PictureRenderer for Optimizely CMS 12

Say hello to PictureRenderer.Optimizely! The html helper that makes it super simple to render HTML Picture elements in your Optimizely CMS 12 solution. Images are automatically cropped and resized, and the browser will always select the most optimal image to use.The result is optimized (width, format, and quality), lazy loaded, and responsive images. If you … Continue reading PictureRenderer for Optimizely CMS 12

When do we stop using the term “headless” for a CMS?

...and just call it a CMS?  Sorry for this grumpy-old-man-rant, but isn’t it time to retire the term “headless” when we are talking about CMSs? It’s not needed, and it doesn’t really mean anything. If you search for a definition of the term “headless CMS” you might find something like: a CMS where the content … Continue reading When do we stop using the term “headless” for a CMS?

Episerver Picture helper now have option for native lazy loading.

The Picture helper in ImageProcessor.Web.Episerver now have an option to render the loading attribute that enables browser-native lazy loading. This makes it even simpler to optimize the loading of images. If you are familiar with the Picture helper you might already know that there are options for rendering the picture element that supports lazy loading. … Continue reading Episerver Picture helper now have option for native lazy loading.

(Trying to do) Code package deployment to Episerver DXC-S

I have spent way to much time trying to set up code package deployment when using TeamCity together with Octopus deploy. Read this to avoid following my path to failure :-). Well, not complete failure, I did learn some new things about both PowerShell and Octopus... Update: "DXC-S" is now known as " Episerver DXP" … Continue reading (Trying to do) Code package deployment to Episerver DXC-S

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. Update: "DXC-S" is now … Continue reading Deployments to DXC-S using API with Octopus Deploy

Control the cropping of your images with a focal point

The Image point editor for Optimizely/Episerver CMS can be used together with the Picture helpers in PictureRenderer.Optimizely or  ImageProcessor.Web.Episerver  to control the cropping of images.  If showing the same image in different height and width on your site, you might want to control how the image is cropped. Let's say you are showing super cool, … Continue reading Control the cropping of your images with a focal point