Blogs posted in 2021

Video: Adding Optimizely Data Platform to Optimizely Commerce Cloud

Jun 09, 2021  

This post is a video walk through to show the steps required to add Optimizely Data Platform (ODP) to Optimizely Commerce Cloud. 

See the videos below:

Adding Optimizely Data Platform to Optimizely Commerce Cloud

May 27, 2021  

This post describes how to add Optimizely Data Platform (ODP) to Optimizely Commerce Cloud. While written with Optimizely Commerce Cloud in mind, it can be used as a basis for tracking on any commerce solution, not specifically an Optimizely Commerce Cloud solution. The Optimizely Data Platform allows clients to collect and aggregate customer data in real time, segment and analyse it and take action on it using automated AI insights. The Optimizely Data Platform (ODP) was previously known as Zaius. Learn more about the Optimizely Data Platform here.

The following steps are required to add Optimizely Data Platform (ODP) to a site:

CookieDropBlock for Episerver updated with an important bug fix

Apr 01, 2021  

TLDR; Update CookieDropBlock if you want to keep using it.

Over five years ago I released a simple tool called CookieDropBlock who's sole purpose was to allow editors to create a block to drop a cookie for an end user. You can read more about it here: https://www.david-tec.com/2015/09/cookie-drop-block-for-episerver/. This has worked largely untouched for all this time.

However there is a bug that will affect anyone who is using it today.

Bug details