Episerver image anonymization using Microsoft Cognitive Services and Face API

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

With the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) storing personal information is not something that should be taken lightly. Using Microsoft Cognitive Services it is possible to identify what's in the images that editors, or users, upload to your site. You may then choose to take action, based…

Upgrade Episerver CMS + Find at the same time = everything blows up!

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

When upgrading both Episerver CMS and Episerver Find at the same time. Do not trust Episerver to handle updating both database schemas, things might blow up!…

Undocumented breaking change in Episerver.Find 13.2.0 affecting on-premise Find installations

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

After upgrading to Episerver.Find Episerver.Find 13.2, queries started to fail. Adding an undocumented setting introduced in 13.2.4 is necessary for on-premise installations.…

Put the globe back in Episerver!

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

In the latest update of the Episerver UI, a handy shortcut (the globe) was removed from the toolbar. Using dojo and javascript, I created a module that puts the globe back!…

Content URL, with or without shortcut?

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

There are several methods that will give you an URL to a Episerver content, but they do not all work the same. I dive into the details.…

What's in your head?

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

In Episerver CMS, you are probably familiar with the fundamental concept of grouping properties into tabs. You may place your own properties in the existing tabs (Content, Settings etc) or create your own tabs with descriptive names. You may, however also tamper with the special tab PageHeader! What if editors…

Show full language name in the Episerver page tree

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

Some websites have content in a lot of different languages. When editors view the page tree in a specific language, pages that do not exist in that language are shown in a gray font and the language code of the page’s master language is shown. As some of the…

Episerver pagetree search shows encoded html entities after upgrading to the new UI

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

When the new and refreshed editor UI was released, the search box above the page tree in edit mode broke! I show you what happened, and how you can fix it - until Episerver does.…

The horrors of the Episerver Link Validation Job

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

Preventing broken links is an important part of maintaining a website. Episerver's Link Validating job tries to help us, but unfortunately, it has its shortcomings. How it works Episerver keeps track of all links and stores them a database table called tblContentSoftlink. This table has multiple uses. It is used…

Episerver Find and The Great Wall of China

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

When running Episerver CMS in the cloud, Episerver Find has become the de facto standard. Find is a highly scalable, multi-lingual, full-featured and easy to use solution that optimizes customer experience​, built natively for Episerver.…