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Logging Changes in Sitecore Made by Content Authors

May 8, 2015 | Posted by Adam HerrNeckar

Troubleshooting Sitecore data changes can be problematic - especially if versioning and workflows are not utilized, you are contending with a number of minimally trained administrative users, and/or the system relies on multiple data integrations (both inbound and outbound).  Out of the box, Sitecore does not provide full logging of everything that happens within the system - nor would we want it.  However, there are times when creating an audit trail of system changes can be helpful.  Although I have seen various implementations for recording and reporting selected audit detail, I decided to create a new implementation to match my particular needs.

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Topics: sitecore cms, Sitecore 7

Adding a Field to the Sitecore Media Upload Dialog

March 10, 2015 | Posted by Adam HerrNeckar

A customer recently requested a field added to the upload media dialog.  The stated intent was to facilitate the content administrator’s preferred workflow.  Specifically, as the admin user was interacting with a content item, they also added images to a content field.  This worked great, except when the user also needed to edit data on the newly uploaded media item.  For those occasions, the user would periodically forget - if not given an opportunity at the time of the upload.

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Topics: sitecore cms, Sitecore 7, Sitecore Media Library

Choosing Between Sitecore Analytics and Google Analytics

January 13, 2015 | Posted by April Rios

To be successful, marketers need robust, accurate and timely analytics. Advances in technology have helped empower marketing by providing an ever-increasing number of tools for measuring performance. Two excellent tools are Google Analytics and Sitecore DMS. Both do their job very well -- but they do not do the same job. Deciding when to use one or the other -- or whether to use both -- requires evaluating each.

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Topics: sitecore cms, Sitecore 7

Why We are Excited about the Release of Sitecore 7

May 24, 2013 | Posted by Michael Ranalli
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Topics: CMS System, Enterprise CMS, EX Squared, CMS Solution, User Experience Design, Sitecore 7

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