Basics of Sitecore Publishing Service

Dear Readers, As we all know, with Sitecore 8.2, Sitecore has introduced a new and faster alternative to Sitecore Publishing, called Sitecore Publishing Service. By default, Sitecore publishing works the way it is in its previous versions. The Sitecore Publishing Service is an add-on to Sitecore 8.2 and in case you want to use it,…Read more Basics of Sitecore Publishing Service

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Is your Sitecore Application running slow? Lets speed it up then

Hello Sitecore Enthusiasts! We all love Developing and extending Sitecore CMS not just for the enterprise use that we do in our company, but even to know what sitecore is, how it works, use various Shared Source Module ,to know what some great developers have put up and trying to make some things of your own. Also,…Read more Is your Sitecore Application running slow? Lets speed it up then

Sitecore 6.4 Functionality – Layout Deltas

Hello Sitecore Lovers, We recently upgraded our Sitecore Solution from 6.3.1 to 6.4.1 Update - 6. And man! Must say Sitecore 6.4.1 is Superb! Page Editor looks truly professional and some very nice overall improvements to the instance. Here we are to talk about one of those -- called the Layout Deltas. So what is…Read more Sitecore 6.4 Functionality – Layout Deltas

Reading and Writing in Text Files with multiple programs accessing it simultaneously

Challenge: Have you ever faced a problem wherein two processes are accessing the same file, one is reading it and the other one is writing in it and one of them (mostly the reader process) gives error that the file is in use by another process? Well, I faced it multiple times in some small…Read more Reading and Writing in Text Files with multiple programs accessing it simultaneously

Does your Web Application on Production Servers Crash Unexpectedly?

Hello Friends! Have you ever faced a situation wherein your web application running on your production server undergoes a hard crash? Lets say you haven't  seen such an issue, still its better to know what to do in such cases. Concept Understanding: When any application crashes in the Development environment, its easy to understand where…Read more Does your Web Application on Production Servers Crash Unexpectedly?

Differences between SelectSingleItem and GetItem

Sitecore has a very versatile and robust architecture, adding up to many functionalities, and giving results based on some changes, providing advantages in some or the other way. Similar is the case with both these methods--GetItem() and SelectSingleItem() -- about which we are to talk today! Both the methods do the similar task -- to fetch…Read more Differences between SelectSingleItem and GetItem

Blocking IP Addresses from IIS

Hey Guys, This may be a funny title in the beginning, but by the end of it, you will surely know the importance of this! When would you Block IP Addresses? There may be some situations in your live environment, that you need to block a certain IP address or some IP addresses, so that…Read more Blocking IP Addresses from IIS