Blog entries posted during 2018

  • Commerce no longer supports WebForms

    If you need an extra push to move your WebForms websites to MVC or, even more "modern" SPA - then here it is: Commerce 12.0 is the last version tested with WebForms. We dropped testing Commerce on WebForms from 12.1 onward. By "Drop testing", I me... 1

  • Index or no index, that’s the question

    If you do (and you should) care about your Episerver Commerce site performance, you probably know that database access is usually the bottleneck. Allowing SQL Server works smoothly and effectively is a very important key to the great performance. ...

  • Clean up catalog metadata system

    When I read this forum post: http://world.episerver.com/Forum/Developer-forum/EPiServer-Commerce/Thread-Container/2014/10/How-to-clean-commerce-installation-from-metadata/ , I realized we had problems with garbage metaclasses/metafields in our... 1

  • Multiple sites: Building the outgoing URLs

    In previous recipe we talked about multiple catalogs with same “UriSegment” – which we had a working implementation for incoming URL, i.e. when a customer visit a product url, we know which catalog we should choose from. But we still need to cover...

  • Multiple catalogs with same url

    This is an excerpt from my second book . The first chapter is available to read for free. A business is having an Episerver Commerce instance with multiple sites and multiple catalogs set up. They want to make sure each site will use one catalog,...

  • Old promotion system is (already) dead, long live the new promotion system

    I'm going to be Captain Obvious today, and state the obvious facts : Everyone likes promotions/discounts. Everyone likes fast websites. Editors like an unified, well-rounded UI with drag and drop capacity. Developers like to automate task.... 0

  • Adding backslash ending to your URLs by UrlRewrite

    It’s generally a best practice to add a backslash to your URLs, for performance reasons (let’s get back to that later in another post). There are several ways to do it, but the best/simplest way, IMO, is using UrlRewrite module. In most of the cas...

  • Package equivalent promotion type in Episerver Commerce

    I already recommended to use package for such purpose, because of several reasons: Package is a builtin feature, and is fully supported by the framework, both on UI level and API level. It has been well tested and is very reliable to use. However ...

  • Speed up your Catalog incremental indexing

    As your products are being constantly updated, you would naturally want them to be properly (and timely) indexed – as that’s crucial to have the search results that would influence your customers into buying stuffs. For example, if you just drop t...

  • Why you should upgrade to the latest version

    I made no secret that I’m a die-hard advocate for upgrading to latest EPiServer CMS/Commerce version. There are several reasons for that, mostly from new shiny features that your businesses dearly need, new big performance improvements that your...

About the blogger

Quan Mai


Episerver AB
Oracle

I write code. And blog posts. And books.