Category Archives: Sitecore 7

Sitecore – what is the hash property in the image query string?

Have you also wondered why Sitecore adds a “hash=” property to the image query string? https://yourwebsite.com/-/media/image.jpg?w=200&hash=A1FFA19B634EDF53A3AB3B757887E671F1C452A0 The hash key will protect your images from being scaled by others than your own server. The image above will only render if the … Continue reading

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In Sitecore 9, the ProxyDisabler have been retired completely

Sitecore have finally retired the ProxyDisabler in Sitecore 9. Proxy items were the early version of item cloning and were deprecated in Sitecore 6. And now the ProxyDisabler have been removed. There are no replacement. All you need to do … Continue reading

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Sitecore Paging SOLR Responses

When querying Sitecore items from the SOLR index, you do not need to get all items in one go. In fact, the default SOLR implementation will stop at 5000 returned items, so for large queries, you need to use the … Continue reading

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Sitecore publish:end and publish:end:remote

In Sitecore, you have several ways of executing code after a publish. The publish:end and publish:end:remote events are the 2 most obvious choices. There is a little confusion as to when in the publish pipeline these events are fired. In … Continue reading

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Sitecore replace spaces with dashes in URL’s

In Sitecore, there is an easy of avoiding the %20 signs in your URL’s. To clarify: If you have an item with a space in the name, the space will appear in the URL as a %20 sign. For example, … Continue reading

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Sitecore Postbacks not working? Contents not updated on button click? Try removing caching from your rendering

This is a classic Sitecore blunder – suddenly postbacks or button clicks have no effect, as if the web site no longer are connected to your webforms codebehind or the MVC renderings. And you have not changed any code. But … Continue reading

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Sitecore SOLR error: Invalid Date in Date Math String

There seems to be an issue with certain combinations of Sitecore, SOLR and the local machine datetime settings. This is the error: ManagedPoolThread #11 12:20:50 INFO Job started: Index_Update_IndexName=sitecore_master_index ManagedPoolThread #11 12:20:50 ERROR Exception Exception: System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException Message: Exception has been … Continue reading

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Sitecore separate users from CORE database – move membership provider to separate database

Since Sitecore 6, Sitecore have had the .NET membership tables in the CORE database. And since every instance of Sitecore needs access to the CORE database, it might seem as a good place to store them. But separating the users … Continue reading

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Sitecore Rule – Personalize based on any field in any facet in your Contact

This Sitecore Personalization Rule was developed by my colleague Martin Rygaard with the purpose of being able to personalize on any field in any facet on a contact. STEP 1: CREATE THE CONDITION Create a new “Condition” below /sitecore/system/Settings/Rules/Definitions/Elements/??? The text … Continue reading

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