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 […]

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 […]

Continuous Delivery with Sitecore Part 1 – TeamCity Setup   There have been many posts on this topic around the Sitecore community and I’ve used bits from a few different posts […]

Sitecore Technology MVP 2016

Sitecore recently  announced their MVP award’s for 2016, awarding 221 people MVP status across the community. These awards were broken down as follows.   I am absolutely honoured to be […]

Customize how field values are stored and queried in Solr with Sitecore 8

The default configuration for Solr with Sitecore 8 will happily find and index all of the data in your fields using the dynamicFields defined in the schema file. Here is an example of […]

My current project built with Sitecore 8 update 3 is well in to the build phase and I was starting to look at how components are performing and adding caching […]