Sitecore Powershell to update item fields


The Powershell module is one of the flexible ways to work with the Sitecore items with ease. If you have not installed the module yet, i highly recommend installing the Sitecore Powershell Extensions module from the Sitecore Marketplace Here is a code snippet to update the Sitecore item fields: New-UsingBlock (New-Object Sitecore.Data.BulkUpdateContext) { foreach($item in Get-ChildItem … Continue reading Sitecore Powershell to update item fields

Translate Plus: Items held up in the Sending State


This is an issue observed specific to TranslatePlus module of Sitecore, which you might be using as a Language Translation Service for your Sitecore implementation.   While performing a bulk operation of Sending items to TranslatePlus through the TranslatePlus Admin page, you may encounter an issue where the "Items to send to translation" queue still … Continue reading Translate Plus: Items held up in the Sending State

Omnichannel Experience with Sitecore


An Omnichannel experience is no longer just a web marketers dream - it's an unavoidable and inevitable feature that their customers are expecting from them. Let me briefly explain what an omnichannel experience is by taking an example here: Tom is a regular online customer at Target retail chain and occasionally visits the nearest Target stores along … Continue reading Omnichannel Experience with Sitecore

An Introduction to Sitecore


Sitecore CMS (Content Management System) is another .NET based Content Management System like SharePoint or DotNetNuke (open source), developed by a Denmark-based company called Sitecore which is commercially available for you to host your Enterprise/Non-profit/Government organization websites. Here are some of the key USPs that you may want to know about Sitecore: Framework: Sitecore has a Powerful … Continue reading An Introduction to Sitecore

SharePoint REST API to get Discussion List Questions and Replies separately


To get the list of questions from a SP 2013+ Distribution list using OOTB REST API: _api/lists/getByTitle('listname')/items?$filter=ContentType eq 'Discussion' or /_api/lists/getByTitle('listname')/items?$filter=FSObjType eq 1 To get the list of replies from a SP 2013+ Distribution list, using OOTB REST API: _api/lists/getByTitle('listname')/items?$filter=ContentType eq 'Message' or /_api/lists/getByTitle('listname')/items?$filter=FSObjType eq 0 To get the list of Discussions with the replies count … Continue reading SharePoint REST API to get Discussion List Questions and Replies separately

Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: Schema version of backup 15.0.xxxx.xxxx does not match current schema version 15.0.yyyy.yyyy


A common error that you might face while doing site collection backups and restore is the following error: Could not deserialize site from E:\SiteCollection1.bak . Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: Schema version of backup 15.0.4641.1000 does not match current schema version 15.0.4719.1000     at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite.Restore(String filename, Boolean isADMode, Boolean& readOnlyMode, Boolean& hadWriteLock) Note: You can capture this error … Continue reading Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: Schema version of backup 15.0.xxxx.xxxx does not match current schema version 15.0.yyyy.yyyy