Sitecore

There are some situations where we would like to have multiple Standard Values for the same template. This is not possible with Sitecore. Or is it?

The other day, whilst pondering about branches, I thought of this formula:

Clones + Branches = Multiple Standard Values

So this morning I have done this short video to show it in action:

As you can see there are a few issues. I may try to sort them out, although I suspect some of them are buried quite deep down in the product.

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30 tweets later we have reached the end of this little series. I confess it has been a bit harder than I anticipated. I had a list of 30 tweets prepared before I started. However only 60% of them actually made it... as I went along, I decided some of them where simply not interesting nor useful enough. This forced me to truly rack my brains in search of some other bits of Sitecore knowledge I could encode in less

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If you use rendering parameters in you components, you will create a Rendering Parameters Template to allow authors to edit and discover those parameters more easily. Authors can then use the Edit Component Properties option available in the Experience Editor, as long as you have the Designing view enabled. However, through that pop up your authors could modify caching settings, which is not ideal. It is also showing the datasource and placeholder fields, which they should not edit directly. Since

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URL troubles Nobody wants to see %20, or other strange encodings in their URLs. Some say they are not good for SEO. Some say your users will hate you for it. All I know is that they look ugly. And you will have them in your URLs if you your item names contain spaces. Of course you could train your users not to create items with spaces, but that renders the $name tokens a bit useless, since typically you do

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In this post I would like to discuss the features of a fairly unknown field type: the Multilist with Search. This field type was introduced in Sitecore 7 to be able to have Multilist fields offering many items for selection, potentially even using an item bucket as the source for those items. The traditional Multilist field is very useful, but as the number of selections increases the lack of any search functionality weighs heavily in its usability. The new field

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