nopCommerce 101: How to Take a Poll in nopCommerce

At the heart of e-commerce, there is one basic truth; you always want to provide products and services that your customers want. A simple way to get feedback from your customers is to ask for information; nopCommerce provides an easy-to-use poll feature that will let your users respond quickly and efficiently.

To add a poll to your nopCommerce-enabled website: start by logging into your nopCommerce site as an admin, then navigating to the Administration area. Under “Content Management”, select “Polls”.

Click the “Add New” button; fill in the information on the first tab, and then click “Save and Continue Edit” (this keeps you in the same input area, instead of having to navigate back to your poll in progress). Some tips about these fields: Learn More

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mojoPortal Tips: New Blog Features – Multi-Author Support!

With the latest version of mojoPortal (, a terrific new feature has been incorporated; the ability to allow multiple authors to write in a single blog, without giving them access to any posts other than their own.  In addition, you can now also include authors’ bios and avatar as a part of each blog entry, allowing for greater personalization for each author’s work. Let’s go over how you can implement this feature set in mojoPortal.

I’ve recently upgraded my own site,, to use the version of mojoPortal. One of the best new features is the ability to automatically add author bio and image information to Blog entries and HTML Instances. In order to have this option, you’ll need to go to your Profile, where in addition to your avatar, which is what will be displayed next to your bio, you’ll see a new field labeled “Author Bio”. This field must be populated in order to see the option to allow your bio and avatar information to be displayed. Learn More

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How to Block IP Addresses on Linux Using .htaccess

Sometimes you may want to block certain people from visiting your site. They may be trying to guess your password or maybe you simply do not want them to have access to your website. On a Linux plan, this can be handled easily via .htaccess.

In your public_html file should be a file called .htaccess (if there isn’t one, you can simply create an empty file named .htaccess

Open this file in a text editor and at the top of the file insert the following: Learn More

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