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Sending standard ECM Mails with custom tokens

Most Sitecore installations have WFFM and ECM installed, and if you do you can easily take advantage of some functionality from the WFFM api to send …

Remove Buttons from Field Types in Sitecore

This topic has been in my queue for quite some time, and I felt it was long overdue for me to write something up about it.<p>The idea for this post …

Sitecore and FxCop

I’ve been looking to create some FxCop rules for Sitecore development to get easier overviews to check (and possible enforce) using best practices on …

Prevent Sitecore Dictionary Entry Keys From Appearing When Their Phrase Field is Empty

Earlier today when doing research for another blog post around on-demand language translation in Sitecore, I remembered I wanted to blog about an …

How to stop Sitecore ECM from spamming duplicate recipients

In the current version of ECM the same mail message will be sent several times to the same user if the user has registered several times to the same …

Sitecore – Image Captions in Rich-text Fields

<b>The Problem:</b> Sitecore does not provide an out of the box solution for adding captions to images in rich-text editor fields. This is a must have …

Shortcodes in Sitecore: A Proof of Concept

Today I stumbled upon a post in one of the SDN forums asking whether anyone had ever implemented shortcodes in Sitecore.<p>I have not seen an …

Unlock Sitecore Users’ Items During Logout

The other day I saw a post in one of the SDN forums asking how one could go about building a solution to unlock items locked by a user when he/she …

Periodically Unlock Items of Idle Users in Sitecore

In my last post I showed a way to unlock locked items of a user when he/she logs out of Sitecore.<p>I wrote that article to help out the poster of this …

Publishing Sitecore media and data source items

Reason Every so often I hear Sitecore editors state that items are not being “published properly” in their solution. The reason for this statement …

Preventing Multiple Form Submits in Sitecore Web Forms for Marketers

<b>Posted:</b> October 2, 2013 | <b>Author:</b> Dave | <b>Filed under:</b> Sitecore, Web Forms for Marketers | <b>Tags:</b> Sitecore, Web Forms for Marketers |1 Comment<p>When …

Perform a Virus Scan on Files Uploaded into Sitecore

Last week I took notice of a SDN forum post asking whether there are any best practices for checking files uploaded into Sitecore for …

Fixing the Invariant Language Issue in Sitecore

I had a question from a client last week about the <b>“Invariant Language (Invariant Country)”</b> issue that can suddenly appear in a Sitecore solution. I …

Lesson of the evening #sitecore

Weekend lecture! #sitecore #cabananation

A Switching Link Provider in Sitecore

Image by by Diorama Sky<p>This post demonstrates a way of allowing Sitecore to dynamically select a link provider depending on the current context. It's …

A multi-language list of countries in Sitecore

Sitecore comes with a list of countries, including a Country two-letter ISO code. This list is available at the node: …

Top 10 Sitecore Developer Tools

<b>Luke/Luke.NET</b> <br>Luke is an essential piece of kit for any developer working with Sitecore's search indexes – so basically all of us.<p>Luke provides you …

A List of Custom Fields for Sitecore

<b>Field Suite</b> – A great module that provides A LOT of field enhancements and new fields. I specifically like the General Links Field that allows you to …

Sitecore Responsive Device Resolver

<b>Responsive Device Resolver is available for download in the Sitecore Marketplace →</b> …

Sitecore DMS as Gamification Engine

The Sitecore DMS (Digital Marketing System) is an outstanding tool for marketing automation, personalization, content targeting, and much more. …

Sitecore Custom Config Builder

I’ve had the idea to build a custom config helper tool for Sitecore developers in my head for a while. Basically the tool is meant to auto-generate …