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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

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What’s New In WooCommerce 3.3

February 16, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Since we first added WooCommerce hosting to our lineup of performance-optimized eCommerce hosting options, we have seen huge demand from retailers looking to combine the user-friendliness of WordPress with WooCommerce’s simple yet powerful eCommerce experience. We’re delighted that so many retailers have embraced our unique spin on WooCommerce hosting, which is capable of supporting stores of any size. Read more

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January 2018’s Best Magento, CMS, and Design/Development Content

February 12, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Now that we’re well into the New Year, let’s take a look at what’s been trending so far so we can stay on top of the game! Check out this month’s roundup and if you’re looking for the same great articles the rest of the year, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. Enjoy and let us know if we missed anything important in the comment section.

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Posted in: Content, Craft CMS, CraftCommerce, eCommerce, ExpressionEngine, Magento, WooCommerce, WordPress

Does A WordPress Site Need A Content Distribution Network?

January 24, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

does-a-wordpress-site-need-a-content-distribution-networkA content distribution network (CDN) can reduce the amount of work your WordPress server has to do and improve the performance of your site for visitors across the world.

Most of the resources on your WordPress hosting account’s server are used to respond to requests and generate dynamic content. But most of your server’s bandwidth is consumed by the delivery of static resources: resources that don’t change between users. Static resources include images, videos, JavaScript files, and CSS files, among others. Static resources are the biggest bandwidth hog for most sites; a single high-definition image can consume as much bandwidth as hundreds of pages of text, dynamically generated or otherwise. Read more

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How To Harden WordPress Sites Against Brute Force Attacks

January 18, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

how-to-harden-wordpress-sites-against-brute-force-attacksWhen logging in to a WordPress site, users supply a username and password that WordPress associates with their account. If an attacker can guess the right username and password, they can authenticate in the same way. The process of guessing is called a brute force attack: the attacker tries different combinations of usernames and passwords until they discover one that works.

Brute force attacks are effective when WordPress users choose usernames and passwords that are easy to guess. Criminals use automated botnets — which are usually made up of compromised WordPress sites — to make thousands of login attempts with different credentials.

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