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  • Slides from Meetup presentation on Sitecore Content Serialization and CLI 4.0
    Last week I presented to the Perth SUG on the subject of Sitecore Content Serialization and some of the new features in CLI 4.0. Below are the slides.
  • Redirects and the Layout Service
    In a typical Sitecore ASP.NET server-side rendered solution, redirects are handled by returning a 301 or 302 HTTP status code to the client browser to signal that the client should redirect to […]
  • Headless content API options with Sitecore
    Options for consuming Sitecore content in your headless solution
  • Pittsburgh SUG presentation on the Layout Service
    Recently I had the opportunity to present to the friendly folks at the Pittsburgh Sitecore User Group. The session on March 26 was an updated version of the presentation that I made […]
  • Serializing rendering parameters in the layout service
    The Layout Service currently has limited support for rendering parameters. Parameters are output as name:value pairs which means if you use something like a DropLink as a lookup (e.g. classes, colours, padding […]
  • Extending the Layout Service Context
    Out of the box, the Layout Service returns the Context and Route objects (see my earlier post for more info on the Layout Service.) On my current JSS React project we wanted […]
  • Changes to xConnect Client API in Sitecore 10
    During an upgrade of my Marketing Automation custom activity demo code to version 10, Visual Studio flagged a warning that the xConnect Client getAsync method was marked as obsolete when passing in […]
  • Creating a custom rendering contents resolver
    In my previous post, I covered the basics of how the Layout Service and Rendering Contents Resolvers work together to deliver component rendering data via the API for consumption by rendering hosts […]
  • Sitecore Layout Service and Rendering Contents Resolvers
    An overview of the layout service and how rendering contents resolvers are used to populate component rendering data.
  • Sitecore strategy, profiling, and personalisation link catalogue
    A selection of useful links and videos on Sitecore strategy, planning, personalisation and profiling. These are a good set of references for marketers and digital producers who want to learn more about […]
  • SUGCON Global 2020
    With in-person SUGCON events cancelled all across the world due to the pandemic, the Sitecore community decided to hold a global SUGCON online. This was a great initiative and being global made […]
  • Dude, where’s my contact?
    Ever wondered how to find the xDB Contact that was created for a user that visited your site ? No ? Well that’s too bad because I’m going to tell you anyway. […]