Sitecore Cookbook for Developers

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  • Create, access, and personalize your website content using different Sitecore presentation components
  • Learn how to extend the presentation components to fulfill some real-life requiremnts such as improving the site’s performance, generating Rss feeds and so on
  • Work with multiple websites on a single Sitecore instance and create multilingual websites
  • Customize the Sitecore interfaces as per your business requirements to provide easier and error-free user interface to content authors to save time and improve accuracy
  • Customize the Sitecore backend architecture as per your business needs
  • Automate tasks and achieve scalability by altering the development and configuration settings
  • Integrate external systems with Sitecore to import or export content and secure user interactions
  • Integrate the advanced features of analytics and personalization, to get the best possible customer experience and generate its reports

This book will get you started on building rich websites, and customizing user interfaces by creating content management applications quickly. It will give you an insight into web designs and how to customize the Sitecore architecture as per your website's requirements using best practices.

Packed with over 70 recipes to help you achieve and solve real-world common tasks, requirements, and the problems of content management, content delivery, and publishing instance environments. It also presents recipes on Sitecore’s backend processes of customizing pipelines, creating custom event handler and media handler, setting hooks and more. Other topics covered include creating a workflow action, publishing sublayouts and media files, securing your environment by customizing user profiles and access rights, boosting search capabilities, optimising performance, scalability and high-availability of Sitecore instances and much more.

By the end of this book, you will have be able to add virtually limitless features to your websites by developing and deploying Sitecore efficiently.

  • Build enterprise-level rich websites quickly and deliver the best possible content management to your website
  • Get maximum usage of functionalities like different user interfaces, workflow, publishing, search, analytics, etc and learn different rendering techniques using presentation components for data bindings, events, handlers, schedulers, media, etc.
  • Add a surprising amount of functionality just by customizing the Sitecore architecture through the best practices contained in this book
Page Count 338
Course Length 10 hours 8 minutes
ISBN 9781784396527
Date Of Publication 28 Apr 2016


Yogesh Patel

Yogesh Patel has been programming since the year 2000, and has been working in the IT industry for over ten years on a variety of technologies. He was mainly involved in Sitecore or .NET-based development in the Indian offices of US and UK-based organizations. He has worked at Investis Ltd as a technical architect and has lead a Sitecore development team. Yogesh has held a number of positions and has a lot of responsibilities, having worked at Investis since 2009. He has been recognized as a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Sitecore for 2014, 2015, and 2016.

As a developer, Yogesh enjoys learning new programming techniques, practices, and tactics. He has worked on .NET since 2005 and Sitecore since 2009. He has also spent plenty of time developing in C, VC++, MATLAB, VB6, ASP, Java, PHP, AppleScript, SQL, and MySQL, but his current focus is on .NET—especially Sitecore. His blog can be found at You can find Yogesh on Twitter at @patelyogesh_in, as well as LinkedIn (yspatel) and Facebook (