category : Sitecore

Sitecore Stack Exchange - The First 6 Months

September 13th 2016 - this was the date that Sitecore Stack Exchange went public! We are more than 6 months down the line so here are some of the highlights of the first 6 months of the Sitecore Stac

Habitat Dependency Injection with Sitecore 8.2

If you attended @seanholmseby’s session on making Habitat your home at Sitecore Symposium 2016, you will have heard him discuss dependency injection with Sitecore 8.2 and how you can use this in the H

Setting up Solr on Habitat

The Sitecore Habitat project has got some great features in. One of my favourites is how the Gulp file is setup to make getting the project running on your local machine a breeze! It really does simpl

Watch your Guid format!

Maybe this should be in a “how to break Sitecore” section! Question: Which of these Guid formats is valid? 123456var ex1 = new Guid("00000000000000000000000000000000");var ex2 = new Guid("00000000-000

Watchout! You are in the web db!

Based on a vent by @cassidydotdk on the Sitecore Slack chat the other day, we were all laughing about the (multiple)times when we forget that we have switched to teh web database to check something ou

Advanced Cache Clearing

A recent post on Stack Overflow asked about clearing out the HtmlCache for a specific user, the short answer is in the post. But I thought I’d add some more detail to that answer here for anyone else

Site Definition Gotcha

Don’t you just love those problems that end up with you tearing your hair out! I ran into just such a problem this week with a client. Let me set the scene… The client in question has a fairly simple

Octopus Deploy Step for Unicorn Sync

Two products that I love and have become an essential part of my Sitecore life are Unicorn and Octopus Deploy - I plan on writing about my adventures with setting up CI/CD using Octopus Deploy soon, b

Sitecore MVP 2016

Its been a long road, but I am proud to be awarded Sitecore MVP Technology for 2016. Its a huge honor and privelege to get this award and I’m looking forward to an exciting year with Sitecore! Thank y