Business Catalyst Tutorials

    See Business Catalyst Tutorials and how-to articles to help you learn the Business Catalyst CMS system quickly and keep your site up-to-date.

    Australian Datacentre Migration Complete

    Sunday, October 20, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    All our Australian sites on Business Catalyst have now been successfully migrated over to Amazon Web Services as of 5am this morning. Adobe is investing it’s future in the evolution of traditional software with the revolutionary Creative Cloud. Something that goes hand-in-hand with this commitment is ensuring that all products and services are running on and backed by the same  ..

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    Australian Datacentre Migration - October 19

    Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    The migration project is approaching its last step, with the Australian data center moving to its new location. On OCTOBER 19th, 2013 the Business Catalyst Australian data center will be migrated to the new Amazon Web Service infrastructure. As part of the migration process all sites located on our Australian data center will experience an offline maintenance window of up to 9 hours. From ..

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    Two Popular Seamless Payment Gateway Options

    Sunday, October 06, 2013 Sirocco Web Design

    The Adobe Business Catatalyst CMS comes with Manual Payment Processing, out of the box. This means that an encrypted PDF would be emailed to you after each webform is submitted and you would then use your current payment procedure to process the credit card payment. Another other option is a Seamless Payment Gateway. This would allow payments to be made seamlessly on your website without y ..

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    September 2013 Updates

    Thursday, September 05, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    We are excited to announce our updates for this fall, scheduled to go live on September 10th. The release includes a host of new features as well as improvements and bug fixes. For a more detailed breakdown including bugs addressed in this update, please refer to the official release notes post (http://forums.adobe.com/message/5656203) on the community forums. Improved Webform Spam Protec ..

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    Scheduled System Maintenance

    Monday, August 05, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    To ensure the highest levels of performance and assist with our Amazon Web Services migration, we will be performing updates to servers located in our Dublin AWS, New Jersey and Sydney AWS data centers. To minimize the customer impact, the updates are scheduled at the most convenient hours for the region and will take up to twelve hours to complete. During the maintenance procedure the Adm ..

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    Trouble connecting with SFTP?

    Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    Update: Some users are receiving error messages when accepting the new ToU. Please monitor status.businesscatalyst.com (http://status.businesscatalyst.com) for updates, and contact support directly if you experience this issue. As part of Adobe's major Creative Cloud update today (http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/pressroom/pressreleases/201306/061713MajorUpdatetoCreativeCloud.html), a few t ..

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    Get Business Catalyst Emails from Gmail

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    If you use Gmail as the central location for all your correspondence, then a great option is to centralise all the mail from different accounts with Mail Fetcher. Mail Fetcher, within Gmail, will allow you to access up to 5 different POP email accounts at the one time. To setup your Mail Fetcher account in Gmail, simply follow the Mail Fetcher activation steps (https://support.google.c ..

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    May 2013 Updates

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    We're excited to announce the details of our upcoming system update, scheduled to go live May 28, 2013. With this update we focused on answering a range of key requests from our Partner community, including changes to plan limits, a streamlined DNS interface, and more. For a more detailed breakdown including bugs addressed in this update, please refer to the official release notes post (h ..

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    Sydney Datacenter now Live on Amazon

    Saturday, May 18, 2013 Sirocco Web Design

    We are progressing steadily with our Amazon migration, and today we have reached one of our most important milestones. Our new Sydney Datacenter is now live! What does this mean for the regular BC partner? All new sites that you create from now on in the Sydney Datacenter are going to be created on the new infrastructure. This means that for these new sites, created from now on the ne ..

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    Business Catalyst Server change to Amazon Web Services

    Saturday, May 11, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    We are excited to announce that Business Catalyst will be making a major infrastructure upgrade, moving all websites to an Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosted data centre. This upgrade will ensure increased stability, reliability and scalability as the number of sites hosted with Business Catalyst grows into the future. AWS also provides even faster load times and a higher quality of service for  ..

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    Newcastle Business Catalyst Usergroup Meeting - May 13

    Thursday, April 25, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    It's that time again to meet up at the Silo Lounge for a drink, laugh and talk all things BC and SEO with the Business Catalyst Newcastle Usergroup. Date: Friday May 3, 2013 from 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM (GMT+10) Location: Silo Bar (http://www.silolounge.com.au/function_centre/silo_lounge_bar_bookings.html), 18/1 Honeysuckle Drive, The Boardwalk, Newcastle - View Map (https://maps.google.co ..

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    April 2013 Updates

    Thursday, April 18, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    We’re happy to announce the details of our upcoming April system update, scheduled to be deployed April 22, 2013. This release includes highly anticipated SEO updates to our blogging module, an optimized site import feature inside the Partner Portal, and more. Blog SEO Improvements Based on valuable Partner feedback, we’re implemented several SEO improvements that you can take  ..

