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Why You Should be Using the Principal Permissions View in AEM

Before AEM 6.5, we really only had one UI to manage user permissions.  That’s not to say we couldn’t go to the JCR directly and set ACLs, but the user admin screen was just simpler. For instance, take this example from the classic user admin console. Typically, this meant that we would check the root […]

Creating a Custom YAML file for the Access Control Tool

In my previous post I talked about how to add service users to the YAML file exported by the AC Tool.  But what if you want to do something else that isn’t currently possible without a recompile? There may be many reasons to create a custom file, the reason I did it was to include […]

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Netcentric AC Tool – Adding Service Users to Your YAML Files

In my last post, I showed you how to create your YAML output files.  By default, these files do not contain any user information, however, the tool does give you a pretty easy way to include these by using an OSGi configuration.  The only drawback to this approach is that you can’t change it without […]

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Checklist for a Successful Website Migration

Relaunching or migrating a website is an intensive process and it’s very easy for small issues to slip through the cracks. Especially when teams either lack institutional knowledge, are gapped on critical skills or are working against an aggressive timeline. Here are some things to watch out for I’ve seen observing and being involved in […]

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CX COVID-nnovation: the Good, the Questionable, and the Not-So-Good So Far

One and a half months into lockdown and most organizations are now through the initial scramble to assess, address, and run in the best way they are able. But some have gone beyond just getting to a run state and pushed innovation to address new and evolving customer experience expectations. But are all these “COVID-nnovations” […]

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Getting Started with the Netcentric Access Control Tool

Keeping permissions in sync across environments is an issue for most organizations.  In AEM, you can export permissions using packages but this becomes a tedious process if you need to do this on a regular basis. I won’t say that the AC Tool solves the problem completely but it’s a good place to start.  In […]

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Deploying Sling CMS Apps with GitHub Actions

I use Apache Sling CMS for my personal site, so I can easily author my blog posts from nearly anywhere. Unfortunately, since this is a personal site, I’m not exactly spending the dollars on building out a full Continuous Integration / Delivery process. Enter GitHub Actions GitHub provides Actions, a free for limited use solution […]

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A Speed-to-Value Approach for Building a Furniture Ecommerce Store

Over the last decade, the furniture industry has been slowly enhancing its online presence and driving more sales through digital channels. In the last 3-4 years, that adoption rate has gone up, and more companies are accelerating the launch of an ecommerce website. It is estimated that in the coming years, furniture and houseware-related revenue […]

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Predicting Changes in Customer Behavior Post COVID-19

Any researcher who focuses on understanding human behavior will tell you that most people report that they would do something or they would want something, but in practice they demonstrated dramatically different desires and actions. That’s what makes predicting how customer behaviors will change after COVID-19 so difficult. One source of truth we can reference […]

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My Themes and Recommended Sessions for Adobe Summit 2020

Monday evening I was notified by Outlook that it was time for Perficient’s annual pre-Summit dinner, the first time I’ve not been to Las Vegas in March since Summit moved from Salt Lake City. While I am glad that Adobe has taken measures for the safety of our community, colleagues and family, I will miss […]

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Commerce During the Coronavirus – What Businesses can Do Now, Next, and for the Future – Part 3

This three-part series focuses on what digital commerce teams can do to shore up operations and remain effective right now, over the next few months, and in the mid-term future. Obviously, times are tough and every organization has unique challenges, so not everything below might apply, but sometimes the most stressful situations result in the […]

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Commerce During the Coronavirus – What Businesses can Do Now, Next, and for the Future – Part 2

This three-part series focuses on what digital commerce teams can do to shore up operations and remain effective right now, over the next few months, and in the mid-term future. Obviously, times are tough and every organization has unique challenges, so not everything below might apply, but sometimes the most stressful situations result in the […]

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