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  1. Apr

    How To: Automatically set Umbraco folder permissions after AppVeyor deploy

    We've been playing more with AppVeyor over the past few weeks to automate the deployment of our sites and one of the things we got caught out with was the Umbraco folder permissions which we do with

    Posted by: Tim on Tuesday, April 03 2018
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  2. Mar

    How To: Quickly Set Umbraco File and Folder Permissions with PowerShell

    In 2010 I blogged about how to set Umbraco folder permissions using PowerShell. This has been a really handy snippet -but it's always been a bit of a pain when dealing with new servers, remembering

    Posted by: Tim on Friday, March 16 2018
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  3. Feb

    How To: Return the customer to your site after paying with WorldPay

    Stripe is generally our go-to PCI compliant payment gateway but from time to time we're asked to use alternatives such as WorldPay. For the most this is fine but redirecting the shopping from WorldPay

    Posted by: Tim on Wednesday, February 14 2018
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  4. Jan

    Group Newsletter Studio mailing lists by name in the Umbraco backend tree

    In a follow-on from my previous post about how to Group Newsletter Studio newsletters by month in the Umbraco backend tree. This is a quick post to give you an idea of how to group the mailing lists

    Posted by: Tim on Monday, January 22 2018
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  5. Group Newsletter Studio newsletters by month in the Umbraco backend tree

    One of our customer's websites uses the Newsletter Studio Umbraco package to manage their mailing lists but had an issue because they send a lot of emails (40+ a month) so the draft/sent/archive

    Posted by: Tim on Thursday, January 18 2018
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  6. Dec

    GDPR Data Flow Diagram Template

    GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is one of the hot topics at the moment and we've been helping clients get their website ready for the pending changes.One of the trickier required (but

    Posted by: Tim on Monday, December 04 2017
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  7. Speed up your uCommerce checkout pipeline

    Speed is key when it comes to e-commerce. Regardless of which platform you use to sell online it has to be fast and no-where is this truer than the checkout processes. uCommerce is a great platform

    Posted by: Tim on Thursday, December 08 2016
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  8. Oct

    View the property values in SQL for latest version of a page in Umbraco

    I've previously blogged about how to download any Umbraco document as a CSV from SQL but we hit a slightly different issue today and needed to view the values for a property in SQL. By default Umbraco

    Posted by: Tim on Friday, October 27 2017
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  9. How to: Send order confirmation emails to multiple recipients in Ucommerce

    Sometimes it's the simple things that are hardest to find/remember but if you've ever needed to send the same Ucommerce email to multiple recipients you'll be pleased to hear that it's built in.To

    Posted by: Tim on Thursday, October 19 2017
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  10. Aug

    How to: Restore nodes from a SQL backup

    We had an odd issue the other day where a bunch of nodes disappeared from one of our Umbraco installs. There didn't appear to be any reason behind why they were gone and the customer assured me that

    Posted by: Tim on Tuesday, August 15 2017
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