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Handling Custom Shipping and Payment Methods in SFCC

By: Stefan Stanković
10/02/2021

You must have had shoppers that abandon their carts at the payment part of the checkout flow. Did it happen because your payment or shipping options didn’t suit them? To increase your conversion rates, you should consider adding new custom payment or shipping options that are not included in the base options of your site. In this guide, you will learn how to add a new custom payment and shipping methods to your Salesforce Commerce Cloud site. We will also show you how you can configure your custom shipping methods to suit your needs perfectly. Read More...


2020 – A Year of Adversity, Adaptation and Learning

By: Zoran Tovarloža
12/01/2021

This strange year is nearly reaching its end, so it’s a great time to look back at what we have accomplished, but above all learned during 2020. The year has been full of uncertainty and adversity for the entire world, but it is often hard times that offer the biggest lessons and opportunities for growth. Our company’s core values which are shared by all our employees are the foundation of our success, and this year has made us recognize and appreciate some of them even more. Read More...


Getting started with controllers, models and decorators (SFCC)

By: Stefan Stanković
12/01/2021

Controllers were introduced as an update of pipelines and, eventually they replaced them completely. They are one of the most important parts of the Salesforce Commerce Cloud project because they control the flow of data in our application. On the other hand, models fetch data from a server and provide it as a JSON object that will be used to render a page. In this article we will show you how you can build on your existing RefArch site (or SFRA) to add a new functionality with controllers and models. Read More...


Using the full potential of Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC) SEO functionality

By: Stefan Stanković
04/01/2021

In today’s world, it is increasingly important to do search engine optimization on your website because nearly half of customers start their shopping using a search engine. If we want our business to be successful online it is vital to use all available resources that Commerce Cloud offers to optimize your website for search engines. Based on SEO that we can manage, we can divide it into two categories: On-Page SEO and Crawlability. On-Page SEO refers to the keyword strategy that we will apply on on-site content across different pages of our website. It includes storefront URLs, titles, descriptions, H1 tags, Image Alt tags, and other on-site content. Another category we must pay attention to is crawlability, which refers to the ability of search engines to find and index pages on our website. It includes the following elements: sitemaps, canonical tags, robot.txt, redirects, error handling, and 404 pages. Let’s start exploring all that we are offered in Merchant Tools under SEO. Read More...


The Basics of Salesforce Commerce Cloud SEO

By: Stefan Stanković
02/10/2020

Before we start going into basics and best practices of SEO on your Salesforce site, you should also understand URL Request Analyzer. This tool can show you what URL requests are being processed on your storefront so you can see what configuration is being used to open that page. This can help us understand some parts of SEO we are still not familiar with and let us reach our goal faster. Basics of every page: title and description.... Read More...


Salesforce Commerce Cloud OCAPI and Hooks

By: Srdjan Djukić
19/06/2020

In this blog, I will give an overview of what hooks actually are, and how they can help in developing great features. Hooks help you a lot when you are in need of dynamic functionality that will execute only at certain times, and only when it's crucial for your software solution to do so. Hooks listen to certain events in the shop or in the data layer of your storefront. Which events will the hooks listen to is totally up to the development plan and customer needs. Read More...


Creating a breakout custom attribute editor in Page Designer for Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC)

By: Srdjan Djukić
29/05/2020

How to implement a custom attribute editor in Salesforce Commerce Cloud? This is what we will focus on in this article. The next logical question would be “Why do I need to implement a custom attribute editor in SFCC?”. Well the answer is quite simple. If your storefront website needs a component which doesn’t have a predefined Page Designer type, implementing a custom attribute editor is the way to go. Read More...


My journey from starting at Bee IT to getting certified as a Salesforce Commerce Developer

By: Stefan Stanković
21/05/2020

In September 2019, after graduating from the Faculty of technical sciences in Novi Sad I was at the crossroads in my life. I wanted to be independent and get a job as a developer but it was difficult since I only had freelance experience in that field. Due to the lack of experience, willingness to see how a professional workspace operates, and because I wanted to put certain things in practice I decided to apply for an internship at BeeIT. Read More...


