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/

A Powershell script for removing Sitecore 9 instance from local machine

Sitecore 9 installation process is quite different than previous version. The new installation process uses, Sitecore Installation Framework (SIF). You can find installation documents in Sitecore 9 release page. The earlier version of Sitecore installation was easy and it was … Continue reading

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Sitecore Commerce 9 is Coming Soon

What a great Symposium it was in Las Vegas. So many familiar faces and so much we have learned from the Symposium and the MVP Summit. My focus in last couple months was on Sitecore Commerce and I tried to … Continue reading

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How to debug Sitecore Commerce OData APIs in Fiddler

Sitecore Commerce  APIs are based on OData. When Storefront makes call to Sitecore Commerce Engine, it uses OData clients, which are Commerce Services Proxy generated using T4 templates. If you download Sitecore Commerce SDK, you will find the several Postman … Continue reading

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Sitecore Commerce Pricing Feature

Pricing is one of most important and complex features in any eCommerce product. New Sitecore Commerce has introduced a much improved pricing engine than what used to be in Commerce Server. In this article, I will explain Sitecore Commerce pricing … Continue reading

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Notes from Sitecore Commerce Installation

Finally, I found some time to install Sitecore Commerce. I am excited because, I can play with it and see why everyone in Sitecore Community is talking about it. First of all, installing Sitecore Commerce is quite a complex task, … 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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