This minor release brings Sitecore 8.2 Update 1 support and adds one extra feature plus many improvements and bug fixes.
I was forced to release this version because there were some changes in the latest platform release and 4 modules stopped working.
You will benefit from that because you will get one extra feature and some improvements/fixes.
Shortcuts or self-defined links are the most interesting additions in the current version.
With this feature, you can define your commonly used links and access them via extension popup or Launcher module.
How to add links
In order to add new links open the extension settings page and navigate to Links section (available in the main navigation).
You have to specify:
- name - link name, will be used for displaying purposes,
- url - link url, relative to the hostname,
- mode - you can specify whether link should be opened in new or current tab
How to edit links
You can edit all of your links on the same page (just scroll down).
There is an additional column as well (sort), which lets you manage the links order.
How to use links/shortcuts:
There are two ways:
By default, each navigation link will be opened in your current window, mode defined in settings has no effect here. If you want to open link in new tab, use Ctrl + Enter when executing link from Launcher.
Page Up- select first command from recently used commands
Page Down- select last command from recently used commands
Settings for Launcher were moved to the extension settings page. You can override default values now.
- Search results count
- Show Launcher
- Hide Launcher
- Execute command
- Select next result
- Select previous result
- Select first result
- Select last result
I hope you like the new feature. Enjoy using #sc_ext with the newest Sitecore release.
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Official hashtag for this module is #sc_ext