Site Clusters in Sitecore – Part 1

We often create multilingual websites using Sitecore’s powerful CMS. Sitecore has a great solution for multilingual content. Each item in the content tree can include a number of item versions, and each item version can be delivered in a different language, so translation of content is simple and straightforward. Well, not exactly. These item versions […]

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Crafting an Interactive Timeline with BrainJocks SCORE Components

With BrainJocks SCORE, one of our overriding goals is to minimize the complexity and development effort involved in building Sitecore websites. In most cases, you can use a series of SCORE components to build a complicated UI element, using advanced CSS and JavaScript techniques to completely transform them. One such situation that I recently tackled […]

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Using a Sitecore Item Provider for Component Security

You can use Data Providers for Security? Recently, @techphoria414 asked on the Sitecore Stack Exchange: “What are some appropriate uses for Sitecore Data Providers?” My answer was: When Security is just too complicated for Sitecore. People offered a lot of suggestions with lots of ways to implement data providers using different strategies and philosophies. Still, I thought […]

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Sitecore Help Text in Experience Editor

When building Sitecore-powered websites, it’s easy to forget about the content authoring experience. We live in this system and we’re used to its quirks, so we’re not often reminded that others–like our content teams–don’t share the same level of familiarity and comfort. We also can forget that making Sitecore friendlier for our content team is critical to […]

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Searching Sitecore Page Datasources in Atomic Architecture

Searching Sitecore Page Datasources When first enabling search in your Sitecore solution, you may find that page content is not searchable. This is especially true if you heavily rely on Experience Editor for your site assembly. Searching Sitecore page datasources is solved by a very common pattern that I refer to as “Page Visualization.” Page Visualization […]

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