Sitecore Microsites Made Easy

A couple months ago I wrote a blog post detailing a microsite implementation we built for a client. The implementation uses a custom site resolver and content-specific configuration to allow new sites to be created and deployed without configuration updates or deployments.  That post was picked up by Sitecore’s technical blog, and can be read here: https://www.sitecore.net/learn/blogs/technical-blogs/chris-sulham/posts/2015/01/quick-guide.aspx

My friend Pete, around the same time, released a module that accomplishes this in a more robust way, essentially upgrading the way you manage sites in a Sitecore solution.  Pete’s module is worth considering if you need a more holistic solution to site management within Sitecore.  Check out Pete’s module on the marketplace, and the source on GitHub.

Adding Flickr Images to Sitecore Content

This past weekend I participated in the Sitecore Hackathon along with a few other people here at Velir.  My teammates (@distaula, @soyburgers) and I decided to build a tool that would allow content editors to embed media from external sources into their rich text areas.  We chose Flickr to start with due to its popularity with our clients and its accessible API, via the Flickr.NET library. Continue reading “Adding Flickr Images to Sitecore Content”