I am trying to get to my site settings item in my tree to see what office id I need between my US site and my CA version. I have tried Sitecore.Context.Site but since this is a scheduled task it comes through null, so just wondering if there is a work around to try and get access in this class to my tree again.

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  • Could you please provide more details? Do you have a single scheduled task that does the same thing for 2 different sites? Can you break it up into 2 scheduled tasks so that it's clear for which site it's running? You can always do Sitecore.Context.Database.GetItem(relevantSiteSettingsItemId). If you don't want to use the Item Id, you could also use the item path. Apr 2 at 17:39
  • This task is for processing our forms that we submitted. We then are doing a post to an external api that we need to send the office ID based on what is in the sitesettings for that site. The item ID wouldnt work since I need it dynamic, to tell me if sitesetting is for CA it gives me office id of 2 and if I am on US then it would give me 1. I think getting it by path might work since the id is different per site. Apr 2 at 17:49
  • If you are using path then it should be configurable via item so that if path change in near future then you just update the item otherwise item id also as a configurable item
    – Amit Kumar
    Apr 2 at 20:09

Depending on your scheduler implementation you can use SiteContextSwitcher to switch Sitecore.Context.Site to your actual site context.

First you need to get the website either by name:

var website = Factory.GetSite("yoursitename");

or if you have an item object you can get its site by the path

var siteInfo = Sitecore.Configuration.Factory.GetSiteInfoList().FirstOrDefault(x => item.Paths.FullPath.StartsWith(x.RootPath));    
var website = Sitecore.Configuration.Factory.GetSite(siteInfo.Name)

using (new SiteContextSwitcher(website))
   //implement your logic here

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