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  1. Dec

    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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  2. Prices including tax on uCommerce

    Most of our retailers price point their products to include tax i.e. a shirt that costs you £100 would include a proportion of VAT that the retailer would have to pay (at the moment about £16.67).

    Posted by: Tim on Friday, December 14 2012
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  3. Nov

    Periodically hit a url with Windows Scheduler

    Sometimes you have a task that you want to run every x minutes i.e. updating order statuses or sending abandoned cart emails. There are a few ways you can do this but our preferred method at The Site

    Posted by: Tim on Monday, November 28 2016
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  4. Aug

    Export/get all customer email addresses from uCommerce

    If you running an online web-shop, you'll undoubtably be marketing to your customers so here’s  a simple script for you to generate a list of customers and their emails to import (excluding some of

    Posted by: Tim on Friday, August 19 2016
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  5. Jul

    Export all products and properties from uCommerce

    One of the most time consuming parts of building an e-commerce site is getting the data right and often it requires numerous exports. Although uCommerce is generally awesome, mass updating product

    Posted by: Tim on Tuesday, July 12 2016
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  6. List all products from child categories on uCommerce

    One question I’ve seen batted around a lot is how to list all products from the child categories when viewing a parent category. On the uCommerce demo store Avenue Clothing we simply loop through the

    Posted by: Tim on Friday, July 01 2016
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  7. Apr

    No basket exist for the current user when checking out in uCommerce

    Stupidly this had me going for a while today so this is partly a post to act as a reminder not to do it again but also hopefully to help someone else from doing the same. A site we are working on was

    Posted by: Tim on Wednesday, April 23 2014
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  8. Jun

    uCommerce is now free and why it's great news

    .style1 { text-align: center; } Those of you who were lucky enough to make it to CodeGarden 11 (or have been following the #CG11 hash tag) will no doubt already know that

    Posted by: Tim on Friday, June 17 2011
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  9. Oct

    Retrieve the customer's last address when logging into uCommerce

    Probably one of the most common features of an ecommerce systems is to "retrieve my details" when logging in -after all that's why you create an account with the seller isn't it? Out of the box,

    Posted by: Tim on Tuesday, October 26 2010
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