The robots exclusion protocol (REP), or robots.txt is a text file webmasters create to instruct robots (typically search engine robots) how to crawl and index pages on their website. Although it’s not an official standard, using robots.txt is a common approach used for Internet-facing websites to exclude pieces of your website from crawling. Find out how you can easily create and manage the robots.txt file with Mavention Robots.txt for Sitecore.
Recently I started working with Sitecore 8. One of the things I found out when installing Sitecore on Windows Server 2012 R2 is that it needs a few Windows roles and features as a prerequisite. Finding out which of these Windows roles & features are needed was is quite a challenge. So, to make things easier, I created a PowerShell script which installs all the required Windows roles and features.
When editing a Publishing Page, SharePoint does not give you a visual reference to the required field(s) on this page until the moment you try to save the page. Only then SharePoint will show you which field(s) must contain data.
In this article i will show you a solution which makes it possible to show all required field(s) on the page.
SharePoint Search by default crawls the contents of all site columns so that they are available for search queries. While most would consider that to be a good attribute there are times when it can be a hindrance, especially when content is shown on public facing websites which is not relevant to the content on the page or the metadata about the page.
@font-face is a CSS rule which allows you to show a font on a Web page even if that font is not installed on the users’ computer. This means that designers and developers can begin moving away from Web-safe fonts that users have pre-installed on their computer such as Arial, Times New Roman, Verdana and Trebuchet.
If your developing a new Windows 8 app and you want to test it on another device (e.g. Surface), you’ll need to use a technique called sideloading. This can easily be done through a few steps that will be described in this post.