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Get Rewarded in the Hotcakes Commerce Community

Upendo Ventures is all about Community

The Hotcakes Commerce community was recently restored a few months ago when version 3.0 was released.  This was welcomed with a lot of enthusiasm since our community was once very large and strong.  There was a bit of gamification in the previous community, and we wanted to ensure that we still had that kind of experience with the new one.  This article will help you get to know a bit more about the new community features that give you rewards.

Mobile Friendly Business Websites … It’s More Than Responsive Design

Mobile Websites Are More Than Responsive Design

Once you have a responsive business website, you are only half-way done. To ensure that your site is mobile-friendly you need to think about mobile every time you make content to put on your website. By always “thinking mobile” you will change the way you choose and edit images, it will influence the way you write, and it will naturally limit the complexity and number of widgets and apps that you use.

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.