nopCommerce Tips: Checking the Message Queue

Occasionally, you may have technical issues with your hosting provider’s mail server, or your nopCommerce-site customers may have an interruption on their end. With nopCommerce, this doesn’t mean that you can’t recover that message, and re-send it, if necessary.  Today, we’ll review how that works.

1. Log into your nopCommerce instance as an administrator, and go to the Administration section. Learn More

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mojoPortal Tips: Pre-Populating Content for New Sites

If you do a lot of custom installations of mojoPortal, or create skins/themes that are designed to contain content in a very specific layout, you may find yourself spending a great deal of time doing manual setups for each site after your initial install. There’s a way to avoid spending so much time on the manual setup; this also makes deployment to different environments an absolute snap.

We’ll start with Joe Audette’s article “Configuring Initial Content in mojoPortal“; in this article, Joe explains how to create .config files, which are essentially XML files.

These .config files allow you to Learn More

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How to Add a Professional Announcement Bar at the Top of Your Site with Plain HTML


Today I’ll show you one of the things I think a website must have: an announcement bar. What for? To let your users know recent changes, recent news or basically any text you want them to be the first thing they will see. An example of what the announcement bar will look like can be seen here:

Difficulty level: Easy

1. Open the index HTML file or the header file, if any. Learn More

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