• Commerce,  Episerver,  Order,  Promotion

    Package equivalent promotion type in Episerver Commerce

    Recently we got this question on how to create package-equivalent promotion type in Episerver Commerce, from┬áhttps://world.episerver.com/forum/developer-forum/Episerver-Commerce/Thread-Container/2018/2/is-there-a-built-in-group-discount/ I already recommended to use package for such purpose, because of several reasons: Package is a builtin feature, and is fully supported by the framework, both on UI level and API level. It has been well tested and is very reliable to use. However in a real world implementation, it might not be easy to just add package implementation. One reason would be if you rely on an external PIM to handle your catalog. Configuring it to support package can not be trivial. So why not try to implement a package equivalent promotion in…

  • Commerce,  Episerver,  Promotion

    How to check if a coupon was successfully applied

    When a customer add a coupon to his/her cart, it’s nice and best practice to show to him/her if the coupon has been applied successfully, or if it was an invalid/not applicable code. How can you do that? In old promotion system When old promotion system run, each successfully applied promotion will be presented by an instance of Discount, which has a property named DiscountCode – this is the coupon used for the promotion (it can of course be null if the promotion requires no coupon).

  • Commerce,  Episerver,  Promotion,  Uncategorized

    The beauty of new promotion system

    This is going to be a relatively short post. If you are using Episerver Commerce 9, you probably know that we are working on a new promotion system. It’s still BETA, but some of our customers already use it, and from what I heard they are really happy with it. One of the reasons we create a new promotion system is the old one is not developer-friendly. Have you ever tried to create a promotion in old system, by code? This is an “simple” example of how to create a new campaign and a couple of promotions: