E-Commerce is becoming an integral part of our lives, and experts predict that the number of digital buyers will reach $2.14 billion by 2021. Under such conditions, an efficient e-Commerce platform is not a competitive advantage — it’s a prerequisite for any retail and wholesale business. Companies that use low-tech solutions should bring them up to date with the modern business environment, and companies that don’t have any should prioritize investing in a solution.
Online shopping is among the top activities for internet users worldwide, and its popularity is drastically growing due to the impact of some factors. This online shopping trend has resulted in the growth and extension of the global retail e-Commerce market. Consequently, the demand for powerful tools and solutions that can be used to develop and support the electronic commerce marketplace is growing.
Sitecore Experience Commerce (XC) 9 is one of the leading products in the space of digital commerce management that leverages the power of personalization to streamline your sales and marketing activities.
Sitecore vs. Adobe: which is the best Digital Experience Platform (DXP)? For the second year in a row, Gartner has named Sitecore and Adobe the market’s absolute leaders, but these DXPs are by no means identical. One focuses on advanced e-Commerce functionality while the other prioritizes marketing, and that’s not the only difference between Sitecore and Adobe.
In one of our Sitecore-based projects, we faced the issue of rendering SVG images.
The thing is that Sitecore JSS doesn’t support the rendering of SVG images as <svg> </svg> elements.
“I love working with Sitecore, I enjoy every moment of diving into this brilliant platform,” — this is what Vadzim Papko, Certified Sitecore Lead Developer and now a 2020 Sitecore MVP, has said long ago about the platform. Since then, Vadzim’s every decision and action has been proof of his words, while his growing passion for Sitecore has fueled his journey toward the Most Valuable Professional award.
In spite of its name, there’s nothing frightening about a headless content management system (CMS) and the prediction that it’s going to take over the world of digital marketing.
In this article, we’ll provide the traditional and headless CMS definitions, talk about the prominent features of both types of architecture and discuss their pros and cons for businesses.
Competition and the fight for clients are an integral part of any business, and at different times, companies have used different methods to acquire and retain customers. As we live in the age of digital transformation, the main efforts are aimed at cyberspace, where specialized software — the Digital Experience Platform — is becoming the most powerful tool for doing business.
Every version of а software product has its lifecycle, which inevitably finishes with discontinued support. It happens when a newer version is ready to replace the older one.
December 31, 2019 is the mainstream support end date for Sitecore 8.2. In this regard, current Sitecore customers should not panic, but rather read our article and decide whether they have to move their existing solutions to the latest versions of Sitecore 9.
Sometimes, we need to import Sitecore content data in the scope of migration or deploying process. In general, we can use Sitecore Migrations tools (if we need full migration). But if we just need to export content data, we can use Sitecore Package Designer, Unicorn or TDS.
In my case, we needed to migrate dozens of content items (more than 40 000) from Sitecore 7.5 to Sitecore 8.2. And we had only Sitecore Package Designer.
The main issue we faced was the long processing time (a couple of hours) of Sitecore Package Designer. This was the trigger for us to release our Sitecore Data Transfer tool.
What does it take to start your journey with Sitecore — the advanced content management system? This question concerns both newbies and experienced developers who seek to switch to another area of expertise. That is why we had a brief talk with SaM Solutions’ Sitecore Lead Developer — Raman Khalupau. Raman is a talented expert who helps customers improve their business operations with the Sitecore Platform. Also, he is the head of SaM Solutions’ Sitecore Competency Center.
In this interview, Raman tells us about his passion for Sitecore and explains why he is sure that proper training and support can inspire any developer to learn this CMS.