Category Archives: Obsolete

New John West Sitecore Blog on Sitecore Community Hub

I’ve finally started the John West Sitecore Blog on the Sitecore Community hub. At the moment, the first and only post is just an introduction, but I will post more as time permits. John West Sitecore Blog http://www.sitecore.net/Community/Technical-Blogs/John-West-Sitecore-Blog.aspx Or for short: … Continue reading

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LearnSitecore Podcast: Ten Things You Didn’t Know about John West (Dreamcore 2010)

I am happy to announce that Ten Things You Didn’t Know about John West (Dreamcore 2010) is the first podcast to appear on LearnSitecore, a Web site devoted to educating Sitecore developers. At dreamcore 2010 Europe, the founders of the … Continue reading

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One More Reason to Own Your Web Analytics Data

Several months ago I blogged that I was leaving the Microsoft live.com platform because it feels like abandonware that largely enables spam. Now Microsoft appears to have disabled my access to Web statistics for my live.com site. While the browser-based … Continue reading

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Maximize Sitecore Content Editor Performance

For the current edition of this post, please see: http://www.sitecore.net/en/Community/Technical-Blogs/John-West-Sitecore-Blog/Posts/2010/11/Maximize-Sitecore-Content-Editor-Performance.aspx Or for short: http://bit.ly/d3uU85

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Free Ways to Make Your Computer Faster and More Stable: Disable Software

This post describes techniques that you can apply to improve the performance and stability of your computer by reducing the number of active programs. You can use the Autoruns utility from Sysinternals to reduce the amount of software that runs … Continue reading

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Publish Referenced Media When You Publish Sitecore Content

For the current edition of this blog post, see: http://www.sitecore.net/Community/Technical-Blogs/John-West-Sitecore-Blog/Posts/2010/11/Publish-Referenced-Media-When-You-Publish-Sitecore-Content.aspx I developed a prototype for a workflow action for use with the Sitecore ASP.NET CMS to publish referenced medias as a content item passes through workflow. This prototype also publishes … Continue reading

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Validate Media Publishing Status with Sitecore

For the current edition of this blog post, see: http://www.sitecore.net/Community/Technical-Blogs/John-West-Sitecore-Blog/Posts/2010/11/Validate-Media-Publishing-Status-with-Sitecore.aspx You can can use the approach described in this document to validate whether the Sitecore ASP.NET CMS has published the media referenced by an item. You can use validation with … Continue reading

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