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Join the SDL Web Community Slack

Tom Simm recently posted on the SDL Community about the possibility of an SDL Slack and it turns out there isn’t one out there yet (other than the MVP Slack). I thought this was a great idea as I know a lot of useful conversations go on in the MVP Slack (it’s not just about […]

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SDL Web UK Meetup April 2017

This April saw the return of the UK SDL Web Meetup in Manchester which seems to be a hotbed of Tridion talent. It had only been 3 years since the last one… First up to speak was Rob Stevenson-Legget from Building Blocks who spoke about how to set up your DD4T or DXA web application in docker containers. […]

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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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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 […]