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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Avoid Duplicate Line-Items due to Misaligned Letter Casing

casper.rasmussen/ April 2, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Not everyone is aware, but the SerializableCart in Episerver Commerce is by default case sensitive on SKU. It means that features relying on a free-form approach to add to cart features, like Order Entry, potentially creates duplicate line items, which might skew your cart experience and influence your marketing promotions. Instead of always validating the entry against your catalog, to

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Episerver Ascend 2018 in 5 minutes

casper.rasmussen/ March 19, 2018/ Episerver CMS, Episerver Commerce, Episerver Find/ 2 comments

Not everybody had the opportunity to spend a few days in Las Vegas, to participate in the annual Episerver conference of the year: Episerver Ascend. Us attendees helped Episerver set a new record for number of visitors this year, which we together celebrated with tons of great presentations, road map conversations and, of course, parties. If you are looking to get up to date, then here’s a

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Episerver Find: Include Matches in Fields Belonging to Derived Child Classes

casper.rasmussen/ February 11, 2018/ Episerver Find/ 0 comments

When doing a Free Text Search in Episerver Find, you find yourself relying on an instance of ITypeSearch to build your query through method chaining. Since ITypeSearch<> is generic, it is intended to describe what kind of content your Free Text Search is meant to locate – e.g. PageData, ProductContent or simply IContent. If we speak to derived classes of

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Automatically Fall-back to the Preferred Warehouse of your Customer

casper.rasmussen/ December 11, 2017/ Episerver Commerce/ 0 comments

When dealing with complicated rules around distribution of goods in e-Commerce, Episerver Commerce luckily out-of-the-box ships with support for distributed fulfillment centers. It relies on a concept of Warehouses, being entities representing the physical distribution facilities – e.g. a in-store pick-up location or a distribution center. In many Episerver implementations, the Episerver developer is, as part of the creation of

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