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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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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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Forecast Promotions via Order Experiments

casper.rasmussen/ May 7, 2017/ Episerver Commerce, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

With the release of Episerver’s newest marketing platform and the enhanced order system, forecasting of promotion values via order experiments are now a reality. It has always been difficult to indicate the promotional value gained of doing a given action – e.g. “You qualify for free shipping if you buy this item”. Previously, doing such this was difficult, but the combination

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Extend Expandable Enums in Episerver Commerce

casper.rasmussen/ December 29, 2016/ Episerver Commerce, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Episerver Commerce relies on expandable enumerations to create Business Foundation definitions of important entities – such as contact groups and credit card options. You may be thinking, what does that mean? From a helicopter perspective, it’s needed because Episerver, by default, ships with a definition of entities. Let me provide an example. Contact groups, which out-of-the-box maps to Customer, Partner and Distributor, are defined via

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Let your WebApi understand the language context of your request

casper.rasmussen/ November 15, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 7 comments

Working with multi lingual formatting is fairly simple in Episerver CMS. It’s simply a matter of relying on a set of key implementations, such as ContentLanguage.PreferredCulture or CultureInfo.CurrentUICulture, when explicitly formatting an object or struct to it’s localized representation. One detail, which I’ve seen being left out by developers, is the fact that code executed in the context of an

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