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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. 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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  3. 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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  4. Add every country to uCommerce

    Something I learnt the other day was that uCommerce uses the culture code you specify for a country to determine the two/three digit ISO code when sending the order to the payment gateway. This is

    Posted by: Tim on Friday, August 16 2013
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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

    Export Umbraco members as CSV/table

    A while ago I blogged about how to list umbraco document types as an Excel table which has come in handy a few times. Today I thought I’d blog about how to list Umbraco members in a CSV format with

    Posted by: Tim on Thursday, April 28 2016
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  8. May

    Stop windows lowering the music volume when a call starts

    We've started using Sqwiggle to aid remote working which is awesome. The only issue is recently I've noticed that when someone starts a conversation or sends an instant message Spotify and Windows

    Posted by: Tim on Friday, May 30 2014
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  9. Quickly delete Umbraco nodes by document type in SQL

    Ever needed to delete all nodes by a document type or delete all nodes from the recycle bin in Umbraco? This little script should help. Delete Umbraco nodes by Document Type Alias BEGIN TRAN DECLARE

    Posted by: Tim on Thursday, May 08 2014
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  10. Mar

    How to: Delete duplicate products from a category in uCommerce

    I was looking into an issue with one of our sites that couldn't delete a product from a category in uCommerce today and noticed that there were a lot of duplicate product-category relationships in the

    Posted by: Tim on Friday, March 21 2014
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