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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 […]

Continuous Integration (CI) Pipeline Configuration for Episerver B2B Commerce

After learning how to set up a basic continuous integration (CI) pipeline through Azure in my first blog, How to Set Up Automated Deployment with CI/CD Pipelines through Azure, the next stage is walking through the steps to build the CI pipeline for the Episerver B2B Commerce application. Below, you will find a snapshot of […]

Check for Suspicious Email Registration Through Episerver Commerce Framework

Several users are signing up under a suspicious or fraudulent email address when registering within an ecommerce site. These users are posting multiple irrelevant links to their own website to try to boost their ranking, or even posting URL links to dangerous or unsolicited websites. To avoid suspicious email addresses, we can check the reputation […]

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Episerver to Optimizely: When It All Comes Together

Rarely does a company get the chance to do a lot of things well. Specialization is often the path to excellence. But at Perficient, we have a different story to tell – and we’ve been recognized by one of our most important partners for it. A New Episerver Emerges Just this week, Episerver announced a […]

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Be a Sitecore Architect at Perficient

Why do people love working on the Sitecore team at Perficient? If you ask our colleagues, you might hear words like “teamwork, trust, and fun.” Learn more about our Sitecore Architect role. (And, pssst! We’re hiring!) Working On Sitecore at Perficient is a Winning Work Day Perficient has been partnering with Sitecore for more than […]

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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 […]

EpiServer DXP Deployment API – Smooth Deployment Beta

In my previous posts, we went over the deployment process in the EpiServer DXP environment. The first and the second post of the Deployment API series went through the original methods that allow for deployment into the DXP environment. Smooth Deploy is a feature that I have been looking forward to for a long time now. It is […]

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Restricting available types based on site context in Episerver

Valdis Iljuconoks previously helped me understand how to effectively implement AllowedTypes restrictions with interfaces, something like  [AllowedTypes(typeof(INestedContent))]– which is a beautiful solution for building a block library. This makes our blocks and their Content Areas only concern themselves with specific interfaces. In our case, we usually have layers such as IPageContent (for stripes, grid structures, […]

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Tune Your Episerver Find Indexes by Only Indexing Necessary IContent

Episerver Find is a great and easy way to integrate search into your Episerver powered website.  One often overlooked aspect, however, is keeping your search indexes lean.  By default, Episerver will index all instances of content across your website, whether it’s Pages, Blocks, Media, or Folders- Find doesn’t care and will index all of it.  […]

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How to enable Webpack on your Episerver Project

If you’re building modern web applications, you need to carefully consider the front-end technology stack you use. Webpack, a static module bundler, combined with NPM for package management, is a great starting point. Here’s how you can incorporate these technologies into your Asp.net MVC application built upon Episerver. Alongside Node.js, we need to have node-sass […]

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Caching Service Layers in Episerver

When building highly performant web applications, it’s always important to consider your caching strategy.  There are some generic things you can do to make your overall website faster (such as setting efficient client-side cache policies), but often times a much overlooked performance pitfall involves making too many API calls.  Luckily, Episerver’s Object Caching can help […]

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