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Managing 301 redirects in Sitefinity Mani Blog Image
Aug
04

Managing 301 Redirects in Sitefinity

When a web site is rebuilt in Sitefinity from another CMS, it provides an opportunity to restructure the pages and group them better for easy navigation and for SEO. It leads to change in the url itself. We can notice a surge in 404s in Google Analytics dashboard, shortly after a website is launched. It is because the users might have bookmarked certain pages or shared some interesting articles in social media, which are visited often.

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Jun
09

Sitefinity Upgrade Tips

Sitefinity releases new versions, major or minor, every quarter. Newer versions can include hotfixes, bug fixes or new features. To take advantage of new versions, an upgrade is usually required. There’s a misconception that an upgrade simply entails uploading the new Sitefinity license, but that is not the case. Upgrading involves updating the newer versions of the Sitefinity libraries, configurations, and database as well. Following a specific process makes the upgrade more predictable and successful.

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May
30

Human Experiences Driven by Commerce

From mobile phones dominating the start of all searches online, to the involvement of voice search, social apps and conversational commerce in consumers’ decisions to purchase, the recent shift in how consumers are purchasing has had a huge impact on retailers that are not prepared for the change. For both B2B and B2C retailers, there are challenges brought about by the technology that consumers are using daily. Here are just a few new thoughts and concepts to keep in mind, to help you stay ahead of the e-retail game.

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May
02

Sitefinity 10’s New Modern Approach to Authentication

Sitefinity 10 introduces a number of bells and whistles to the platform, including some nice new features such as the Warmup Tool, the Health Check API, and some new-and-improved export and import functionality across multiple environments for content types and data.

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Customer Experience is the New Business Battleground
Mar
27

Webinar Recap: Customer Experience is the New Business Battleground

Rob Sanders, Senior Strategist and Business Analyst here at Americaneagle.com recently had the chance to present on a webinar with Sheryl Kingstone, Research Director at 451 Research, hosted by Progress, an Americaneagle.com partner.

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Sitefinity Website of the Year Finalists
Jan
30

We’re Progress Sitefinity Website of the Year Finalists!

It’s that time of year again, the lead up to the Progress Sitefinity Website of the Year awards. We are particularly excited to announce that 5 of our Sitefinity sites were nominated as finalists.

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Jan
13

Apple News, Facebook Instant Articles & Google AMP: Worth it?

If your website’s ROI is important to you (and even if it’s not), mobile page speed should be a top priority. Recent data shows that 40% of consumers will leave a page that takes longer than three seconds to load. That’s less time than it takes to read this sentence!

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Gulf-Stream-Park
Dec
16

Gulfstream Park Win the Race to Site Success: Watch!

We recently had a video created in partnership with Progress Sitefinity, an innovative and Platinum Partner of ours, and our wonderful client Gulfstream Park, one of the best racetracks in the U.S.

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Sep
21

Join Us For Our Sitefinity User Group Tonight!

We’re very excited to hold a Chicago Sitefinity User Group this evening, Wednesday, September 21st, 2016, at the Americaneagle.com headquarters in Des Plaines, and invite you to join us! The event will be held from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM CST, and is open to anyone interested in learning more about the Progress Sitefinity platform.

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Sitefinity-Development-Blog
Sep
06

Sitefinity Resource Packages: To Bootstrap or not to Bootstrap? (Part 1)

If I compiled a list of words front end developers hear the most, “Bootstrap” would be very high in the ranks. The most well-known front end framework created by Twitter is reportedly used on over 10 million websites and applications at the moment.

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