Tag: mvc

Taming the Experience Editor: Customizing Placeholders

One of the (many) key differentiating factors that sets Sitecore apart from many other CMS platforms is the Experience Editor.  The Experience Editor is Sitecore’s WYSIWYG editor, providing content authors the opportunity to edit content within the context of the page, layout the page, etc…  It’s quite a powerful tool.  All that being said, however, there is always room for…

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…

MVC Areas in Sitecore 8.1: A Step-By-Step Guide

One of the new, exciting features of Sitecore 8.1 is native support for MVC Areas.  While many in the community have been implementing their own version of this for a while, it’s really nice that it’s now native to the platform.  If you’re running multiple sites within a single instance, or if your application is large enough to consider breaking…