Sitecore + Xamarin Workbooks = Interactive Sitecore learning

Xamarin Workbooks is the perfect tool/media for interactive learning. Xamarin Workbooks provides you a blend of documentation and code that is perfect for experimentation, learning, and creating guides and teaching aids. Mainly the idea was to use it to run “Xamarin code” but it also works great for all kinds of .Net libraries, like Scott … More Sitecore + Xamarin Workbooks = Interactive Sitecore learning

Create your own TimePicker(macro) personalization rule in Sitecore

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more 🙂 This time I want to share with you how to make your own TimePicker macro, which will be used by a custom rule. I needed a rule where I could present content at a specific time during the day. That means I’m NOT interested in … More Create your own TimePicker(macro) personalization rule in Sitecore

Handle URL redirects in a Sitecore multisite solution using FileMapProvider

I would like to share with you guys how you could do URL redirects in a Sitecore multisite solution with Microsoft’s URL Rewrite Module using the FileMapProvider. FilemapProvider is very cool, it reads the URL mappings from a text file. It can be used instead of the built-in rewrite maps functionality when the amount of … More Handle URL redirects in a Sitecore multisite solution using FileMapProvider

Extend your Sitecore “Multilist Search Control” with a SPEAK treeview

In this post I would like to share with you guys how you can extend a control, in this case the Multilist with Search control, and add some very nice SPEAK functionality to it 🙂 Let say you want to add some search functionality to the “Multilist with Search” control. How about giving the editors … More Extend your Sitecore “Multilist Search Control” with a SPEAK treeview

Fetch and save Sitecore Item in SPEAK 2 using Sitecore.Services.Client

Hello guys, yet another post about SPEAK 🙂 In this medium small post I would like to share with you how I work with Sitecore items in SPEAK. Let’s say you need to retrieve a Sitecore item, modify it and update it. In this example the Sitecore item is exposed in an url, like this: … More Fetch and save Sitecore Item in SPEAK 2 using Sitecore.Services.Client

Put JSON data in your SearchDataSource and bind it to SearchableDroplist – Sitecore SPEAK

Hello guys, I have been working with SPEAK for a while and some of the controls I’ve been using a lot are: SearchDataSource and SearchableDropList(SPEAK 2 control) The SearchableDropList is a droplist with search, the datasources you can use are: QueryDataSource SearchDataSource If you have less than 100 items then QueryDataSource is OK(since it’s using … More Put JSON data in your SearchDataSource and bind it to SearchableDroplist – Sitecore SPEAK