Deployments to DXC-S using API with Octopus Deploy

Episerver recently released an API that allows partners and customers to automate deployment to DXC-S environments. If using this API you no longer need the manual process of logging in to the DXC-S portal and starting a deploy. The API also makes it possible to deploy directly to Pre-production or Production environments. Currently I'm only using … Continue reading Deployments to DXC-S using API with Octopus Deploy

Use Azure Automation to scale you Azure resources.

This article shows how to automate scaling of Azure resources. I'm using this myself to save money by scaling down test- and development environments on nights and weekends, when they are not used anyway. I'm using Azure Automation and Powershell Runbooks for these tasks.1. Create an Automation accountStart by creating an Azure Automation account. Select  "Create Azure … Continue reading Use Azure Automation to scale you Azure resources.

A dead-easy way to optimize the images on your Episerver site.

Earlier this year i wrote about a solution for optimizing the images on your Episerver site. Since then, that solution has been included in the ImageProcessor.Web.Episerver nuget package. With the Picture html helper included in the nuget it's easy to optimize the images in size, quality, and file size. Images will be responsive, and can be … Continue reading A dead-easy way to optimize the images on your Episerver site.

Survival tips for an e-commerce manager!

In today’s e-commerce world, with high demanding customers and fear of the mighty Amazon, where should the e-commerce manager get a foothold? This article is aimed for companies doing e-commerce today -companies who need to change focus to be more digital and prioritize e-business for growth or business transformation, like markets moving online or going global. … Continue reading Survival tips for an e-commerce manager!

Optimize your images with ImageProcessor

Optimizing the file size for the images on a site can really improve page load time.  This article shows how you can use ImageProcessor to minimize the size of your images. UPDATE: The Picture Html helper described below is now included in the ImageProcessor.Web.Episerver nuget. Read more here. I'm extending the solution for responsive images … Continue reading Optimize your images with ImageProcessor

Picture element + ImageProcessor = responsive images made easy

By using the picture element together with ImageProcessor, you can create a robust solution for responsive images. With this solution you can very quickly make sure that you at least don't serve way too big images. Once that is done, you can add more image sizes and fine tune the media queries, to further optimize … Continue reading Picture element + ImageProcessor = responsive images made easy