Category Archives: Sitecore 8

Create Sitecore items using PowerShell

You can use the Sitecore PowerShell Extensions for many trivial tasks. This script creates a “components” folder below all items from a root item: This script was created by my colleague Adam Honore, when I realized that I had forgot … Continue reading

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Sitecore get Context from fully qualified URL

One of the basic Sitecore concepts is the concept of a context. The context is resolved from the HTTP Context to Sitecore and determines the database, language, user domain, content start item etc. The context is defined in the App_Config/Sitecore.config … Continue reading

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Sitecore Pipelines – The great walkthrough

I have previously stated my enthusiasm for the Sitecore Pipeline concept. This article describes how to create your own, how to add parameters, and which properties to use. WHAT IS A SITECORE PIPELINE? It is best described as a simple … Continue reading

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Sitecore delete old item versions

Are your Sitecore editors version-trigger-happy? Is your master database items drowning in old versions that will never be used – or is just exact replicas of the previous version? Fear not, you can in fact – with a little bit … Continue reading

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Sitecore create packages using PowerShell

The Sitecore PowerShell Extensions is a very powerful module what allows you to automate a lot of the trivial Sitecore tasks. The Export-Package command will create a Sitecore package. This script will read a list of Sitecore item paths from … Continue reading

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Using emojis in Sitecore

Because people younger than me stopped communicating with words and instead adopted a modern version of hieroglyphs, emojis have become a part of every modern OS and Browser, and have even been adopted by the Unicode Consortium as a standard … Continue reading

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Sitecore Security: Roles in Roles – What it is and how it works

The Sitecore Roles-In-Roles is an extension to the basic authorization that have been around ever since Sitecore 5. WHAT IS ROLES-IN-ROLES? Roles-In-Roles allows you to have nested roles, so when you add a role to a user, the user is … Continue reading

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Sitecore check access and roles programatically

The Sitecore security model have changed over time, but the general API to check security access and roles have been stable for many many years. CHECK IF USER HAS ACCESS TO AN ITEM: To check if a user have access … Continue reading

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Sitecore 9 Caching – Sitecore.Caching.CacheManager.GetAllCaches() changed from Sitecore 8

With the increased use of dependency injection, in Sitecore, some classes do no longer return concrete classes, but interfaces instead. You therefore need to change your code, if you use the Sitecore.Caching.CacheManager. The Sitecore.Caching.Cache class is retired and have been replaced … Continue reading

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Sitecore 8.2 changed maxInvalidPasswordAttempts from 256 to 5

I noticed that some of my users got locked out of my solution after I upgraded from Sitecore 8.0 to Sitecore 9.0. That’s because Sitecore have decided to change the default value of the membership maxInvalidPasswordAttempts property from 256 attempts to … Continue reading

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