category : Sitecore

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

Single Page Applications in Sitecore - Part I

At SUGCON #NOLA I was priveledged to be able to present on how we delivered a Single Page Application Sitecore implementation - I like to call is a SPAS :) A number of people have been asking for mor

Securing the Assets data folder

There was an interesting conversation on the Sitecore Slack Community about where the best place to store single-use data items for components. The consensus was that a folder that sits under the page

Searching the Media Framework Module

A number of our clients partner with video providers like Brightcove or Ooyala. To sync the content between Sitecore and the video provider, Sitecore have provided a module called the Media Framework.

Rendering Exception Handling - The Right Way

I see a few different ways of handling errors and error pages in Sitecore. I really like the way that we do it at Lightmaker, it makes things nice and simple and easy to debug! It also allows us as de