EXM on multilanguage Site URL’s

Email Experience Manager mails are constructed on the dispatch server (usually your CM environment). Thus the links defined in the mails are also linking to the CM environment. However, Sitecore added the MapHostname processor in the modifyHyperlink pipeline in order to replace those cm-URL’s with the public cd-URL’s. This config is driven by 2 fields […]

Send Sitecore Forms to a fixed email address

This page was updated on June, 10th 2018 to reflect the changes in v1.2. Download Sitecore Forms Extensions on github. With Sitecore 9, the new Sitecore Forms module was introduced. With 9.0.1 the integration with Sitecore Email Experience Manager (EXM) was added. Whilst this module looks very promising, the functionality is currently limited. One of […]

Sitecore Warm-Up

No more waiting for sitecore to boot!
In Sitecore Azure Paas, even a fresh Sitecore install can be slow to start. The initial calls to the Sitecore Experience Platform console can be  quiet slow. There are numerous ways to improve the startup delays but still it would be nice to have a fully warmed up environment each time you log-in. Especially in […]

Part 4: Adding modules to your ARM templates

Sitecore 9 in Azure Paas for Dummies
Preface In this fourth post of the Sitecore 9 in Azure Paas series we are going to add custom modules from the marketplace to our Azure PAAS solution and add them to our ARM templates so that they are automaticly deployed. In this post, we will show you how to add the Sitecore Powershell Extentions to our […]

Part 3: Deploy your custom code

Sitecore 9 in Azure Paas for Dummies
Preface In the first part of this series, we provisioned a brand new out-of-the-box Sitecore 9 on Azure PAAS with the help of ARM templates. In the second part we created a blue-green deployment environment in order to have a clean deploy with each build but keeping the databases intact. In this third installment of […]

Part 2: Redeploying sitecore without provision infrastructure

Sitecore 9 in Azure Paas for Dummies
In the first part of this series, we provisioned a brand new out-of-the-box Sitecore 9 on Azure PAAS with the help of ARM templates. Our next step is to make sure, we can redeploy the applications with the help of those templates. Why? We want a clean deployment everytime we add code. We want to […]

Part I: Initial provisioning of your Paas environment

Sitecore 9 in Azure Paas for Dummies
When I tried setting up my first Sitecore 9 PAAS project, the world of PAAS was pretty new to me. I knew what PAAS was, but did not have any experience with it. Also Sitecore 9 had just shipped with a new set of tools for installing your environments. The official sitecore documentation on this is […]