Author Archives: Himadri Chakrabarti

About Himadri Chakrabarti

I am a software developer architect and a Sitecore MVP. My professional interest is everything and anything related to Software Architecture, .NET, Sitecore, Node.js, NoSQL etc. Outside of my profession, I am a hobbyist photographer. Link to my photography site http://himadriphotography.com/

Notes from Sitecore Commerce Installation

Finally, I found some time to install Sitecore Commerce, so that, I can play with it and see why everyone in Sitecore Community is talking about it. First all, installing Sitecore Commerce is quite a complex task, at least for … Continue reading

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Custom Theme MVC View Engine for Sitecore Multisite Implementation

Custom MVC view engine for extending theming in the MVC application is a well discussed topic. You will find it in many discussion forums and in many blog posts. The problem in question is, how can you extend the theme of … Continue reading

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Inbound Marketing with Sitecore – Social Media

In the last blog post, I discussed about importance of engagement in SEO. One of many ways to engage users to the site is to use social media. In this blog post, we will talk about role of social media … Continue reading

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Inbound Marketing with Sitecore – SEO

The first step of Inbound Marketing Methodology is to attract people to the website or to content they are looking for. How people are going to try to find contents that they are trying to find out? If I ask this … Continue reading

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Inbound Marketing with Sitecore – What is Inbound Marketing

This morning when I woke up it was still dark. I turned on the light on the corridor, the light flickered and everything dark again. This has been happening lately with that light switch. I took a mental note, I need … Continue reading

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How to fix: Multiple types were found that match the controller named issue in Sitecore Application

This blog post talks about the above mentioned MVC issue for the applications built on Sitecore. If you are here and your application doesn’t have anything to do with Sitecore you probably should look at this stackoverflow post. In a Sitecore … Continue reading

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Continuous Integration with Gulp and Sitecore Powershell Extensions Part 2 – TeamCity Integration

This blog article is continuation of my earlier blog Continuous Integration with Gulp and Sitecore Powershell Extensions Part 1. In this blog, I will show how we can use TeamCity to build and deploy the code and Sitecore items to a … Continue reading

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Sitecore Pipelines and Unity

This is continuation of my earlier blog post Sitecore MVC and Unity. In that post I discussed how with a minimum effort we can use Unity as the DI Framework for the Sitecore MVC application. In this post, I will discuss how … Continue reading

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2015 in review

Wish you a very happy and prosperous 2016. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about … Continue reading

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Continuous Integration with Gulp and Sitecore Powershell Extensions Part 1

Sitecore development and code deployment is quite different than normal ASP.Net Web Application development because of the fact that we need to deal with the versioning of Sitecore items. In this regard Team Development for Sitecore (TDS) is a huge … Continue reading

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