Tag: cms

Sitecore.Social – Auto-posting to social media on publish

Using the built-in Social Connected module in Sitecore, when new content is published, you can configure messages to go out to a myriad of social networks like Twitter, Facebook, etc… to promote this new content. I know, right? How About Some Background? From Content Editor, with your new content item selected, select the Publish tab, then click on the Messages…

WFFM and CMS-Only mode in Sitecore 8.1

When Sitecore 8 was released, the default location for form data saved from WFFM moved to MongoDB. ¬†If your organization or client was not ready to adopt MongoDB but still wanted to leverage WFFM to save form data, you were forced to either create your own data provider or create custom save actions for each form to save your data…

Handling Sprites in Sitecore with SVG

Sprites, as defined by wikipedia: To reduce the number of requests the browser makes to the server, some web designers combine numerous small images or icons into a larger image called a sprite sheet or tile set.[27] CSS is used to select the parts of the composite image to display at different points in the page. Rendering relatively¬†static imagery on…

Top 5 Takeaways from SUGCON 2015

My RBA colleague, David Hake*, and I had the privilege of attending the Sitecore User Group Conference (SUGCON) in New Orleans earlier this month. For an inaugural event, it was pretty amazing what the organizers pulled off. Hats off to Mike Shaw, Mike Reynolds, Akshay Sura and all of the sponsors for putting this thing together in only five months!…