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What are some appropriate uses for Sitecore Data Providers?

Data Providers are difficult to develop, given the performance and data mapping challenges they can present. But they are powerful when done correctly: Allowing real-time integration with external ...
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Consistent GUIDs for custom data provider

I am creating a custom data provider to integration news articles from an external API into a Sitecore solution. The external data source use simple integers as ID for the news articles though. I ...
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What is Sitecore IDTable usage?

There is a table called IDTable that comes by default with Sitecore installations. What is the usage of this table ?
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Custom Data Provider with bucketed items

I am creating a custom data provider to integration news articles from an external API into a Sitecore solution. The external data source has a large amount of news articles though, so I would like ...
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Getting error in Automatically accepting changes for cloned items when adding new versions

I have implemented Auto-accepting changes for cloned items by following this Sitecore Knowledge-base article However I get below error when adding new version from some translation services module ...
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How to skip item from being published programtically without using NeverPublish field

I'm working with a DataProvider that I want live on BOTH of my databases and want the items to always be unpublishable (that way the items on one database don't get written to the Sitecore database ...
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Expose Sitecore/Sitecore Commerce Items to third party by using custom API

Below are the possible ways to expose sitecore data to third party: Item Web API Sitecore Client Services Data exchange framework Sitecore Data Providers I've following challenges to implement these ...
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Custom Media Provider for Azure

All the images/resources for only a given template (say X) are stored in azure. While all other images are still stored in Sitecore Media Library. When a user navigates to an item of template X in ...
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Readonly Data Provider

I have a prototype of a custom data provider in Sitecore 9 that will be used to provide items created by an API. Data is currently fetched in the constructor of the data provider. Im unclear on a ...
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How can I clear the uCommerce dataprovider cache?

I'm importing products into a Sitecore uCommerce site and referencing these new products using the uCommerce Sitecore data provider. The products are successfully imported and show in the uCommerce ...
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Where can I put my custom pipeline to be executed right before Sitecore 8.2 Data Provider?

I have some external data to be populated before my External data provider is executed. Let say I have 2 functions call external data: GetAllItems() GetItem(string itemId) Those functions will ...