Mavention Robots.txt for Sitecore

Generating robots.txt files with Mavention Robots.txt for Sitecore

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.



Adding required Windows features when installing Sitecore 8

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.