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Pieter Brinkman

Pieter is Technical Marketing Manager for Sitecore Netherlands and owner of Gaatverweg.nl. He has more than ten years experience with software developing in multiple programming languages and with different Content Management Systems. Before joining Sitecore Pieter was a lead developer for multiple Sitecore and .Net projects, he joined Sitecore in 2011 as an Solution Architect in The Netherlands, after two years as an Solution Architect he joined the Technical Marketing department. In the role as Techinical Marketing Manager he is responsible for the Global MVP program and the Sitecore technical branding strategy.

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Activated Feedburner RSS

By on April 18, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Activated Feedburner RSS

We optimized the RSS feed with Feedburner. This way we offer a RSS feed with multiple direct sharing options and nice statistics.   Go ahead and subscribe to the NewGuid.Net RSS feed.    

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NewGuid.net live

By on April 13, 2012 in Sitecore with 0 Comments
NewGuid.net live

Today we are happy to announce that NewGuid.Net is online. Newguid.net will be a weblog about Sitecore Development and sharing knowledge.  At this point all articles on NewGuid are the combination of all the articles from the personal weblogs of; Mark van Aalst and Pieter Brinkman. We are willing to crossposts Sitecore articles and have guest Authors on this […]

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Sitecore Recognizes Exceptional Technical Community Leaders From Around the World

By on April 11, 2012 in MVP, Sitecore with 0 Comments
Sitecore Recognizes Exceptional Technical Community Leaders From Around the World

We want to congratulate and thank all Sitecore MVP’s of 2011! MVPs Recognized for Active Community Involvement in Advancing Web Strategies San Francisco – April 10, 2012 – Sitecore today announced the 2011 Sitecore Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs). The program recognizes exceptional technical community leaders who serve as catalysts for change and innovation. Sitecore MVPs […]

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Sitecore Webinar: Template Architecture

By on March 29, 2012 in Sitecore, Sitecore Webinar with 2 Comments
Sitecore Webinar: Template Architecture

This article is based on a Dutch webinar that I presented march 2012. You can watch the recording on Youtube. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heyyGwT7cc0[/youtube] Webinar Highlights Example Template Architecture

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Sitecore: Creating Fieldtype External link only

By on March 22, 2012 in FieldTypes, Sitecore with 2 Comments
Sitecore: Creating Fieldtype External link only

During an Sitecore .Net development training I was ask if there is a fieldtype for an external link. The answer (of course) is; “Yes, general link”. With general link you can create a external link and many other types of links.  But what if you want to create a field in which the business users […]

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Sitecore Webinar: Using Sitecore Rocks

Sitecore Webinar: Using Sitecore Rocks

Last month I gave a (Dutch) webinar about developing for Sitecore with the Visual Studio 2010 plugin Sitecore Rocks. You can watch the webinar on Youtube. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nQ5dlAG-kg[/youtube] In this webinar I builded a website from scratch in 30 minutes only using Sitecore Rocks

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Escape characters / words in a Sitecore query

By on February 2, 2012 in Sitecore with 0 Comments
Escape characters / words in a Sitecore query

There are a few characters and words you need to escape while using Sitecore query. You can escape special characters wrapping them in a #. For example a hyphen in a query needs to be escaped. Example string query = "/sitecore/content//*[@#site-title#=’Example Value’]"; In the previous example we use the single quote (‘) to wrap the […]

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Converting .mrt reports from OMS to DMS

By on November 15, 2011 in Analytics, DMS, Sitecore, SQL Server, TSQL, Tutorials with 0 Comments
Converting .mrt reports from OMS to DMS

In this article I’m going to explain how to convert .mrt reports from the Sitecore Online Marketing Suite (Sitecore 6.4) to the Sitecore Digital Marketing System (Sitecore 6.5). Report related changes between OMS and DMS Both the OMS and the DMS use .mrt reports for Analitics reporting. There are two mayor changes between the OMS […]

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Sitecore ECM: How to extend personalization

Sitecore ECM: How to extend personalization

Check the default subscriber profile by clicking the E-Mail Campaign node and go to the content folder. In the Implementation Details section check the selected profile in the Default Subsciber Profile field. By default this will be Profiles/Subscriber: You can find the different profiles in the Profiles folder located at /sitecore/system/Settings/Security/Profiles/Subscriber in the Core database. […]

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Sitecore ECM: How to create a e-mail template from Scratch – Part II

Sitecore ECM: How to create a e-mail template from Scratch – Part II

In this post I will extend the basic e-mail template for Sitecore ECM with a title and text listing. With this e-mail template the business user can create new Title and Text items within the page-editor (Sitecore 6.4 and higher) or the content-editor (all versions of Sitecore). This article is a follow-up article of the […]

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Sitecore ECM: How to create a e-mail template from Scratch – Part I

Sitecore ECM: How to create a e-mail template from Scratch – Part I

In this post I will create a e-mail template for ECM from scratch. This article is based on a Webinar (in Dutch) I did about the Email Campaign Manager (ECM) you can see the Webinar on YouTube.       [youtube]hGmzaK79cvI[/youtube] We build a custom template the same way that we build a page. First […]

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Firefox disable plugin compatibility check

By on May 2, 2011 in Tutorials with 1 Comment
Firefox disable plugin compatibility check

To disable the plugin compatibility check for Firefox 3.6 follow these steps: Open Firefox In the address bar type “about:config” On the page click I’ll be careful, I promise! Right click and select new –> Boolean Enter the preference name: extensions.checkCompatibility.3.6 and press OK Select False and press OK Now you can install plugins that […]

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Sitecore Rules Engine: How to create an insert option rule

Sitecore Rules Engine: How to create an insert option rule

You can automatically add a insert option using a insert option rule in the Sitecore Rule Engine. The ‘case’: In our Sitecore content tree we have a Meta-Data folder where we store al our meta-data information. The Meta-Data folder is organized in folders which contains meta-data items based on a template called Standard Text. What […]

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Sitecore Rules Engine: How to remove conditions and actions

Sitecore Rules Engine: How to remove conditions and actions

When using the Sitecore Rules Engine you don’t want your business user to see all the Conditions and Actions. Conditions and Actions are also items (everything is a Item ;-)) so you can apply security on them. Deny a user Read access on a Condition or Action and the user will not see them in […]

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Sitecore Rules Engine: How to create a custom condition

Sitecore Rules Engine: How to create a custom condition

In this How to I will build a custom condition for the Sitecore Rules Enginge. This How To is a proof of concepts based on a webinar (in Dutch)  about the Rules Engine. I presented this webinar earlier this year and you can watch the webinar on Youtube by clicking this link. Before we start […]

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