Kyle Kingsbury A Sitecore web development blog


Top 5 reasons your Sitecore search is slow and how to resolve


It’s an all-too-familiar story–you were part of an implementation that created a beautiful search interface based on the latest UX trends and built on top of Sitecore’s latest Content Search API. You tested the search interface locally and in your integration environment, and from your view, the results loaded in a timely manner. Heck, maybe you weren’t even paying...

A faster IsDerived Extension Method


If you have been around Sitecore development long enough, you have undoubtedly run into the extension method ‘IsDerived’. This extension method allows developers to easily determine whether an item inherits from a specific base template; the template can be anywhere in the inheritance chain. This opens up a lot of possibilities for developers to customize the inheritance chain for...

A tale of improving the Sitecore 8.2 experience editor performance


In recent months, our Content Authors for an eCommerce site built with Sitecore 8.2 running on Azure (IaaS) were complaining about the painstaking process of editing and building pages with Sitecore’s Experience Editor. While not unheard for Content Authors to complain that the Experience Editor is a bit sluggish (as in always), the authors were pointing out that it would take 1-1.5 minutes...

Kyle Kingsbury A Sitecore web development blog
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