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Decoding DI in Optimizely CMS 12

DI or Dependency Injection is a complex topic, not just in Optimizely CMS, but in general in .net core implementations. Some aspects we get, like the different ways dependencies can be injected and which is better over others, while some leave us scratching our heads. Often times we end up doing a lot of troubleshooting, […]

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Optimizely CMS – Custom form element with dependencies

Optimizely CMS comes with a package called Episerver.Forms that enables you to incorporate easy to build forms within a CMS website. There is a built in form container that supports standard built in form elements like input fields, checkboxes, radio buttons, select lists, buttons etc. And just like any other feature, Episerver Forms also come […]

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Optimizely CMS – Working with special symbols in TinyMCE

If you’ve worked with Optimizely CMS, you might be pretty familiar with TinyMCE. Its the amazing rich text editor that works seamlessly with Optimizely CMS. And some of you may have worked with some or other form of customization with it in projects, be it adding additional styles, work with different plugins, format the toolbar […]

Overriding Optimizely’s Content Recommendations Block to Implement Custom Recommendations

Introduction The Content Recommendations add-on for Optimizely CMS dynamically recommends content from your site tailored to the interests of each user. Installing the NuGet Package will give you access to Optimizely’s Content Recommendations Block which uses Mustache Templating to render the data from the Content Recommendations API on a page. Although Mustache Templates provide a […]

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Optimizely CMS 12 upgrade takeaways!

I’ve now written several blog posts about my experience with Optimizely CMS 12 upgrade process on several different projects. Each project has taught me something new and made me encounter things I hadn’t before. One of my earlier upgrade projects this year had very unique challenges that I wrote about here. This time around, I’m […]

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Optimizely CMS 12 – Content Delivery API Integration

In the Optimizely Content Management System (CMS), a headless approach is achieved using content delivery API. This handy package can get the data into JSON format using the REST API. In Single Page, Application, and content delivery, API works very well with JavaScript languages like React, Vue, and Angular. A headless system can work with […]

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Succeeding with Your CMS Upgrade or Replatform

Succeeding with Your CMS Upgrade or Replatform Performing a CMS upgrade is like embarking on an adventurous journey. Rapid growth and technological advancements are essential, but without a clear digital strategy, businesses may drift aimlessly. Financial constraints and an aversion to risk can impede the adoption of cutting-edge technology and innovative marketing approaches. Organizational resistance […]

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Icon Library in Optimizely CMS

What are Icons? Icons are graphical representations of different elements on a website. They make the webpages visually appealing and like any other image, have a stronger connection and retention to the end user’s memory than plain text. When used in moderation and the right way, they can be self-explanatory and reduce the need for […]

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Creating Dropdown Lists in Optimizely CMS 12 with Enum and Database

This blog will help to create single or multiple list options in CMS 12. Dropdown lists play an important role whenever we give the user to select a single value from the list. In CMS 12, single or multiple selection lists populate using “SelectOne” and “SelectMany” attributes. This attribute is in the “EPiServer.Shell.ObjectEditing” namespace. You […]

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Creating new sites in Optimizely CMS 12

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step…” This is the first in a series of articles describing my experiences with migrating client sites from CMS 11 to CMS 12.  Many things have changed, added, and improved, but some things I encountered did not always have an easy answer. Optimizely has a […]

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John Dymond is an Optimizely MVP

Perficient colleagues within our award-winning Optimizely team bring years of experience and vast knowledge to the practice and our clients. We’re proud to announce that recently two of our colleagues have been named 2023 Optimizely MVPs. Below is a deeper look into John Dymond’s past four years at Perficient and his role as a director […]

Optimizely CMS – Customize your Bulk Upload Confirmation

When you upload a media file to a specific location, if the file is already existed, you will be noticed by a warning: You can either choose “Skip this File” to ignore the replacement, or hit “Replace File” to replace the old existing file. The issue Things went well until you did a bulk upload […]

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