Given how extensible Sitecore is, it’s very common to integrate Sitecore with 3rd party services such as RESTful APIs. Over the years, I’ve worked on many Sitecore implementations that integrated with RESTful APIs implemented by client developers as well as other companies. When working through such integrations, some of the common challenges I’ve faced are […]
This is a very brief post just capturing some config settings that I’ve found to be helpful to set at the very beginning of a project. In addition, make sure to always create custom search indexes for the site you’re building.
This is just a quick post on an approach I landed on for a recent project that I thought would be worth sharing with the community. Prior to Sitecore Configuration Roles ( https://github.com/Sitecore/Sitecore-Configuration-Roles), if you wanted to have multiple hostnames associated with a given site, you had to do something like this: And while this […]
I started a new project a few weeks ago and decided to use Sitecore 9.1 since it was already out. This new project has the requirement of supporting logged in users. The actual authentication system is outside of Sitecore. Once a user is logged into the authentication system, they would be posted to Sitecore with […]
Today, I started trying to install Sitecore 9.1 on my local. While following the Quick installation guide, I got to the step where you run the prerequisites installation: Install-SitecoreConfiguration -Path .\Prerequisites.json And got the following error: Install-SitecoreConfiguration : The ‘Install-SitecoreConfiguration’ command was found in the module ‘SitecoreInstallFramework’, but the module could not be loaded. For […]
This morning, while setting up a new solution, I started getting an error on the last step of the TDS Build Settings Test dialog – Test connection to Sitecore: And here’s the error trace I was getting in the Visual Studio output window: Connection Test Failure: Failed to complete test. Exception System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: Access to the […]
This is, yet, another blog post on the topic of dependency injection with Sitecore Controller Renderings as well as API Controllers. Let me start by saying that the most helpful blog post I’ve read on the topic is by Kam Figy – https://kamsar.net/index.php/2016/08/Dependency-Injection-in-Sitecore-8-2/. I encourage you to read this blog post because it is still applicable to […]
UPDATE 1: added return to inner call to AllAncestorsArePublishable and removed patch:before from processor to allow processor to go to the bottom of the pipeline. Thanks for helping with this, Jeff L’Heureux! While working with Coveo on a Sitecore project recently, I ran into an interesting situation – items that were not publishable were showing up in […]
The Problem This blog post is about an error I got while following Akshay Sura‘s YouTube video Unofficial Sitecore Traning Sitecore 9 Install using Sitecore Installation Framework SIF. This is a great walkthrough of the Sitecore Installation Guide for Sitecore 9 update 1 and Akshay does a really good job of helping us understand some […]
All the steps you need to setup TeamCity to deploy your Visual Studio solution to your Sitecore websites.