Live on Optimizely CMS 12 and .NET 8
"Better late than never" is a fitting saying here. We've finally gotten around to updating the CodeArt.dk website to Optimizely CMS 12 and .NET 8!
Optimizely Search & Navigation - Get autocomplete suggestions in right language
When you are using Optimizely Search & Navigation (Find) to help you generate autocomplete suggestions server side in a multi-language scenario it can be tricky (and poorly documented) to figure out how to get the suggestions in the correct language.
Easy property inheritance in Optimizely CMS
Ever needed a way to inherit property values down through the page hierarchy in Optimizely CMS 12? Now there is an easy way to enable that.
Using System.Text.Json to do polymorphic Json conversion in .NET 6
When using System.Text.Json to serialize complex objects you sometimes need to go a bit beyond how the default serialization works. Here are a few helpful converters - for example for doing polymorphic conversion.
Make some asset types download automatically in Optimizely CMS 12 using the Digizuite integration
Here is just a quick tip for how you can do custom blob http handling when using the Digizuite integration to Optimizely (Episerver) CMS 12.
New Open Source Package: CodeArt.MatomoTracking
As Google Analytics have gotten harder and harder to use due to GDPR, legal and privacy concerns I have turned more and more to Matomo. I recently completed v.1 of a new open source tracking integration.
When best practice isn't the best - Dependency Injection and Optimizely CMS
Some people live and breath 'best practice' development. I am not one of them. Risk is, in-experienced developers (or sometimes experienced) might use them just cause they are 'best practice' and not think more about it. Even when it turns out they are not. Here is little example...
WebLoadBreaker - Browser based web load testing tool
WebLoadBreaker is a new, open source, browser based tool to help you do quick and easy load tests.
Automatically have Optimizely Content created in the correct place
A classic problem is that you want better structure and governance in for example your blocks. Maybe you have a policy to have all Banners or FAQ items in a specific folder so they can easily be found and re-used across the site, but way too often editors take the 'easy' approach and use the "Create a New Block" option in a content area - which by default places the block in the "For this page" folder, rendering re-use impossible. Here is a simple solution to that.
Running Optimizely CMS 12 (Episerver) on a Raspberry Pi
.NET Core is cross platform. But can you really run Optimizely CMS 12 and everything needed on a tiny ARM based Raspberry PI? Yes you can, and it's not that hard.
AI Assisted Content Creation - in Optimizely CMS & Commerce (AI Series - Part 2)
AI assisted content creation is an exciting new approach driven by algorithms and models like GPT-3, DALL-E, Stable Diffusion and more. At CodeArt we've been experimenting how to use these technologies to enhance the editorial process. In this second part of the blog series on the topic I'll share a video of a prototype integration to Optimizely (Episerver) CMS of content creation using AI for both images and text.