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Using the PKCS #12 (.pfx) format for Solr SSL Security

Apache Solr is based on the Java technology stack which comes with its own methods for handling certificates, specifically with the JKS (Java Key Store) file type which holds encrypted certificates for use with Java-based applications. You might be vaguely familiar with the JKS file as the installation guide for 9.0+ provided by Sitecore sends […]

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Writing Sitecore PowerShell Reports for Content Authors

Sitecore PowerShell Extensions (SPE) is such a great tool that I now consider it a fundamental part of any Sitecore solution. Among other uses, it excels at reporting and task automation. For example, when a Sitecore content tree balloons to 100,000+ items, writing efficient reports and automating tasks become critical to managing the madness. With that […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2017: Deploying Sitecore to Azure

This session was lead by Ciaran McAuliffe from Sitecore. He showed how to use several different tools to deploy Sitecore in Azure using the Platform as a Service (Paas) model. Here are my notes from the session: Azure Marketplace Use this when you need a quick site to test on and you do not need […]

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Setup and Basic Preparation for Sitecore 9 Installation

Setup and Basic Preparation for Sitecore 9 Installation

Sitecore 9 is out we are all excited to jump in and start using the latest and greatest. So let’s jump in and setup for an XP0 Sitecore installation on our local development machine! George Chang, another Perficient Sitecore MVP, put out a great blog post on How to install Sitecore 9 with the Sitecore Install Framework […]

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How to Install Sitecore 9 with the Sitecore Install Framework

The big news coming out of Sitecore Symposium last week is the release of Sitecore Experience Cloud 9.0. With the release of version 9, Sitecore has brought more and more pieces of its platform into an inevitably microservices-oriented future. The first thing you’ll notice is that there’s no .exe installer anymore – this has regularly […]

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Sitecore PowerShell – Enable Item Level Language Fallback

The use case for this blog is to enable item-level fallback on all items based on any user-defined template (or based on any template located in a given folder). Here are three steps you need to follow in order to set up the language fallback functionality in Sitecore: Enable site-level fallback in WebsiteApp_ConfigIncludeSitecore.LanguageFallback.config. Specify the […]

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Sitecore Chris’ Symposium Journal – Day 1

First day of Symposium, good to see everyone last night. Picked up the jacket and bag of goodies.  Seminars and training is happening today. Powershell, Helix, xDB oh my.  Had Starbucks this morning with my daughter she was excited as she got to meet Chris Castle. Went to the art and warehouse district to see […]

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Sitecore Powershell – Add rendering to item

The Sitecore Powershell Module has once again come to the rescue to save me a lot of time in a recent update. We made an update to a left navigation component for mobile views in our responsive site. That being said the component needed to be added to a hundred+ product pages so that the navigation and an […]

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Sitecore Powershell – Update field values

The Powershell module for Sitecore is quickly becoming one of my new favorite Sitecore tools. I’m still learning the Sitecore Powershell ropes and with the help of various blog posts, including the series started by Jon Upchurch, I’m slowly getting better with it. This week a project required an update to certain links that were contained […]

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Sitecore PowerShell Extensions Pt.1: The What and the Wow

I still cannot believe that there are Sitecore developers out there that are still not using Sitecore Powershell Extensions. Since I discovered SPE, it’s saved me what I can only estimate as being hundreds of hours of headaches and hundreds of dollars in therapist bills! Admittedly, there’s a pretty steep learning curve, but the ROI […]

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