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  • CODE FACETING WITHIN THE SITECORE CONTENT SEARCH

    Friday, April 22, 2016
    Code 360 x 360

    I was really impressed with what we were able to achieve in a recent project by simply leveraging the facets functionality of the Sitecore Lucene and SOLR integration. We used this functionality to produce a list of search filters, just like the ones seen on most e-commerce websites. While performing a search within the content search you are able to call the .FacetOn() method, the first property for this method is the index field you wish to facet on, ...

  • SITECORE VS UMBRACO CMS

    Monday, April 4, 2016
    Sitecore v Umbraco

    A host of different Content Management Systems use the .NET framework, and each of them have different advantages depending on your business requirements. If, like most, you've boiled your choices down to either ...

  • RESULT ITEMS FOR SITECORE CONTENT SEARCH

    Wednesday, March 23, 2016
    Code 360 x 360

    The base result item for the Sitecore content search is called SearchResultItem and is located with the Sitecore.ContentSearch.SearchTypes namespace, this by default has quite a fair few useful properties attached to ...

  • SITECORE BEACONS

    Tuesday, March 15, 2016
    beacon

    On 30th Jan, a few of our code-junkies locked themselves in a meeting room and set up their battle stations ready to take part in a 24-hour Sitecore hackathon!For those unfamiliar with the term, a Hackathon (also ...

  • CODE IMPLEMENTING CACHES IN SITECORE

    Thursday, February 25, 2016
    Code 360 x 360

    Recently I've been looking at implementing caches in Sitecore, and in my current project I've had to do this a few times; let's have a look at my general pattern. I've just been caching strings; although other objects ...

  • SITECORE PRINT EXPERIENCE MANAGER

    Tuesday, February 16, 2016
    print experience manager

    For many organisations, the days of direct mail campaigns are a distant memory. The relatively expensive and comparatively slow method of communication is considered to be so outdated that, to some, even the term ...

  • CREATING PERSONAS FOR MARKETING AUTOMATION

    Monday, December 14, 2015

    How to create PersonasMore than ever before, prospects are expecting to receive relevant, personalised information from your company. According to a report from Accenture, 73% of consumers said that they prefer to do ...

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