EXDST news and Sitecore technical articles
Using host.docker.internal to access local services from Sitecore containers.
Access Local Node Server from Sitecore Container Using ngrok
This article describes how to build a bridge between Sitecore container and local Node server using ngrok.
Sitecore Hackathon 2023: Process and Technical Explanation
EXDST team process of creation the winning solution on Sitecore Hackathon 2023 in Best Enhancement to SXA Headless category. From the idea to implementation.
The Ererenderingdering Team Wins Sitecore Hackathon 2023
EXDST developer team wins Sitecore Hackathon 2023 in the category Best enhancement to SXA Headless. Team created module for using JSX inside Sitecore SXA rendering variants.
EXDST Anton Tishchenko wins Sitecore Most Valuable Professional 2023 award
EXDST is proud to announce that Anton Tishchenko, one of our team members, has been named a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Technology by Sitecore. As a Sitecore MVP, Anton brings a wealth of expertise and deep understanding of the platform to EXDST and our clients. This recognition highlights our commitment to delivering innovative and cutting-edge Sitecore solutions, and we are confident that Anton contributions will continue to drive our success and help our clients achieve their digital transformation goals.
New Relic Monitoring for Sitecore Docker Environment
Health monitoring of the containerized distributed environments is important. It could be done with New Relic service. Wanna know how?
Traefik Dashboard and Access Logs in Sitecore Docker Configuration
You can get more from Traefik in your Sitecore Docker configuration. We will review Dashboard and configure access logs.
Sitecore Search: Difference between “Where” and “Filter”?
Do you know when to use “Where” and when to use “Filter” in Sitecore Solr search? Let’s figure it out.
Sitecore Processors and Dependency Injection
All Sitecore processors have Singleton lifetime. Let’s figure out how to use another lifetime for your dependencies.
Validate Your Sitecore Serialization Using Pre-commit Git Hook
Usage of git hooks together with Sitecore serialization CLI will make you confident that you will never accidentally break items serialization and block other developers.
Covering Sitecore Dianoga Module with Integration Tests
Being confident in your code changes is an important thing in software development, especially when your code is used in many different projects in many different ways. We will improve confidence in code Dianoga changes by covering them with integration tests.
Using Sitecore Dianoga Asset Image in Containerized Environment
Step by step guide how to start using Sitecore Dianoga Asset Image in containerized environment.
Building Sitecore Dianoga Docker Asset Image Using GitHub Actions
GitHub Actions provides ability to run build scripts for your CI/CD pipeline. We can use them to build our Sitecore Dianoga Docker Asset Image. And then publish it to the Docker Hub registry.
Use Font Awesome or MUI as Sitecore Icons
Are you tired of all Sitecore backeds looking the same? Refresh your Sitecore backend with modern and shiny Font Awesome icons or Material UI icons!
Dianoga Docker Asset Image
A step-by-step description of how to build a Sitecore Docker asset image. We will go through the all process from selecting the build image and building the project to copying everything that we need to the base image.
Sitecore Docker Asset Images
There are many articles and quite a significant amount of documentation about Sitecore Docker Asset images. And there are discussed the complex things. But I haven’t seen a basic explanation, of what it is and what it is not. Let’s reveal the magic!
Advanced Troubleshooting Sitecore Docker Containers
Do you have difficulties in troubleshooting Sitecore Docker containers? Read, how to view Windows Event Logs from your container similar to your local computer.
EXDST Anton Tishchenko wins Sitecore Most Valuable Professional 2022 award
Anton Tishchenko, has been named fourth time in a row a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in the Technology category by Sitecore® the global leader in digital experience management software.
Sitecore SXA 10.2 Improvements: CSS and JS Source Maps
Sitecore Solr Proxy Console: Update to Sitecore 10 Version
Your Sitecore Solr Admin Console could be in the one click on Sitecore CM instance when you install this module
Be Careful with BlobID Value During Update of YML Files
Do not forget to update BlobId, when update Value in your YML files
Sitecore SXA: Turning on CSS Source Map Files
The ultimate guide how to use cascade stylesheet source map files with Sitecore Experience Accelerator.
Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA) Site Structure Decision Helper
The one more interctive test in our website section: "Choice". New test will help you to choose proper strucutre for you new Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA) multisite project.
New Section of EXDST Website
We are glad to introduce a new section of our website: "Choice". It will contain interactive tests, which will help you make the right decision while working with Sitecore. And the first test is Sitecore SXA Component Decision Helper.
Sitecore SXA CI/CD Improvements
Are you tired of fixing conflicts in the serialized SXA theme files? You can avoid it by small improvement of your CI/CD pipeline.
Sitecore TinyMCE: New Life
Small story of taking existing integration of TinyMCE with Sitecore and bringing it to a new level.
Sitecore SXA CLI: Theme Setup Error
Even if you follow all steps in official Sitecore SXA CLI documentation, you can face with edge cases. One of them is described here.
Sitecore Hackathon 2021: Grid Editor
Have you ever get bored of editing multiple Sitecore items? Bulk editing of items can solve this issue.
Sitecore Hackathon 2021: Visualization of Presentation Details
The complexity of layout details on page items grows through time. But there is still a way how to display list of all renderings in human-friendly view.
Sitecore Hackathon 2021
2 teams from EXDST participated in Sitecore Hackaton 2021. Teams created modules for enchancement of visuzlization of item presentation and for bulk editing of Sitecore items.
Understanding XML in Sitecore Renderings Field
Have you ever turned on "View Raw Values" and looked into __renderings field? And wonder what do all these values mean? This article provides complete explanation of the internal structure of renderings field.
EXDST’s Anton Tishchenko Named Sitecore Most Valuable Professional
Anton Tishchenko, has been named a 2021 Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in the Technology category by Sitecore® the global leader in digital experience management software. Anton is being honored among only 170 Technology worldwide in the program’s 15th year.
Is There Still a Place for Dianoga on Your Sitecore Website in 2021?
Optimization of images is very important for your site speed. But what is better: optimize your Sitecore images by yourself or delegete this function to CDN?
Using ngrok with Sitecore
Do you want to share your local Sitecore instance with you remote colleague or customer? We will explain how to do it in 15 minutes!