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Tips for rapid UX prototyping

Miranda Singler • 8/13/2015

Here at Symsoft, we do a lot of brainstorming on whiteboards and even paper. It gets us to literally “think outside the box” of our own computer screens to quickly figure things out together.

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Sitecore Media Upload Permissions Issue

Bhavik Patel • 8/7/2015

If you’re using Sitecore 7.2 (or 7.5), you’ll notice that the traditional interface for browsing through media items has been improved. What was once the traditional SHEER version of the media browse/upload user interface has now become a more attractive SPEAK version.

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Using Creative Cloud with AEM assets

Mark Aplet • 7/16/2015

My role at SymSoft primarily revolves around user interface design and the implementation of that design into useable front-end code. I get excited when there are new tools or processes that allow me to create and develop projects quicker or more efficiently.

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Sitecore Workflow Auto Publish Media Items

Bhavik Patel • 7/3/2015

When you install a default Sitecore 7 instance, you will notice that there is a “Sample Workflow” already configured for you. The final step of this workflow has an “Auto Publish” action, which automatically publishes an item once it reaches the final step of workflow.

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Reveal the Meaning within Your Data

Miranda Singler • 5/27/2015

When paired with data visualizations, storytelling can reveal meaningful messages within your data to provide better understanding and incentive for positive transformations within your organization.

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Sitecore 8 Experience Platform Upgrade

Xing Liu • 5/15/2015

Sitecore 8 Experience Platform provides a completely new user interface and whole new set of features.  In order to upgrade to Sitecore 8, there are some major steps you need to consider.

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Custom Sitecore Rich Text Editor Styles

Bhavik Patel • 5/11/2015

One of the most important aspects of maintaining a WYSIWYG editing experience is to make sure that the CSS that is used for your website is the same CSS that is used for your rich text editor. In Sitecore, this is pretty easy to accomplish through configuration.

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