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Keep your environments in sync with Episerver DXP!

While iterating on projects it’s always a good idea to keep your lower environments in sync with the latest content and imagery from your production environment.  In some platforms this is a significant effort, but with Episerver DXP it can be easily automated! Eric Markson from Perficient recently blogged about how to automate the orchestration […]

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How to Use AI and NLG to Write Marketing Content

Back in early 2019, I became interested in how I could use Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Natural Language Generation (NLG) to write content for my blog posts.  The idea was elementary: come up with a story idea and let an AI tool write the content!  I didn’t want to create a tool […]

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The Sitecore Sessions, Volume 1: Exploring Sitecore 10

Sitecore 10 is here! And with it comes some exciting new features - from improving the content experience to new analytics tools and evolving to a stronger integration with Content Hub.   With the release of Sitecore 10, our digital and content strategists at Perficient wanted to dig into the new features. Working with these strategists, Monique Anderson, a Perficient marketing […]

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DAM! We should get our assets together.

It’s DAM, not damn. Let’s dissect what these tools are, what to seek in a DAM, and more about managing your assets. Digital Asset Management (DAM) systems are a commonly misunderstood tool. “They’re like a file storage system, right?”. Technically, that’s not wrong, but that’s like saying that Google is “just a search engine”. Also, […]

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Responsive Image Cropping for Episerver is Here!

SCORE for Episerver – New Image Crop Tool Responsive Web Design (RWD) offers a cost-effective, high quality and easily managed delivery of content to a variety of devices. Many teams build sites in RWD by using custom or popular responsive frameworks like Twitter Bootstrap or Foundation Zurb. But how can we combine the responsive design […]

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Episerver YouTube Video Block

Video for Content Editors These days, every website has some video content. We wanted to make editing video easier for Epi content editors, so we created the YouTube Video block. This block is a feature of our new SCORE for Episerver platform, which launched in 2019. To create the best editor experience with on-page editing […]

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How to Personalize a Carousel in Sitecore with SCORE

Just for fun, let’s take a few common scenarios for content management teams, and run through how to add personalization to Sitecore with SCORE.  You’ll be shocked at how easy this is – why more companies don’t jump in and start personalizing their content and user experience is a mystery to me. Scenario #1 – […]

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The Five Principles of Delivering CMS Effectively

Content management and experience platforms like Episerver should be the key to empowering non technical people in a technical space. They are meant to empower marketers—allowing them to fully deliver, measure, curate and personalize user experiences. We have a unique enablement focused approach based on the modular principles of atomic design. This approach, SCORE, represents […]

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Announcing SCORE for Episerver!

A Perfect Pairing After more than 10 years as the premier accelerator on the market, we are excited to announce the addition of Episerver to our suite of platforms supported by our patented SCORE™ approach.  SCORE is our unique enablement approach to CMS that represents all the principles on how to deliver CMS effectively. These […]

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Guide: Trigger CCF messages from elements in Content Spots

Score’s CCF (Component Communication Framework) allows Content Authors to use rendering parameters to easily control how components communicate with each other. For example, we can set the Button component to fire a CCF message when it is clicked.   But what if the button is inside a Content Spot? Can it still send and receive […]

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An Update to Responsive Image Support in Sitecore

In our previous article, we discussed a custom field type we created to allow content managers to crop images for the various device break points in your responsive design. The community asked for more, and we listened – so we have made a neat enhancement to this feature to make it even more powerful. ALT […]

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What is a component governance plan and why do I need it?

We’re very plan driven at Perficient. We like to create them, execute them, measure them, adjust them…and we employ a number of governance plans when executing a new Sitecore project. Very often, large site development projects will include a number of people from various organizations all working together for a common goal – but those […]

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