Posts Tagged ‘episerver’

Optimizely – Slot Swapping Bookmarklet

With this solution, if you use the query string to push you to your slot, you can use your bindings for your live domain to view any of your multiple sites from your single instance. So….What is a Bookmarklet? A Bookmarklet is simply a bookmark that has JavaScript in it. For instance, in the most […]

Optimizely DXP Deployment API – Downloading Assets

The Optimizely Deployment API (Episerver.PaaS.EpiCloud) has helped immensely as I’ve been working on new projects, but there has always been something that has plagued me; copying down content/assets into my local environment. When I say “Copying down Content,” I mean two pieces; Database and the Assets. For the Database Export, I have created my ExportDatabase […]

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Optimizely/Episerver DXP Deployment API – Provisioning

As I continue to use the Deployment API, I always am looking for new and exciting ways to use the commands. In this case, being able to provision a brand new set of DXP Environments for a client. The Optimizely DXP is made up of three environments; Integration, Preproduction, and Production. Not all of these […]

Optimizely/Episerver DXP Deployment API – Smooth Deployment Public Release

In my previous posts, we went over the deployment process in the Optimizely/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 […]

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DXP Deployment API – Azure.Storage Error Fix

As of March 29th, Microsoft made the decision to publish new VM’s which archived a bunch of Az, Azure, and AzureRM modules. The side effect of this was that when any of the deployment API scripts were run in Azure DevOps, it would throw an error. ‘Azure.Storage’ version 4.4.0 or greater is required. At C:\Users\VssAdministrator\Documents\WindowsPowerShell\Modules\EpiCloud\0.13.15\EpiCloud.psm1:189 […]

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EpiServer DXP Deployment API – Direct Deploy

As of Update 357, Optimizely (EpiServer) released Direct Deploy into their Deployment API, Episerver.PaaS.EpiCloud. This update changes a couple of my scripts to allow major speed improvements when deploying into the integration environment. In this post, we will go through the following: How does the current deployment to Integration work? Why Direct Deploy? Why does […]

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Personalizing Groups of Content in Episerver

Episerver’s Personalization feature provides a way for content authors and marketers to provide personalized experiences on their website. Visitors can be assigned to groups through the use of special criteria, and marketers can deliver targeted content to users based on their visitor group. It’s a great feature that invites marketers and authors to deliver unique […]

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Optimizely Integration within Episerver – Part 2: Full Stack A/B Test

This is the second in a series of posts that look at some potential ways that the Optimizely and Episerver products can be integrated.  In this post we will be updating the code that was created in the first article to include a Full Stack A/B test to determine if an increase in price would affect […]

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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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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 […]

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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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