WCM tip #16: Invalid URLs for catalog items don’t return 404 Page Not Found response

When working with content catalogs, if your visitors use an invalid URL, instead of seeing the Page Not Found page they will see an empty page. When working with cross-site publishing and content catalogs SharePoint 2013 uses search to retrieve the requested content. Using the information from the URL SharePoint

Presentations from the SharePoint 2013 WCM Bootcamp now available

The presentations decks from the recent SharePoint 2013 WCM Bootcamp have just been made available. Keynote (by Fredrik Holm) ARC01 – Planning for public-facing websites (by Fredrik Holm and Waldek Mastykarz) ARC02 – Building multilingual websites (by Waldek Mastykarz) ARC03 – Engaging with visitors (by Fredrik Holm) ARC04 – Building intelligent websites (by Waldek

Using the Anonymous search results cache on SharePoint 2013 public-facing websites

Enabling the Anonymous search results cache can help you improve the performance of your SharePoint 2013 public-facing website using the search-driven publishing model. So how do you ensure that your website is using the Anonymous search results cache? Search-driven publishing model in SharePoint 2013 One of the new capabilities of

Inconvenient Catalog Item Page and ‘Page not found’ (404) experience

Using one Catalog Item Page you can publish the contents of hundreds of items on your website. But what will you see if you type the wrong URL? SharePoint 2013 Search-driven publishing One of the great improvements in SharePoint 2013 is the search-driven publishing model, where the content is published

Inconvenient Catalog Item Reuse Web Part and displaying content from Managed Properties

Catalog Item Reuse Web Part is the control that you have to use to display data from Managed Properties on your pages in search-driven publishing scenarios. And while everything might seem okay at first, it’s just the matter of time until you see your content rendered as plain-text. Displaying