How to solve “End of string expected at position 43.”

I was recently working on an Export module and had to deal with the following exception: End of string expected at position 43. This module was supposed to retrieve all child items of an specific item as you can see on the image below:       After debugging I managed I identified that his … Read moreHow to solve “End of string expected at position 43.”

What is the Sitecore MVP Award?

Interested in becoming a Sitecore Most Valuable Professional (MVP)? Well, I am! I recently found this tweet from @SitecoreMVP with really interesting information to put you right on track. I copied the text below from here: https://sitecore.stackexchange.com/questions/5796/how-does-one-become-a-sitecore-mvp This was answered and turned into a WIKI on Sitecore Stack by Mark Cassidy. As usual if you … Read moreWhat is the Sitecore MVP Award?

FREE Sitecore® Developer Foundations eLearning

If you are looking for a Sitecore training so here is your chance. The “Sitecore® Developer Foundations eLearning” is available for FREE. If you are new on Sitecore so this is a really good place to get started. You will receive a temporary license so you can install Sitecore and do some exercises along the … Read moreFREE Sitecore® Developer Foundations eLearning

Approaches and Practices for Sitecore Maintenance Projects

By: Rodrigo Peplau, Solution Architect & Sitecore MVP Leonardo Cunha, Sitecore Developer José Neto, Sitecore Developer Nonlinear Digital | nonlineardigital.com This article can be download it at: http://www.nonlinearcreations.com/Digital/Whitepaper-Approaches-and-practices-for-maintenance-projects   Producing a piece of software poses multiple challenges. Sitecore, for example, is a web platform built for capitalizing on highly targeted and personalized digital marketing opportunities, … Read moreApproaches and Practices for Sitecore Maintenance Projects

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

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

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 moreHow to set the Sitecore DATA Folder

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 moreManaging Canonical Host Name – IIS Rewrite Rules

Sitecore Extranet Authentication with Email Address

Description If you try to create a new user on Sitecore you will notice that there are a few required fields you need to fill in. One of these fields is the ‘user name’ that is going to be used for authentication. If you try to type in an email on this field Sitecore is … Read moreSitecore Extranet Authentication with Email Address

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