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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. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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