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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. Jul

    How To: Create an Umbraco member and email the customer their password at checkout using uCommerce

    One of the uCommerce questions I see getting asked about quite a lot is how to email the customer their password during the checkout process Out of the box uCommerce creates a new Umbraco member for

    Posted by: Tim on Saturday, July 13 2013
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  3. Mar

    How not to do a "How did you hear about us" selector

    A frequent request we get when creating a checkout process or contact us form is to include a "How did you hear about us" select list. They generally end up looking like this one I screenshot from

    Posted by: Tim on Tuesday, March 12 2013
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  4. Dec

    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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  5. Oct

    Do you know where your company's skills are lacking?

    We're recruiting again and to work out what type of recruit we would benefit from the most, we decided to try and assess our strengths and weaknesses. It was a really useful exercise and meant that we

    Posted by: Tim on Tuesday, October 30 2012
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