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  • May 22, 2016

    Improving Sitecore Branches - Part 2

    Continuing on from my earlier post concerning Sitecore branches, this post highlights another issue I encountered when working with branches if a large number of items are in the branch template.Datasourcing RenderingsJust going back of the scenar...

  • April 22, 2016

    Improving Sitecore Branches - Part 1

    Back in January me and the guys at Kagool took part in the Sitecore Hackathon. It was a great 24 hours with lots of fun, sweat and tears (no blood thankfully) as we tried to build a new feature that could be housed within Sitecore Habitat.After so...

  • February 29, 2016

    Switching Sitecore Pipeline Processors

    Often when embarking on a new Sitecore project you don’t always get the luxury of a fresh new instance and you have to make your code fit with whatever customisations have been inflicted upon a solution. These customisations often occur in pipelin...

  • November 25, 2015

    Combining roles to restrict access in Sitecore

    I came across an interesting security requirement the other day which I was sure Sitecore could handle using the Security Editor… It turns out I was wrong!The scenarioThe customer needed the ability to restrict access to a  website page to a user ...

  • September 01, 2015

    Sitecore SPEAK Chart Components - Easy as Pie

    Over the past couple of months I’ve been fooling around with some Sitecore SPEAK components and the Experience Analytics Dashboard in Sitecore 8. With my rudimentary knowledge I set myself a challenge: to create a New Vs Returning  Visitors Pie Ch...