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Sitecore 8 - Mongo automation DB

sitecore,sitecore8
I am setting up Sitecore 8 and a few of the blogs mention the “automation.live”, “automation.history” DBs. Example But in the official documentation there is no mention of these Does anyone know what “automation.live” & "“automation.history” are for, and if they are required?...

Sitecore 8 Installation Wizard in Development tools not working

sitecore,sitecore8
After I installed sitecore 8, looks like I cant access installation wizard on development tools. All I can see is blank popup on all the browsers. I checked the log files and could not find anything related. Any suggestions will be appreciated....

Lost uCommerce interface within Sitecore

c#,sitecore8,umbraco-ucommerce
I am developing a web application using SiteCore 8 and uCommerce. To configure uCommerce I go through Sitecore and load the uCommerce interface. This morning I tried to load the uCommerce interface in the normal way, i.e logged into Sitecore and loaded uCommerce, but got nothing more than a white...

uCommerce Product Appears on Sitecore site without publishing

sitecore,sitecore8
Just started doing some development with uCommerce and Sitecore but the way products start to appear on a site seems odd. In the Avenue Clothing demo site if you create a new product within the uCommerce admin it immediately starts to appear in the product listings, but if you click...

Searching empty date fields in index

sitecore,sitecore8
Somewhere between Sitecore 7.2 and 8.0 the logic for how empty date fields (i.e. date fields for which the content editor has not selected a value) are stored changed. They used to be be stored as DateTime.MinValue (i.e. 00010101); however, now they are stored as an empty string. Under Sitecore...

EXM 3 Sitecore 8: Invalid object name 'dbo.Fact_AutomationStatesStatisticsByMessage' after Setup

sitecore8
After installing a clean sitecore 8 and the EXM module, I get the following exception when trying to create a new one-time-message: Invalid object name 'dbo.Fact_AutomationStatesStatisticsByMessage'. What's wrong?...

Membership for external users in Sitecore 8

asp.net-mvc-5,sitecore,asp.net-membership,sitecore8
I want to build a user registration store for Sitecore 8 website. The users will go in an external database. Sitecore.NET 8.0 (rev. 150223) .NET Framework 4.0.30319.18052 Razor Version=3.0.0.0 MVC 5.2.3.0 Asp.net MVC comes with the membership built in (AccountController, views, etc). I wanted to port this to my Sitecore...

How to attach Sitecore context for controller action mappled to route robots.txt?

sitecore,robots.txt,sitecore-mvc,sitecore8
In Sitecore I'm trying to set up a way for our client to modify the robots.txt file from the content tree. I am attempting to set up a MVC controller action that is mappled to route "robots.txt" and will return the file contents. My controller looks like this: public class...

How can I wrap the Sitecore 8 itemWebApi to apply custom business logic to API responses?

sitecore,sitecore8
I have a requirement to build a service endpoint to provide specific Sitecore 8.0 items (containing a given field value in a given branch of the content tree) to requesting mobile app clients. Encapsulating this logic (and perhaps some other calculations, etc) means the out-of-the-box API is not suitable. I'd...

Sitecore Rocks Error - The Path is not of a legal form

visual-studio-2013,sitecore,sitecore-rocks,sitecore8
I am having the error "The path is not of a legal form" when I try to execute a comandy over the Sitecore Rocks. I am using VS2013, Sitecore 8, Windows Server 2012 (on a Virtual Box). have you got any idea about what could be happen here? Thanks for...

MVC Validation on Subviews

asp.net-mvc-5,sitecore8
I am working on a Sitecore/MVC application, my first MVC application so I am learning as I go. No doubt I am going wrong somewhere along the line. I have a Basket that has 2 address views on it, one for billing and another for delivery. There is also a...

Adding “Internal keywords” in Experiance Profile of Sitecore 8 Analytics

c#,asp.net-mvc,sitecore8,sitecore-analytics
I need help. How can I add "Internal keywords" in Sitecore 8 Analytics (Experiance Profile -> Activity -> Keywords)? I tried to write keywords in code: Tracker.Current.Session.Interaction.Keywords = query; but in Experiance Profile I have not found anything! ...

MongoDb - Query for specific subdocument

mongodb,mongodb-query,sitecore8
I have a set of mongodb documents with the following structure: { "_id" : NUUID("58fbb893-dfe9-4f08-a761-5629d889647d"), "Identifiers" : { "IdentificationLevel" : 2, "Identifier" : "extranet\\[email protected]" }, "Personal" : { "FirstName" : "Test", "Surname" : "Test" }, "Tags" : { "Entries" : { "ContactLists" : { "Values" : { "0" : {...

Correct Place To Specify A Site's Caching Parameters In Sitecore?

sitecore,sitecore8
An "out-of-the-box" installation of Sitecore creates the following lines in the web.config file: <sites> <site name="shell" virtualFolder="/sitecore/shell" physicalFolder="/sitecore/shell" rootPath="/sitecore/content" startItem="/home" language="en" database="core" domain="sitecore" loginPage="/sitecore/login" content="master" contentStartItem="/Home" enableWorkflow="true" enableAnalytics="false" analyticsDefinitions="content" xmlControlPage="/sitecore/shell/default.aspx" browserTitle="Sitecore" htmlCacheSize="10MB"...

Bundling with sitecore MVC

sitecore,sitecore-mvc,sitecore8
I implemented the code here: http://jockstothecore.com/bundling-with-sitecore-mvc/comment-page-1/#comment-6521 It is working perfectly. I just have a few questions. I want to know if there is a performance penalty in the code above since the code is using Sitecore.Mvc.Pipelines.Loader.InitializeGlobalFilters. When does the InitializeGlobalFilters triggered? Is it triggered every time the page loads? Or...

Limiting Bucket Search using QueryBuilder field type in Sitecore

sitecore,query-builder,buckets,sitecore8
In our Sitecore application, we have a template called NewsArticleSlide which renders a news article on a carousel slide. This template has a field called "News article" which contains the ID of the news article being rendered. The type of this field up to now has been droplink, which has...

Sitecore 8 error SPEAK error after upgrade

asp.net-mvc,authorization,sitecore,sitecore8,sitecore-speak-ui
I just did a test upgrade on a Sitecore 7.5 site. The upgrade process went off without a hitch. I navigated to /sitecore and saw the fancy new 8 login screen. I entered my admin creds and was then presented with a .net error: Could not get pipeline: speak.client.initialize.layout (domain:...

Is @Html.Sitecore().VisitorIdentification() required with Sitecore 8 MVC?

sitecore,sitecore-mvc,sitecore8
Is the following call to VistorIndentification() still required within Sitecore 8 MVC layouts / views? @using Sitecore.Mvc.Analytics.Extensions @Html.Sitecore().VisitorIdentification() Even without it, page visits appeared to be tracked in Tracker.Current.Contact.System.VisitCount and within the Experience Profile information. What feature or tracking ability is dependant on this?...