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  1. 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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  2. Script to migrate an SVN repository to Git including commit history

    We started using source control years ago and have a load of projects still on SVN. As great as SVN was at the time, we've moved over to Git (if you've not already done so, you really should) but

    Posted by: Tim on Monday, November 26 2012
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  3. Download any Umbraco document type’s values as crosstab/Excel table

    In a follow up to my post yesterday -How to download Umbraco content properties into a crosstab table this is the follow up SQL Script that makes it even easier to download any Umbraco document type

    Posted by: Tim on Tuesday, November 09 2010
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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. IIS Url Rewrite appends trailing slash after page extension

    I’m a big fan of IIS’s built in Url rewriting module, if you’re not using it, you should be to lowercase urls, set canonical urls and all sorts it’s great. One thing that caught me out when we started

    Posted by: Tim on Friday, July 08 2016
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  7. 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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