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Hotcakes Commerce Version 03.02.01 is Full of Community and Support-Driven Updates

New Hotcakes Commerce Release

Our team has been working hard at delivering the next great release of Hotcakes Commerce.  This time, we primarily focused on some updates that both our support clients and the community really wanted.  We’re very happy to announce that version 03.02.01 is ready for you and it brings with it some very popular updates.

5 Things You Absolutely Need to Remember with E-Commerce Websites

E-Commerce Myth's presented by Upendo Ventures

Last night, I had the pleasure of presenting to the Toronto Area DNN Users Group (a.k.a., TADUG), hosted by Aderson Oliveira.  TADUG is currently enjoying a revival, so I couldn’t pass up this opportunity.  He asked me to bring some e-commerce goodness to their user group, and I hope I delivered.  In this presentation and Q&A, we discuss some of the most critical trends and techniques that e-commerce website owners should remember.  Spoiler alert…  There are actually 6 tips in this presentation.  Surprise!

Hotcakes Commerce 03.02.00 Does Some New Heavy Lifting

Upendo Ventures presents Hotcakes Commerce 03.02.00

I know what you’re thinking, “What do you mean, version 3.2 is out? I haven’t heard about version 3.1!”  No worries… Version 3.1 did come out and it was released, but none of the marketing materials went out to announce it.  I’m taking the initiative to announce both releases at this time.  They are exciting releases too – with 3.1 offering support for variants in promotions and 3.2 supporting UPS Freight.

What You Need to Know About the TLS 1.2 Update

Upendo Ventures on Security

There has been a lot of talk in recent weeks about TLS compliance requirements.  There’s good reason for this, because notable vendors that are known for being on the forefront of security such as Authorize.net, PayPal, and UPS began notifying their partners and vendors about two years ago.  Everyone else began receiving similar notifications about a year ago.  What does this all mean though?

Upendo Ventures Will Be at DNN Summit 2018 in February

Will Strohl giving a keynote speech at Southern Fried DNN 2013

DNN Summit has a long history.  It’s grown a lot since 2009, when I first founded the Day of DotNetNuke conference.  Back then, I used to speak at pretty much every user group and conference I could get to.  I love public speaking.  I love helping people learn something new – or better – helping inspire people to try something they may have never before considered.  I took about 2 years off from speaking, and now… I’m back!  I’ll be speaking at DNN Summit!