Posts Tagged ‘content editor’

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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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Looking for ways to boost performance in your Sitecore instance? Check out these 3 tips!

Boosting the performance of your Sitecore instance can speed development across all your projects. Diego shares 3 quick tips for shaving off those precious few seconds that can make your projects fly!

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Looking for ways to customize warning messages in Sitecore Content Editor? Check this out!

Customizing warning messages in Content Editor can be tricky. We’ll guide you through two scenarios that can give you the power to customize your messages when you’re deleting a page or customizing the confirm/delete dialog message in Content Editor.

Make the Most of Your Content Authoring Options in Sitecore

Authoring content in Sitecore can run the gauntlet from frustrating to fantastic. I previously looked at why you should care about a quality content authoring experience and provided a few tips for how to do that in Sitecore. While a good authoring experience in Sitecore generally involves smart use of the Experience Editor, it is […]

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Using Sitecore PowerShell to generate a report on last updates to your content

Recently I had to build a report in Sitecore to show the latest updates done on the content tree of a Sitecore instance and had to determine which users made those changes. One of the other important things on this report was the ability to have content authors generate the report from the Content Editor. If you ever need to perform such actions, the Sitecore Powershell Extensions (SPE) module is probably your best bet.

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Unsuspected Error Handling: Solving Sitecore Puzzles

Being a Sitecore developer sometimes means that you are faced with errors that at first glance are both vague and puzzling. Most of the errors can be solved by using previous experience, common sense, a simple Google search for an article or quick chat with a colleague. But other times, there are errors that require […]

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An unhandled Microsoft .Net Framework exception occurred in w3wp.exe

“Unhandled exception” is not something that makes people happy. If this exception suddenly appears and crashes your beautiful Sitecore site, first you probably feel surprise, then fear and finally panic. If you are reading this article, I assume you are done with the first part and now want to know how to fix it.

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Improve Sitecore Content Editor Performance

While Sitecore continues to extend Content Editor functionality to the Experience Editor, Content Editor remains the interface of choice for developers and power users. Its performance can significantly impact the productivity of any development team. With the fairly simple adjustments I outline here, you can optimize Sitecore Content Editor performance and usability. Tweaking the Tree […]

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Injecting Resources into Sitecore Content and Page Editor

What do you do when you need extra resources (JavaScript, CSS) brought into your Content Editor and Page Editor experience? Maybe you have developed a custom field type that requires Google Maps API. Maybe many of your renderings use an external library or a client side helper of your own when in IsPageEditorEditing(). Whatever the […]