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Three Reasons To Choose ExpressionEngine For Your Next Project

January 24, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed

In 2002, one year before the first release of WordPress, the newly founded EllisLab launched a blogging application called pMachine Pro. pMachine was moderately popular, but it wasn’t until a few years later, with the release of ExpressionEngine, that EllisLab made its lasting mark on the world of content management. After five major releases and innumerable minor versions, ExpressionEngine remains one of the best options for complex custom websites. Read more

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January 23, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed Gateway FailureJanuary 22nd, 2019 – We became aware of a potential issue with clients using as their payment processor in Magento stores. The issue originated from an update which led to multiple customers being unable to complete payment for purchases. Read more

Posted in: Magento

What Does PHP 5.6’s End-of-Life Mean For WordPress Users?

January 17, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed

PHP 5.6 is the most widely used minor version of a programming language on the web. The PHP language is used on 79% of websites where the server-side language is known. PHP 5 is used on 58% of the web, and PHP 5.6 is used on around a quarter of all websites. It would not be an exaggeration to say there are millions of websites running PHP 5.6 — and also millions using older versions of PHP. Read more

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Using WordPress Logs To Understand Activity On Your Site

January 16, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed

Using WordPress Logs To Understand Activity On Your SiteWordPress has a fairly simple interface, but there is a lot happening beneath the surface that you don’t see. Every page load and configuration change may trigger dozens of functions which, in turn, may trigger dozens more. Most of the time, the activity is hidden and that’s a good thing: you don’t need to know everything your WordPress site does behind the scenes.

But sometimes it’s useful to move the curtain aside and see what’s really happening. WordPress can communicate with you in various ways: it can send you emails, it can display notifications, but today we’re going to look at logs. Read more

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Why Are eCommerce Stores The Number One Target Of Cyber Crime?

January 10, 2019 1 Comment RSS Feed

Why Are eCommerce Stores The Number One Target Of Cyber CrimeIn 2017, global online crime generated $1.5 trillion. To put that statistic in context, global eCommerce sales in 2016 totaled around $1.8 trillion. Both of those figures can be challenged and neither is likely to be entirely accurate, but it is clear that online crime is a huge, sophisticated, and professional industry. Much of that industry’s attention is focused on eCommerce retailers. Read more

Posted in: eCommerce