Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Create custom Sitecore SXA renderings and components

The blog post example has been created on following versions:
  •          Using Sitecore 8.2 (rev 170407) update 3
  •         Sitecore Experience Accelerator 1.3 rev. 170519 for 8.2.zip
     Below we will see the steps to create SXA compatible custom rendering.
     
       SXA compatibility should have the following features:
  •          Available in toolbox
  •          Would support drag and drop
  •          Will help content authors with help text and areas where they can insert
  •          Can have multiple variants
  •          Will support SXA OOB styling

Here, I am taking an example of a custom carousel where we have the following requirements:
Carousel will have following global settings:
  •          Can have a background colour

Each carousel slide can have:
  •          Title
  •          Description
  •          Image
  •           Link


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