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Run your MVC controller ignoring SiteCore 6.6 Pipeline….

there are 3 Steps to do to achieve it:

1) write your controller inheriting from Controller

public class TestController : Controller

{

[ HttpGet]

public ActionResult Stelio()

{

//This throw an exception

//var footerRoot = Sitecore.Context.Database.GetItem(“/sitecore/content/Global/Footer”);

return Content( “this is a test to run an MVC controller in a SiteCore 6.6 site outside of SiteCore Context” );

}

}

2) Exlude the URL from the web.config


<setting name=”IgnoreUrlPrefixes” value=”/TestController/Stelio|/sitecore/default.aspx|/trace.axd|/webresource.axd|/sitecore/shell/Controls/Rich Text Editor/Telerik.Web.UI.DialogHandler.aspx|/sitecore/shell/applications/content manager/telerik.web.ui.dialoghandler.aspx|/sitecore/shell/Controls/Rich Text Editor/Telerik.Web.UI.SpellCheckHandler.axd|/Telerik.Web.UI.WebResource.axd|/sitecore/admin/upgrade/|/layouts/testing “/>

3) Register your route

public static void RegisterRoutes(RouteCollection routes)

{

routes.IgnoreRoute( “{resource}.axd/{*pathInfo}”);

routes.MapRoute(

“Default”, // Route name

“{controller}/{action}/”, // URL with parameters

new { controller = “TestController”, action = “stelio” , } );

}

Remember that you cannot use SiteCore Context (Sitecore.Context will throw an exception)

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