Blocks for EPiServer Commerce Catalog Nodes

Can we use Blocks with Catalog nodes? In theory Yes, what can stop you. We had a requirement when CMS editor can add a Carousel Block to Catalog Nodes. But Block Gadget was not available in CMS Catalog Edit Mode. Only available gadgets were Catalog, Media, Latest and Versions. From architecture point of view I […]

Working with Markets in EPiServer Commerce 7.5

It is a very strong feature of EPiServer Commerce 7.5 being an Enterprise Commerce Platform combined with the power of all CMS features. It can help businesses to grow and target correct markets and earn more profits. The “Market” means that you can define multiple markets, each with its own product catalog, language, currency, and […]

CMS Style rendering Templates in EPiServer Commerce 7.5

1.       Create a Content Type We can use CMS-style rendering template in EPiServer Commerce 7.5. to use rendering template for a Node or an Entry, we need to define a content type class e.g. using EPiServer.Commerce.Catalog.ContentTypes; using EPiServer.Commerce.Catalog.DataAnnotations; using EPiServer.DataAnnotations; namespace EPiServer.Commerce.XYZ {     [ContentType]     public class FashionItemContent : VariationContent     {         [Encrypted] […]

EpiServer Commerce specific Attributes

We can use any attribute developed for CMS, in our commerce content type models. e.g.  ContentType attributes, Access attributes, AvailableContentTypes attributes, TemplateDescriptor attribute, Property attributes, Image URL attribute and Default backing types also. There are only a few specific attributes for commerce only that we can use in our models CatalogContentType attributeTo connect the content […]

Strongly Type Models in EPiServer Commerce

We can create Strongly typed models just by inheriting a proper type from EPiServer.Commerce.Catalog.ContentTypes and and decorating it with the ContentTypeAttribute attribute. that means those types will be available as ContentData. To create models for commerce content following types are available.VariationContent: A type for variation/SKU models.ProductContent: A type for product models.BundleContent: A type for bundle models.PackageContent: A […]

Assets and media in EpiServer Commerce 7.5

Asset management in Commerce By default the new content-based asset management system with the blob provider model  is used for adding assets to the catalog nodes and entries when manging catalogs. All files are stored in the same location as the EPiServer CMS files, providing a more unified user experience. In a Commerce installation, products […]