Lately I’ve been working with some high impact feature of Sitecore that don’t often get highlighted how easy they are to use and configure without the need for a developer. This post is going to outline how to create a custom font of icon’s used in a Sitecore Form which acts as a questionnaire to… Continue reading Adding custom icon fonts to a Sitecore Form to create a great customer experience
Very excited to receive these two awards for our teams success last financial year. I’m very lucky to work with some amazingly talented people both within Sitecore and also our partner network. They are sitting nicely on my office desk.
This week I’ve been conducting the pilot training for the Sitecore Experience Commerce 9 Level 300 course and a few attending the training asked if I could pull together a flow diagram on the common tasks required to create a plugin. Here is the flow diagram showcased – I hope you can find this useful… Continue reading Sitecore Experience Commerce 9: Plugin Creation Process Flow
A lot of organisations have requirements to integrate more than just a product and orders feed. A common ask from some customers is to integrate with their bespoke pricing API. In this post I’ll take you through just how easy it is with Sitecore Experience Commerce 9. The Product Setup We setup a normal sellable-item… Continue reading Sitecore Experience Commerce 9: Making an External Product Pricing Request
Wireshark is an extremely useful tool to have in your tool kit. You can use it to troubleshoot issues. It can be useful in troubleshoot configuration issues and identifying extensibility points. Here are some steps on using it on a local development machine Setup Review the Wireshark wiki and related articles: https://wiki.wireshark.org/CaptureSetup/Loopback http://www.netresec.com/?page=Blog&month=2011-04&post=RawCap-sniffer-for-Windows-released Install Wireshark… Continue reading Wireshark and Sitecore Commerce Engine
A common topic among development teams is “how do I speed up the on boarding process so a new member can be productive fast”. In this post I’ll point you to some resources that will enable you to do exactly that for Sitecore Commerce 8.2.1. The scripts I’m sharing are as a result of working… Continue reading Streamlining your teams Sitecore Commerce 8.2.1 Install
Due to a dependency on Baseclass.Contrib.Nuget.Output.2.1.0, the nuget feeds won’t work in Visual Studio 2017. Looking at the latest Update 2 release of SC 8.2.1 the depending still exists. You can track the issue here: https://github.com/baseclass/Contrib.Nuget/issues/32
The Sitecore.Demo.Retail codebase is a work in progress that is aimed at adhering to Sitecore Helix principles and favours maintainability over performance improvements. The Sitecore Reference-Storefront on the other hand has many performance optimisations. Both code bases are reference implementations of Sitecore Commerce sites. If you are using the retail demo site as a reference… Continue reading Habitat Sitecore Retail Demo Performance Tweaks
In the downloaded SDK there is a chm file containing documentation. You can do a search in it for all class’s with the word Policy or get more specific like shown in the below image. This can be really useful if you wish to see all the configuration options available for orders.
There are two approaches for building pipeline configuration. First approach – via Plugin Project This is your standard and preferred approach, where within your plugin you would be wiring up your pipeline block configurations. It keeps common logic together. Second Approach - via Engine Project This is your fall back for when you need complete… Continue reading Sitecore Commerce 8.2.1 Pipeline Configuration