Tag Archives: Sitecore

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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Improve Sitecore Experience Editor Performance by Disabling Number of Locked Items Counter

The Sitecore Experience Editor is not the fastest tool in the shed, but you can improve the performance slightly by disabling the counter on the “My items” button that shows how many items you currently have locked: The setting is … 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 9 Dependency Injection – Extend the Sitecore Logging

With the extended use of Dependency Injection (DI) in Sitecore 9, you have yet another tool to extend the Sitecore functionality. With DI you can basically replace or extend standard Sitecore functionality with your own code. Dependency Injection is not a … Continue reading

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Sitecore The “placeholder” placeholder was not rendered in the “page” item

Do you get this error in Sitecore 9? 9952 2018:10:23 12:56:42 WARN The “xxxxx” placeholder was not rendered in the “xxxxx” item ({00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}) rendering context. Possible causes:​ 1) Rendering markup was taken from HTML cache, thus no rendering process took … 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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Sitecore find unused templates

Long lived Sitecore projects tend to build up dead templates and renderings as design, features and functions evolve. Finding those unused templates is not always just a matter of checking the Sitecore link database for templates with no references because: … Continue reading

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