Sitecore Tip: Get Current Workflow State of a Sitecore Item

Dear Sitecore Family, A very small but useful post today. I am sure all of us at some point in time have come across programmatically generating Sitecore Items while automating some task. And if sometimes out of those, also include fetching the Sitecore Workflow and which state the item is in. So here we go:…Read more Sitecore Tip: Get Current Workflow State of a Sitecore Item

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Understanding of Sitecore Installation using SIF – Pre-requisites

Dear Sitecore Enthusiasts, With the latest change in Sitecore Installation brought in by Sitecore, using Sitecore Install Framework (SIF), we as developers need to get some things in place so that the SIF install can continue. We call these things to be set in place prior to the main installation as Pre-Requisites. So lets get…Read more Understanding of Sitecore Installation using SIF – Pre-requisites

Page Editor Experience – Set the Datasource Template for the Presentation Component

Dear Sitecore Family, Yesterday, we saw how selecting a Datasource Location helps the Business User. Today, lets take it a little further, lets see if we can do something so that the Business User is not confused between selecting the type of Datasource Item for a component, if there are a number of components available at…Read more Page Editor Experience – Set the Datasource Template for the Presentation Component

Page Editor Experience – Select the Datasource Location in a Presentation Component

Dear Sitecore Family, How you been? Hope you are enjoying these posts on Sitecore Page Editor a.k.a Sitecore Experience Editor? Today, lets discuss about making the Business User journey smoother with Sitecore, while working with their own Website. Challenge: When the properties Dialog opens and the Business User clicks on the Datasource, he/she is kind…Read more Page Editor Experience – Select the Datasource Location in a Presentation Component

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 – Add a Datasource in a Presentation Component

Dear Sitecore Family, The previous post, was about Configuring a Datasource in a Presentation Component and my friend Nikki Punjabi suggested that it doesn't feel complete without showing the steps to add a datasource to a component. In a way, I agreed to his point, that the post seemed incomplete. So this post is about…Read more Page Editor Experience – Add a Datasource in a Presentation Component