Sitecore 9.0.x installation, How I do it (Download, Install, Validate and Done)

If you are lazy enough to go through the Sitecore Installation documentation, follow this article for getting ready your Sitecore 9.0.x instance ready quickly. This installation is valid for Sitecore 9.0.1 and Sitecore 9.0.2 versions. If you want to install the latest version, Sitecore Experience Platform 9.1 Initial Release download it and check how to install Sitecore XP 9.1.

Sitecore community events … going virtual

With the recent corona virus outbreak and precautionary measures taken into consideration lots of community events are going virtual.

As so the Sitecore community has decided to follow the same and go virtual. Here is the list of events taking place this month, which you can join and get yourself updated with the the latest Sitecore knowledge.

My Contributions for the year 2019 to the Sitecore Community and Plans for 2020

First of all, I would like to thank GOD, for His grace and for giving me the strength to progress in my Sitecore Journey. I am really thankful for all His blessings.

There is a long list that goes on but I would like to thank Sitecore, my mentors, colleagues, Sitecore buddies and friends who have contributed to the success of this achievement. I can never forgot those time where everyone guided me in the right path. Their precious time and appreciation lead me to do more. This is the first time I realized how it feels like Sharing your knowledge with others. That small Thank You you hear you just helped, makes your day.

Create a fully configurable Masonry grid in SXA – How To Implement Series

It always makes me feels good to solve a development problem. What’s with you? I recently had a requirement for creating a masonry grid for my client. fully configurable with each instance of it. Though I had it in my mind for a very long time but I was occupied with some other stuff.

Sitecore 9.3, Updates, Troubleshooting and Installation using Sitecore Installation Assistant (SIA)

Sitecore Symposium 2019 was a big hit, which held at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, Orlando, FL. There are lots of articles roaming around with the highlights, product updates and what happened at Sitecore Symposium. These are the few key notes I found.

Sitecore AI, the AI driven personalization
Sitecore 9.3, announced, GA will be available in December, 2019
Vision for SaaS, will be available in Summer 2020
Helix 2.0, to increase adaption of Helix and Documentation.
Improvements to SXA, the documentation is available for the OOTB components,  Scriban, SXA & JSS improvements

Add an International telephone input field with Flags and Dial Codes in Sitecore Forms – How To Implement Series

I had a requirement to add a fancy little input field to add a phone number with country codes with Flags and some nice UI. I googled a bit and found two libraries which I tried the both of them. The one that fine for me is International telephone input.

If you are looking for the very same solution on how to add a International telephone input field with Flags and Dial Codes in Forms you are on the right place. It is a tricky piece, but I was able to fulfill my requirement without modifying the Code. This is something I was looking for.

Why Clone a Sitecore Component instead of Rendering Variant in SXA – How To Implement Series

It is sometimes difficult to decide whether to create a new component or not in Sitecore Experience Accelerator, because SXA already offers a lot of components which are more than enough. You might not get a change to completely use all of them. But you should know how to create one.

In order to save time, the SXA offers you to completely clone a rendering and modify it with your requirements.

How to add the PreLoader in SXA sites – How To Implement Series

Have you ever faced such issue when you have to share your development link with your client, and while you are at the Development phase and your CSS and JS are not set to optimised but you are still to share what you are accomplishing. I know that’s not right but you have do it anyways.

TFS vs Git, Sitecore solution in a Multi-Developer environment

In a Multi-Developer environment you want to share your code with other developers, so that you have all the latest code and synchronized Development environments. You can choose between Git and TFS in Visual Studio. But the question is which one is better?

Get a $100 discount on your Sitecore Symposium Registration ticket

As an #Sitecore MVP I can help you get $100 discount on your registration ticket for #sitecoresym, Register now to attend the @Sitecore event of the year in Orlando, USA from November 4 till November 7, 2019. Register via link