How to Search for Custom Profile Fields in the User Manager (Non Admins)

DESCRIPTION While the other solution “How to Search for Custom Profile Fields in the User Manager (Admins only)” worked for Admin users only, this solution allows non-admin users to perform a custom search in the Sitecore user manage. WHY DO WE HAVE TO IMPLEMENT TWO DIFFERENT SOLUTIONS? The Sitecore.Security.Accounts.UserDelegation class  implements the GetManagedUsers() function as … Read more

How to Search for Custom Profile Fields in the User Manager (Admins only)

DESCRIPTION Sitecore User Manager searches only for native fields such as username, full name, email and etc. This search is very limited however, it is possible to make a more advanced search by interacting with the search pipeline and specify which other custom fields you want to search for. For example, the image below shows a … Read more

How to set the Sitecore DATA Folder

The ‘datafolder’ contains information that should not be accessible for end users. These would be log files, packages, search indexes, diagnostics and etc. Sitecore best practices recommends placing the ‘DATA’ folder outside of the webroot so these files won’t be served by IIS. To set your dataFolder open the web.config and find the following line: … Read more

Managing Canonical Host Name – IIS Rewrite Rules

Description Google Analytics generates statistics for a single domain so you need to determine the URL you want people to see. For instance, if someone types in http://mywebsite.com, then the user could be redirected to http://www.mywebsite.com. This way every page of the website would be accessed with the complete address including the protocol HTTP and … Read more