• When do I use "Handpicked" or "Default" Algorithms?

    When a rule is being created there is the option to select from 4 algorithms The two most common that will be used for a rule set up are Default and Handpicked "Handpicked" - This is used when you are merchandising with a specific product (Refcode) or product set (Product Set). As you are selecting the products by hand. The handpicked algorithm should be used.                "Default" - This is used in all other rule set ups which are not hand picked. If you are setting ...

  • How do I exclude a product from a recommendations widget on site?

    Exclude a product from appearing in a widget Master Rule: none (this rule is not dependent on any other variables) Recommendation Rule: “Unit price” “Greater than or equals” “0” Exclusions: insert the Sku of the product/ products to be excluded   Before starting you need: The Sku of the product/ products to be excluded Which widget you would like to apply this rule to   Enter the Episerver Personalization interface  Click "Merchandising" followed by "Create a new campaign&quo...

  • How do I override a recommendation?

    This is an example how to create a Merchandising campaign to override the recommendations generated by Episerver Personalization algorithms with your own manually selected product. If you are not yet familiar with the Merchandising tool, please read this article. We will apply the following rule: On product pages, if a user is viewing a product X, then recommend product Y. Log in the Personalization Portal  Click "Merchandising" followed by "Create a new campaign"  1. Det...

  • How do I create a category rule?

    This is an example how to create a Merchandising campaign to show recommendations from a specific category, based on the category of the product currently being viewed. If you are not yet familiar with the Merchandising tool, please read this article. We will apply the following rule: On product pages, if a user is viewing a product from the category "Books", then recommend other products from the category "Books". Log in the Personalization Portal  Click "Merchandisi...

  • How do I create a price point rule?

    This is an example how to create a Merchandising campaign to show recommendations at a fixed price point, lower than a fixed price point or over a fixed price point. If you are not yet familiar with the Merchandising tool, please read this article. We will apply the following rule: On the product page, if a user is viewing the product with code/SKU 8554917, then recommend only products which cost more than £10. Log in the Personalization Portal  Click "Merchandising" followed by &qu...

  • How do I create a product set?

    If you want to use your own selection of products in Merchandising campaigns, for example to only recommend items from a certain group of products or to exclude these products from recommendations, you can achieve this with Product sets. Follow the steps below to create your own product set:   Log in the Personalization Portal. Click on Merchandising > Product sets from the navigation. Click on "Create a product set" Enter a meaningful name for the product set in the "Name&...