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Upgrade to Sitecore XP 8.1 features

Top 5 reasons to upgrade to Sitecore XP 8.1

People often ask us how to get the most out of Sitecore. With the release of Sitecore XP 8.1, the best way to get the greatest return on your investment, hands down, is to upgrade.

Why are we excited about Sitecore XP 8.1?

1). The New User Interface

Simply put, the new UI is a game changer. It's a sleek and sophisticated interface that content editors will enjoy working with.

2). Language fallback

Set a default language to be displayed for when content is missing in a particular language to avoid the embarrassment of server errors and empty pages. Sitecore 8.1 even allows for a sophisticated hierarchy of fallback options on a per language basis.

3). Integrated Device Detection

Sitecore’s new integrated device functionality provides new ways to provide your visitors with optimized experiences. Reduce load times by adaptively fine-tuning the amount of content you deliver to mobile devices and personalize content presented based on the characteristics of their device.

4). Improved Testing & Optimization

Testing content is now easier than ever. Powerful data and intelligent recommendations are now at your fingertips, giving you the tools to create a more effective site. Integrate testing directly into the publishing workflow to measure the success of content changes each time you publish.

5). Improved Content Search

For content areas within Sitecore that contain a large number of items, marketers can now do a quick search to find a specific item instead of scrolling forever and reading each name until the item is found. A huge time saver! 

To learn more about all the benefits of upgrading to Sitecore XP 8.1, check out the following resources: 

White Paper: Why Upgrade to Sitecore XP 8.1

Brochure: Sitecore Experience Platform

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Sitecore Upgrades

Are you excited about the latest version of Sitecore, and eager to take advantage of all the new features and capabilities?

Our team of Sitecore Certified Support Engineers are here to help you determine the most economical upgrade path, and ensure a timely and successful upgrade. Our Sitecore Upgrade process starts with thorough analysis and planning– identifying modules that can’t be upgraded and code that needs a rewrite. We create a thorough test plan, perform the upgrade and make necessary modifications, and then conduct rigorous page-by-page testing.


Starting at $20,000

Upgrades for new clients require a Sitecore Audit

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Upgrade to Sitecore XP 8.1 features


With our latest Sitecore Experience Platform (XP) 8.1 offering, brands can have a 360-degree view of the customer and provide content with a contextual lens.


Mark Floisand
VP, Product Marketing

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