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Tutorial for "Build a members zone/portal" like on Sandpile

How to create a secure zone members portal such as the one Sandpile. Less Details
How to create a secure zone members portal such as the one Sandpile.

Liquid Shopping Cart

Best practices on how to build a responsive shopping cart using liquid markup. Less Details
Best practices on how to build a responsive shopping cart using liquid markup.

Best Practices for Re-Building a Website

With many clients getting bored with old designs or wanting a responsive website, partners are keen to find out what the best practices are for rebuilding a site if one already exists on BC Less Details
With many clients getting bored with old designs or wanting a responsive website, partners are keen to find out what the best practices are for rebuilding a site if one already exists on BC

How To Best Use The WYSIWYG Editor

How to use the WYSIWYG editor, including the CSS menu. If I'm using a framework like Bootstrap, the "Apply CSS" menu is daunting because there are so many options, and so clients are afraid of it.

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How to use the WYSIWYG editor, including the CSS menu. If I'm using a framework like Bootstrap, the "Apply CSS" menu is daunting because there are so many options, and so clients are afraid of it.

Internationalisation

multi-lingual, multi-currency, localised content and would really like to nail what is and isn't possible and the best way to structure such a project Less Details
multi-lingual, multi-currency, localised content and would really like to nail what is and isn't possible and the best way to structure such a project

Member messaging within Sandpile

A commonly asked question in the past is how we could provide internal community messaging such as has been achieved in BC Sandpile. This could be of interest to the community Less Details
A commonly asked question in the past is how we could provide internal community messaging such as has been achieved in BC Sandpile. This could be of interest to the community

Liquid Templates

A meeting where the presenter shows how to build a BC template using Liquid Markup. Less Details
A meeting where the presenter shows how to build a BC template using Liquid Markup.

Tutorial on implementing Google maps using lat and long data from a webapp

How to implement google maps rendering from webapp data within a BC site. Specifically how to loop through the data and render it on a Google map without the off Africa error. How to get around the problem of failure to render an item on a map breaking the map rendering. Less Details
How to implement google maps rendering from webapp data within a BC site. Specifically how to loop through the data and render it on a Google map without the off Africa error. How to get around the problem of failure ...More Details

Tutorial on how to create automated email marketing

We had a Sandpile on how to set up the automated email marketing which is now available to us on BC, however, most partners expressed some nervousness about scheduling something when we could never be certain that the content would be created in time. With a web app now being used to schedule and announce meetings, we can now put this setup to the test - to see if we can set up those weekly emails to go automatically. This could be an interesting Think Tank kind of session, where I describe how it is currently done, and perhaps a panel of experts can advise how to proceed to set this up to go automatically .... Less Details
We had a Sandpile on how to set up the automated email marketing which is now available to us on BC, however, most partners expressed some nervousness about scheduling something when we could never be certain that the content would ...More Details

Implementing Menu

How to create and manage menus in the admin, and how to build in the front-end.

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How to create and manage menus in the admin, and how to build in the front-end.

Modify a Non-BC Template for BC

Put together some best practices and possibly step-by-steps to modify a purchased theme (i.e. from Themeforest or WrapBoostrap) and best utilize the out-of-the-box features of Business Catalyst. Less Details
Put together some best practices and possibly step-by-steps to modify a purchased theme (i.e. from Themeforest or WrapBoostrap) and best utilize the out-of-the-box features of Business Catalyst.

SHIPPING ACTUAL PRODUCTS

I am still wondering if there is going to be a way to SHIP actual products that are not "dropship" or that are shipped from CANADA for example. Shipping tables.. Anything to do with updating, upgrading shipping. It's been years since anything has been fixed or changed in this area from what I can tell. Less Details
I am still wondering if there is going to be a way to SHIP actual products that are not "dropship" or that are shipped from CANADA for example. Shipping tables.. Anything to do with updating, upgrading shipping. It's been years since anything has ...More Details

Email Marketing Specifics

cool examples (they have to be cool right), from the BC community regarding anniversary email campaigns. Less Details
cool examples (they have to be cool right), from the BC community regarding anniversary email campaigns.

