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Ok so you have your page templates created, and standard values are set up so desired components are default. Pretty standard stuff. So, what happens when you're using dynamic placeholders, sometimes many at once, and you want to have components in each in the template? It's a simple trick, so here we go.

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Banner image for Sitecore 10 Is Out, but Installing It Isn't Without Its Bugs. HTTP Error 502.5 - Process Failure Can Creep up on You. article

I've been a fan of the graphical installer coming back and simplifying installations. I was even more impressed with the requirements check and auto-installation, which would set up a plethora of components and services. It seems though there's some items missing from this list which needed to be done manually, and we'll go through that today.

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Banner image for Managing a Multilingual Multisite Implementation With a Dedicated Domain for Each Language article

Ok if that title isn't clear enough, let me try again. Our new site has a dedicated domain for each language, so we need to configure the language switcher to point to a FQDN instead of a relative path. There are a few ways to do this, like using configs, but I'm going to show you show to manage this using the site's root node. We're going to also redirect to the right language when context isn't available using IIS.

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Banner image for The Complete Guide to Installing Habitat Home Corporate on Sitecore 9.2 article

Habitat is a great demo instance that has been used to showcase what Sitecore can do. I'm grateful for this tool since we can spin up a copy quickly to use during project initialization phases where people new to Sitecore can quickly get familiar with it. Installation can be tricky, so I'll cover the steps and some hiccups I've come across.

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Banner image for Using the Sitecore 9.2 Installation Assistant and Why There's Still Room for Improvement article

The Sitecore Installation Framework has been a tremendous advancement in Sitecore instance management, but completely dropping the installer wasn't necessarily needed. The feedback was heard and with the release of Sitecore 9.2, an installer has been reintroduced. It brings up most of the way there, but there's still some room for improvement. We'll cover the installation of 9.2 with this assistant and what else is needed that it doesn't provide.

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