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Endpoint Security For Magento eCommerce Stores

November 29, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Endpoint Security For Magento eCommerce StoresWhen we talk about Magento security, the focus is often on securing the server and the eCommerce application itself. That makes sense because it is where most attacks are directed. Script injection, brute force, and remote code execution attacks are aimed squarely at the server. But there are other attack vectors to take into account, particularly endpoints. Read more

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Magento Maintenance: Five Tasks That Will Keep Your Store Running Smoothly

September 6, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Like any complex piece of software, Magento requires a bit of maintenance every now and again. As your store evolves and your business grows, new products and customer accounts are created and deleted, extensions and themes are installed or modified, and the general day-to-day operations of the store leave their mark.

Diligently maintaining your store will ensure that it remains secure, fast, and reliable as the years go by. In this article, I’m going to focus on five of the most common tasks that Magento store owners should add to their to-do lists. Read more

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Magento Explained: Understanding The Magento Ecosystem

June 18, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

The Magento Ecosystem ExplainedThe Magento eCommerce application is at the center of a vibrant ecosystem of retailers, developers, designers, conferences, and Magento hosting providers. Like all ecosystems, Magento evolves, and it can be difficult for newcomers to the world of eCommerce to get to grips with its constituent parts and the role they play in building a successful eCommerce business. Read more

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Integrating a WordPress Blog With Your Magento Store

June 12, 2018 3 Comments RSS Feed

Integrating a WordPress Blog Into a Magento StorePublishing audience-attracting content on an eCommerce store can be difficult. Product descriptions are essential but they aren’t the sort of content that attracts a loyal readership or brings people back time and time again. The importance of SEO value in generating organic reach means that it’s time to start integrating a WordPress blog with your Magento store. Content publishing is the present and the future of eCommerce and online retail, especially if you’re looking to attract new customers and retain existing buyers. Read more

Posted in: Magento, WordPress

3 Key Takeaways from IRCE 2018

June 8, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

3 Takeaways from IRCE 2018

We’ve just returned from IRCE 2018. Between the marketplace and the sessions, there was a lot happening. eCommerce and marketing professionals from around the world were in attendance, and everyone seemed to have something to bring to the table.

However, throughout the show, we found that three things seemed to be present in almost all of the conversations going on.

Here are what we think were the three main takeaways from IRCE this year.

 

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Posted in: General, Magento

How to Optimize Your Magento 2 Store

April 23, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

The Definitive Guide to Optimizing Magento 2When Magento was first released, it provided customers with a personalized eCommerce experience. It still does this excellently. Yet as Magento stores have grown and their requirements have changed, this personalized experience now needs to be delivered to an increasingly large customer base, and in an increasingly efficient way. Magento 2 performance optimization helps store owners to do just this.   Read more

Posted in: Magento, Nexcess

Instant Purchases Bring One-Click Buying To Magento

April 12, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

instant-purchases-bring-one-click-buying-to-magentoJeff Bezos is the richest person who has ever lived, according to some sources. While that claim should be taken with a pinch of salt – Bill Gates was richer in real terms before he gave a big chunk of his wealth away – Bezos is certainly the richest person in the world today. That wealth is due to the enormous success of Amazon, and a big chunk of Amazon’s success is due to the stranglehold the company had over one-click purchases. Read more

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Protecting Your Magento Store From eCommerce Fraud

April 11, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Fraud has always been a problem for online retailers, but since the introduction of more secure credit cards in the last few years, much offline retail fraud has moved online. Magento retailers can’t afford to ignore the ever-present risk of fraud, whether it’s the dedicated efforts of criminals gangs with stolen identities or the less predictable casual fraudster who orders products with every intention of initiating a chargeback and keeping the goods. Read more

Posted in: Magento