Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA)

Anusha Burli07/24/2019


Sitecore Experience Accelerator (SXA)

Blog Category :SitecorePublished on: 24 July 2019
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Author : Anusha BurliEmail : info@aienterprise.com

SXA Introduction

The Sitecore Experience Accelerator module is used to increase your speed to market, enables you to deliver more easily at scale and gives mobile responsiveness by default. It is favored by organizations who want to achieve a smooth sailing website build and deployment.

SXA intro 

Why SXA?

Faster time-to-market Digital marketing made easy with the support of Sitecore and SXA marketing features

Reduced development costsAssemble sites using responsive and reusable components which cuts related expenses

Minimum to zero development Enable different work streams (Frontend, Backend & Content population) to run in parallel. A SXA site cuts down the timelines to half on an average when compared to a typical non-SXA site.

Brand recognition and integrity Ready-made themes to enable brand consistency while enhancing its recognition.

SXA Features

 

 Toolbox

Toolbox

SXA comes with approximately 100 pre-built components which helps in assembling all pages easily

 Dynamic Wireframes

Dynamic wireframes

 

The drag and drop interface provides an opportunity for content authors to design the pages on the fly without the intervention of IT team

 Mobile and responsiveness

Mobile and responsiveness

UI frameworks helps in building friendly pages for all devices

 Multisite

Multisite

Ability to create related sites under a single brand using SXA

 Social Networks Integration

Social Networks Integration

Connect to social media from the website easily.

 Search

Search

Pre-built SXA’s search indexes to search the website.

 Best practice

Best practice by default

SXA is built using Helix principles which helps in maintaining the site.

 SEO

SEO

In-built SEO to improve the ranking of websites 

 Performance

Performance

SXA’s Asset Optimizer and caching techniques helps in improving performance 

 Security

Security

Setup security on the website using SXA 

 

How Sitecore SXA with Commerce

  • A full B2C retail commerce template based on Sitecore best practices to deploy on premise or in the Cloud.
  • SXA Commerce includes 40+ commerce-specific components that can help build a web page without requiring IT resources.
  • Third party integrations for payment during checkout.

Sitecore commerce

When to Use SXA?

SXA is a good fit for organizations that use a lot of highly structured sites that make use of shared content.

New implementations that match the feature set of SXA

Smaller sites looking to take advantage of the marketing/experience features of Sitecore

Highly regulated organizations, where content & presentation governance is more rigid

SXA sites