Posts Tagged ‘Sitecore’

VIDEO: Sitecore Customer Data Platform | An Early Look at Boxever CDP

Sitecore recently (Q1 2021) acquired Boxever CDP. This is a marketer-focused digital optimization solution that is a definitive step forward in Sitecore’s move to SaaS. If you have been hearing about Sitecore Experience Edge and Content Hub, like me, you are likely seeing the puzzle pieces come together. I wanted to take a deeper look. […]


Patching Sitecore Processors Tips and Tricks

One of the questions I hear from Sitecore developers that have just created a processor is, how do I position my processor to execute before or after an existing processor in a pipeline?    If you place the processor in the wrong spot then the processor that runs before your processor could have aborted the […]

Improving your Google Search Result with SXA

Improving the way your search result appears in Google and other search engines is paramount to driving users to your site. This blog post will show you how to display review scores in your search result using Sitecore’s SXA. How can this drive business for you? Why would you want to surface this information to […]

Sitecore Upgrades: A Mini-Series Table of Contents

Welcome to my Mini-Series! In my Mini-Series, I take you through the steps required to perform a Sitecore upgrade. Use this Mini-Series to help empower your business with the latest version of Sitecore! Sitecore Upgrades: A Mini-Series Part 1 Overview Sitecore Upgrades: A Mini-Series Part 2 Database Upgrades Sitecore Upgrades: A Mini-Series Part 3 Sitecore.Config […]

Sitecore Upgrades: A Mini-Series Part 5 Dependency Injection Changes

The final post in my mini-series on Sitecore upgrades centers around dependency injection. Your solution may be using a popular third party tool like Castle Windsor or Simple Injector to handle DI (dependency injection). During the upgrade process, I recommend removing your dependency on these third party tools and implementing DI using .NET’s dependency injector. […]

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Sitecore Upgrades: A Mini-Series Part 4 ORM and Other Dependency Updates

For those of you upgrading a Sitecore instance for the first time, welcome to the hardest part of the upgrade. Upgrading your code base to continue functioning the exact same as it did prior to the upgrade can prove to be quite difficult. The newer versions of your dependencies could remove classes and functions that […]

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Sitecore Upgrades: A Mini-Series Part 3 Sitecore.Config Patching

What is patching? Best practice nowadays is to keep your Sitecore.config file completely untouched. Do not directly change settings found here. Do not add new settings either. Patching allows you to modify existing settings and add new settings to the Sitecore.config without ever directly touching the Sitecore.config file itself. Patching will help you deduce whether […]

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VIDEO: Sitecore Content Hub DAM Admin Training

Since Sitecore Content Hub emerged, a lot of content marketers, including myself, wanted to learn more about the new addition to the Sitecore family. The combination of Digital Asset Management (DAM), Product Content Management (PCM), Content Marketing Platform (CMP) and Marketing Resource Management (MRM) tools certainly sounds like a great source of truth. One that […]

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Sitecore Upgrades: A Mini-Series Part 2 Database Upgrades

Welcome to Part 2 of my Mini-Series on Sitecore Upgrades. This blog post is entirely dedicated to tips surrounding what you need to do to upgrade your databases to account for all the new modifications that come with a newer version of Sitecore. Heed these tips carefully. They may save you a lifetime of stress […]

Sitecore Upgrades: A Mini-Series Part 1 Overview

You’ve created a fresh new site on the latest version of Sitecore. Congratulations! Life is good! Your site is modern. If something breaks on your site, you are able to open a support ticket with Sitecore. These things, however, do not last forever. Eventually, your code base ages. New features you cannot use start to […]

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SXA Themes: How to deploy themes with Azure DevOps and Unicorn

When Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA) was launched, it was a real game-changer for the rapid implementation of Sitecore sites and for marketers wanting more freedom and control over creating content and campaign pages. SXA Themes also allow sites to share a standard site layout while making sure that the site has the right look and […]

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Be a Sitecore Architect at Perficient

Why do people love working on the Sitecore team at Perficient? If you ask our colleagues, you might hear words like “teamwork, trust, and fun.” Learn more about our Sitecore Architect role. (And, pssst! We’re hiring!) Working On Sitecore at Perficient is a Winning Work Day Perficient has been partnering with Sitecore for more than […]

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