LDAP Authentication Class

Below is class for managing custom LDAP authentication, querying group membership, and a dump of assigned groups to the authenticated user. It will also populate all the various attributes related to the user. Keep in mind that some of these attributes are custom to my organization (for example “IPPHONE”), so update the switch/case and public variables as need. The code …

ASP.Net Log File Function

So this is just as much for me as anyone reading this. This is a quick little function that will detect if a log file has written for the current day. If one doesn’t exist then it will create one, if it does exist then it will timestamp and append the log message to the file. public static void writeToLogFile(string …

SQL Server – Notes on Creating a CLR Trigger

Here are my notes on creating a CLR trigger into SQL Server 2008. If you have any questions about it, just post a comment and I’ll reply. I just wanted my notes on this one online since I’m sure others run into the same issues I did. Base Tutorial http://www.c-sharpcorner.com/uploadfile/37db1d/create-your-first-clr-trigger-in-sql-server-2008-using-C-Sharp/ Need to be sa or atleast db_admin to run some …

How to install nopCommerce 2.2

I ran into a bunch of problems installing nopCommerce 2.2. With the install changed, I found myself sitting there staring at files and IIS errors when I had thought I would have a demo store up and running in no time at all. Boy was I was wrong. So the deal is that with the upgrade of nopCommerce to ASP.Net …

nopCommerce Robots.txt Fix

The nopCommerce engine is a bit out dated in some aspects in regards to SEO Optimization. This will be the first of a couple articles on how to correct and address these issues. The Robots.txt will create some red flags if you run your nopCommerce site through SEOMOZ to rate your site as it fits in with the google search …

Creating a Unique Home Page Design

This article describes how to create a unique looking home page (or landing page). The goal here is to have a home page that is a different looking design than the rest of the store, that way we keep the current nopCommerce Theme but show the home page in a different way. Many designers choose to do this to advertise …

Finer Points of Theme Design in nopCommerce

So I was going to skin a store for a client and ran into a couple of issues that I had not noticed before that I could not correct using just CSS. Here is a break down of the issues White Background on Star Rating for Products So I guess it finally happened, and I changed the background color to …

Customizing Emails in NopCommerce

One the more forgotten features… until you run that final test of a real order through you system, is formatting the email messages generated by nopCommerce. You want to make sure that the emails have some relation to your actual site theme and logo if you have one. You can see all the email messages that nopCommerce uses by going …