When you finish upgrading Sitecore from a 8.x to a 9.1 version for example, you might want to restore the upgraded databases into the latest supported SQL Server version according to the Sitecore compatibility table. Once restored, the upgraded databases are still configured to be compatible with the lowest SQL Server version supported, which can decrease the performance of your site.Continue reading “Upgrade finished? Remember to check the Database Compatibility Level in SQL Server”
You’ve probably heard the fuzz about Visual Studio Live Share, but did you know you can also make a site installed locally in your machine available to your colleagues through Live Share as well?Continue reading “Visual Studio Live Share lets you also share your local Sitecore installation with your colleague”
In this short blog post, I want to share a code to copy items from one database to another. You usually use Sitecore publishing to transfer items. For example, from master to web database. Still, in some scenarios you might need to move items from web to master database like when you have a form that uploads files.Continue reading “Copy items from one database to another”
Recently, we had a client that wanted to extract data from xConnect using Power BI. One option available was through the built-in OData service – https://site-prefix.xconnect/odata endpoint. The challenge was that Power BI (among other tools) doesn’t support the kind of authentication that xConnect implements.Continue reading “Enable different authentication methods to xConnect OData”
Continuing with my series of blogs describing what each line in the Sitecore logs mean, today I want to talk about Caches and XML Configuration load.
In this post, we are still examining the log file. In future posts, we will explore Client, Crawling, Eds, Exm, Fxm, Search, Publishing, Aggregation and WebDAV logs. Phew… sounds like a lot of work.Continue reading “Understanding Sitecore logs – Part 2: Caches and XML configuration load”
Sitecore Forms comes with an out-of-the-box dropdown list field that allows you to choose between a static or a dynamic data source. In today’s blog post I am sharing a simple way to create a custom dropdown list that displays external data from systems such as Salesforce.Continue reading “Create a dropdown list with external data in Sitecore Forms”
I want to start a series of blogs describing what each line in the Sitecore logs mean. I am basing my research on the log information extracted from Sitecore 9.1 Update-1 with the log priority level set to “INFO”.
Let’s start with the log file.Continue reading “Understanding Sitecore logs – Part 1: xDB, Tracking, License, Path Analyzer and Memory Monitor”