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@sitecorejohn Bids Farewell

By John West, February 02, 2016 | Permalink | Rating:  | Comments (54)

Over more than a decade with this company, I have watched Sitecore grow from a small group of people trying to build and sell the best web content management software in the world to a global organization of significant scale that, with engagement management and automation, has exceeded that goal. While I am proud to have made significant contributions to presales engineering, training, documentation, software evangelism, and especially the Sitecore developer community, the time has come for me to bid farewell.

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Tags: Community, Sitecore MVP

Query String Parameters Supported by http://feeds.sitecore.net

By John West, July 24, 2015 | Permalink | Rating:  | Comments (2)

This short blog post lists some query string parameters that control results returned by the solution at http://feeds.sitecore.net/Feed/LatestPosts, which provides a curated RSS feed of information (primarily links to blog posts) about the Sitecore ASP.NET web Content Management System (CMS) and Experience Platform (XP). In the feed, Syndicated items appear in reverse chronological order. Note that the Chrome browser is not very helpful with formatting RSS feeds. I recommend Internet Explorer for consuming RSS in a browser.

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Tags: Community, Community Practice, Infrastructure, Integration

Sitecore Implementation: Roles

By John West, June 10, 2015 | Permalink | Rating:  | Comments (5)

This (intentionally short) blog post presents some of my perspectives on many of the roles involved in a Sitecore web Content Management System (CMS) and Experience Platform (XP) implementation.

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Tags: Architecture, CMS Evaluation, Content Strategy, Information Architecture, Infrastructure

Documentation for Sitecore 8 Developers

By John West, June 09, 2015 | Permalink | Rating:  | Comments (10)

This blog post contains links to documentation for developers working with version 8 of the Sitecore ASP.NET web Content Management System (CMS) and Experience Platform (XP).

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Tags: API, Architecture, CMS Evaluation, Integration, Sitecore 8, Workflow

Sitecore Idiosyncracies: Data Template for Data Template Fields

By John West, June 02, 2015 | Permalink | Rating:  | Leave a comment

This blog post attempts to describe the data template for data template field definition items in the Sitecore ASP.NET web Content Management System (CMS) and Experience Platform (XP). For background information, see the second blog post linked in the Resource section at the end of this post.

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Tags: API, Architecture, Information Architecture, Infrastructure, Integration

Sitecore Idiosyncracies: Data Template for Data Templates

By John West, June 02, 2015 | Permalink | Rating:  | Comments (3)

This blog post attempts to describe the data template for data template definition items in the Sitecore ASP.NET web Content Management System (CMS) and Experience Platform (XP).

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Tags: API, Architecture, Information Architecture, Infrastructure, Integration

Sitecore Standard Template: Workflow Section

By John West, May 15, 2015 | Permalink | Rating:  | Leave a comment

<p>This blog post contains information about the fields in the Workflow section of the standard template in the Sitecore ASP.NET web Content Management System (CMS) and Experience Platform (XP). For more information about the standard template and topics mentioned in this blog post, see the links in the Resources section at the end of this page.</p>

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Tags: API, Architecture, Information Architecture, Infrastructure, Integration, Workflow

Sitecore Standard Template: Validators Section

By John West, May 15, 2015 | Permalink | Rating:  | Leave a comment

This blog post contains information about the fields in the Validators section of the standard template in the Sitecore ASP.NET web Content Management System (CMS) and Experience Platform (XP). For more information about the standard template and topics mentioned in this blog post, see the links in the Resources section at the end of this page.

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Tags: API, Architecture, Information Architecture, Infrastructure, Integration

Sitecore Standard Template: Tasks Section

By John West, May 15, 2015 | Permalink | Rating:  | Comments (1)

<p>This blog post contains information about the fields in the Tasks section of the standard template in the Sitecore ASP.NET web Content Management System (CMS) and Experience Platform (XP). For more information about the standard template and topics mentioned in this blog post, see the links in the Resources section at the end of this page.</p>

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Tags: API, Architecture, Information Architecture, Infrastructure, Integration

Sitecore Standard Template: Tagging Section

By John West, May 15, 2015 | Permalink | Rating:  | Comments (1)

This blog post contains information about the fields in the Semantics section of the standard template in the Sitecore ASP.NET web Content Management System (CMS) and Experience Platform (XP). For more information about the standard template and topics mentioned in this blog post, see the links in the Resources section at the end of this page.

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Tags: API, Architecture, Information Architecture, Infrastructure, Integration