Latest Articles by Mike Wills
Mike Wills | Director of Development
With over 20 years' experience, Mike has developed solutions ranging from shrink-wrapped software to high-profile websites. A Kentico MVP since 2020, Mike manages several technical squads at BlueModus, providing guidance and support to help each team deliver complex and custom solutions for our customers. Whether consulting an enterprise or a startup, he consistently guides customers through tough technical challenges and leads teams to achieve their business goals.
Leveraging Kentico Marketing Automation in a GDPR & CCPA World
Mike Wills | Jul 16, 2020
Step-by-step tips on using Kentico's Marketing Automation functionality with and without cookie consent from the user.
How to Customize Kentico to Provide Form Response Emails with Rich Marketing Content
Mike Wills | Apr 30, 2020
Learn this Kentico trick: Mike Wills shows how to customize Kentico so that you can send form response emails to customers that include rich marketing content.
How to Leverage Kentico’s Newsletter Subscriptions in a Headless Architecture
Mike Wills | Mar 12, 2020
Kentico MVP Mike Wills shares how to enable Kentico’s subscription and confirmation features within a headless architecture, by adding integrated API endpoints.
Kentico Headless Email Marketing – Creating Email Tracking Endpoints
Mike Wills | Feb 11, 2020
Kentico MVP Mike Wills explains how to build a Kentico headless architecture that supports email tracking endpoints, allowing headless use of email marketing.
Bring Content to Customers with a Headless Kentico Architecture
Mike Wills | Nov 22, 2019
Mike Wills explains how using a headless CMS like Kentico provides meaningful, structured content to public platforms where your audience is already engaged.
A Headless Architecture Enables Enterprise Adoption of Kentico EMS
Mike Wills | Nov 06, 2019
We explain how implementing a headless Kentico EMS architecture can be a solution for an enterprise-level website with an established, complex architecture.
Kentico Extensibility: How to Identify Unique Visitors in a Headless Architecture
Mike Wills | Oct 17, 2019
Mike Wills explains how, when implementing Kentico with a headless EMS, we were able to implement contact management and activity tracking through a Web API.
Kentico Extensibility: How to Enable Double Opt-In with Kentico Forms
Mike Wills | Oct 10, 2019
Mike Wills explains how to enable Kentico's double opt-in subscription to work in conjunction with online forms, by using a custom marketing automation action.
Kentico Extensibility: Logging Contact Activities in a Headless Architecture
Mike Wills | Oct 01, 2019
Learn how we were able to easily customize Kentico CMS to fix a form submission error encountered when using a Web API for form data submitted by end users.
Kentico Optimization Tip: Improving SQL Server Round Trip Performance
Mike Wills | Sep 17, 2019
Learn a helpful tip to optimize Kentico performance: we explain how to leverage Kentico's ObjectQuery API to reduce the number of SQL Server query round trips.
Kentico Optimization Tip: How to Measure SQL Server Round Trip Performance
Mike Wills | Jul 09, 2019
Learn how to accurately test SQL Server round-trip performance for a Kentico site. BlueModus Kentico expert Mike Wills provides the step-by-step procedure.
Kentico Tip: How to Manage Scheduled Publishing of Cached Content
Mike Wills | Jun 10, 2019
Using long cache intervals along with the scheduled publishing feature in Kentico? Learn how to ensure content gets displayed at the proper time, not cached.
Solving the Organizational and Integration Challenges of Privacy Regulations
Mike Wills | May 21, 2019
Adhering to privacy regulations continues to be a challenge. We provide hands-on examples on how to solve organizational and integration issues using Kentico.
Solving Design Challenges in a Headless CMS
Mike Wills | Mar 26, 2019
Designing a headless CMS requires collaboration among designers, developers, and strategists to balance the challenges. The payoff is a strategic game changer.
Taking a content-first approach in a multi-channel world with Kentico
Mike Wills | Feb 12, 2019
Implementing a CMS or redesigning your site? Here's why you should take a content-first approach and implement a platform that supports multiple channels.