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Sharing Groups of Components Between Pages: Content Block

When working with component driven designs in Sitecore there is often a need to share groups of components and their settings: datasource, personalization, etc. Sitecore provides no native mechanism to do this which is why we created the content block.

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Sitecore WebEdit Buttons that Dynamically Set Source Location

When dealing with multiple sites it can be problematic to establish a source for a field that would not require the content author to browse through a deep folder structure. See how dialog roots can be intelligently set using the rules engine.

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Supporting multiple Sitecore versions in a single Visual Studio solution

Customers often ask how we handle multiple Sitecore versions in our Keystone product. Read on to learn how build configurations, Slow Cheetah and some other techniques can let you achieve the same.

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Page Editor (Experience Editor) Usability - Make component datasources invisible

Want to make component based architecures easier for developers and content authors? Learn how we hide the complexity of components and datasource in Keystone.

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3 ways to improve your content author experience with Keystone

Want to make your content authors love Sitecore? Page Editor, Open Graph and workflow improvements are just some of the ways to help speed adoption.

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2 tips for improving developer productivity in component architectures

Sitecore's component based architecture is the cornerstone of Sitecore’s flexibility as a platform, but does create some extra work for developers. See how Keystone makes component based development easier.

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Customizing your site design with Keystone

Your UX team has done an excellent job in planning our your site, but what about special events and campaigns that may require more creative freedom. See how Keystone can support design flexibility for landing pages and microsites.

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Creating multiple sites in Keystone

Multiple brands, multiple landing pages, multiple micro-sites - all of which need to support localization. See how Keystone extends Sitecore to support a global marketing effort.

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Implemented nestable dynamic placholders in Sitecore

Dynamic placeholders are a well known extension in Sitecore but the have some limitations. Here is how you can nest components and allow content authors to move the entire set, including children.

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4 key ingredients in your Sitecore framework

When deploying a large scale Sitecore solution, the main (first) website can often overshadow the day-to-day tactical marketing needs like micro-sites and landing pages. When deploying Sitecore consider these factors to get the most out of your implementation.

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3 steps to building a Sitecore site in 3 days

You are about to embark on a new Sitecore project. The challenge: your CEO has already promised that the site will be live in an almost impossibly short timeframe – let’s say one month. While this might sound like a daunting task, nonlinear’s Keystone accelerator for Sitecore can help you get there, on time and on budget.

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4 extensions every Sitecore installation needs

Sitecore is a very powerful platform. Like any platform, there are certain use cases that are expected to be dealt with at the project implementation level. Over our 100+ Sitecore sites, we’ve found that there are at least 4 Sitecore extensions needed for almost every implementation.

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9 signs your Sitecore solution is DMS ready

If you want to make the most of the Sitecore DMS, you must ensure that your Sitecore instance has been implemented in such a way that the digital marketing platform can be properly configured. The functionality of the Page Editor in particular requires special attention. Follow these nine nonlinear approved best practices for optimizing your own Sitecore DMS implementation.

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Can your Sitecore Site Handle the Stress of a Million Person Campaign?

In a past article, I listed 27 tips to ensure optimal Sitecore performance; if only it was that simple. The reality of a modern marketing platform is that you will inevitably have peaks and valleys in traffic that are driven by seasonality and campaign activity. The 27 tips are a great place to start, but to move to the next level you need to plan for elasticity. The notion of elasticity is not new, but there are a few Sitecore specific considerations

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