This post highlights the best practices to be followed for the visual studio sitecore solution which is used with Sitecore website folder. If you are looking for integration of a new visual studio solution with Sitecore then this post might help you - Integrating Visual Studio solution with Sitecore MVC - basic
Sitecore is a .NET application and adding any new functionalities to it requires adding of .NET components to the Sitecore instance. So it is required to create a Visual studio solution and move the changes from visual studio to Sitecore instance as and when required.
Sometimes you might need to get the relative path of a Sitecore item, say there is an item 'Sitecore/Content/Home/Categories/Products/MyProduct' which represents a page in your website with URL 'http://yoursitename/Categories/Products/MyProduct', now if you want to get the relative path i.e., '/Categories/Products/MyProduct', then this post might be for you..
Sitecore provides a list of admin pages which are very useful but rarely used by any developer. Also, it is not very well documented and known to many developers, so thought of putting them here. Here are the list of Sitecore admin pages and their brief usage.
This post is used to get recent feed from your Instagram account and show them in your website automatically. We retrieve the Instagram feed by calling the Instagram API from any server side language.
This post explains on how to create Facebook App ID, App secret, Access Token and retrieve facebook feed using facebook Graph API and any server side language. If you are looking for a way to display your facebook page feeds on your feeds then this post would help you.
This post explains how to access a XML/JSON file present in media library from Sitecore controller rendering. This will use a Controller rendering to render a page and the XML/JSON file is accessed inside the controller action method.
This post helps you to integrate and display your Facebook page’s social feed in to your ASP.NET website. Though the below steps are in ASP.NET MVC, they can also be used in any other service side language like Java etc.
This post helps in creating/starting a new website using the free options provided by some service providers.
This post explains the different deployment options available in Sitecore and differences between them. Deployment is nothing but moving Sitecore item changes from one instance of Sitecore to another instance. To do this, in Sitecore we have two different options. 1. Packaging 2. Serialization