Adding content approval tasks into the Episerver UI

The current release of Episerver Content Approvals does not yet integrate with the tasks pane in Episerver:

This means it's not currently possible for content approvers to find the content they need to approve. However the task pane is extensible as recently described by Episerver legend Linus Ekström. So using this knowledge and some use of the Content approvals API we can build out some tasks for people who are using content approvals.

Requirement

I want a task to show content approvers what outstanding content approvals they have. Users should get a list of content items that require their approval making it simple and easy for approvers to find the content that requires their attention:

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Tags: Episerver 10 Content Approvals Nov 24, 2016

Creating a custom conversion goal with Episerver A/B testing

The latest release of Episerver A/B testing adds the ability to add custom goals for conversion. This post shows how it's possible to create a custom KPI that will trigger a conversion when a user matches a visitor group. 

How to implement a custom goal

Its possible to implement a custom goal by implenting the IKpi interface. The code below simply adds a Kpi once a user has matched a visitor group:

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Tags: A/B testing Episerver 10 Nov 22, 2016

Building my first bot using the Microsoft Bot Framework and Episerver

This post is a write up about my experiences of building a bot using the Microsoft Bot Framework. This isn't a best practice, it's just practical advice about what I learned on the way and hope it might help others who are looking to learn how to build bots. 

The output of this work was presented at Episerver Ascend Europe and was ultimately connected to a running instance of Episerver. At a simple level the architecture looked like this:

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Tags: Episerver 10 Microsoft Bot Framework Nov 18, 2016

MenuPin v4.0 for Episerver 10 released

A new version of MenuPin is now available. This is is a compatibility release for Episerver 10 upwards. If you have not heard of MenuPin before then it allows users to pin the menu at the top of the Episerver UI (as shown in the image). 

What's new in v4.0:

  • Compatible with Episerver 10+

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Tags: Episerver Edit Mode MenuPin Episerver 10 Oct 24, 2016

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