Configurating Essence for GDPR

The GDPR gives people specific rights about their personal data. Essence gives you the possibilities to be compliant with these rules and regulations. This post will give you some tips & tricks on what you can do to make your Essence Portal GDPR compliant. [More]

HowTo: Securing the Essence Webservice

When you expose the Essence Webservice, there is a difference in the web.config for non-secure and secure communication. With the Installer you will get the version for HTTP. So if you have an HTTPS Essence Portal, you will need to adjust your Essence web.config to match this situation. [More]

HowTo: Set up File Upload in the Essence Portal

In many cases it might come in handy to add a file attachment. For example, you have a Support Question and the user should be able to upload a screenshot. Or you have a Sales Contract and the user should be able to upload a PDF of the signed contract. In such cases you can enable the option to upload files. [More]

Q&A: What are the image sizes for the login-screen

What are the image sizes for the login-screen? [More]

Added Filtering in Database Editor

The Database Editor shows all the objects in a database: Tables, Views, Functions, Procedures and Triggers. This can become quite a long list so we have added Filtering Options. [More]

Introducing the Script Tool

How do you make sure that your additions to a development database are also applied in your production database? Try using the Script Tool! [More]

HowTo: Avoid the Loopback check

When you work on an Essence Portal in combination with Exact Synergy Enterprise, you might run into a strange error. Where your credentials both work and don't work at the same time? Find out about this Schrödinger-like dillema in this blogpost. [More]

Introducing new Menu Settings

To give you more control over the look and feel of your Essence Portal, we added a few additional Menu Settings. [More]

HowTo: Check what happens in the background

When you are working on a complex cases, it might be useful to see what is happening in the background. Here's how you can do that. [More]

Require a minimum password length

We want to encourage the use of longer passwords. Until now, we didn't require a specific length. But in the upcoming Release we will introduce the option to require a specific password length. [More]