Thinking.

We like to share our knowledge and expertise. Our blog is the place where we can do that, as well as keeping you up to date with some of the other going on's at Stage Two.

What is XPM Session Preview?

I’ve recently been working with a client on a project to implement Experience Manager on their existing Tridion managed website. The detailed requirements for the sprint story covered getting Experience Manager fully working on their Tridion Sites 8.5 implementation - including Session Preview. ‘No…
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What exactly is Tridion Experience Manager (XPM)?

In this post in the series I’m going to hopefully answer the question of ‘What is Experience Manager?’. From a high-level perspective, Experience Manager is the in-context** WYSIWYG editor for SDL Tridion managed sites. Rather than using the more traditional forms and fields based approach provided…
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Tridion Experience Manager (XPM) Blog Post Series

I’ve recently worked on a project with a client where the Development team were tasked with implementing Experience Manager (a.k.a. XPM) as part of the Phase 2 requirements. Let me start by saying that I agree 100% with Will Price on this one, that if possible Experience Manager should be…
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Upgrading from SDL DXA 1.7 to 2.0 CTP 2

To explore how easy (or otherwise) moving to the new version of SDL DXA will be once it is production ready, I decided to perform a basic upgrade. In this post, I’ll take an out of the box SDL DXA 1.7 install and upgrade it to SDL DXA 2.0 CTP 2 (using the model service,) and find out what’s involved…
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Why?

Why? is probably one of the most important questions in IT. When I’m presented with a project or new customer I always think to myself, why are you doing it? When a new customer approaches us at Stage Two, I think Why us? Once we’ve determine the motivations of the project, and we’ve discussed Stage…
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