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Author : Kristina Ericksen
March 01, 2021

How to Purchase and Register Your Domain Name

Selecting and purchasing your domain name is a really fun part of starting your online store or business. There are many domain registrars out there, but buying your domain from the host you intend to use makes things a bit simpler.

February 12, 2021

Google Analytics Spam in January

Did you notice a spike in traffic at the end of January or early February? The spam bots are at it again! Read on to learn more…

February 10, 2021

Connecting Your Magento Store to Social Media

Currently, the only way to connect a Magento store to social media platforms is through Magento extensions. In this article, we’re going to explore the highest rated social media extensions available for Magento 2.4 available through the Magento Marketplace.

January 18, 2021

How to Connect Your WooCommerce Store to Social Media

Social selling is a smart choice for an ecommerce webshop. But maintaining inventory levels when you’re selling on multiple platforms can be challenging without the right tools. Enter: Social extensions for your WooCommerce Store.  Social Extensions for WooCommerce Facebook for WooCommerce Facebook for WooCommerce allows you to sync WooCommerce products to a Facebook store, buy […]

January 15, 2021

Achieving & Maintaining PCI Compliance Requirements

If your Magento 1 business handles credit card information, you may already be aware of the 300+ security requirements in PCI DSS. If you’re not familiar, this article will cover some of the basics and offer resources for certifying compliance.

December 24, 2020

The Psychology of New Habits

Humans like new beginnings, we like new chapters, and we like symbolism. If we start a habit on The New Year instead of Just Some Day, we’ll be more likely to follow through on our habits.

December 03, 2020

Elasticsearch in Magento 2.4: It’s not just a good idea; it’s required

When Magento 2.4 was introduced in July 2020, Elasticsearch became a requirement. If you haven’t already upgraded, you’re going to want to take action as soon as possible to deliver the best possible experience to your customers.

November 25, 2020

The Best Black Friday Deals for Digital Commerce

A round up of the best Black Friday deals that’ll improve your ecommerce site’s look and feel, marketing and functionality.

October 30, 2020

What is Server Time/UTC Time?

Generally speaking, you don’t have to know what UTC time is. But when you run into an application not working correctly, you’ll have to dig in and see where a time is set incorrectly. We’re going to show you how.

October 08, 2020

Everything You Wanted to Know About Auto Scaling

If you’ve never heard of auto scaling before you can think about it like an HOV lane on the highway. When Nexcess Auto Scaling is enabled, if our servers detect a surge of traffic, we’ll automatically open up an ‘HOV lane’ to manage the expanding traffic.