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Whenever I want to test something, do some R&D or just need an example SXA implementation to record a video or explain a certain concept I had two choices: Use a blank SXA instance or use Habitat Home, our official Sitecore Demo environment. Both of them work excellent, but a blank SXA instance is typically not sufficient due to the lack of content. The other option, using Habitat Home was often the opposite since it…

One of the biggest focus areas of the SXA 9.3 release is making SXA more appealing and easier for frontend developers to work with. As a major effort in that, the whole frontend developer workflow is now improved based on feedback we received. What has changed? Everyone who develops with SXA has seen the way themes are implement. A single theme is stored inside the media library alongside with all of it’s files. Meaning that…

One of the features of SXA 9.3 that I am most excited about is the introduction of Scriban. Scriban is the new templating language within SXA 9.3. So why a new templating language? One of the changes that Sitecore 9.3 is introducing is the removal of the current templating engine; NVelocity. The SXA development team needed an altnative and did their research in which they evaluated different templating engines. They concluded that Scriban is one…