How To Install Sitecore Rocks

When working with Sitecore, one invaluable tool to help development is SiteCoreRocks. Sitecore rocks is a visual studio companion that will make developing and administrating easier. In today’s tutorial, I am going to cover how to install SitecoreRocks.

Open Visual Studio

As Sitecore rocks lives within Sitecore, the first thing to do is open it up, go to Tools -> Extensions and Updates and search for Sitecore.

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Click the download button and agree to the T&C’s dialog:

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After Sitecore Rocks installs, you will need to re-start visual studio.

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If you are creating a new Sitecore Instance, please check out the second article in the series that discusses Using Sitecore Rocks to Create a Sitecore Instance.

Jon D Jones

Software Architect, Programmer and Technologist Jon Jones is founder and CEO of London-based tech firm Digital Prompt. He has been working in the field for nearly a decade, specializing in new technologies and technical solution research in the web business. A passionate blogger by heart , speaker & consultant from England.. always on the hunt for the next challenge

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