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Banner image for Clearing Your Media Cache in Azure Isn't as Simple As It Sounds, Thanks to This Little Kudu Access Issue. article

During our latest release there was a need to clear our media cache. Normally I'd be happy to do this by just restarting the app, but in production that method is not satisfactory. After a few twists and turns it became clear the only way to do this without a restart is to write a custom script, so here you go!

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Banner image for The Mysterious Page That Just Won't Publish, and How Standard Fields Can Save the Day article

Today we had a report that a page was missing online. Expecting this was a simple fix I looked at publishing restrictions and published the item myself, but it didn't show up. Interesting issue, and the fix was sneaky but not overly difficult to find and rectify. Let's review the steps I took, and if you don't know what standard fields are, this will be something new for you.

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Banner image for Siteimprove Errors Generated by Removing the Default Sitecore Home Item article

Part of a Sitecore multisite implementation is defining a more sophisticated Information Architecture and removing out of the box content would be a logical step in this process to clean things up. No issues were seen or logged when /sitecore/content/Home was deleted, but Siteimprove had some issues and generated SiteImprovePush errors once the module was installed.

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Banner image for Uncaught Syntaxerror: Unexpected Identifier Error With Experience Editor and How to Fix It article

Usually when you see a syntax error in console your first intuition is to check latest front-end code changes, but this can actually template authoring! Yeah, it's something Sitecore can fix quite easily, but for not, here's a tip on how to identify and resolve this situation.

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Banner image for Your Sitecore Managed Cloud Disaster Recovery Backups Will Fail When Enabled, but That's Ok, Backup Filters Are a Thing article

Part of managing your hosted Sitecore instance is going to be configuring Disaster Recovery. When provisioned, the out-of-the-box filters provided by Sitecore will likely not be enough to avoid errors, so it should be updated to exclude some big areas. In this post, I share what had to be added to that default filter.

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