When an Episerver Commerce site is put into read-only mode, either manually or by automation, it would be really bad if the code is not prepared to for that situation. In this post, I provide some simple action filters to perform such a graceful degradation.
For a long time, transactional emails have been sent directly from Episerver, by rendering and sending a CMS page as an email. In this post I suggest another approach, where we simply tell SendGrid which template to use and what data to put in the template placeholders.
Since moving to Dubai, I have heard and read a lot about GraphQL as a new model for implementing API's for web and native apps. However, I have not yet seen it applied to Episerver CMS or Commerce. So, for this blog post, I created a small demonstration of a GraphQL API, based on Episerver's Quicksilver sample site. Read about the outcome here.
Digital marketers of today might want to work with dynamic product ads on platforms like Google and Facebook. This requires a machine readable product catalog file. To showcase how to make that data available, I created a tool for EPiServer Commerce, which generates and provides such a file.
I have heard a lot about Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies. About what they are, what they can do and how much they will revolutionize payments and money transfers. So, as an experiment I decided to create an EPiServer Commerce plugin to accept payments in cryptocurrencies.