Episerver Selection Factories

This section covers selection factories.  A selection factory, can be thought of as a drop-down that can be added to templates to allow content editors to select single/multiple selections from a list of predefined values.  Selection factories are a little bit more in-depth than out-of-the-box properties as you need to write custom code in order for them to work, which is I’ve dedicated a whole section to it.  If you want to learn more about Episerver properties, I suggest looking here, Episerver Properties.

How To Create A Visitor Group Selection Factory

I've been working a lot with promotions and discounts recently.  A big part of the process is being able to restrict/customise different discounts to different users on the site. In Episerver, personalising content for users is done via a visitor group.  If you want more information about visitor groups, or, selection factories, then I would […]

How to Create a Selection Factory From a Page Type in Episerver

A new feature to Episerver is the Selection Factory.  In this blog post, we are going to give a quick and dirty example how you can create your own selection factory from a page type in Episerver. To use a selection factory, you will need to decorate a property with either the SelectOne or SelectMany […]

How To Create a Dropdown List or Checkbox Control For Editors Populated By PageTypes or Enums

A very frequent requirement on projects is to give content editors the ability to pick from a list of 'things'.  This list is usually either a drop-down or check-box list.  In the majority of situations, the data required to populate a drop down list or check box list is populated from either page types or enum.  In […]