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Banner image for Moving From Sitecore's MyGet to NuGet Public Feed Might Be a Good Idea After Today's Outage article

Many organizations experienced build issues after MyGet's outage on July 26th. The transition to NuGet is coming for later this year, so there's no reason to wait. 

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Banner image for Broken PowerShell Methods After Sitecore Security Bulletin SC2023-003-587441 Due to Versioning Differences article

The most recent security patch from Sitecore addressed some critical issues. There is an assumption in it, however, that you're using PowerShell 6, which will break some functionality if you have a lower version installed. 

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Banner image for Introducing the Exclude Robots by Agent Module article

In my past post we went over how an unknown agent or script crawling your Sitecore installation can cause a massive demand on the shard databases for xDB, easily bringing it to 100% usage and causing performance issues with your site. We'll revisit this situation and how my new Exclude Robot by Agent module will prevent this from happening.

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Banner image for Understanding 100% Database Usage Caused by Your Sitecore GenericProcessingPool Table article

While managing an instance of Sitecore I saw a bot got past the excludedUserAgents configuration, which means its traffic is recorded and we don't want that. Flushing the data out is simple with the Analytics Database Manager, but there are cases where there's transient data queued for processing in the GenericProcessingPool table, and it can be a problem.

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Banner image for Sitecore Bucketed URLs Are a Thing of the Past, With the Custom URL Resolver article

In my last post, I shared a way to hide bucketed folders from Sitecore URLs to make them more SEO friendly. So how do we find an item if part of the standard URL is missing? In this post I'll show you how with the custom URL resolver.

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