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Installing a sample site

This topic describes how to install an Optimizely sample site, so you can try out the user interface and API features and learn more about how Optimizely works.

Follow the instructions on Installing Optimizely (ASP.NET Core) to set up an sample site.

The following command has additional options that set the project name, the output folder, and enable Docker (include files required to run under Docker):

dotnet new epi-alloy-mvc --name alloy-docker  --output ./alloy-docker --enable-docker

You can also use the help option to get details about additional options.

dotnet new epi-alloy-mvc --help

Add-ons

See also, Optimizely ASP.NET Core Add-Ons.

Install add-ons on existing site

To install add-ons to an existing Optimizely CMS site with the Alloy templates, do the installation in the following order:

  1. Install add-ons (Forms, A/B testing and so on).
  2. Rebuild the project.

Install add-ons on new site

To install add-ons on a new Optimizely CMS site together with the new project, do the installation in the following order:

  1. Install an empty Optimizely CMS site.
  2. Install add-ons (Forms, A/B testing and so on).