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Adding Universal Google Analytics to DNN 9.1

Upgrading Google Analytics in DNN 9.1

Configuring your Google Analytics in previous versions of DNN was super simple.  You would just navigate to the Google Analytics page and paste in your Google Analytics tracking ID.  Since DNN 9 was released, some of the administration that was easily accessible is yet to be added back to the administration area.  This article will help you to enable and update Google Analytics to use the most current version, universal analytics.  This is important since the default version of Google Analytics is using DoubleClick.  You can blame me for that since I submitted that pull request, but it was the current at the time…

Catching the Wave: Why Mobile-friendly, Responsive Websites Are More Important Now Than Ever Before

Catch the Mobile Wave - Mobile and Responsive Websites from Upendo Ventures

Experts quibble about the exact numbers, but all of them agree that there is currently more internet traffic flowing to mobile devices than traditional computers. This is not a fad, it's a generational wave sweeping the world. But its not too late for you to ride this wave to success for your website and apps. Let's start by understand why this is so important.

Introducing Upendo Ventures. It’s a Pleasure to Meet You!

What is this Upendo Ventures thing, anyway?  I mean, it sounds funny and it seems to have come out of nowhere.  Also, what in the world has Will Strohl (me) been up to the past few months?  These and many more questions have been coming our way, and this article hopes to answer many of them.  Needless to say, we’re very excited to introduce Upendo Ventures to you.

Upendo Ventures Is Excited to Welcome Hotcakes Commerce Customers

Upendo Ventures Loves Hotcakes Commerce

When I founded Upendo Ventures, it was in my heart to build a business that mirrors my values and how I believe we should all treat each other as human beings.  For anyone that knows me, you’ll know that this train of thought has been at the core of everything I’ve ever done – including those menial tasks that none of us love to do.  This was also reflected in my hard work with Hotcakes Commerce, where I loved helping to make e-commerce easier for everyone.  With Hotcakes going open source, it begs the question, “Where and how will I get support now?”  For anyone that’s enjoyed or been interested in the Hotcakes Cloud, you’ll have this and other similar questions.