started pretty peacefully. We were peaceful when were discussing how many page types we would need, we were still peaceful when we were talking what rendering we would have on each page type, and then… Someone […]