mojoPortal Tips: How Can I Test Changes to My mojoPortal Site?

When working with an open-source CMS (content management system) like mojoPortal, it’s a joy to be able to access functionality to configure your mojoPortal-based solution to the specific needs of your clientele. However, when it comes time to update the site to incorporate the latest features and enhancements for mojoPortal, it can be a bit scary to test changes that may break your customizations. We’ll review a simple technique today that’ll allow you to test your current site’s configuration, without causing “live site” breaks.

First, we’ll define the prerequisites needed for testing: a local version of your database of choice (default is MSSQL, which is what we’ll cover today), and a localhost version of your current site (either leveraging IIS, or Visual Studio – it’s easy to download a copy of Visual Studio Express, or with a little bit of initiative, sign up for one of the programs that will allow you access to a free copy of Visual Studio Developer Edition). Learn More

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Customer Satisfaction Survey – January 2013

galaxy2_tabLast month our Quality Assurance team sent out over 3,000 surveys at random to our customers to find out exactly what everyone thought about our products and services.

We are still currently reviewing the survey comments, but the satisfaction scores have been tabulated.

Our customers rated us an 8.67 on a scale of 1-10 (ten being the best).
Our team is happy to report that we will continue to actively work every day on ways to improve our score. From hiring improvements, to the creation of an entirely new training system. Here at Arvixe, we are committed to 100% customer satisfaction.

As for lucky the winner?

At random, our survey system pulled a winner for this awesome prize. We’re happy to announce that the winner of the Galaxy Tab 2 is Todd from keymonkeys.com.

Congratulations Todd!

We want to offer a special thanks to every customer who participated in our survey!
For those who have feedback, we encourage you to please email qa [at] arvixe [dot] com and we’ll be happy to help in anyway we can.

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Plugin Spotlight For WordPress For January 2013: Import Posts from a Tumblr Blog

With Tumblr becoming more and more popular, many people are using it! If you have a Tumblr blog, or if you find posts on a Tumblr blog you really like, you may want to add it to your own WordPress blog.  This plugin does just that! It imports posts from a Tumblr blog into your WordPress blog! With the following features, this plugin is great for users of both Tumblr and WordPress:

  • Correctly handles post formats
  • Background importing: start it up, then come back later to see how far it’s gotten
  • Duplicate checking, will not create duplicate imported posts
  • Imports posts, drafts, and pages
  • Media Side loading (for audio, video, and image posts) Learn More
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