A common practice in all of my Sitecore sites is to have some sort of content fallback. What this means is that a field's value can come from somewhere other than the field itself, the source item (if it is a clone), or its standard values. Content fallback is an excellent way to increase editor pr... [More]

Have you ever had a TreeList field in Sitecore only to see this when editing an item? There is no easy way to tell what is actually selected! Now, sure, you can rename the 1/2/3 items to be more descriptive, but that feels clunky to me. I've seen this a few times in Sitecore solutions we've ... [More]

Sitecore Media URL

August 5, 2010

Content editors sometimes need the actual URL to a Sitecore media library item. This blog post goes over a simple change you can make to the Sitecore UI to show media library paths. Code is provided.


Sitecore's Webforms for Marketers (v2) module is pretty impressive out of the gate. There was an issue, however, with a recent project that had a few different languages. We needed a Droplist in the form that showed a list of items from Sitecore and while the module does this out of the box it has a... [More]

Simple 404 with Sitecore

December 28, 2009

404's in Sitecore can be very simple or extremely complicated with site independent designs and functionality. While a blog post on the later would be a worthwhile blog post, this post will cover a very simple example of how to set the StatusCode of any page in your Sitecore installation. For one o... [More]