Derek Dysart

Derek Dysart

Periodic notes from an independent Sitecore Developer/Architect


SVG paths getting merged in Sitecore

Ran into an issue with a client today that was pretty interesting, they were using an SVG image for the main logo, and it was being altered when it was rendered out on the delivery server. The SVG they uploaded had about 23 paths defined in it, and the one that was ending up on the site had only 12. There was a need to vary the color of [...]

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Preview in Sitecore 8.1 Broken

While in the process of testing a site that is being upgraded to Sitecore v8.1 a serious issue was uncovered – none of the pages would preview. After looking into the error, some code that was dependant on the site context was not correctly resolving to the correct site. Instead, the site context was “website” as [...]

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Sitecore Basics for .NET Developers

The following is a presentation I gave at the Milwaukee SItecore Developer meetup. The presentation was sort of a back to basics for developing on the Sitecore platform. There were a few technical issues, especially during the demo, but I think the video holds up. If you are interested, the slide deck I used for the presentation is on [...]

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