The Sitecore Page Editor: Unleashed

Tue May 15 2012

Today I had the honor of presenting once again to the Sitecore Users Virtual Group, this time on how to best utilize the Page Editor, as well as some helpful extensions.

The Webcast

The Example Code
You can download the full Visual Studio Solution used for this demo, including a version of the Dynamic Key Placeholder prototype updated for Sitecore 6.5 Update-4. The solution also includes TDS projects with the items needed to run the site.

The Page Editor: Unleashed Source Code

Other Helpful Resources

Sublayout Development with Custom Items and Scriptlets (as seen in example code)

StackOverflow: Create Content Folder

Converting Data Source Paths to IDs (John West)

Add Presentation Component Data Sources to the Links Database (John West)

Handling Presentation Component Settings (Adam Conn)

Dynamic Placeholder Keys (Original Article, including working pre-6.5 version)

Layout Deltas What Ifs (Adam Conn)

Programmatically Updating Layout Details (John West)

Advanced Database Crawler (Alex Shyba, as referenced with indexing data source content)

Cropper (screen capture tool)

Nick Wesselman

Nick Wesselman started working professionally in software development just a few days after everyone realized we dodged a bullet with the Y2k bug. He’s worked as a Sitecore solution partner, Technology partner, and now for Sitecore itself. He lives with his wife, son, and daughter in Asheville, NC.