Eric Sanner, Author at Perficient Digital
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Sitecore Symposium 2018: Beyond the SXA Toolbox

Beyond the SXA Toolbox session was lead by Adam Najmanowicz and Mark van Aalst of Sitecore.  They gave an overview of SXA (Sitecore Experience Accelerator) and what is new in version 1.8. What is SXA A framework focusing on digital platform Mobile first Flexible renderings Layout elasticity Responsive web Grid based layout Multi-tenant / Multi-site […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: Helix and JSS

This session was lead by Jean-Francois L’Heureux from Coveo.  He showed how to apply the helix guidelines for Sitecore development to a JSS solution. Helix Helix is a set of guidelines to help maintain clean architcture in MVC projects It was not designed from javascript Project dependencies Layers Project – Layouts.  Styling.  Presentation. Feature – […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: JSS Marketing Automation

JSS Marketing Automation was lead by Perficient’s own Corey Smith and Rick Bauer.  The session started with attendees visiting a url to choose their favorite type of music.  They showed an entire JSS application with some basic analytics and goal tracking. Building a JSS app JSS enables rich front end UIs Makes your page feel faster […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: Headless CMS, The Great Uncoupling

Headless CMS, The Great Uncoupling session was lead by Deane Barker from Blend Interactive.  It provided a look at how we got here and what makes a headless cms important. Software Why does software get bigger? Rational reasons Edge case support – people keep finding and using and edge case Economy of context – some things […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: The Fallacy of “Impossible”

The Fallacy of “Impossible” session was lead by Mick Ebeling of Not Impossible Labs.  What an inspirational and motivating session! What is Impossible Impossible is a fallacy Everything that is possible was impossible at one time Impossible is a temporary state of being Making Impossible, Possible Their motto is “Help 1, Help many” Use one person’s […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: Opening Keynote

The opening keynote was delivered by Mark Frost and Paige O’Neil from Sitecore to an audience of 3,000 attendees!  The theme of this year’s symposium was “Elevate the Experience”. My Takeaways Here are my notes from the session: People are not buying products, they are buying an experience The experience is the product 88% of […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: Sessions Review

Another year, another great Sitecore Symposium! What a fantastic experience!  The Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin was a wonderful host hotel.  Lots of space for sessions.  Several unique food options on site.  Great conference meals for breakfast and lunch.  The bar and lounge in the Dolphin was the perfect place to hang out with co-workers […]

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Choose a Sitecore Placeholder Name Instead of Typing V2

Earlier this year, I released my first Sitecore module “Placeholder Dropdown“.  It changes the placeholder name input text box into a dropdown when adding a new component to presentation details in the content editor.  It helps you remember if your placeholder name was ‘three-left-col’ or ‘three-col-left’ or ‘three-left-column’. Version 2 is now available in the Sitecore […]

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Choose a Sitecore Placeholder Name Instead of Typing

A while back, I wrote an article demonstrating how to create a dropdown list for placeholders when adding a new component to presentation details in the content editor.  It changes the input box to a dropdown so you don’t have to remember if your placeholder name was ‘three-left-col’ or ‘three-col-left’ or ‘three-left-column’.  It was long […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2017: Incredible Scale Sitecore Implementation

This session was lead by Simon Jones, Glen McInnis, Bart Plasmeijer, and Jaspar van den Bosch from Valtech. They talked about how they manage 1,000 websites in 100 countries and 50 languages across 15 brands for a popular makeup brand. Here are my notes from the session: Principals for success Reuse, reuse, reuse Build for […]

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