Coronavirus: Why Do People Act in Undisciplined Manner?

By: Sonja Tatarin Ragaji
30/03/2020

I'm pretty sure one of the most googled words this year is a coronavirus. And, there is a good reason why this is a hot topic. The current situation is very unstable and dangerous for most people. It affects individuals, groups and communities- the entire world is in crisis. Despite the real and objective danger we are all exposed to, I have noticed that many people don’t follow the advice of the competent authorities. Is it a lack of information? I wouldn't say so, because the media and the general public are constantly talking about one thing- Coronavirus. You can hear often about safety measures and tips on how to protect yourself in this moment of crisis. However, some people still behave in an undisciplined and irresponsible manner. They look at people with masks and gloves with a sneer refusing to maintain the recommended social distance, Read More...


Customizing Page Designer for Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC)

By: Srdjan Djukić
17/03/2020

Whether your customers are using SiteGenesis or RefArch, PD is there to help you reduce the developer dependency, improve the speed of the market and significantly lower the Quality Assurance time. If your storefront has a need for marketing content, heavy pages PD can help elevate your productivity by focusing on the key concepts and rules by which the designed pages will work. With PD you can create and manage pages, drag & drop content, preview the current state your page is in, create reusable components which will skyrocket the marketing level of your storefront Read More...


Internships at Bee IT Hive: What to Expect When You Apply for Internship at Bee IT

By: Sonja Tatarin Ragaji
27/01/2020

Our team is small but carefully selected. Currently our Bee IT hive has 34 members and, as our CEO and Co-Founder Zoran Tovarloža said in his recent blog post about Bee IT’s New Year’s resolutions, we do not plan to stop growing. Read More...


Forms and Validations

By: Nikola Gorjanac
09/01/2020

Forms and validations are playing a big role in any project. We want to prevent invalid data inputs and teach users to enter data that is appropriate for certain fields. Read More...


Bee IT Hive's New Year Resolutions

By: Zoran Tovarloža
17/12/2019

We are bringing this year to a close with many accomplishments under our belt, and we look forward to setting off into the coming year with the same determination and drive. It is the perfect time to set forth our New Year’s resolutions, and to reflect on everything that we have achieved over the past year. Read More...


A Quick Guide To Visual Studio Code setup for Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC)

By: Boris Pupavac
12/03/2019

If you are working with Salesforce Commerce Cloud, then you know that before you start, you need to choose the right editor. VSC is one of the most popular editors today. It is an open source editor which makes it quite attractive to developers, built in git client and it’s lightweight. Read More...


How to Easily Setup Eclipse for Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC)

By: Strahinja Ristic
11/03/2019

What’s your preferable editor for development? We use both Visual Studio Code and Eclipse, for many reasons. If you want to test the benefits of Eclipse, I got you covered. Read More...


Why Choose SFCC for Your Web Shop?

By: Zoran Tovarloža
01/03/2019

When it comes to e-commerce, we can say that online shopping is both the present and future of contemporary business. So, it’s no wonder that many businesses either add shopping carts to their websites or launch separate web shops. Read More...


Bringing Ecommerce Personalization to Life – 5 Key Features

By: Nikola Gorjanac
01/03/2019

The fast growth of e-commerce is old news. With the expected global retail sales of $4.88 billion by 2021, e-commerce is one of the most propulsive branches of the global economy. Read More...


Increasing E-commerce Revenues with Einstein Intelligence – where AI Becomes EI

By: Nikola Gorjanac
28/02/2019

Merchants and marketers rely on different analytics tools to increase their revenues. They can choose from a range of practical solutions that are being updated as we speak. Many of them are smart tools that collect data about customers’ e-commerce habits. Read More...


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