Output cache in Optimizely CMS 12 that vary by visitor group

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

After I wrote a blog post about Quick and dirty output cache in Optimizely CMS12, someone reminded me that this would not work well with visitor groups. All visitors would get the same cached content, even if they belonged to different visitor groups. I was not using visitor groups and…

Scheduled Jobs in Optimizely CMS 12

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

In Optimizely CMS 12 the admin mode is given a real facelift. The new admin mode written in React has risen like a phoenix from the ashes of the old Web Forms admin mode. The scheduled jobs has gotten a facelift too, where the duration of the last executions are…

Quick and dirty output cache in Optimizely CMS12

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

.NET5 and .NET6 has no concept of output caching, and neither does Optimizely Content Cloud 12. Don't let that stop you from caching your output!…

Optimizely CMS 12 can finally convert pages!

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

Optimizely CMS 12 can finally convert pages from one page type to another! Great! But what about blocks and media...?…

Download database + blobs from your Optimizely DXP project

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

With Optimizely DXP, we as developers do not have direct access to the production environment. If I want to get the database + blobs from the production environment to update my local dev environment - this is how it's done. Export the databaseThe database export can be started from the self-service…

Personvernvennlig bildeopplasting

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

Den siste tiden har det vært mye fokus på personvern. Google Analytics er muligens ulovlig, cookies bør ikke brukes uten samtykke, og ting som GDPR og Schrems II har nærmest blitt en del av dagligtalen. Man bør generelt være varsom i sin omgang med personopplysninger!…

Group Sanity fields in tabs

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

Not too long ago Sanity launched what they call field groups. Field groups are exactly what it sounds like, the option to group a bunch of fields.…

Get your Optimizely Content Cloud developer certification for free!

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

The Optimizely Content Cloud (previously Episerver CMS) developer certification is only valid for two years, and the renewal costs €260 (2780 NOK). Peanuts, maybe - but you could get it for free! Currently Optimizely certifiedIf you are currently certified, you could apply for the Optimizely Subject Matter Expert (SME) program,…

Optimizely Content Delivery API - getting started smoothly!

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

The Optimizely Content Delivery API adds headless capabilities to your traditional Optimizely Content Cloud CMS, making it a hybrid CMS. The best of both worlds, you might say. The documentation is quite good, so I just want to mention the problems I had installing the Content Delivery API for the…

Optimizely Content Manager – still not production-ready

by Tomas Hensrud Gulla

Content Manager is a lightweight editing UI for Optimizely Content Cloud (formerly known as Episerver CMS), that provides an easy interface for working with structureless content. The initial version was released in April 2020, almost two years ago. I really like the idea, and installed Content Manager on my personal…