Zach Gay, Author at Perficient Digital
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Programmatically Creating Synonym Maps in Azure Search with Sitecore

When performing searches in your Sitecore site, users may not know the exact term they should be using to get quality search results. For example, a user on a healthcare site may search the term “heart” expecting search results related to terms like “cardiovascular” or “chest.” Even further, some search results may not even contain […]

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How to Wire up Autocomplete in Sitecore

Popular search engines make use of autocomplete. It helps predict what users are looking for. If a user is unsure of what they are trying to find, autocomplete can help users find exactly what they are trying to find. This blog post will show you how to provide this predictive feature for your search box […]

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What is coming to Sitecore 9.3 and beyond

What a fantastic week! Sitecore Symposium was this week. There were a lot of announcements about what is coming to Sitecore in the near future. Sitecore 9.3’s release is imminent. This blog post is about what has me the most excited for this release and beyond. There are three major Sitecore development approaches with Sitecore […]

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Failed Sitecore Installation Clean Up Checklist

The Sitecore installation scripts error out before completion – what now? In this post I will walk you through what needs to be done before re-running the scripts. You need to go through and delete the bits that were installed up until the point of failure. If you don’t clean out these bits, you may […]

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Optimizing Your Solr Search Query

Solr search queries of your index are blazing fast. At least they should be, right? Have you ever run into a Solr search query that takes an abnormal amount of time? If so, then this blog post is for you. There are a few tricks you can employ to speed the query up. Even if […]

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