Sears eCommerce debacle

No wonder Sears is getting kicked in the rear by Amazon and others. I want to buy a socket set, cool it's on sale at sears for $17.99 regularly $29.99. The Newington store has two in stock. Continuing with my iPad I start the order. I notice on the checkout…

Migrating Sitecore users from one instance to another without losing their passwords using SQL 2008 R2.

You can copy Sitecore users from one instance to another using a package however their passwords will be reset. If you want to copy users without losing passwords The Inside Corner site has a page that describes how to migrate Sitecore users from one installation to another: http://www.theinsidecorner.com/en/SiteAdmins/SiteSecurity/SitecoreAccounts/MigratingAccounts. This description…

Handy Sitecore Admin URLs

A while back one of our enterprise Sitecore clients* called in a panic because they could not access the Sitecore desktop. Somehow the English language item had gotten deleted overnight. We told them about the dbbrowser page where they were able to undo the damage. I realized not every Sitecore developer…

Updating DNN to friendly URL’s without hurting your SEO

I manage several DotNetNuke sites and noticed I had not enabled friendly URL's on one. This is a typical DNN URL...which is not very intuitive http://www.mainesgna.org/AboutMSGNA/SGNAMembershipBenefits/tabid/67/Default.aspx Using the Friendly URL feature this is the same page's URL: http://www.mainesgna.org/AboutMSGNA/SGNAMembershipBenefits.aspx I wanted to changed the URL scheme, but I didn't want lose…