Configure and Extend Field Binding for Sitecore Forms

With version 1.4 of the Sitecore Forms Extension module, field binding was introduces in order to prefill and store user data on a form. More info on this functionality can be found in the post: The functionality was build to extend it with your own binding sources. Doing so, will allow you to fetch and […]

Sitecore WarmUp Azure for Outscaling

Outscaling on Azure without traffic loss
In a previous post on warming-up your environment, I talked about warming up the cm environment via a powershell script on the build server. This script is usefull because it logs in to your environment before making subsequent calls. In this post, I want to talk about initializing your azure web application before allowing traffic […]

Part 5: Deployment Slots

Sitecore 9 in Azure Paas for Dummies
Preface In this final post of the Sitecore 9 in Azure Paas series we are going to customize the ARM templates to support deployment slots. Creating deployment slots in Azure In this tutorial, we will add the deployment slots manually to our Azure setup. So we will not modify the templates to include in the […]

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 […]