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New way to create Azure Commerce site in 8.12.0

EPiServer.Commerce 8.12.0 was released and it includes new way to create new EPiServer Commerce site that’s Azure compatible.

We just need to do some simple steps:

  • Open Visual Studio, select Tools > Extensions and Updates menu. In the dialog, select Online and Search EPiServer CMS Visual Studio Extension then install extenstion.
  • Create a new project by selecting New > Project > Visual C#, and then EPiServer > EPiServer Web Site. In the dialog select Empty, uncheck "Add EPiServer Search".
  • Install the NuGet package EPiServer.Commerce, to 8.12 at least.
  • Install the NuGet package EPiServer.Commerce.Azure to the project.
  • Remember that run update-epidatabase in Package Manager Console.

Now we have a new site that compatible with Azure and ready for Azure deployment.

Refer to to deploy it to Azure Web Apps
May 26, 2015

Frederik Vig
( By Frederik Vig, 5/26/2015 2:02:31 PM)

How about the Commerce Manager?

Son Do
( By Son Do, 5/28/2015 8:30:02 AM)

Hi Frederik, 

To get new Commerce Manager site, we can download this one and following some steps below:

- Copy configuration files from front-end site to root folder of Commerce Manager project .

Update the EPiServer.CommerceManager package to the latest version (or 8.0 at least, refer to Commerce-specific updating steps, section Updating Commerce Manager)

- Install Azure package to Commerce Manager using nuget package EPiServer.CommerceManager.Azure (refer to Upgrading and deploying Commerce to Azure, step 2 - Upgrading NuGet packages and make the site ready for Azure)

- Apply your Azure configuration.

So Commerce Manager site is ready for deployment.

/Son Do

( 5/28/2015 8:41:36 AM)

An easier way of installing Commerce Manager is to create a new ASP.Net Web Application in the same solution as the front-end site. Then you just have to add the nuget package EPiServer.CommerceManager.Azure to the empty web site to convert it to a commerce manager site ready for Azure.

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