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Personalize on visiting device

Personalize on visiting device

A customer asked me if it was possible to personalize the default website based on a device, so they could push their mobile applications. My first reaction to this was positive, because there is a shared source module (Mobile Device Detector) available for this purpose. When installing this module on Sitecore 6.x the device personalization rules […]

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Sent DMS qualified leads automatically to sales

Sent DMS qualified leads automatically to sales

I was recently meeting with a customer discussing the first steps they wanted to take to utilize the DMS. One of the first cases they came up with was to have the ability to prioritize leads coming in from the website based on engagement value points, so they could feed sales with more relevant contacts […]

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Sending tokenized emails from a Sitecore Engagement Plan

Sending tokenized emails from a Sitecore Engagement Plan

An action that can be executed from within a Sitecore Engagement Plan is to send an email to a static or to the visitors email address. The action “Send E-Mail Message” does not process tokens which are added in the subject or to the body of the email. To be able to send emails where […]

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Want to help your business user? Create a custom Macro

Want to help your business user? Create a custom Macro

When talking to business users (people that actually work with Sitecore on a day to day base) I created a small list of minor custom changes that would help the business users with there day to day work. One of the items on this list is the condition for User Profile fields, by default the […]

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Sitecore Custom Rules Engine Condition to compare two profile key values

Sitecore Custom Rules Engine Condition to compare two profile key values

Hi there, First of all, let me introduce myself on the Newguid.net Sitecore blog. My name is Robbert Hock and I’m a freelance and passionate Sitecore developer living in The Netherlands. I’m running my own business called Kayee Internet & Software Oplossingen and am specialized in Sitecore and Umbraco implementations. In 2011 I was awarded […]

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DailyTip: Enable Personalization section in Sitecore 6.5

DailyTip: Enable Personalization section in Sitecore 6.5

In Sitecore you can personalize your website with conditions and actions using the Rules Engine (so called Conditional Rendering rules).  In Sitecore 6.5 the interface for defining conditional rendering rules is integrated in to the page-editor, this way it´s easier for the marketeer to create and maintain pesonalization rules. But as a developer you want to create predefined rules […]

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Tested: Sitecore Wildcards and DMS statistics

By on June 6, 2012 in DMS, Rules Engine, Sitecore with 5 Comments
Tested: Sitecore Wildcards and DMS statistics

With this test we want to check what Sitecore DMS does with Wildcards. How are Wildcard URL’s and shown on the Analytics Reports? Wildcard items in Sitecore are a convenient way to handle dynamic URLs. They let you pass data through the URL instead of relying on query string values that are appended to the […]

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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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