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Episerver - update 163

New releases of Episerver Commerce (including critical bug fixes) and Episerver A/B testing. Bug fixes for Episerver CMS Core (including critical bug fixes) and Episerver CMS UI; Episerver Forms Marketing Automation connector (including a critical bug fix); and the Episerver Pardot, HubSpot and Silverpop Marketing Automation connectors. Also, notice of removed support for SQL Server 2008 R2.

Note: From update 163, support for SQL Server 2008 R2 is removed. This means that we no longer test releases on this version, and future releases may use functionality in SQL Server 2012 and later. If you are running SQL Server 2008 R2 and want to keep Episerver up-to-date in the future, you should upgrade your database to a newer version.

The update applies to Episerver projects version 7.5 and higher, and contains finalized work items included in the latest iteration. Continuous release updates are cumulative to include previous updates. Episerver supports all platform updates and strongly recommends that you keep ongoing projects up-to-date. You can install the updates from the Episerver NuGet feed.

Main packages
This release information lists updated main package versions for the Episerver platform. When a release is built, other dependent packages also may be bumped to new versions, although they contain no publicly visible changes. This is done to avoid dependency errors. When you upgrade, NuGet alerts you to upgrade related packages to the required versions. For Commerce, it is important to ensure that you are running the same version of CMS and Commerce, both in the front-end and back-end applications.

Updated main packages

Click a package in the list to see work item details.

Episerver CMS Core

Episerver CMS UI

New features:

    • MAR-892MAR-893MAR-894 Multiple conversion goals in A/B testing
      You can now add up to five conversion goals when creating an A/B test. You can also decide if one of the conversion goals should be more important, or less important, than the others when determining a winning version. When viewing the A/B test details screen and using multiple conversion goals, the test results show how the test versions are performing against the selected conversion goals. See the Episerver User Guide for more information on how to create an A/B test with multiple conversion goals.

Episerver Commerce

New features:

    • COM-3189: IRI support for Commerce
      Support for International Resource Identifier (IRI) has been implemented for Commerce. As a result, many non-standard characters are supported in the Name in URL and SEO URI fields. See URL segment and SEO URI in the Commerce Developer Guide.
    • COM-56: List campaigns: Calculate number of orders for a promotion
      The Campaign view now displays the number of orders and redemptions for each campaign and discount. This information provides feedback on how a campaign and its discounts are performing.
      Campaign view

Episerver Marketing Automation

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Last updated: May 15, 2017