SHIPPING

Not a single Sandpile has ever approached shipping. - How do you ship products to your customers (REAL PRODUCTS) - What ALTERNATIVE SHOPPING CARTS are you using (because we know you aren't using BC to ship real products from a real store) - Is BC only good for DROPSHIP? (who is using it for DROPSHIP, what success are you having?) - Shipping situation for people in CANADA, UK, or other parts of the WORLD that are not USA or AUSTRALIA. Less Details
Not a single Sandpile has ever approached shipping. - How do you ship products to your customers (REAL PRODUCTS) - What ALTERNATIVE SHOPPING CARTS are you using (because we know you aren't using BC to ship real products from a real store) - ...More Details

Open Graph

Personally, I would love to hear about** how people get their pages to show up properly when sharing to Facebook and such **.  I’ve been working with the OpenGraph stuff and can get mostly there but with the way BC is set up I’m having trouble getting my meta tags in the right place and sometimes the tags are showing up twice.   Less Details
Personally, I would love to hear about** how people get their pages to show up properly when sharing to Facebook and such **.  I’ve been working with the OpenGraph stuff and can get mostly there but with the way BC ...More Details

How to Handle Redirects

ECommerce Best Practice

Information included on PCI compliance and new regulations that are coming out October 1, 2015 and Web app development on Http and FTP request of products from an external site. Less Details
Information included on PCI compliance and new regulations that are coming out October 1, 2015 and Web app development on Http and FTP request of products from an external site.

Now that we have Liquid is DW relevant?

Now that BC has stopped supporting Dreamweaver inside the program what has changed and is it really a benefit using DW anymore now that Liquid is upon us. Less Details
Now that BC has stopped supporting Dreamweaver inside the program what has changed and is it really a benefit using DW anymore now that Liquid is upon us.

A/B Page Testing

According to BC support, A/B testing is not native to BC. However they hinted that this could be performed with "JS and custom coding on a menu hyperlink". Essentially I want to test the colors, text, and placements of call-to-actions. For example, I want to send 50% of the visitor traffic to contact-us-page-a, and 50% to contact-us-page-b. So how does one put JS code on a menu link? Less Details
According to BC support, A/B testing is not native to BC. However they hinted that this could be performed with "JS and custom coding on a menu hyperlink". Essentially I want to test the colors, text, and placements of call-to-actions. ...More Details

Voting Web App

How to create a voting webapp using Liquid, HTML5, CSS only. Less Details
How to create a voting webapp using Liquid, HTML5, CSS only.

Finding the best BC Partner for the the job.

How to find and vet the best BC Partner to solve that problem or issue that you just can't solve. Maybe include a check list. Less Details
How to find and vet the best BC Partner to solve that problem or issue that you just can't solve. Maybe include a check list.

Social Sharing with BC

What is the best way to do it - social sharing plugins often increase load times. Are there any creative ways to do this. Tweet This is an cool little feature as are 'Tweetables'. What are best practices for social sharing Less Details
What is the best way to do it - social sharing plugins often increase load times. Are there any creative ways to do this. Tweet This is an cool little feature as are 'Tweetables'. What are best practices for social ...More Details

Module Strengths, Weaknesses and Enhancements

Defining the limitations of each module. What you can expect to achieve out of the box and what triggers result in json or javascript implementations or third party solutions Less Details
Defining the limitations of each module. What you can expect to achieve out of the box and what triggers result in json or javascript implementations or third party solutions

Make a blog on Iphone where BC is integrated with Adobe Muse

Many have BC integrated with Adobe Muse. I did a blog (for the first time with BC), and it works perfect on the desktop. But it looks ugly on the Iphone. Have been working on this for 7 days. As the issue of "some files on the server are missing.." persisted It turns out that it is very extensive making blog on a phone, using BC integrated in Muse. It is so incredible number of codes to be changed. A desinger just can't find out!! Can you make a meeting about this. I see that it is 1000 other Muse users who have the same problem with making blog on a phone, using BC integrated in Muse. Thankyou so much! Less Details
Many have BC integrated with Adobe Muse. I did a blog (for the first time with BC), and it works perfect on the desktop. But it looks ugly on the Iphone. Have been working on this for 7 days. As the issue ...More Details

BC Sandpile Partner Search

How'd you do dat? Less Details
How'd you do dat?

What is a BC Partner

BC has changed what it means to be a partner recently. Is there such a thing anymore? There is no longer the ability to white label. Is Adobe taking that away from businesses that already are white labeled? Less Details
BC has changed what it means to be a partner recently. Is there such a thing anymore? There is no longer the ability to white label. Is Adobe taking that away from businesses that already are white labeled?

E-commerce Product Filtering with Pagination

I am sure other partners have done this but I wanted to discuss it in more detail to figure out if the methods we have implemented can be streamlined or enhanced to better help other members looking to do this. Less Details
I am sure other partners have done this but I wanted to discuss it in more detail to figure out if the methods we have implemented can be streamlined or enhanced to better help other members looking to do this.

Custom Parameter Examples

Use cases using custom parameters. Less Details
Use cases using custom parameters.

Tutorial for Generating a Contract using PDFMake

How to set up and generate PDF contracts using the PDFMake.js using the BC platform? I have been trying to figure out how to make it work but I am not having any luck. Less Details
How to set up and generate PDF contracts using the PDFMake.js using the BC platform? I have been trying to figure out how to make it work but I am not having any luck.