Page Editor Experience – Select Associated Content after adding a Presentation Component on Page

Dear Sitecore Family, A very small yet useful post today. Sometime back, we saw how to add a Component with a DataSource. In case you missed it, here's how we do it. Configure a DataSource in a Presentation Component Add a Datasource in Presentation Component When we add a presentation Component from Page Editor which…Read more Page Editor Experience – Select Associated Content after adding a Presentation Component on Page

Setup Visual Studio Project with Post Build Script

Dear Sitecore Family, This post is in continuation to the post Setup Sitecore Developer Box in less than 5 minutes. Here, we will discuss another way of Setting up the Visual Studio project in such a way that we do not need to use Visual Studio Publish . Challenge: A Developer needs to Publish the Changes everytime…Read more Setup Visual Studio Project with Post Build Script

Page Editor Experience – Configure a Datasource in a Presentation Component

Dear Sitecore Family, Hope you are doing good? Sorry for being away from my blog for a long time, been busy with some personal responsibilities. As it was weekend, so thought why not write a post today! In the previous post on Page Editor Experience, we saw how adding a thumbnail image to a presentation component,…Read more Page Editor Experience – Configure a Datasource in a Presentation Component

Global Placeholder Settings – Why a unique Placeholder Key is important

Ever got a warning on saving a Global PlaceholderSetting with the same Placeholder Key? Introduction: We had discussed about Global and Data-Template specific Placeholder Settings in the following articles: https://varunvns.wordpress.com/2014/07/03/placeholder-settings-empower-your-page-editor-users/ https://varunvns.wordpress.com/2014/07/07/placeholder-settings-empower-your-page-editor-users-part-2/ Here, lets discuss a challenge which we might face, when configuring a Global Placeholder Setting and how to overcome that. Challenge: As we know, a Global…Read more Global Placeholder Settings – Why a unique Placeholder Key is important

Page Editor Experience – Add a Thumbail Image to our Presentation Component

This tip, was given to me by my senior and colleague Nilesh Thakkar. He blogs about his Sitecore Journey, at http://sitecorejourney.nileshthakkar.com/ He said, some things are not compulsory to be done, but good if they are done to make it easy for the client. Like say add a thumbnail image to your presentation component. How? Lets have…Read more Page Editor Experience – Add a Thumbail Image to our Presentation Component

Placeholder Settings – Empower your Page Editor Users – Part – 2

In the part one of this post, we saw what a Placeholder Setting is and why is it good to use Placeholder Settings in architecturing of our Sitecore Projects. In case you missed it, have a look at it here -  Placeholder Settings – Empower your Page Editor Users How to Setup Placeholder Settings? Suppose we are…Read more Placeholder Settings – Empower your Page Editor Users – Part – 2