Kyle KingsburyA Sitecore web development blog

Tag - performance

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

InSitecore//4 Min read

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 faster IsDerived Extension Method

InSitecore//2 Min read

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...

A tale of improving the Sitecore 8.2 experience editor performance

InSitecore//4 Min read

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...