Sitecore Author Toolbox 3.0 is here! with a new Media Library on steroids!

Thursday 10th September 2020.

Summer is almost over and it thought it would be a good time for a new major release of Sitecore Author Toolbox extension. This 3.0 version puts the focus on Sitecore Media library and comes with a shiny new list view for your media library folders. Note: Screenshots and video recording below have been made […]

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Why I built a new Sitecore UI?

Wednesday 10th June 2020.

TL;TR go to the new Sitecore UI screenshots here I’ve been learning how to work with various CMSs for the past 10 years. Having spent the past 3 years working exclusively on Sitecore, I can relate that it’s one of the most difficult to tame. In fact, the learning curve is so high that most […]

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Sitecore Author Toolbox 2.2 is there with a new Sitecore UI!

Tuesday 9th June 2020.

Sitecore Author Toolbox 2.2 🚀 has been submitted to the #Chrome Web Store, new features are: Instant Search bar 🔎 Sitecore Experimental UI 💥 Help / docs message bar in CE 📚 Scriban syntax colouring 🎨 Bug fixing and improvements 🐞 🥁 it’s one of my biggest release since the launch! Available for download from […]

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How to install Horizon on Sitecore 9.3

Wednesday 3rd June 2020.

After having installed Sitecore 9.3 on my VM, I decided to give a spin to shiny future replacement of the Experience Editor: Horizon. This guide will give you step-by step instructions to install Horizon on top of a clean Sitecore 9.3 installed with SIA. Step-by-step guide Step 1: Download Horizon Go to and download […]

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How I managed to install Sitecore 9.3 XP + SXA + Styleguide SXA

Monday 1st June 2020.

Disclaimer: I’m not a Sitecore developer and I don’t have a PC at home running Windows. I needed to have my very own local instance of Sitecore to test and develop features of my Google Chrome Extension for Sitecore, from my Mac 🙂 Even though I don’t have any experience with Microsoft server things, I […]

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Thanks for using Sitecore Author Toolbox 2.1!

Sunday 10th May 2020.

Hello, and thank you for using my “Sitecore Author Toolbox” extension 🙂 You’ve just got upgraded to the latest version 2.1 and here is the release note: Release note 2.1: Better sharable URLs (now with language and version) Experience Profile Gravatar image (Inspired by Corey Smith’s Gravatar tool) Content tab (opens by default) Back/Next buttons […]

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Sitecore Author Toolbox: What do you get in the Experience Editor enhancements option?

Friday 24th April 2020.

Some of you asked me what are the exact experience editor enhancements mentioned in my Sitecore Author Toolbox Chrome Extension. Here is a quick view of what you will get from this. Toggle button that shows/hides the Experience Editor ribbon Prominent buttons to Add/Move a component in your page Two extra buttons The first one […]

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Sitecore Author Toolbox 2.0 is out!

Friday 17th April 2020.

First of all, I hope that you and your loved one are safe and healthy. I would like to take advantage of this post to sincerely thanks all of you for your support, message, and feedback since I released version 1.0. This extension has now reached 200+ users. This is a new milestone, it is […]

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How-to guide: Set up your CM and CD/Live domains in Sitecore Author Toolbox 2.0

Thursday 16th April 2020.

This guide will explain to you how you can configure your domains in Sitecore Author Toolbox 1.8 and get the most out of it. By setting up domains in your extension, you can get Live URL to your CD/Live website, take advantage of the new Status URL features, as well as the right-click context menu […]

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How to add icons to Sitecore sections, without a single line of code.

Friday 10th April 2020.

Most of the time, when you want to customize Sitecore sections, the way to go is to edit the corresponding section template, change the “Sortorder” field and give it a nice display name. Recently, I had to do this is one of my projects, when I started tweaking one of the Template section, I noticed […]

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