Compared to normal CMS projects, there will be a few key differences in your Visual Studio solution, and a some things you need to think about while organising your code.
When creating an e-commerce site, it's important to give your customer relevant content. Good search capabilities and responsiveness are key features in delivering a good experience.
Importing data from legacy or third party systems is very often a requirement when building a Commerce site. This should greatly affect your planning and estimates.
After deciding on your products, payment and shipping options, it’s time to think about who to sell to.
After products, the next critical requirement for any e-commmerce site are payment and shipping. You might also need to handle inventory.
Your products are the foundation for any e-commerce site. Without them, the site would be pointless. Get to know the details of the products.
EPiServer Commerce projects are by nature more complex than pure CMS projects. In this blog series I will dive into essential concepts that will help you plan and estimate EPiServer Commerce projects.
While working on a new site, I needed to do a batch update on all my catalog entries (products and variants). Seems simple, but there is one pitfall you might end up in.
The introduction of
IContent has opened up some cool new features for how to handle user generated content. Here's an example of how to implement product reviews with it.
If you want the now beloved "For this page" sort of thing on Commerce entities, you have to do some work yourself. Here's how.
When deploying the Commerce Manager to a more or less clean Windows Server 2012, I just got a nasty yellow screen telling me i was missing this assembly.
Customising your TinyMCE styles for On Page Editing makes your editors' experience a tiny bit more pleasant. Here's how you set them in code, as opposed to via the admin GUI.