Author Archives: Wen Chen

Unable to Update Template Standard Values

When updating template “__Standard Values”, I got issue not be able to update unchecked checkbox, unselected droplink/droplist, even empty single-line text box through TDS update package. After checking the synced serialized item in TDS project, it showed the fields were … Continue reading

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Sitecore 9 Installation Error – SQL Server Data-Tier Application Framework

During Sitecore 9 installation, no matter standalone or distributed topology, if you see the error like this below, it is mainly related to SQL Server Data-Tier Application Framework (DACFx). First, make sure you have installed “MS SQL Server Data-Tier Application Framework … Continue reading

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Sitecore 9 Installation – Distributed

If you have experience on Sitecore 9 installation with standalone instance, the prerequisite of a distributed environment is pretty much similar. You can refer Sitecore 9 Installtion – Standalone for the instruction of Solr, SQL Server and other prerequisites installation. The main … Continue reading

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Sitecore 9 Installation – Standalone

Here is a step by step guide of Sitecore 9 on-premise installation as a standalone instance. It is mostly for local workstation and integrated development environment. Key points of this installation: Topology: XP0 Solr is installed by default. It serves both … Continue reading

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Sitecore CMS-Only Mode and Submit Queue

Prior to version 9, Sitecore use MongoDb to store analytics data. If you don’t need analytics features and don’t want to maintain MongoDb,  you may like to configure Sitecore as CMS-only mode. Based on Sitecore document, it is pretty straightforward. … Continue reading

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Sitecore SPEAK: ProgressBar Event Trigger

In Sitecore SPEAK development, the ProgressBar control displays a horizontal bar. It can be specified a value between 0 and 100, and the control displays part of the bar in color to indicate the level of progress. How to update … Continue reading

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Sitecore Request Validation Configuration

This was an interesting experience and definitely I’d like to share the tricks learned during this website developed in Sitecore for one of our clients. This site was migrated from an existing one. Everything was fine in UAT/staging and ready … Continue reading

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