Wish List Reference For Sitecore Commerce powered by Commerce Server 8.1

The Sitecore Reference Storefront available on GitHub does not implement wish list capability for Sitecore Commerce powered by Commerce Server (SCpbCS) but does provide it for Sitecore Commerce powered by Microsoft Dynamics (SCpbMD). This means it’s not much work to implement for SCpbCS as all the assets are available, we just need to plug a… Continue reading Wish List Reference For Sitecore Commerce powered by Commerce Server 8.1

Key takeaway’s from the Sydney Online Retailer Conference

Some key themes: Use of social to drive sales and reduce content creation costs – companies are using social channels to like Instagram, twitter, etc. to encourage people to talk about their products and take pictures of their products and bringing that information back to their sites so new customer can better relate to content.… Continue reading Key takeaway’s from the Sydney Online Retailer Conference

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