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Sitecore 8, help where’s my license information?

By on December 19, 2014 in Sitecore, Tips and Tricks with 1 Comment

Hi there,

What an exciting day today! Sitecore 8 was released today on December 19th 2014, just in time for Christmas.

When you install Sitecore 8 you can immediately see a change in the Sitecore login screen when you go to http://YOURINSTANCE/sitecore

The look and feel is completely changed, take a look at the two differences in look and feels in the Sitecore login screen.

sitecore75-login

sitecore8-login

So I hear some people saying, he, where’s my license info in Sitecore 8?

Well the license info has been disabled by default in Sitecore 8

In the web.config, we can find the following setting, which defaults to true

<!– LOGIN DISABLE LICENSE INFROMATION
If true, Sitecore hides the “License Information” link on the login page.
Default: true
–>

<setting name=”Login.DisableLicenseInfo” value=”true” />

If we set this to false, we’ll get an extra link added to the login screen: License options, where the user can click on and where he can see the license info

sitecore8-login-licenseinfo

sitecore8-login-licenseinfo-text

Happy trails in Sitecore and a merry merry Christmas!

Robbert

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About the Author: I'm a Freelance and passionate Sitecore Developer living in The Netherlands. Running my own company Kayee Internet & Software Oplossingen. I am specialized since 2008 in Sitecore and Umbraco implementations. Sitecore MVP since 2011. Founder and member of the Dutch Sitecore User Group. You can follow me on twitter: @kayeeNL. My website: http://www.kayee.nl .

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