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Migrating the Sitecore MVP site to XM Cloud – Part 4

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

In my last post, I talked about Custom Content Resolvers and how that functionality isn’t available with XM Cloud – but how you probably don’t need them for a large portion of the scenarios being created as you can get a long way with the OOTB Content Resolvers provided by the platform. What happens when you do need some complex functionality that they can’t provide though? Well, that’s what we’re going to be talking about here......

Migrating the Sitecore MVP site to XM Cloud – Part 3

Monday, November 28, 2022

In my last post, I talked about Custom Content Resolvers and how that functionality isn’t available with XM Cloud – but how you probably don’t need them for a large portion of the scenarios being created as you can get a long way with the OOTB Content Resolvers provided by the platform. What happens when you do need some complex functionality that they can’t provide though? Well, that’s what we’re going to be talking about here......

Migrating the Sitecore MVP site to XM Cloud – Part 2

Friday, November 25, 2022

One of the key differences between working headlessly in Sitecore XM 10.2 and Sitecore XM Cloud is the introduction of Experience Edge. When working against Edge, there is no Web Database and there are no Content Delivery (CD) servers. Instead, when you publish a snapshot of your layout data is stored in our Content Delivery Network (CDN), this enables super-fast, low-latency, globally scaled delivery of your content to your head. However, it does change how you must think about your development processes......

Migrating the Sitecore MVP site to XM Cloud – Part 1

Thursday, November 24, 2022

The Developer Advocacy team here at Sitecore recently completed a project to migrate the existing Sitecore MVP site, built with Sitecore XM 10.2, to XM Cloud.......

Accessing Container Environment Variables using Sitecore PowerShell Extensions

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

I recently had an issue where I needed to debug a Sitecore instance running in a Docker container. I needed to access the environment variables of the container, but didn't have access to the cluster to see the values.......

Setting up an external XM Cloud Rendering Host to work with Experience Editor and Pages

Monday, September 26, 2022

We've recently been working on a migration project, moving, and rebuilding a series of sites to run against Sitecore XM Cloud. One of the key requirements was to ensure that all the sites could be edited in both Sitecore Experience Editor, and the next-generation editing interface included with XM Cloud - Sitecore Pages. This blog post will cover the steps we took to get this working.......

NETSDK1152 - Found multiple publish output files with the same relative path.

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Our team have recently been working on a project to migrate the existing Sitecore MVP site, to run against XM Cloud. One part of this involved upgrading the version of the Rendering Host, which was previously built using ASP.NET Core 3.1 to the latest version - .NET6......

Running OrderCloud Headstart on Docker

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Headstart is an example solution, showing you an opinionated method for building out a B2B shopping experience targeting your web channel, powered by Sitecore OrderCloud. You don’t have to follow Headstart when building your experiences using Sitecore OrderCloud, but it is meant show some example patterns that can be used to help you develop the functionality you need.......

Exclude specific routes from HTTPS redirect in .NET

Monday, December 13, 2021

I’ve recently been working on a web project built using ASP.NET Core. One of the features we implemented was to automatically redirect all traffic coming in on HTTP over to HTTPS as it’s far more preferable for a heap of reasons.......

Configuring forwarding headers for ASP.NET Core Applications running behind a reverse proxy

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

We’ve been working recently on an updated version of the Sitecore MVP Website. This site has been used for the MVP application process which has just been run, and we used an external federated authentication provider to allow people to create their accounts for the application process.......

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