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Optimizely Page Publish Options – Do’s and Dont’s

Page Publish is the most basic feature of a CMS. This is what makes our content visible to the world. Episerver CMS (now known as Optimizely Content Cloud) too has the feature and some more flexibility built around it to aid our content authors. There’s the usual page publish, where you hit a button and […]

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Optimizely Search : How to search for all expired assets

First of all, I want to mention that EPiServer Find (now known as Optimizely Search and Navigation) is a great tool to search for content on an Optimizely site, whether its CMS or Commerce. It comes with a range of options to customize and with filtering and boosting ability to get the best results. Often […]

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Driving Success with Optimizely DXP and Perficient

Discover the New Optimizely and What it Means for Your Business In the past few years, we have seen many mergers and acquisitions in the marketing technology space. With the advance in content management systems (CMS), e-commerce software, and marketing optimization tools, we’ve seen many tools come together under one brand. This is seen across […]

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Perficient’s Alex Harris Honored as Optimizely MVP

Perficient is thrilled to announce our very own Alex Harris, Conversion Optimization Director, as the newest Optimizely MVP. In 2022, Harris is one of 13 individuals worldwide selected as an OMVP, and one of only seven awarded as a Strategy OMVP.  Each year, Optimizely awards a select group of individuals the honor of being an […]

Optimizely: Spire Style Guide Changes with setPreStyleGuideTheme and setPostStyleGuideTheme Methods

In Spire, we have two main methods for changing the style of global elements. We refer to this as the Style Guide, which covers the style of HTML elements such as headings, paragraphs, input tags and so on. For front-end components, we use the Mobius library, which is a configurable and extendable React Styles component. […]

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AMN Healthcare and Perficient Win 2021 Optimizer Award

The ever-changing nature of the pandemic reinforces the importance of digital experiences across every industry. According to a recent article from McKinsey & Company regarding Covid-19’s effect on consumer thinking about healthcare, “consumers increasingly prefer digital channels across all healthcare-related activities.” This created a unique opportunity for healthcare companies to enhance and broaden their platform.  AMN […]

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ContentReference Rendering in Optimizely With TemplateTags

I recently wrote an article about Rendering ContentReference Properties in Optimizely. That article explored a basic approach to rendering a ContentReference based on the type of the referenced ContentData. One drawback to that approach is the need for a new DisplayTemplate for each type used for a ContentReference. Thankfully, there is another approach that works […]

Optimizely DXP Deployment API – Updates for .NET 5.0 and EpiCloud 1.0.0

Yesterday (December 8th 2021), Optimizely sneakily released their very first major update for the EpiCloud Powershell Module; Version 1.0.0. This is great timing, as I was also about to release an update that would provide a fix for Azure.Storage (no longer relevant – ill explain why further in this post), as well as provide updates […]

Rendering ContentReference Properties in Optimizely

A commonly used property type in Optimizely CMS (Episerver) is the ContentReference. It allows you to select a single ContentData object and store a reference to it. A common usage for the ContentReference property is an Image selector, created by decorating the property with a UIHint.Image attribute. However, the type of the value saved is […]

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Episerver Forms – Working with Samples Resources

Episerver Forms Samples is an open source extension pack that adds features to Optimizely Forms. The extension adds extra fields like ReCaptcha, DateTime, and Addressblock. It also adds extra client resources like Forms specific jQuery and CSS packages for the control of those new fields. Adding these extra resources can come at the cost of […]

Optimizely CMS 12 – .NET 5.0 – Build/Deploy in DevOps (YAML)

The second I created a NET 5 project, the first anxiety-filled thought that ran through my head was something along the lines of… “How the heck am I going to build/deploy this to anywhere useful?!” As I mentioned in my previous post about the DXCS006 error code, this is one of the first times that […]

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Optimizely Forms – Creating Gated Content

Gated content is a powerful marketing tool for lead generation. In return for providing contact data, a customer receives access to content like an article or whitepaper. Optimizely Forms is a package available for Optimizely CMS that provides rich features for creating forms and collecting data. It does not offer a gated content feature, but […]

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