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Sitecore 7

Display one personalized components on multiple pages

By on March 5, 2015 in DMS, Sitecore 7, Sitecore 8, Tutorials with 2 Comments
Display one personalized components on multiple pages

This week I had a meeting with Lars Wisselink from Lukkien and we were looking over one of our customer’s website implementation. I’ve noticed that they had the same personalized component running on multiple pages. When I asked Lars how they managed these components he explained they made use of the shared values of the […]

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Protect your Sitecore media and measure them with DMS

Protect your Sitecore media and measure them with DMS

In a recent project I was faced with the following requirements: Downloadable whitepapers from the Sitecore media library should be protected from anonymous visitors Visitors should be teased to create an account or login Whitepaper downloads should be measured I first started by protecting my whitepapers in the media library. The only thing I have […]

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Sitecore hidden ‘caching’ configuration settings

Sitecore hidden ‘caching’ configuration settings

Hi there, 4 months ago I posted my blogpost Sitecore hidden string configuration settings, and it received a lot of retweets on Twitter, probably there were settings in there that were not known to most of the Sitecore people out there. I then though why don’t I write a second blogpost on hidden settings. In […]

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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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Keyboard shortcuts for working with Item Buckets

By on June 30, 2013 in Sitecore 7 with 0 Comments
Keyboard shortcuts for working with Item Buckets

When working with item buckets in Sitecore 7 there are a few keyboard shortcuts that might come in handy. Here is a list: Shortcut Description CTRL + SHIFT + B Converts a content item into an item bucket. You must lock the item first. CTRL + SHIFT + D Converts an item bucket into a […]

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Implementing Search Operations in Sitecore 7

By on April 5, 2013 in C#, MVP, Sitecore, Sitecore 7 with 17 Comments
Implementing Search Operations in Sitecore 7

Sitecore 7 is buzzing! While unsure about the release data, MVP around the world are taking the deep dive. So here we go, diving in the new Sitecore version. Search Operations Performing an action on a collection of items, always was a weak point and much requested feature by customers. For pre-Sitecore 7 installations we designed macro’s […]

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Extending the Item Buckets Search Operations

By on April 1, 2013 in Item Buckets, Sitecore 7 with 0 Comments
Extending the Item Buckets Search Operations

As you might know you can use Item Buckets in Sitecore 7 to execute operations on multiple items at the same time. Those operations are called Search Operations and Sitecore 7 ships with default ones like moving, copying and deleting items. As a developer you can fairly easy create your own search operations. There are […]

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