The open source SI4T (Search Integration for Tridion) project allows you to pass through 3 levels of control over what content gets indexed: Firstly, the default, zero-configuration behaviour. Then there is fine-grained configuration via metadata and parameters, and finally total extensibility by coding your own indexing TBBs. This article talks through how you can refine your indexing strategy by passing through these levels. Continue reading
Tag Archives: Configuration
Why we donâ€™t use SDL Tridion Workflow
The SDL Tridion MVPs were chatting on Skype last week, and the subject of workflow came up. One MVP told us he was working on a particularly interesting workflow challenge, and another shared the fantastic one-liner â€œRule #1 for SDL Tridion Workflow: Donâ€™t do itâ€.
Now based on my last post â€œWelcome back SDL Tridion Workflowâ€ I thought it would be interesting to take a look at why so few clients implement SDL Tridionâ€™s workflow solution for managing their content. After all, I bet 9 out of 10 clients list workflow as a feature in RFIs when making their WCM selection shortlists. Continue reading
How Tridion Content Delivery loads configuration files (.NET)
I got a question recently about how the .NET version of Tridion Content Delivery figures out where your configuration files are located.
As I didn’t know all of the details, I decided to investigate and share my findings here. Continue reading