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    March 2013 Updates

    Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    We're happy to announce the details of our upcoming system update, due to go live 26 March 2013 PDT. This release includes improvements to our Web Apps module, exciting new beta features, and over 30 important bug fixes. Web App Improvements We’ve made several improvements to Web App module templates, giving you more flexibility when building your custom Business Catalyst application ..

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    Business Catalyst Server Backup

    Sunday, March 10, 2013 Michael Anderson

    At Sirocco Web Design we use Adobe Business Catalyst CMS for our client website design needs. We recommend this system because it is extremely user friendly and fully integrated with all things needed in todays websites. All system upgrades are free and the data centers that host Business Catalyst are located in Tier 4 data center facilities, and the servers have: • Multiple ..

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    Newcastle Business Catalyst Usergroup

    Thursday, February 21, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    We are having our first Newcastle BC Usergroup meeting for 2013 using Adobe Connect on Friday 22nd February at 4.30pm. The new Business Catalyst SEO services launched by Sirocco Web Design will be previewed and there will be plenty of time for general Partner Discussions - http://www.businesscatalystseo.com.au We will also book a date for our next face-to-face meeting for A ..

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    Consistent Navigation for BC Admin

    Friday, February 01, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    Starting with the January release we're adding some usability improvements in BC. One of them is related to the main navigation (ribbon) that currently enables a user to move around you from "Site Manager" to "File Manager - alpha - ", "Site Editor" and "Partner Portal". Basically the new browsing modes are: Preview - which will open the front end of your website  ..

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    SEO for Business Catalyst Websites

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    Sirocco Web Design has just created a new SEO product created with BC Sites and Partners in mind. We are presenting our new services in the BC Sandpile on 13th February (http://www.bcsandpile.com/_blog/Meeting_Chalkboard/post/12th_Feb_(13th_in_AUS)_-_Organic_SEO,_SEM_and_SMO_White_Label_Solution/) so come along and see our new SEO, SEM and SMO services. For more information visit the B ..

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    System Maintenance on 24th-25th January

    Monday, January 21, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    As part of our constant work to update and improve our systems, we are announcing two scheduled updates for Thursday, 24th of January and Friday, 26th of January. The time for the updates is as follows: Maintenance Start time Thursday, 24-01-2013 20:00 AEDT (GMT +11) Maintenance End time Thursday, 24-01-2013 21:00 AEDT (GMT +11) Maintenance Start time Friday, 25-01-2013 20:00 AEDT  ..

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    January 2013 Updates

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Katherine Anderson

    This update is scheduled to go live mid January, and includes a bunch of great enhancements, including many of the exciting features you've seen over the past few months in beta, now being ready for everyday use by your clients. For a complete list of features and bug fixes addressed in the upcoming release, please refer to the official release notes post on the community forums (http://fo ..

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    Build Online Businesses, not Websites with Adobe Business Catalyst

    Thursday, December 27, 2012 Katherine Anderson

    Start your free trial today. Contact Sirocco Web Design (/contact-web-site-design.html) and we will set you up with your Discounted Subscription. ..

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    Adobe Engineering Support during Holiday Period

    Friday, December 21, 2012 Katherine Anderson

    It's that time of year again and in order to give our Support team a well-deserved rest, we'll be taking a short break over the holiday season. Please find our team's availability during the holiday period outlined in the table below. On those days marked as "emergencies/incidents only" we'll have an on-call team member available in the unlikely event of a service outage or emergency issue ..

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    Support Coverage for the Holiday Season

    Friday, November 30, 2012 Katherine Anderson

    We hope that you will have a wonderful holiday season, with lots of time for rest and relaxation. However, if you do require website or marketing support please be aware our team is not running at full capacity. But we are available by email between Christmas Eve and January 14th. From the staff at Sirocco Web Design, we wish you very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. ..

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    December 2012 Updates

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Katherine Anderson

    This update is scheduled to go live Tuesday December 4th, and includes a range of exciting enhancements, new features you can take for a test drive in beta, plus some great improvements to our help and support workflows. For a complete list of features and bug fixes addressed in the upcoming release, please refer to the official release notes post on the community forums. Feature highlight ..

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    Newcastle BC Usergroup Christmas Party

    Monday, November 12, 2012 Katherine Anderson

    Come an enjoy our first Business Catalyst Usergroup Christmas Party at The Silo Restuarant and Lounge. Sponsored by Adobe, this will be a great chance to catch up and chat about the latest BC improvements, tips and tricks and have a laugh. Make sure you rsvp so we can ensure we organise enough room for all of us in the fantastic outdoor lounge area. Look forward to seeing you there.  ..

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