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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ever wanted to allow your editors to select multiple items in a Rules Engine Condition? You are in luck Sitecore has a TreeList Macro you can use. Too add it to a […]

Sitecore Marketplace Module – Icon Selector Field

My First Sitecore Marketplace Module has just been released! You can check it out here Icon Selector Field. It allows content editors to select CSS font icons via a custom field […]