Sitecore and React - It IS that easy!

At Lightmaker we have had a number of discussions recently about how to streamline the front end build into a Sitecore environment. Our front end devs are all Mac based, so currently can’t run a loca

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

Fortis V4 Beta Changes

We are working on new version of Fortis so I’m going to do a few posts to highlight the new improvements. If you have any feature requests please make sure they are added as an issue/request on Github

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

Value cannot be null error with Fortis

I’m going to start posting about common issues that you might come across when using the Fortis Wrapper for Sitecore. This first one is something I see very regularly, and its usually a very simple pr

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