David LewisSr Solution Architect

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Optimizely CMS 12 – Implementing a Reverse Proxy with YARP

The last few CMS implementations that I’ve done have required reverse proxies to surface external content.  By the time I had completed my last CMS 11 project, I was a pro with reverse proxies. And then CMS 12 came and changed everything.  CMS 12 moved to .Net Core on Linux web apps. This change removed […]

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Optimizely Integration within Episerver – Part 2: Full Stack A/B Test

This is the second in a series of posts that look at some potential ways that the Optimizely and Episerver products can be integrated.  In this post we will be updating the code that was created in the first article to include a Full Stack A/B test to determine if an increase in price would affect […]

Optimizely Integration within Episerver – Part 1: Full Stack Feature

With the rebranding of Episerver to Optimizely there have been several questions floating around about the Optimizely stack and how it can be used in a traditional Episerver project. This is a quick four part series where we look at some potential ways the products can be integrated.  Here are the links to all of the […]

Episerver: Add a Copy Preview Link to the Navigation Pane

Recently a friend posted on the forums about the idea of being able to share a preview link to an item. While the solution outlined below may not meet his exact needs, it illustrates how easy it is to tap into Episerver plug-in areas to and add additional functionality to the editing interface. There are […]

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Episerver Authentication with multiple Azure AD Instances

I recently came across a project where there was a slightly different twist for the site’s authentication needs.  For this project the company had three different authentication scenarios that needed to be covered. Log in via a primary Azure AD tenant. This Azure AD instance was set up with application roles and the users were […]

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Episerver: How to Create a Language Selector for Multilingual Sites

Multilingual sites require a way for end-users to switch from one language to another.  This article takes a quick look at the key components for creating a language selector, or drop-down, in Episerver.   The Episerver Methods for the Language Selector Displaying your list of languages and displaying the currently selected language depends on the […]

Episerver: How to quickly create environments with Azure CLI

Many of the Episerver projects that we work on have at least one Azure environment.  This ranges from production environments to integration environments where continuous deployments occur. We needed a way to stand up new environments quickly and be able to replicate the creation of new environments as needed. We had previously accomplished this using […]