Optimizely CMS 12 can finally convert pages from one page type to another! Great! But what about blocks and media...?
Google Analytics might be illegal, cookies can't be used without active consent, GDPR and Schrems II are almost a household name. You should be very careful with personal data, at least if you are based in the EU!
Is it possible to upgrade an add-on to support .NET 5 and Optimizely CMS 12 in just three minutes? Hold my beer!
Learn how to renew your Optimizely Content Cloud developer certification for free!
The Content Delivery API adds headless capabilities to your traditional Optimizely Content Cloud CMS. Get started smoothly, without doing the same mistakes as I did...
Optimizely Content Manager is a lightweight editing UI that aims to make publishing content easier, as it takes away some of the complexity. I like the idea, but here are still some major issues!
When Episerver rebranded to Optimizely, the World website lost its developer focus and the community updates are not as easy to find anymore. Learn where to find them now!
The Optimizely (formerly Episerver) user interface has a link to the User Guide, you can update this link if you want to.
By default, all pages in your Optimizely page tree look the same. With custom icons, you can add your personal touch, and make it easier to visually separate the different types of pages.
When upgrading Optimzely Content Cloud, the database schema might need updating too. Confused? Let me explain...
A scheduled job is Episerver's/Optimizely's way of running some piece of code at a configurable interval. If there is a chance that code could change in the future, you should add a GUID when you create it!
Episerver Forms submission data older than 30 days can be unexpectedly deleted, even if the form is configured to keep submissions forever. If you are using version 4.30.1 or 4.30.2 - I would recommend upgrading ASAP!
Yesterday Optimizely announced the addition of 11 new Most Valuable Professions - OMVPs! Congrats and welcome!
Content Manager is finally updated, and it's now possible to create and publish content without going through a bunch of meaningless steps.
Increase web performance by lazy loading images! With native browser support it's easier than ever!
No! Optimizely Content Manager is a lightweight editing UI that aims to make publishing content easier, as it takes away some of the complexity. I like the idea, but here are two main issues left before Content Manager could be used in a production environment.
Do you ever find yourself switching from on-page editing view to all-properties editing view to access basic information about the current page in Episerver CMS? You don't have to do that! Just scroll upwards!
I enjoy poking around in the Episerver database, so I made an addon to make it easier! Enjoy autocomplete, save your favorite queries for later - but be careful!
If you are faced with this error message when you log into Episerver Edit mode, do not fear. It can be easily fixed.
If someone deletes a page from an Episerver site, you can figure out what happened by looking at the changelog. What if someone changes access rights? I show how to locate pages that have their access rights set explicitly.
Files uloaded to an Episerver Form, can not be accessed without logging in. Unless...
When deploying your site to Episerver DXP, there are so many options. Some are quite fast, some are super slow. I show how to deploy to the Integration environment the fast way, using Azure DevOps.
When deploying your site to Episerver DXP, there are so many options. I show how to deploy using Azure DevOps, the deployment API, and Epinova's DXP deployment extension.