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Banner image for What to Do When a Client Wants Over 500 Authorable Redirects in the Root of Their Site! article

Redirects can be managed in a few different ways, but when a client asked for hundreds of them to be authorable off the home page, well, that took my favourites out of the option list. This request is a little unique with the solution leveraging buckets and RedirectOnItemNotFound. 

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Banner image for A Site With Over 120,000 Hits Per Hour? Here's How We Managed the Demand Using a Custom 404 Pipeline. article

Going live with a new Sitecore implementation and getting over 30 times the load you were expecting can be a bit of a shock! So, when we saw 120,000 hits per HOUR instead of the 3,000, we expected, adjustments needed to be made. Here's how we programmatically stored an array of 404 pages to drop demand on the servers in a huge way.

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Banner image for How to Fix, “The Target “Clean” Does Not Exist in the Project.” With Your TDS Project When Using Azure Pipelines. article

We recently migrated our DevOps instances which involved creating new pipelines, build agents, etc. On first run I started getting errors with the TDS projects that weren't happening on local, which weren't too descriptive. The solution was easy, but understanding what's wrong wasn't.

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Banner image for Adding a Custom 404 Page When the Requested Language Is Missing article

Sitecore won't handle a page request as a 404 if the context language is missing. So, what this means, is your Users will just see  a blank page should the item exist in English but there's no French version, and they're requesting the French page. We need to override HttpRequestProcessor and  ExecuteRequest to make this a friendly experience for your Users. Let's get started!

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Banner image for Optional Parameter Don't Play Nice With Sitecore Scheduling article

In my post, How to Add Custom Buttons to the Content Editor Ribbon, I showed a snippet near the end that executes an import function. One small problem I came across, is that an agent won't work well with a method that has optional parameters.

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