Request Entity Too Large error on data import

When exporting a big amount of content via Epi Admin Tools and importing into local environment you can receive an Error because the file size limitation. “The remote server returned an error: (413) Request Entity Too Large. Request entity too large.” The limits can be extended so you can import larger *.episerverdata files in the… Continue Reading →

Update site settings after database import

There are a some scenarios, for example content migration, where you have to export the database from a DXP environment and import into the local environment. As it seams really easy to export the database via Epi/Optimizely PaaS Portal and import into local machine there is one thing be aware of – there is no… Continue Reading →

How to stop malicious files being uploaded to Media Library by content type (MIME)

I had the requirement to validate files before uploading into the Sitecore’s Media Library – if its not a item in the decided type, the upload should be blocked and the User should be informed. So I found out that there is a Sitecore’s Filter tool https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/91/platform-administration-and-architecture/en/secure-the-file-upload-functionality.html This tool works really nice for checking/filtering the… Continue Reading →

How to install Sitecore SXA module

To install SXA module, you must have Sitecore XP installed on your on-premise work station. You also have to download the SXA installation package that corresponds to your version of the Sitecore XP from the SXA Downloads page. Prerequisites Before installing SXA, ensure that you have the following installed: Sitecore Experience Platform 9.2 Initial Release or… Continue Reading →

Installation of Sitecore XP 9.2 with graphical setup package

When I read about the Sitecore Experience Platform 9.2 Initial Release I was pleasantly suprised that there is also a graphical installation package – this is a graphical Installation wizard which leads you through the installation of Sitecore 9.2. There is a resource “Graphical setup package for XP Single” which I downloaded to start my… Continue Reading →

Deep dive into Sitecore’s xConnect

What is xConnect? A service layer between xDB and any trusted client which operates autonomously with Sitecore. Sitecore uses xConnect for all its analytics and marketing automation features. Main features Automatic indexing of any contact, facet, interaction, or event Push and pull operations on contacts and interactions Search features make use of technologies like Solr or Azure… Continue Reading →

Deep dive into Sitecore’s xDB

After I had to deal with xDB and trying to understand what it exactly is I will share you a compact summary of my learning What is xDB?  The Experience Database (xDB) is the central big data marketing repository for the customer experience. xDB translates all collected data from a single user’s visit and interactions… Continue Reading →


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