Cardiff Sitecore Technical User Group – August 2017

Jonathan Robbins (@ISlayTitans) and I spoke at the Cardiff Sitecore Technical User Group – August 2017. The talk was titled A developer always pays his tech debts and we discussed going from […]

Sitecore Technology MVP 2017

Sitecore recently announced their MVP award’s for 2017  and I have again been awarded the Sitecore Most Valuable Professional Technologist Award, one of only 215 Technologist awarded worldwide. This year, Sitecore has designated 215 […]

I had a requirement to implement sequentially numbered WFFM form submissions to identify submissions, email address would not do as we anticipated multiple applications per email. Nothing out of the box […]

Automatically generating SemVer release numbers for your Continuous Delivery Pipeline with GitVersion and TeamCity

Following on from my posts Continuous Delivery with Sitecore Part 1 – TeamCity Setup and Continuous Delivery with Sitecore Part 2 – Octopus Deploy Setup, I’ve added another step to achieve Semantic Versioning […]

Upgrading to MonogDB 3.2 for Sitecore 8.0 xDB

If you are running Sitecore 8 Update 5 or less then you are likely running MongoDB 2.6 as the compatibility table states this is the only supported version since Sitecore XP […]

Diagnosing a Sitecore Memory Leak when using a Custom Controller Factory

The Problem An application is using excessive amounts of memory causing slow response times and application pool recycles.   Reproducing the issue Generate some load for your application locally, I used […]

Sitecore Web Forms for Marketers Send Email Message – This action cannot be added. Your configuration does not support it.

When trying to add a new Save Action to a Web Forms for Marketers form and you get an alert telling you This action cannot be added. Your configuration does not […]

When using Octopus Deploy to deploy Sitecore solutions that are scaled i.e. have one or more Content Delivery or Content Management servers, there are configuration changes that need to be made for […]

Continuous Delivery with Sitecore Part 2 – Octopus Deploy Setup   In Part 2 I’ll walk through the Octopus Deploy configuration where we use PowerShell, Sitecore.Ship and Curl to install the Team […]

There have been many posts on this topic around the Sitecore community and I’ve used bits from a few different posts that I’ve added under the references heading below. This post details the process […]