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4 Ways to Optimize the Buyer’s Journey

December 19, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Today’s buyer has access to an incredible amount of information. They are able to create a clear picture of the product they are looking to purchase by leveraging information from search engines, social media, and word of mouth. 

This changing information landscape means that merchants now have to work harder than ever to make products and their attributes as accessible as possible to buyers. Read more

Posted in: eCommerce

What’s New In WooCommerce 3.5?

December 17, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

What's New In WooCommerce 3.5Towards the end of last month, WooCommerce 3.5 was released with new features for users and developers. As a minor release, WooCommerce 3.5 is compatible with sites running WooCommerce 3.0 or greater. There should be no plugin or theme incompatibility problems, but it’s always better to test before upgrading your live site. Nexcess Cloud users can take advantage of our dev site creation tool to instantly and securely deploy a testing site. Read more

Posted in: WooCommerce

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

Posted in: Magento

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

Posted in: Magento

8 Plugins Every New WooCommerce User Should Know About

July 19, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

8 Plugins Every New WooCommerce User Should Know AboutOne of the things we admire most about WooCommerce is its rich out-of-the-box functionality. A new eCommerce retailer can start selling in next to no time. They can focus on adding products and configuring their store without needing to install an array of extensions to add essential features.

But including every possible feature would result in a messy and bloated application, which is why WooCommerce also provides a way to add extensions that bring new tools, integrations, and features. Read more

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10 Reasons to Choose WooCommerce for Your eCommerce Business

June 25, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

10 Reasons to Choose WooCommerceThousands of new eCommerce businesses are launched every year and new online retailers have no shortage of options when it comes to picking a platform. Should you choose a hosted platform like Shopify or a self-hosted application like Magento or WooCommerce? Should you choose the simplest possible solution or one capable of growing with your business?

Used on about 2.3 million eCommerce stores around the world, WooCommerce is particularly friendly to new eCommerce merchants because it combines ease of use with incredible power, flexibility, and features. Below you’ll find ten advantages of Woocommerce. Read more

Posted in: WooCommerce