Kyle KingsburyA Sitecore web development blog

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Creating a custom command with Sitecore PowerShell Extensions

InSitecore//3 Min read

Ever wondered how to extend [Sitecore PowerShell Extensions]( (SPE) and add custom commands to streamline your development? In this post, i'll review what you need to do to quickly start development. > The Sitecore PowerShell Extensions (SPE) module is a Sitecore development accelerator which can drastically increase your productivity and curtail...

Mapping integers values to boolean values within Solr with the ContentSearch API

InSitecore//3 Min read

If you work with Sitecore and search driven experiences enough, you will undoubtedly run into a scenario where you need to map a complex type from your codebase to a single entry into your index.  Luckily for us, Sitecore has already built the abstractions and the implementation into the Content Search...

Configuring Sitecore's SolrProvider to use SolrPostConnection

InSitecore//2 Min read

By default, Sitecore's ContentSearch Solr implementation is configured to send all requests to Solr using a HTTP **GET**. For most implementations, this is fine and shouldn't need to be changed. However, if you are doing very complex queries you'll quickly run into IIS's web server query string and URL length...

Deliver faster with the Fluent ContentSearch Library

InSitecore//4 Min read

With the Sitecore 7 release, Sitecore introduced the ContentSearch API to improve developer's lives by providing a familiar LINQ abstraction on top of Lucene and SOLR. This allowed developers to develop against a single API that could work with any search provider, all while using LINQ's very, very likable API. While the...