Sitecore Publishing Service replaces the existing Sitecore publishing methods with a faster, reliable and user-friendly solution. It reduces the amount of time spent publishing large volumes of items and provides better visual feedback to the user. It was released for Sitecore 8.2 and is also available for Sitecore 9.
In this post, I am going to write about the publishEndResultBatch pipeline. An event pipeline that Sitecore starts after Sitecore Publishing Service finishes publishing each batch of items.
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The Publishing Service is a module that replaces Sitecore publishing functionality. This module increases the speed for publishing large volumes of items and improves the user experience.
As the Publishing Service runs on a separate process to the Sitecore CM instance, it contains its own logging file located at the (PublishingServiceInstallationFolder)/logs folder. By default, it only logs data on the “Information” logging level.
In this post, you will learn how to set the “Debug” logging level to get more information.
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In this post I share a quick tip on how to to check if the current page is Forms Designer.
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Recently, I was struggling with one particular Sitecore site that was taking too much time to load in my development environment. Sometimes I would think that it just got stuck and then I would try restarting the application pool or even running an iisreset.
This article shows a quick tip if you want to get more out of the Sitecore logs by doing a simple trick: enabling the DEBUG level.
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If you use static classes or structs to store Sitecore IDs, sometimes you just copy and paste an existing class/struct and replace the copied IDs with new ones. Having to replace one ID is easy. It turns out sometimes you have to clean 10, 20 or maybe 50 IDs, which is repetitive and time consuming.
In this article I show you how to quickly replace those IDs with empty strings.
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When creating a custom submit action in Sitecore Forms, all you need to do is to inherit the SubmitActionBase base class and override the Execute method, right? Wrong!
In this article, I want to share some gotchas when creating a custom submit action in the Sitecore Experience Forms.
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João Neto Wins Sitecore “Most Valuable Professional” Award
Elite distinction awarded for exceptional contributions to the Sitecore ecosystem
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In this blog post, I will talk about two approaches on how to make Sitecore Forms more secure. First I will cover the encryption of data at rest (data storage) by enabling Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) on SQL Server. Then I will walk you through on how to encrypt data stored by Forms in SQL databases.
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Sometimes I feel as if computers get emotional. I mean, they get angry and start messing with your work. Also, they start breaking things that weren’t supposed to break. This week, my computer decided to break one of the Solr indexes used by a Sitecore 9 installation.
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You have probably heard about the new Sitecore Forms, announced in the Sitecore Symposium 2017 and available at the Sitecore Experience Platform 9.0 Initial Release. Now, there is a question that comes to mind. Is it time to migrate your WFFM forms to Sitecore Forms?
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