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  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Apr 20, 2021

    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 is a great...

  • Posted on: Apr 19, 2021

    Zero downtime you say? Smooth Deploy we say. During the last year we have been working on a feature for Content Cloud called Smooth deploy that solve the problem of applying database updates without having to take the site offline. After running a multi-month beta program with many active beta testers we’ve now decided it’s ready for the entire...

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Apr 16, 2021

    This blog post will show you how to allow editors to specify a maximum length for text boxes (and text areas) in Episerver Forms and then utilize the maxlength attribute to restrict what users can enter.

  • Posted on: Apr 15, 2021

    Selecting the best solution to optimize the web user experience for users located in China can be a daunting task. I will give some advice and ideas below on how to optimize your web performance in China. Why China is important to you Well if you started to read this blog post you probably already know how important China is or will become to yo...

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Apr 15, 2021

    Redirect Manager is simple, extendable, open source redirect tool for Episerver projects.

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Apr 14, 2021

    New group name, now digital - but same spirit of sharing knowledge!

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Apr 12, 2021

    This blog post is continuity of last two blog posts regarding extending Episerver Coupon Codes Tool. Episerver Coupon codes Tool: Download single use coupons Episerver Coupon codes Tool: Delete expired / unused coupons Episerver foundation team has now added extended code in Foundation starter website. Now we have a tool to create bulk coupon...

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Apr 12, 2021

    Inline editing is an awesome feature in Episerver because it creates a great editor experience. Because the inline editing happens in the context of the page, it delivers a close WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) authoring view. As you edit property values the page updates to show you what the new updated values. Unfortunately, this isn't...

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Apr 06, 2021

    After being recommended Mediatr a while back I have been finding more and more use cases for it. the most recent has been for CMS development where the CMS supports 'dynamic areas' such as Content Areas in Episerver (Optimizely), and multi reference fields in Contentful. These has always been awkward as you don't know the type of the child...

  • Syndicated blog - Posted on: Apr 06, 2021

    If you are doing manual updates directly to your Episerver database, or performing an upgrade that updates the database schema it could be a good idea to have a backup from the exact time right before the change is made. In Azure, you always have!

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