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 […]
Why I built a new Sitecore UI?
Sitecore Author Toolbox 2.2 is there with a new Sitecore UI!
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! Stay tune, I will […]
How to install Horizon on Sitecore 9.3
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 https://dev.sitecore.net/ and download […]
How I managed to install Sitecore 9.3 XP + SXA + Styleguide SXA
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 […]
Thanks for using Sitecore Author Toolbox 2.1!
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 […]
Sitecore Author Toolbox: What do you get in the Experience Editor enhancements option?
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 […]
Sitecore Author Toolbox 2.0 is out!
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 […]
How-to guide: Set up your CM and CD/Live domains in Sitecore Author Toolbox 2.0
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 […]
How to add icons to Sitecore sections, without a single line of code.
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 […]
🚀 Sitecore Author Toolbox 1.7 is there! With a bunch of new features…
Thanks for using Sitecore Author Toolbox! Here is the list of new features that are now available via the extension menu/options. What’s new in 1.7 Accordion sections to Tabs(content editor) HTML editor color syntax + completion(content editor) Reload page upgrade(keeps your language and version) Multi-list enhancement(experience Editor) Version number display(content editor) Loader icon (content editor) […]