Rich Tips - How to Rebuild your Sitecore Analytics Table

Sitecore tracking and analytics, it's a beautiful thing. Sometimes beautiful has a dark side, like when your analytics and tracking don't work like you expected them. Richard Hauer takes us through a possible fix for your issue... 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

Sitecore Links Database and Rendering (or Sublayout) DataSources

Caveat: All code herein is built upon Sitecore 6.3 – mileage with other versions may vary When we create areas of shared content, such as spotlights or banners, it’s common for us to reference these onto a page by adding a Rendering or Sublayout, then setting the DataSource to point to the content item we ... 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

Securing Web Services with Sitecore Authentication Providers in 5 easy steps

During a complicated project involving several 3rd party system systems I discovered that I had a need to expose some Sitecore functionality to external applications. The obvious model to go with was web services, since I could readily make use of the Sitecore context system to access and alter the environment. In ... 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

Flash FLV over IIS

Recently I was deploying a web site with Flash video on. The Flash SWF files and associated FLV files (these are the ones containing the video that is streamed back to the user) were all in the correct directories however the videos still would not play. Instead I simply saw a blank screen. Windows IIS ... READ MORE