Multi-Line field bugs in Sitecore 8.1

If you’re using Multi-Line fields in Sitecore, as of Sitecore 8.1 Update 1 you will encounter problems with using them when editing content in the Experience Editor.

These two bugs are:

  1. When you create a new line in the field, the Experience Editor will actually add two new line breaks instead of one.
  2. When you save, all lines except for the first are not saved. Continue reading

Implementing a Virtual Field in Sitecore

My recent work with Sitecore has involved getting to spend some time customizing the search results for editors. One task I wanted to accomplish was to improve the standard DateRange facet that is supplied with Sitecore. I had two issues I wanted to solve; I wanted a facet that was:

  • More granular. The existing facet has values such as This Week, This Month, This Year. I wanted editors to have more options here, for example a facet to show items “3-6 months old”.
  • A better display. The standard facet displays its values in a rather user-unfriendly manner, e.g. “thisweek”. I would prefer “This week”. Continue reading

From Wordpress to Hexo

The site is being relaunched today! Previously, kasaku.co.uk was running under Wordpress with Azure hosting. I decided that Wordpress, and especially the Wordpress hosting, was a little overkill for the site. With that in mind, I decided to look at what static-site generators were around.
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