In the past, content management systems have been specifically for that, managing your content. With Sitecore XP 8, not only do you get the ability to edit your website's content in a high fidelity WYSIWYG environment, but also all of your analytics, ECM capabilities, the ability to track your audience in real time, and enhance their experience with your brand. READ MORE


It’s been a much-vaunted statistic that there are now more mobile phones on the planet than there are people. By mid-2014, there were 7.7 billion mobiles v 7.1 billion people. 2014 also saw more people access the Internet via smartphone than by PC/laptop. Little wonder then that Google introduced their mobile-friendly algorithm changes in April of this year in an attempt to ensure that web content is as easily viewed on mobiles as it is on tablets and PCs. Their obvious priority being that all search queries are easily satisfied on all device and platform formats. READ MORE

PING Works’ Richard Hauer appointed as Sitecore MVP again in 2014

JANUARY 29, 2014: Sitecore’s 2014 Most Valuable Professional awards were issued today. Now in its eighth year, Sitecore’s MVP program recognises individual advocates who share their passion for and expertise in building Sitecore solutions that offer positive customer experiences. For the first time this year, Sitecore has awarded MVP status in two categories: Digital Strategist MVP, ... READ MORE

PING Works’ Alexey Glazyrin to become Australia’s first SharePoint 2013 Master

MAY 23, 2013: PING Works’ SharePoint architect Alexey Glazyrin is heading to Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, USA on June 6 where he’ll spend the next three months training to become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Master on SharePoint 2013. This will make him Australia’s first and only person to gain the certification. Only 100 people globally ... READ MORE

Securing Your WSDL

This is a short follow-up to my previous post on Securing Web Services with Sitecore Authentication Providers in 5 easy steps. ASP.Net helpfully generates documentation pages for your web services automatically. This is the HTML that is served when you browse to an asmx file. It gives you a list of all the methods connected ... READ MORE

Installing VeriSign Certificates with Internet Explorer 8 (IE8)

I recently had an infuriating experience with VeriSign that I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy, so I thought I’d try to save someone a bunch of time and frustration by putting the fix on the ‘net. When submitting a product for Windows Logo certification one is required to digitally sign and submit a file ... READ MORE

FIX: Using an embedded SurveyGizmo Survey on a page with jQuery

We use SurveyGizmo ( with many of our clients to provide author generated forms and surveys. It has lots of great features, and one terribly annoying one. The main mechanism for deploying a form or survey is to use some JavaScript automatically generated by SurveyGizmo to download and embed the form or survey in the ... READ MORE

Apple iPhone won’t display in Vista’s Windows Explorer

A quick post that may help a few people whose iPhone has suddenly disappeared from Windows Explorer. I use Vista Ultimate but I suggest this technique will work for XP and other Vista variants as well. Normally the iPhone appears like a camera to Windows Vista (albeit with a cute iPhone icon) which allows access ... READ MORE