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October 06, 2017

Community Collaboration With Magento Open Source

Magento 2.2 has arrived! The newest release fixes 428 bugs, with 17 percent of those being community contributions. The full release notes can be found here. The 17 percent represents 71 bug fixes that would’ve likely been overlooked if not for the efforts of the Magento community. This result was thanks in no small part […]

September 15, 2017

Magento Connect Will Close In September

Magento Connect, which has for many years been the official source of Magento extensions, will shut down in September. The role of Magento Connect will be taken over by the Magento Marketplace, which was introduced a year ago and will become the official Magento-sanctioned repository of extensions. Magento’s extensions are one of the most important […]

July 31, 2017

How (and Why) to Launch a Magento Mobile App in One Week

Imagine going for a long hike and wandering into a mysterious cave. You turn on your flashlight, look around and discover that the cave walls are littered with what appear to be gold nuggets. You pluck one of the smaller pieces and bring it back to town. A jeweller informs you that the metal is, […]

July 13, 2017

The Magento Marketplace Helps eCommerce Merchants Find Best-In-Class Magento Themes And Extensions

The Magento ecosystem includes a rich collection of extensions and themes that empower eCommerce merchants to shape the retail and shopper experience. Thousands of developers contribute to that ecosystem, but it can be difficult for retailers to figure out which extensions are right for them, which are coded to a high standard, and which may […]

July 11, 2017

Five Front-End Optimizations For A Faster Magento Store

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost here, not to mention Christmas. eCommerce merchants all over world are battening down the hatches in preparation for the busiest and most profitable shopping season of the year. To make the most of the Holiday Season, retailers should take a careful look at their store’s performance. Harried shoppers […]

June 06, 2017

Meet Magento Sweden 2017 – Recap

After returning from the incredible Stockholm, it is time to recap this epic event. Just before the main event, Magento organized a Contribution Day at Nordic Web Team offices. We spent the entire day coding with Magento core engineers trying to improve the Magento 2 platform, and our work led me to submit a pull […]

April 12, 2017

3 Takeaways from Magento Imagine

After a long weekend of rest, it’s time to write a small recap of Magento Imagine 2017. Since I spent most of my time there at the Nexcess booth, my recap will focus on the tradeshow side of the event, rather than the conference. The Marketplace was open 3 hours on Monday, 10 hours on […]

April 04, 2017

Credit Card Scrapers Continue To Be A Risk On Insecure Magento Sites

Discovering that an eCommerce store has sent their credit card data to a malicious third party is the worst nightmare of many shoppers. They adopt an eminently sensible “once bitten, twice shy” attitude towards retailers who allow sensitive financial data to fall into the hands of criminals. Leaking credit card data is a great way […]

March 28, 2017

New OpenVPN Plans For Magento And WordPress Dedicated Servers

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We’re happy to announce the introduction of secure OpenVPN accounts to our dedicated server and enterprise cluster hosting plans.
February 22, 2017

Magento Introduces Stricter Quality Checking For Marketplace Extensions

The Magento Marketplace is a rich source of extra functionality for Magento eCommerce stores. The core Magento application can’t fulfil every requirement an eCommerce merchant might have: every store is unique and a Magento that could be all things to all retailers would be a bloated and unwieldy application. Instead, Magento is a modular system […]