Adding Extensions to Your Magento Store

Magento is a powerful e-commerce platform, and like any other type of site, it requires using multiple extensions and modules to provide the full online shopping experience.  These products cover fundamental aspects, such as adding shipping restrictions, to more sophisticated offerings, such as building and managing a customer loyalty program.  If you want your site … Read more

Using Cloud File-Sharing Services for your WordPress Website Uploads

These days most of us use at least one cloud file-sharing service, such as Dropbox, OneDrive, or Google Drive, to sync files between devices and share files with friends or work associates. What you might not have considered is how those same services can integrate with your WordPress website to provide some valuable enhancements.

Cloudflare Caching and Protection with Magento 2

If you own or operate a Magento 2 eCommerce site, you almost certainly have spent time trying to improve performance and load speed. Magento 2 is a powerful eCommerce solution, but it is also complex and resource intensive, even on a “vanilla” installation. You can get a powerhouse web host, enable multiple levels of front-end and back-end caching, and integrate powerful search tools to try to improve performance. Those efforts will get you much of the way there, but not all the way.

New Year’s Resolutions for your WordPress Website

With the new year comes the opportunity for a renewed and better you.  So too is the opportunity for a new and better WordPress website.  Use the following as a checklist for the new year (or anytime) to ensure your website is in tip-top shape.

How to Speed Up a WordPress Website

Slow WordPress Site

Are you frustrated by your slow WordPress site? Do you routinely receive emails from your user base complaining about the site speed? Fortunately there are many ways to speed up a WordPress website. There isn’t one magic bullet to solve all problems, but a combination of the below will get your site up to speed in no time.

Magento 2.3 – Improved Security & Performance

We have developed Magento sites for many years, and have watched the platform evolve from the early days of Magento 1.x up to the state-of-the-art sophistication of the Magento 2.3.x environment. The Magento ecosystem is always being improved over time, and because it powers tens of thousands of ecommerce sites, it is a common target for hackers.

Why Should I upgrade to PHP 7?

By now, it is very likely that someone has suggested that you upgrade you website’s PHP version from version 5 to version 7. In addition, that suggestion has been accompanied by hints that non-compliance could have significant ramifications in the future. If you are unsure what to do, or even what PHP is, this blog … Read more

Using the Eye’s Scanning Patterns on the Design of Your WordPress Site

Recent studies show that people are more likely to scan your WordPress site rather than going through each block of content one at a time. Thankfully, there are ways in which good design can use the eye’s natural scanning patterns to guide them to the most important elements. A 200 site study has found noticeable … Read more

The Importance of Great Photography on your WordPress site

There’s no way around it, we are visual creatures. That means an image on your WordPress site can communicate a thousand times more effectively in a moment than a paragraph of text. And we’re assuming that the viewer even took the time to read that paragraph. Why do we love images so much? Why do … Read more

Which Magento 2 hosting platform is right for my business?

If you are looking to build a powerhouse eCommerce site, you would certainly do well to harness the power of Magento 2. Built for scalability and custom implementation, with hundreds of marketplace addons ready to architect your site just how you need it, it is no wonder that Magento has risen from the masses to … Read more