You may have read about ML.net by now. Among other things there is a recommendation engine. So I decided to try if it would be usable in an Commerce solution. And it is, up to a point. First I needed to get all the orders and put the products that were bought together for each … Continue reading Use ML.net recommender for better up-sell (POC)
For a client with a huge catalog I needed something to make it easier to find their products in the back-end. Then I remembered BrilliantCut by Jonas Bergqvist, which does exactly that. As it hasn't been updated to work with newer versions of Commerce, I forked and updated it. I also added the filter option … Continue reading Remember BrilliantCut?
Some of you may have noticed I quite like Serilog. And my NuGet package to integrate it in Episerver is used quite a few times, so I guess I am not the only one. One of the reasons I like it is that you enrich your logging with a lot of extra information. There are … Continue reading Enrich your logging with Episerver data
When you use Episerver Commerce, your products will often be imported from an external source. When you use Episerver Find and there are a lot of changes, the import process might take a while and a lot of requests to Episerver Find will be made. So usually you would turn of the Episerver Find events … Continue reading Speed up your product imports
A customer wanted to have access rights on the campaigns in Commerce, so marketing managers for one market could not make changes to the campaigns for other markets. As this is not possible out of the box, I tried to find another way. I remembered a post by David Knipe about restricting access to markets … Continue reading Filter your commerce campaigns for access
I had the pleasure of giving a talk at Ascend UK and Ascend Benelux about designing your Commerce catalog. For those who attended, and for those who didn't and would like a quick primer, you can download the slides of the presentation here.
Sometimes you're in need of some business rules when applying promotions. You can do this by overriding the calculation of the discounts, but that could be a lot of work. For a simple rule, like "the total amount of discounts can't be more than half of the order total" you could use a different approach. … Continue reading Limit the total amount of discounts applied
In the "configuring promotions" lab at Ascend 2017 in Vegas, there was an exercise I created for a custom promotion. It's a fairly easy promotion: to be able to give a give a gift on an entry level, instead of on an order level. You can find the full code to the promotion in this … Continue reading Buy products, get gift
Sometimes you will need / want to display the price including tax on the line items of your cart. When you do this, you may see differences in the totals, using the calculators in Commerce, between the sum of the prices in your cart as they are displayed and the sum from the calculator. This … Continue reading Fixing “tax total” differences
A little while ago I wrote a post about how you could use the Recommendations API from Microsoft Cognitive Services to give your visitors smart recommendations. This time, as promised, I will go into the details of my implementation a bit. I must say that I am quite content with the results of the recommendations … Continue reading Smart recommendations for Commerce PT2