Two Tips to a Successful ‘Direct to Consumer Strategy’ for Manufacturers

casper.rasmussen/ November 2, 2019/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

These days, the notion of Direct to Consumer is on everyone’s lips. When we’re working within the complex B2B manufacturing space, we frequently see ‘creating a direct to consumer relationship’ being one of the more ambitious goals, being a key driver in the digital transformation our clients embark on. What is Direct to Consumer (D2C) Said simply; Direct to consumer is

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Episerver & the CMS Experts

casper.rasmussen/ September 26, 2019/ Episerver CMS/ 2 comments

It almost sounds like the title of an old fairy tale. It isn’t – this is the real thing. Three times a year, fellow CMS nerds like myself get together to discuss the present and the future of Content Management Systems. Myself being deep in the world of Episerver, this setup is truly a great experience, enabling me to discuss

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Job Notification Add-On Upgraded to Latest

casper.rasmussen/ January 13, 2019/ Add-on/ 0 comments

Keeping up to date with Episerver’s continous release cycles can be challenging, especially when you’re a member of the add-on community. Even though it is my responsibility as the developer of a range of public Episerver add-ons, it often tends to get deprioritized over other professional duties. With that challenge in mind – I am right now slowly working through

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How to Easily Eject and Replace an Episerver Registered Implementation

casper.rasmussen/ January 13, 2019/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Even though it may sound like an edge-case for some, it is something you once in a while may be required to do in order to achieve the desired functionality. Dependent on the kind of registration Episerver used to setup their implementation, the approach for you to replace it will be different. StructureMap describes; “Registrations in the Registry DSL can

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Control the Expiration of Your OWIN Issued Tokens

casper.rasmussen/ September 25, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

You might think: how hard can it be to modify the expiration time of the token, which OWIN issues to verify e.g. the validity of a reset password e-mail? It sounds very simple, indeed. Even though that’s the case, it is a question I’ve received a few times when being in the context of Episerver. What is this token? Let

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Enrich Your Claims When Customizing ASP.NET Identity User

casper.rasmussen/ September 24, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

ASP.NET Identity is a powerful replacement for the older (and weaker) membership system Episerver uses out-of-the-box. One of the largest weaknesses with the old identity management framework, like Membership, was that it was too cumbersome to customize the storage. With the introduction of ASP.NET Identity a few years back, they’ve achieved a clear separation of the storage of the identity information (e.g. username,

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Commercial Episerver Add-Ons are a Thing

casper.rasmussen/ September 13, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Most developers in the Episerver community have over time benefited from one or many of the great commercial add-ons that are out there. When saying commercial add-on, I am not just referring to the kind of add-on you’re using to introduce any functionality – I am referring to the ones that are sold as products, or comes with paid services.

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Make your inRiver Connector Compatible with Episerver DXCS

casper.rasmussen/ July 17, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 2 comments

Episerver Digital Experience Cloud Service (DXCS) relies on Microsoft Azure, where the infrastructure is based on the concept of automatic scaling. It means, any Azure Web-App running through DXCS can clone itself, to accommodate load in peak situations, or to mitigate failures. It does bring a great amount of benefits! It though also require you to think twice when installing pre-built

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Adjust your Tax Calculation to Use Billing Address in Episerver Commerce

casper.rasmussen/ July 9, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 2 comments

Even thought there are great tax calculation providers with add-ons for Episerver Commerce (like Vertex), which makes tax compliance in e-Commerce a breeze, it happens to be required for developers to leverage the built-in taxation system in Episerver Commerce. Configuration of tax jurisdictions, through various geographic descriptors, taxation types and corresponding fee’s are always required. Once in a while, we are on top

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Episerver is More than a Content and Commerce system, it is Truly an Experience Management Suite!

casper.rasmussen/ July 3, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Episerver is often referred to as a Content Management System (CMS) and an e-Commerce platform. Such classification is not incorrect, true! It is rather an understatement of what Episerver truly has become over the past years or so. A short history lesson Looking back a few years, Episerver were leading on their web Content Management and e-Commerce capabilities, enabled via

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