Posts Tagged ‘jockstothecore’

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How to Personalize a Carousel in Sitecore with SCORE

Just for fun, let’s take a few common scenarios for content management teams, and run through how to add personalization to Sitecore with SCORE.  You’ll be shocked at how easy this is – why more companies don’t jump in and start personalizing their content and user experience is a mystery to me. Scenario #1 – […]

Accessibilty W3c Standards Brainjocks@1x

Accessibility: A, AA or AAA? That is the question.

Accessibility: What it takes to achieve the highest level of accessibility while understanding and managing the trade-offs Why is Accessibility important? Every website has its target audience and site owners who always want to make sure their site attracts as many visitors as possible from its target audience. One way to achieve this is to […]

Ccf Messages Contentspots@1x

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 […]

Enterprise Accelerator Automation@1x

Enterprise Accelerator: Scaffolding Automation Strategies

This is where it gets fun.  Let’s talk about some ways to ease your life when working with an Enterprise Layer via scaffolding automation. By the way- this series assumes that you’re ready to embrace automation.  I recommend you install Sitecore PowerShell extensions on all Sitecore environments, from local development up through production.  For production usage, please […]

Sitecore Test@2x

Tips for passing the Sitecore® 9.0 Certified Platform Associate Developer Exam

In order to prepare for the Sitecore 9.0 Certified Platform Associate Developer Exam I took the Sitecore Platform Essentials for Developers 9.0 Curriculum. This consists of 8 modules dedicated to each of the key aspects you need to learn about Sitecore in order to pass the exam successfully. There are also other ways to prepare […]

Responsive Image Support@1x

An Update to Responsive Image Support in Sitecore

In our previous article, we discussed a custom field type we created to allow content managers to crop images for the various device break points in your responsive design. The community asked for more, and we listened – so we have made a neat enhancement to this feature to make it even more powerful. ALT […]

Mastersite Sitecore@1x

Introducing Mastersite for Sitecore

Sitecore is such an amazing platform to create elegant integrations and authoring capabilities. One such area we enjoy to innovate in is multi-market localization. In previous posts, we talk about two other approaches for creating multi-market implementations – splitting the content trees and creating a site cluster. Each has its advantages and its disadvantages. Splitting […]

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7 Steps to create lower environments with Sitecore Commerce

When dealing with live websites, it is desired to have lower environments that mirror production as closely as possible. Why? Because this improves your quality assurance and user acceptance processes on pretty much anything that you build, change or configure in the site. With a similar environment it’s easier to find things that will not […]

Sitecore Azure Blob Storage@2x

Sitecore integration with Azure BLOB storage

If you have an already existing Sitecore solution that you are planning on moving to the Azure cloud you need to understand the Blob service concepts firsts. Azure Blob storage is Microsoft’s object storage solution for the cloud.Blob storage exposes three resources: your storage account the containers in the account and the blobs in a […]

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Change Sitecore Item ID

The Sitecore Item ID is one of those properties that I have always been told that you can’t change. They were basically right because if you look at Sitecore.Data.Items.Item in the Sitecore.Kernel dll using dotPeek you will see that for the ID there is a get but no set property. It looks like this below […]

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Auto Cache in Sitecore: What is it and How to Implement it

When building Sitecore implementations one thing you must always think of is: What is the cache strategy and how it will be implemented? For example will html cache be set in standard values of templates? What is the size of database cache? What about prefetch cache? Here at Perficient we always take these questions into […]

Component Governance Plan@1x

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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