Month: October 2017

What is Aliases in Sitecore

Sitecore determines the default URL for an item based on its path; for instance the default URL for /sitecore/content/home/hr/jobs is /hr/jobs.aspx.  In some cases it is useful to have shorter URLs which map to longer paths, for instance /jobs.aspx may be preferable for marketing materials (email campaigns, print advertisements, etc.).  Sitecore supports alternate URLs through

Sitecore History

Due to shortage of time I am just gonna put the already existing sitecore version and feature diagram available from blog. Below image is self explanatory and any one following the .NET platform from a long time would be aware of different technology implemented to the tool. I will check create the table for the

Basic of Sitecore

The Sitecore CMS – an introduction Sitecore is one of the leading enterprise-level content management systems built on ASP.NET, enabling web content editors and marketers to have full control over all aspects of their website from social integration and blog posts to advanced personalisation, e-commerce and more. Launched in 2001, Sitecore has used the .NET platform

List of Sitecore API used frequently during development

Basic API Concepts and Retrieving Items Important Sitecore Namespaces Sitecore.Data - CRUD operations, item manipulations. Sitecore.Context - Information about current request. Sitecore.Links - Links Management Useful in-built utilities Sitecore.DateUtil Sitecore.IO.FileUtil Sitecore.StringUtil Sitecore.UIUtil Sitecore.MainUtil Sitecore Context It is a static class that contain information about installed Sitecore and current HTTP request- Sitecore.Context.Database – Which database is

What are Presentations in Sitecore

How a page is resolved in Sitecore A user typically hit the website using a url as, http://learning/news in Sitecore a URL always point to a particular item, which has the rendering details bind on it. Thus while calling an item via URL, the presentation details present over the item tell Sitecore what response it