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Sitecore 9 Forms is a powerful upgrade from WFFM. It provides a simple interface that allows the user to easily create forms on demand, and collect information from their visitors. For longer forms, the creation process can be a bit tedious and repetitive. This prompted me to leverage Sitecore PowerShell to create a script that will parse a JSON file and generate a form. Now the repetitive stuff can be managed via copy/paste. All of the scripts and an installation package can be found over at GitHub: Sitecore - Json To Forms. Continue reading to learn more about the thought process that brought these scripts to life.


There are many mechanisms for monitoring the health of Sitecore, but Heartbeat.aspx is the simplest. It is easy to monitor with third party tools and requires no knowledge of technological underpinnings. With the release of Sitecore 9, however, things have gotten a bit more complicated. Heartbeat checks every database, even unused ones. this can lead to false negatives and problems monitoring site health in different environments. Fortunately, there is a solution!

Sitecore 9 makes it really easy to incorporate federated authentication into the admin panel. A large portion of the process simply involves a few configuration changes. Included as a part of these configurations are the group-to-role transformation mapping. The ease of these changes are nice, however adding a new role requires configuration changes, which means a deployment or (at the very least) an outage of the site. I recently incorporated federated authentication (via Okta) into a system, and was irked by this requirement. This subsequently drove me to add some logic to allow the group-to-role mappings to be configured within Sitecore.

The Sitecore Community is buzzing with excitement over the new Sitecore 9.1. What's all the fuss about? Why is this new release worth upgrading to? Sitecore MVP and Senior Developer, Olga Kogan shares nine reasons current and potential Sitecore customers should consider upgrading.

As always, Sitecore Symposium was jam packed with information, collaboration, and connecting with others in the Sitecore Community. It is always inspiring to hear how companies and other partners are using Sitecore® and Sitecore® Experience Commerce™ to achieve their business goals. Here are five important takeaways from the 2018 Sitecore Symposium: