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With almost a decade in systems experience, Chris is here to make clients happier with the services they use. If there’s a technical problem, chances are Chris is one of the team members working on it, having already made tens of thousands of sites run better with the infrastructure improvements he’s helped develop.
March 31, 2021

Four Ways We Make Your Magento Store Faster

Magento is still one of the best eCommerce platforms available for merchants looking to optimize the eCommerce experience. Between incredible functionality and unrivaled product management, it provides the ability to create storefronts that can’t be created in other, comparable applications.

November 14, 2019

What are PHP Workers and Why You Should Care

Have you ever browsed through your favorite coffee shop’s website and as you check out with that new order of coffee, you end up getting a 504 error after a delay? Or maybe you were browsing your favorite sports website and as you try to load the next page, it takes a while to load […]

October 07, 2019

Content + Commerce: A Magento 1 End of Life Discussion

At the beginning of the year, the Nexcess research team put together a report on the State of Hosting at the start of 2019. In it, we predicted that Data Protection would only increase in importance, headless implementations would become more mainstream, and development would improve as hosting infrastructure continued to decrease in visibility.  It’s […]

June 24, 2019

Adventures in Timezones: How a Server’s Timezone Can Go Wrong

For the average American living in Chicago, being able to tell the time in New York is easy. Simply take the time in Chicago and add one hour: 10am becomes 11am.

March 11, 2019

Headless Drupal: What Is It and What Are the Advantages?

This article looks at Headless Drupal, providing an overview of what it is, and what some of the pros and cons are to implementing it. Traditional Drupal website have often been monolithic. This has meant that Drupal is responsible for both content management on the back-end and content rendering on the front-end. Headless architecture changes […]

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June 16, 2016

Magento 2.0.6+ now available with improved permissions

The problem Magento 2 aimed to augment the security of its predecessor. One such improvement set the default permissions on certain static files to be stricter than normal. This had the unintended side effect of preventing default versions of Magento 2 from functioning on some systems, some of which we host. Before v. 2.0.6, Magento […]