Tag Archives: httpRequestBegin

Why is session NULL in BeginRequest()? (httpRequestBegin)

Have you ever wondered why the session is NULL when a request begins? The answer is simple: The Application_BeginRequest() event is fired before the Session_Start() event. The BeginRequest() event is fired for each request as the first event. The Session_Start() … Continue reading

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Sitecore 404 without 302

It’s a well known issue that when Sitecore displays a 404 page, it’s done by doing a 302 redirect to the 404 page, hence the 302 status code is thrown before the 404. The behavior is partially because of the … Continue reading

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Identifying mobile devices in Sitecore

Let’s face it. We don’t do websites anymore. Websites are what we did last year. Websites are something you develop with Drupal, Joomla or Umbraco. Sitecore is no longer a Content Managent System. It’s a digital communication platform, allowing your customers … Continue reading

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Allowing Google to sort your web pages by date

This article refers to the Google Search Appliance (GSA).  But since GSA and http://www.google.com is based on the same algorithms, it is very likely that it also applies to the general Google search as well. The Google Search Appliance allows you to … Continue reading

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