This post is helpful for beginners in Sitecore development. This tutorial helps creating pages in Sitecore from the scratch involving custom layouts, templates, renderings, content items with presentation details.
This post explains what templates and fields are in Sitecore and the differences between the Versioned, Shared and Unversioned fields in Sitecore. It also states the scope of each of these fields in different scenarios.
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 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 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
This post explains what serialization and deserialization are, how to serialize and deserialize items in Sitecore and how to move Sitecore changes from one instance to another using this concept without creating a package.