July 2013

Microsoft CRM IFD SSL Certificate Renewal

Following on from our very popular IFD configuration for Microsoft CRM. [gard] http://www.interactivewebs.com/blog/index.php/server-tips/microsoft-crm-2011-how-to-configure-ifd-hosted-setup/ The time will come around where you need to renew the SSL certificate for your CRM IFD configuration. This will include the renewal of the SSL certificate as used by IIS and and ADFS. Couple of steps we followed based exactly on the configuration outlined in our above linked blog post. Generate a new SSL Request. 1. Open IIS Manager and click on server certificates. 2. Create certificate request 3. Fill in the data: Next 4. Change to 2048 Bit 5. Give it a name: Finish and you are done. Now Open the certificate text file and copy the text to your clip board, or use this with your certificate authority to issue you a new Wild Card Certificate. *.interactivewebs.com is what we use. To get the certificate we use a service called “startssl.com” who allow you… Read More »Microsoft CRM IFD SSL Certificate Renewal

Font Icons Not Displaying in Internet Explorer IE 9 / 10

With the Bulk Emailer application we have used font icons to improve response and scalability with different devices. So far we have been happy with how they work using some boot strap code that is used for our user interface. What we have noticed, and it’s no big surprise… Internet Explorer 9 and IE 10 will not display font icons correct. What you should see is this: But ends up rendering like this: The Problem is WOFF Fonts on IIS For IIS 6 and later, they do not handle WOFF fonts as icons for Internet Explorer. Most other browsers will support them, however IE like usual will behave like a black sheep. There appears to be two solutions to this problem. Solution 1 – Adding a MIME type to Internet Information Server IIS Add the following MIME type to the IIS server settings. .woff application/x-woff Open IIS Manager and navigate… Read More »Font Icons Not Displaying in Internet Explorer IE 9 / 10

XML Sitemap Generator for WordPress There was a problem writing your sitemap file IIS Fix

If you are hosted on IIS for your wordpress site, you will notice that when you go to your XMP Sitemap Generator for WordPress, you notice a problem reported: There was a problem writing your sitemap file. Make sure the file exists and is writable. There was a problem writing your zipped sitemap file. Make sure the file exists and is writable. In Red. This is telling you that the auto update process for the XML Sitemap Generator for WordPress plugin has failed to create the files needed. If you click on the Rebuild the sitemap link it will manually rebuild. The Fix Easy one. On IIS servers, all paths for files require a \ (backslash) where the auto detected path will put a / (forward slash) after the end of the true path and before the sitemap.xml file. Just update it in the Custom Location to the correct \… Read More »XML Sitemap Generator for WordPress There was a problem writing your sitemap file IIS Fix

Bulk Emailer–Customer Review

I wanted to place this review on the DNN store but there is no review button in my download page for your product. It may be because it is an old order or product version. Please would you turn it on so I can post it and feel free to post it with my name on your site. Regards Richard Sletcher If you have not yet used the InteractiveWebs email module you don’t know what you are missing. It is spectacular. The system is vast and would require a manual to list all the super cool features but let me give you some of my highlights. The user interface is clean and extremely user friendly. You are able to send SMS and email The inclusion of MyTokens allows you to personalize at a whole new level. Let me rave for a moment… Imagine you have a list of restaurant clients… Read More »Bulk Emailer–Customer Review