EPiServer Search Functionality for Blocks

While working in a project, a client decided that the search functionality using EPiServer search needed to take into account also the information inside the blocks. Unfortunately, EPiServer search does not implement this functionality by default (EPiServer Find does), so we decided to search about some possible solutions and we found and interesting post from … More EPiServer Search Functionality for Blocks

Apply Content Approval Workflows by Page Type and Block’s Folder Name using a Plugin

In the previous post about Apply Content Approval Workflows by Page Type . I mentioned that I will develop a plugin to deal with several of the burned code we had in the blog. So today is the day. The plugin is developed using jquery and bootstrap and of course it still have some perks … More Apply Content Approval Workflows by Page Type and Block’s Folder Name using a Plugin

Custom Products and Products Entries using Metadata Plus configured by an XML file Part II – EPiServer Commerce

In Part I we explained how to use Metadata Plus using class inheritance and we also defined an XML file which will allow us to do the same using another Commerce API which is more flexible. So in this part we will define several classes to parse the xml and create the classes and fields … More Custom Products and Products Entries using Metadata Plus configured by an XML file Part II – EPiServer Commerce

Custom Products and Products Entries using Metadata Plus configured by an XML file Part I – EPiServer Commerce

EPiServer Metadata Plus allows you to customize the Catalog and Order systems custom in several ways. One way is by creating classes that inherit from ProductContent for Products and VariationContent for Product SKUs and then set attributes to the classes properties in order to configure them as you want. CustomProductEntry CustomProductSKU However, it does have … More Custom Products and Products Entries using Metadata Plus configured by an XML file Part I – EPiServer Commerce

Render content area items without extra divs in EPiServer – The easy way

EPiServer content areas have the ability to show several blocks to the editor in a neat and eye catching manner if the view is using the Html.PropertyFor function, but unfortunately when the view is shown to the user, the content are wraps the blocks with extra divs which can break css styles easily. One way … More Render content area items without extra divs in EPiServer – The easy way

Apply Content Approval Workflows by Page Type and Block’s Folder Name

Content Approval or workflows are quite useful in a business scenario with several departments which one control over the content to be published in a site. EPiServer provides a utility in the CMS editor which allows to edit a workflow for a page or a folder and then structure the site in a way the … More Apply Content Approval Workflows by Page Type and Block’s Folder Name