Migrating Microsoft Commerce Server Passwords to Sitecore (Microsoft ASP.NET Membership Provider)

A few years ago (back in 2013) before Sitecore took ownership of Microsoft Commerce Server I had to migrate users from a pure Commerce Server implementation into Sitecore. I was pretty easy to do, took about a day to figure things out from what I remember. Here is a small POC I produced at the… Continue reading Migrating Microsoft Commerce Server Passwords to Sitecore (Microsoft ASP.NET Membership Provider)

Sitecore Commerce–How to add encrypted properties for profiles (SCpbCS 8.1)

I’m using the latest Sitecore Reference Storefront available from Github for this walk through: https://github.com/Sitecore/Reference-Storefront/releases/tag/8.1.478.2 Sitecore Commerce Server supports asymmetric encryption and one-way hashing to enable the encryption of profile properties. One-way hashing is used typically for passwords. Once a string is hashed, we should not be able to get back to the original string… Continue reading Sitecore Commerce–How to add encrypted properties for profiles (SCpbCS 8.1)

Sitecore Commerce powered by Commerce Server 8.1 – Developer Machine Installation Guide

This guide is aimed at complementing the Sitecore Reference Storefront Quick Setup Guide which is primarily used to setup local developer machines and used in our training sessions. It goes through a lot of the pre-setup required. Ensure your computer matches these system requirements: http://commercesdn.sitecore.net/SCpbCS81/SitecoreCommerceConnectGuide/en-us/index.html#Concepts/c_SystemRequirements.html This guide does not cover the installation of SQL Server… Continue reading Sitecore Commerce powered by Commerce Server 8.1 – Developer Machine Installation Guide

Sitecore Commerce, enabling click and collect

I’ve been working with a large retailer to enable click and collect. Here is one approach to implement click and collect within Sitecore Commerce. Like with most things there are many ways to approach this and each customer will have their own unique requirements which need to be factored in. For those not familiar with… Continue reading Sitecore Commerce, enabling click and collect

Sitecore upgrade from 6.5 to 7 – search code migration (scSearchContrib, FieldSearchParam, DateRangeSearchParam)

At the time of the conversion there wasn’t a lot of search results coming up to help with how to migrate from Sitecore’s scSearchContrib’s query syntax to Sitecore 7’s out of the box implementation with Sitecore.ContentSearch. The migration wasn’t hard but I thought this post might provide a good starting point for those doing something… Continue reading Sitecore upgrade from 6.5 to 7 – search code migration (scSearchContrib, FieldSearchParam, DateRangeSearchParam)

Sitecore upgrade from 6.5 to 7 – scSearchContrib DynamicFields

In our project we had half a dozen dynamic fields that needed to be migrated from the scSearchContrib way of defining dynamic fileds to the Sitecore 7 way. This post from John West paved the path for conversion: http://www.sitecore.net/Learn/Blogs/Technical-Blogs/John-West-Sitecore-Blog/Posts/2013/03/Sitecore-7-Computed-Index-Fields.aspx Note the highlighted common code between the before and after code snapshots below: The code went… Continue reading Sitecore upgrade from 6.5 to 7 – scSearchContrib DynamicFields