04th Dec 2013 Marek Musielak
Every time one asks about automation of processes or tasks in Sitecore I hear one answer: ‘Sitecore Powershell Extensions‘. In most cases it’s really easy to find a script which suits your need, so I was really surprised when I tried to find an information how to deserialize items with Powershell Extensions and I wasn’t [...]
20th Nov 2013 Marek Musielak
Most scenarios in which Lucene indexing and search are used in Sitecore are related to big sets of items. In other cases Sitecore API and Sitecore queries are sufficient. That’s why when we display the results of Lucene search we need to include proper sorting and pagination of result sets and displaying the data from [...]
11th Nov 2013 Marek Musielak
This blog post provides examples of most popular Lucene queries used while performing search in Sitecore 6 applications. If you need an introduction to Sitecore and Lucene you can find one in my other blog post: A quick guide how to setup the simplest Lucene search in Sitecore. And if the query you’re looking for [...]
07th Nov 2013 Marek Musielak
This is the first blog post from the series of articles about using Lucene in Sitecore 6 solutions. It assumes that you know some basics of Sitecore but no Lucene knowledge is required. In this blog post I’m going to show you how to setup the most basic custom Lucene index in Sitecore and how [...]
17th Oct 2013 Kimberly McCabe
October 15th marked the start of the first Sitecore Users Virtual Summit which was a global event running for 24 hours straight. Cognifide’s Adam Najmanowicz helped kick off the virtual summit with his presentation “Supercharge your Sitecore Solution with PowerShell“.
10th Jun 2013 Marek Musielak
While looking at Sitecore questions on stackoverflow.com I was quite surprised by the number of issues related to introducing Lucene index and search to Sitecore applications. Everyone knows about Sitecore Search and Indexing pdf on the Sitecore SDN site and about Sitecore Advanced Database Crawler, but it clearly doesn’t contain the answers for some of [...]
05th Dec 2012 Cognifide
Treat yourself to an early Christmas present and win an iPad mini in our The Bigger Bang! survey.
22nd Nov 2012 Ray Kane
Last week alongside Cognifide partners Sitecore and in association with Rackspace, we kicked off our new events for senior marketers, A Bigger Bang! http://www.cognifide.com/bigger-bang/.
16th Oct 2012 Marek Musielak
Have you ever experienced what can happen when one of your Sitecore users published the entire site accidentally instead of publishing only one chosen item? This can cause huge problems if there are some items located in a content tree that should not be published yet (or at all), or if the number of items [...]
13th Sep 2012 Przemysław Taront
This post concerns Sitecore 6.6.0 (rev. 120622). source: sitecore.net One instance of Sitecore can host multiple sites. This is usually the best architecture if you need to host dozens of small microsites or if you have one website differing across multiple markets. In most cases, your sites share common layouts and templates and you do [...]