All posts by aackose

A Sitecore & SharePoint Consultant with over 11 years of extensive technical experience in UI/UX Designing, Requirements Analysis, Designing, Developing, Testing, Deployment, Infrastructure Setup for web/enterprise-based applications using Microsoft Technologies (SharePoint, Sitecore & .NET) across all phases of SDLC

Installing Sitecore Horizon

Sitecore Horizon is a powerful Next-Gen Experience Management Tool which your Content Authors and Marketers are going to love. It changes the way we look at CMS. Built with Node it's way faster. Sitecore Horizon brings 3 key features on the table: Enhanced Page Editor (with features like Auto-Save, Quick Publish) Simulator Mode (Device Channel ...

Uninstall Sitecore 9.x: Remove Sitecore Certificates

With Sitecore 9.2 and above, Uninstalling Sitecore has never been much easier. The Uninstall-SitecoreConfiguration SIF PS Module Commandlet does a clean uninstall of the respective configurations installed on your workstation/server. Here is the Command line for your reference: Uninstall-SitecoreConfiguration @singleDeveloperParams *>&1 | Tee-Object XP0-SingleDeveloper-Uninstall.log This comes up as a commented line in the respective SP ...

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Sitecore: Value cannot be null. Parameter name uri

While working on Sitecore off late I have had my content authors complain about the Workbox not working and user was unable to expand a specific folder in the Content Tree. Here is Sitecore error observed in the logs: Exception: System.ArgumentNullException Message: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: uri Source: Sitecore.Kernel at Sitecore.Diagnostics.Assert.ArgumentNotNull(Object argument, String ...

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Error: Java 1.7 or later is required to run solr

ERROR: Java 1.7 or later is required to run solr Please set the JAVA_HOME environment variable to the path where you installed Java 1.7+

Convert a Sitecore WFFM Form to Wizard Form (Js based Approach)

While working with Sitecore, I am sure you must have found WFFM (Web Forms For Marketers) been very useful be it a developer/marketer. However, there had been one thing that i always missed in the form - a Wizard interface especially when it comes to lengthy forms. Before i jump into the solution, here are ...

Adding custom CSS Class to Sitecore Rich Text Editor

The "Apply CSS Stylesheet" dropdown in the Sitecore RTE is quite a friendly option to Content Authors when it comes to applying complex styles/themes, without editing the HTML.  ==> To add a new value to this dropdown is relatively easy: 1. Verify the Configurations/Settings Verify if the "WebStylesheet" settings is configured properly in your web.config ...

Sitecore & Postman: A Quick Starter Guide

Working RESTful API for Sitecore ItemServices gets easier with Postman. Prerequisites Download the latest version of Postman from here. I highly recommend Signing up to keep your Collections in sync. Enable SSL on the CMS environment. You can create a self signed certificate on the CMS environment and add an HTTPS binding Update Policy Setting ...