Desktop Tools

Desktop Tools

Desktop Tools for Developers

  • Template Manager is used to create and manage Data Templates
  • Content Editor is used to create and manage the data infrastructure
  • Developer Center is used to create presentation components and preview XSLT renderings
  • Package Designer is used to create and update Sitecore Packages
  • Debug is used to display profile and trace information on a page
  • XPathBuildler is used to write and test Sitecore Queries before using them  as filters in the Template Manager or in code

Desktop Tools for Site Admins

  • Installation Wizard is used to install Sitecore packages
  • Control Panel is used to rebuild various databases and set preferences
  • Log Viewer is used to view the Sitecore log files
  • Security Editor is used to create users and roles, and set access controls

Desktop Tools for Content Authors

  • Content Editor is used to create and manage content for the site 
  • Preview is used to view how content changes will look when published
  • Recycle Bin is used to recover previously deleted content
  • Archive is used to recover previously archived content
  • Search is used to locate content items quickly
  • Carousel is used to view a graphical representation of relationships on the site