Tag Archives: security

Sitecore users custom profile properties

Sitecore is using the standard .net security framework. This makes it easy to setup custom profiles on users, and to add custom profile properties. To do so, do the following: STEP 1: ADD A PROFILE TEMPLATE TO SITECORE Go to … Continue reading

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Sitecore Users and C#

The Sitecore security framework is based on the .NET security. Managing Authentication, Authorization, User Accounts and Roles can be done using the standard System.Web.Security namespace. But Sitecore also provides its own Security framework that you can use for easy manipulation … Continue reading

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Is Sitecore security slowing you down?

Recently, several blogs have posted about hidden settings that allows you to disable certain security related features in Sitecore. Sitecore can contain many users or many groups. This will sometimes lead to slow performance in the Sitecore shell or in the Sitecore … Continue reading

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Sitecore: Setting up Security on Languages

When you start to dig into the Sitecore security model, it is very understandable that large multinational corporations are using Sitecore, because Sitecore allows you to create a very granular security setup. UPDATE 2017-11-24: This article applies to Sitecore 6, … Continue reading

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Sitecore: Assigning Security to items from code

When Sitecore 6 came out, Sitecore changed the Security model dramatically. Sitecore now uses the .net security model, and on top of this they have built a set of classes to help with the assigning of roles and members. UPDATE 2017-11-24: … Continue reading

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Using declarative security in Sitecore

Writing XAML applications for use in the Sitecore shell can be very tricky. And I admit that I often decide to use a webform instead. Especially if I need to write a minor application that does not use Sitecore data … Continue reading

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