Jan 3 2011

Quick Fix for USPS Shipping Rates Problem

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Those of you using USPS rates may have noticed they broke sometime around Jan. 2. Apparently when USPS rolled out some price changes for the new year, which also typically includes a bunch of changes to the shipping service names, they included registration/trademark symbols in the API responses,...

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Aug 23 2010

ColdFusion Tools and Resources

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Been a while since I posted anything to the blog, so thought I'd pass on some useful links and tools I've been using recently.

The first is the awesome CF411 site maintained by Charlie Arehart. This is a compendium of links to all kinds of...

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Mar 25 2010

MySQL Null Null Error

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Not long ago I got an email from a customer having a strange problem with his store. Whenever someone checked a box to remove an item from the shopping cart, the store would throw an error. Reviewing the error dump showed a strange null null error. We've seen this in ColdFusion for some time but in...

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Jan 27 2010

FCKEditor 2010 Bug

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If you update to the latest version of the Firefox browser, you may find the WYSIWYG editor in your store will disappear. This is due to a bug in the FCKEditor that is used for this component, it has a browser compatibility check that only goes up to the year 2009! Here's information on how to...

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Jan 22 2010

New Facebook Fan Page

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I've had a number of requests to create a Facebook Fan page for CFWebstore, so here you go! I'll be posting from time to time there with important updates, news, blog posts, etc. so a great way for you Facebook users to stay informed on the latest CFWebstore news and to network with other users as...

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Aug 27 2009

Using Google Analytics

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Google Analytics is a very popular service many merchants use to do tracking on their sites. Typically this involves inserting a small amount of javascript into your site. This is very easily accomplished with CFWebstore by pasting the code into your layout page (such as layouts/lay_default.cfm). Read More




Jun 30 2009

A Code Snippet to Help Protect Against Attacks

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Here's an easy code modification that is a nice security addition for sites, particularly older stores, and will help somewhat against the recent attacks. Please note that this is far from a comprehensive fix and depending on the level of access the hackers gained, may not help if you have already...

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Jun 25 2009

Latest Hack Attempts

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More details have come out about the latest attack, this is a new one that is quite insidious. If you have a recent install you would not be vulnerable (although upgrading to the latest release is still recommended), but any store more than a year old or more may need quick patching. Contact me...

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