Appsettings.json for each developer in Optimizely 12 and .NET 5

As we started with a new Optimizely 12 project based on .net5 we first had no idea how to deal with the app settings (connection strings, find service endpoint, blob folder path etc..) which are mostly different for every developer in the team. In previous projects based on Optimizely version < 12 we were able… Continue reading Appsettings.json for each developer in Optimizely 12 and .NET 5

Integration of Search & Navigation in Optimizely 12

Hi there, with the fundamental change of Optimizely CMS Version 12 to .net5 there are some differences in the configuration of Optimizely Search & Navigation (SaaS) Search Service. Here you can find a step by step introduction to get it up and running in your local development environment. Create your developer index Create your own… Continue reading Integration of Search & Navigation in Optimizely 12

Force cleaning Optimizely CMS trash bin

In a migration project where I had to migrate a lot of pages, about 400k pages with multiple blocks each, where we had an incremental approach with Migration of batches, testing, fixing and remigration i really filled up my database with a lot of "deleted" items which I was not aware of- and that for… Continue reading Force cleaning Optimizely CMS trash bin

Update site settings after database import

There are a some scenarios, for example content migration, where you have to export the database from a DXP environment and import into the local environment. As it seams really easy to export the database via Epi/Optimizely PaaS Portal and import into local machine there is one thing be aware of - there is no… Continue reading Update site settings after database import