Sitecore SXA Custom Layout
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Sitecore SXA Custom Layout

Background : To have more flexibility to manage assets loading on the page for SEO/web performances needs like defer/async javascripts loading or to have possibility to add form in a popup on all pages, etc…. we need to create a custom layout on Sitecore SXA (Sitecore Experience¬†Accelerator). How to implement that ? Solution side :…

Windows 2016 deprecation on Azure DevOps and impact on Sitecore CI/CD pipelines
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Windows 2016 deprecation on Azure DevOps and impact on Sitecore CI/CD pipelines

Background : Windows 2016 hosted runners will be removed from GitHub actions and Azure DevOps on March 15, 2022 initially. The removal postponed until June 30, 2022 Removing Windows 2016 will have a direct impact on all CI/CD pipelines using this environment and especially Sitecore. What this really means ? In this post, i will…

How to get sitecore media item by a public URL ?

How to get sitecore media item by a public URL ?

Background : For one of my past projects, one of my Sitecore websites was displayed on mobile application WebView. The user had the possibility to download pdf documents. The mobile dev team wanted to create a new section “downloads” on application side to offer the possibility to the user to check its downloaded documents with…

Sitecore suggested test index is blocking indexation :

Sitecore suggested test index is blocking indexation :

Background : Sitecore need to rebuild indexes from time to time to ensure system operations. Sitecore administrator need to do the same actions to rebuild custom indexes to update indexes after a content update. Issue : sitecore_suggested_test_index is blocking all indexations taks. As you can see below, there a list of queued jobs, waiting for…

Sitecore Azure Search: How to name indexes for distinct environments
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Sitecore Azure Search: How to name indexes for distinct environments

Hi there ! In this post I will give you a quick overview of Sitecore Azure Search and give you a solution for one of problems that i faced with azure Search , how we can share azure search service between distinct environments What is Azure Search ? Azure Search is a search-as-a-service cloud solution…