Author: Rodrigo Peplau

How we won the Hackathon

How we won

The famous Sitecore Hackathon is an annual programming contest, where teams should put together, within 24 hours, a piece of software for Sitecore in one of the available categories. At this fourth edition in 2017, there were four categories: Azure

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WFFM – Sitecore Context Item NULL inside a Save Action

WFFM

Business requirements There is a use case in one of our clients at Nish Tech, where a WFFM form, with a Submit E-mail Save Action, is supposed to be reused at several different parts of the website. It should have

Publicado em WFFM

Corey Peplau wrote this – WFFM conflict with Unity DI and a lesson on how Sitecore community is so amazing

This blog was since the beginning, a space to share my own experiences with Sitecore development, always trying to bring that something new, not easily seen, or showing my interpretation of common problems. But this time I need to break

Publicado em Bug fixing, Sitecore Community, WFFM

PhantomJS Screenshots not being generated with Windows Authentication turned on

It has been observed with several versions of Sitecore 8 and above (empty versions) – including 8.2 Update 2 – that the screenshot generation is broken when the site has Windows Authentication turned ON. Symptoms When attempting to start up a

Publicado em Phantom JS, Support Ticket

Richtext Editor – Table Properties adds cells to the table

When you edit the properties of a table in the content editor of most page types, extra cells are added. Check the following animation to see the issue:   This issue has been reproduced in empty (clean) instances of Sitecore

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Language specific MediaProvider breaking icons at Media Library

UPDATE: Kamruz Jaman has contributed with a comment for a simpler, less intrusive and more generalist solution:  Inside the GetMediaUrl method of your custom MediaProvider, check for the “Thumbnail” property of your MediaUrlOptions parameter. If it is true, make your code fall

Publicado em Bug fixing, Development, Support Ticket, Upgrades

ERROR [Content Testing]: Cannot find PhantomJS executable at ‘ (…) /data/tools/phantomjs/phantomjs.exe’. Aborting screenshot generation.

In Sitecore 8 and above, while starting a Multivariate Tests, you may see broken thumbnails and popups with warnings such as below, and your Sitecore Log showing the error at this blog title. According to what Sitecore Development Team announced at this community post for why Sitecore adopted

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Workflow not starting (state field is empty) when Versions.AddVersion after Sitecore upgrade from 6.5 to 8.1

UPDATE: A ticket at Sitecore Helpdesk demonstrated the issue happened to be something else. During the upgrade, the site definition we’re using got the attribute “enableWorkflow” removed, which in turn made the default value “false” take over, and that was causing ALL

Publicado em Sitecore API, Upgrades, Workflow

Developers working in parallel with Continuous Integration builds for Dev and QA

When multiple developers are working in parallel (at the same build, but working in different parts) it is very common to use branches at source control, to keep each developer working in isolation and eliminating any chance that one developer’s

Publicado em Architecture, Continuous Integration, Dev, Environments, QA

Health Check builds with Continuous Integration – How big and how often these needs to be?

Background While refactoring the TFS and Continuous Integration struture of a couple projects, one thing toke my attention: Health Check builds were stealing most of the building times, which for me was representing long build queues to wait. The reason

Publicado em Continuous Integration, Health Check builds, Team City
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