Tuesday, 18 November 2014

SOLVED: 'System.Security.Principal.IIdentity' does not contain a definition for 'GetUserId'

While following a tutorial I got the error that GetUserId() didn't exist. Right clicking to refactor the reference in didn’t come up with any suggestions. Luckily it wasn’t too tricky to solve…

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

WordPress Admin Plugin - Bulk Page Stub Creator v1.0 Released

I have just released v1.0 of Bulk Page Stub Creator. It is a WordPress admin plugin that lets you bulk create page stubs by providing a batch of page titles and slugs.

It is a simple plugin; it gives you a text input form and on the first line you type the page title, on the second line you type the slug. Then you repeat the process for as many pages that you want to create.

When you press the Create page stubs page it will automatically create all of the stubs for you.

Read more information and download it at:

Sunday, 28 September 2014

SOLVED: “Failed to process your item” error when uploading to Chrome Web Store

I just published my first extension on the Chrome Web Store but every time I tried to upload the finished article I kept getting the same error: “Failed to process your item”. This is how I solved it.

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Easily extracting .nupkg files with WinRAR

I’ve just started doing some serious development with Orchard CMS and one of the best learning tools is to take other peoples modules, rip them apart and investigate their source code. The first hurdle I came across was being able to easily extract them with WinRAR.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Using the new Bootlint tool from Bootstrap as a bookmarklet

Bootstrap have just released a new tool which lints your Bootstrap based websites and automatically advises you if you’re making any of many common Bootstrap usage mistakes. If you want to try this out straight away then read on.

Using Blogger.com Blogs On Windows Live Writer in 2014

I’ve just tried to pick up my blogging again and tried to get in a million different ways but ultimately kept seeing the error message “The username or password is incorrect. Please try again.” Here’s how I solved it.

Sunday, 28 July 2013

How can you map a set of old urls to new urls using the IIS Url Rewrite module?

This article takes you through a simple scenario for when you want to map a specific set of website urls to a new set of urls. If you are restructuring your site this is the place to start.

Sunday, 21 July 2013

Did you know you can rename email subjects in all versions of Outlook?

Did you know that you can rename the subject line of emails that you have received while they are still sat in your inbox? Read on to find out how!