Restrict the Sitecore content authors from uploading a heavy Media Item to Database

Some time back, I wrote an article on finding out from the Database the heavier Media Items. This was to find and notify that they cannot upload  a larger file to the Database as it may affect the performance adversely. To refer to the Article, click here. But as always, its better to be proactive … Continue reading Restrict the Sitecore content authors from uploading a heavy Media Item to Database

Log Parser Lizard

The previous article we discussed regarding Log Parser. Here, lets have some brief info on Log Parser Lizard. Log Parser is indeed a very powerful tool, but it being command-line, there are some disadvantages as compared to a tool having GUI Support. Again, some geeks love to work with command line, obviously, but then why … Continue reading Log Parser Lizard

Log Parser

Well... the first question about anything that comes in mind is What's that? The best description is given by the Official Page of the tool which is as follows : Log Parser is a powerful, versatile tool that provides universal query access to 1. Text Based Data Log Files XML Files CSV Fies TSV Files 2. … Continue reading Log Parser

Checking the Size of a Media Item in Database

Recently, I worked on a task wherein I had to return the size of the Media Item of a website in Sitecore. This is so very easy. It can be found with the help of the following class : Sitecore.Data.Items.MediaItem. Also, the size is available in Bytes. A simple code finding out the solution was … Continue reading Checking the Size of a Media Item in Database

Sitecore Publishing

Publish, Publishing..... Published! Well, with Sitecore, we all talk of publishing.. but what is publishing? Well lets know about it today. Content Authors generally work on a server called the Content Management Server (CM Server) and their changes are saved in the Master Database. While the website/s they have built are visible to the outside … Continue reading Sitecore Publishing

Application Pool Restarts

Well, I faced a similar problem in the recent past and also found this problem for many, so I decided to write an article for consolidating the same. First of all, there is a difference between Application Pool and an Application  Domain which is as follows Application Pool : An Internet Information Services (IIS) application pool is a … Continue reading Application Pool Restarts