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Mogul Seo Manager log4net Logging For Episerver Version 9

I’ve been building an Episerver 9 implementation for the past few months and I’ve quite enjoyed doing it but it seems nobody decided to properly document the product with good examples since version 7 which means I have to constantly ask the Episerver dev’s around me for help. The same goes for their addons like […]

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Jenkins – Unable to use SCM from another project

I’m completely new to Jenkins and have been configuring it in a Docker container over the past few days to replicate what I have in TeamCity within Jenkins. One of the useful plugins you can get is the Template Project Plugin. This allows you to share information across multiple projects. One of the the issues I […]

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Getting the YouTube ECL Connector to work with DXA

I successfully hooked up the YouTube ECL Connector into Tridion 2013 SP1 a while ago without any problems but it’s taken up until now for me to build the functionality to render out the YouTube videos in DXA. I thought this was going to be easy but once again I couldn’t find any steps in […]

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SDL DXA Component Links In Page Metadata

In my DXA solution I was trying to change the Page Metadata to come from a Component rather but unfortunately it didn’t work out of the box. Taking a look inside the ProcessMetadataField method in the DefaultModelBuilder class the code is written to work with an Embedded Schema: if (field.FieldType==FieldType.Embedded) But when it drops into […]

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DXA Preview Plugin for DXA 1.2 and SDL Tridion 2013 SP1

Mark Williams has created a really useful Alchemy Plugin to preview DXA websites in Tridion. Unfortunately for me this was only for the DD4T Tridion 2013 Provider and I needed it for 2013 SP1 as I am building a DXA 1.2 website. Away I went to get the source from Github to modify the 2013 […]

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Scaling SDL Tridion 2013 – Installing the Publisher on a dedicated machine

SDL Tridion is a hugely scalable product and so when I wanted to scale out the Publisher onto it’s own dedicated machine I thought the steps to do this would be easy to find so I searched the online manual for the steps but all I found was one single paragraph: You can install the […]

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SDL Web 8 Technical Deep Dive and Future Direction Video

If you haven’t managed to get your hands on SDL Web 8 or have missed all the presentations and webinars (like myself) then I’ve just found that there is a great webinar that Nuno Linhares recorded that you can find here: https://community.sdl.com/products-solutions/solutions/customer_experience_cloud/digital-experience/tridion/w/wiki/818.future-direction-roadmap He explains all the new features as well as diving deeper into the changes […]

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SDL Tridion 2013 64 Bit Oracle Data Access Components (ODAC)

Whilst setting up the Content Manager for SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 the installation steps in the online manual aren’t very clear for where to get your ODAC components from. The steps in the manual say: Download the Oracle client software from the following location: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/windows/downloads/index-101290.html. Download and unpack it to a location of your choice, then […]