Let's face it, if you are using Sitecore 9 you will end up dealing with custom Web Deploy Packages (WDP) since this is the new standard when it comes to installing packages on Azure Sitecore instances. If you want to know more about this format and how to create one of those packages, I wrote a … Continue reading How To Install a WDP in a Sitecore 9.1 On-Premises Instance?
How to create a WDP from a Sitecore package?
Someday, somehow, for some reason, you may end up in the same situation I found myself a few weeks ago. "Guys, we need to create a WDP for our module. How long it will take?". But wait, what the hell is a WDP? And why is it that important? How hard is to create one? … Continue reading How to create a WDP from a Sitecore package?
How To Fix a Certificate Issue on a Sitecore 9.1 Instance?
If you ever tried to install a brand new Sitecore 9.1 instance on a not that brand new server, especially if this server already has or had another Sitecore 9.0.x instance installed on it, chances are you faced one or more certificate issues while doing that. And let's face it, we all know that those … Continue reading How To Fix a Certificate Issue on a Sitecore 9.1 Instance?
Coveo for Sitecore 5: The Indexing Services API
Following my last blog post, on which I explained in details what exactly is the Coveo Configuration Services API, this time I'll take a few minutes to talk a little bit about my favorite set of API methods, the so much loved Coveo Indexing Services API. The principle here is pretty much the same. Coveo created … Continue reading Coveo for Sitecore 5: The Indexing Services API
Coveo for Sitecore 5: The Configuration Services API
These days, almost every company out there is trying to automate boring sensible tasks by creating scripts and procedures, and obviously, it would not be different in the Sitecore world. Having scheduled tasks to upgrade your Sitecore modules on Azure and scripts of all sorts which are responsible for installing, upgrading, configuring or more, is … Continue reading Coveo for Sitecore 5: The Configuration Services API
Coveo for Sitecore 5: No More Hashing In The Fields Name? Why?
Back in the days, if you were using Coveo for Sitecore version 4.1 or older, every single template field that was being indexed by Coveo was suffixed with this hash number, which had different values between your different sources (master, web, pub, you name it). As you guys can imagine, there was a reason for that. You can read … Continue reading Coveo for Sitecore 5: No More Hashing In The Fields Name? Why?
Coveo for Sitecore 5: A New Era Has Begun, The Era Of The Command Center. Part II
If you read the Part I, you know that a new era has begun. And the HYPE is real. The Coveo for Sitecore Command Center will revolutionize the way people interact with a search and relevance provider when using Sitecore. No more configuration files editing, no more Sitecore indexing manager, etc. You can do all this … Continue reading Coveo for Sitecore 5: A New Era Has Begun, The Era Of The Command Center. Part II
My 2018 Year Review
Inspired by my friend Jeff L'Heureux I decided to share with you, my readers, a quick review about what I had accomplished in 2018. Without a doubt, the most important year so far in my almost 10-year career. When the year started I had something in mind. Something big and really difficult. I was so happy … Continue reading My 2018 Year Review
Coveo for Sitecore 5: A New Era Has Begun, The Era Of The Command Center. Part I
A new era has begun when it comes to Coveo for Sitecore experience. The era of the Command Center. It doesn't matter if you are a Coveo specialist like Scott Freeman or if you are just starting with it, the brand new Coveo for Sitecore Command Center will blow your mind. In this blog post series, I'll … Continue reading Coveo for Sitecore 5: A New Era Has Begun, The Era Of The Command Center. Part I
Sitecore and Coveo: How to Create a Custom Coveo UI Component?
As you guys and gals already know, Coveo offers a componentized search interface so that we can reuse and/or move those components when creating our own search page. Keep this in mind: You should always try to use the out-of-the-box components as much as possible. I can't stress that enough. The reason is that it is … Continue reading Sitecore and Coveo: How to Create a Custom Coveo UI Component?