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December 17, 2019

The Magento 1 End of Life With Gary Smith

Gary Smith, Strategic Partner Development Manager at Nexcess, shares his thoughts on Magento 1, its history, and end of life. We cover the real story on PCI compliance, why staying isn’t the end of world, and how making the move to Magento 2 in your own timeframe comes with opportunities for growth.  Ready to begin […]

December 16, 2019

Find the Right Ecommerce Platform for Your Clients

Agencies have a clear charter for their clients: help them get the best ROI from their technology solutions.  Part of that is making the platform recommendations that help merchants achieve their vision and drive growth. Nexcess managed hosting makes those choices easier, but the decision process still requires navigating a range of different options, each with […]

December 02, 2019

Elasticsearch Makes Magento Search Faster and More Accurate

Product search is perhaps the most overlooked feature of ecommerce stores. When it works well, nothing is said. When it doesn’t, consumers flock to the competition, where they don’t have to try and hunt down the product they want. Despite the importance of search, many merchants continue to ignore it. If you’re not sure if […]

November 21, 2019

Magento Vs. Shopify: Which Ecommerce Platform Is Best for You?

Magento vs Shopify
Shopify, Magento, and other platforms cater to ecommerce. But which is best? Read this blog for Magento vs. Shopify. Learn about Magento 2 vs. Shopify too.
November 11, 2019

How To Improve Product Search On Your Magento Store

Product search: you can’t live without it. At least, that’s until you start using cumbersome and awkward solutions that don’t deliver the right results. Choosing the right product search for your Magento store means finding an integration that allows for both easy customization and that delivers the results consumers are looking for. Magento’s default product […]

October 22, 2019

6 Magento Alternatives You Should Be Considering After Magento 1

Magento alternatives
With the sunsetting of Magento 1, should you look into alternatives to Magento? Read this blog for our top Magento alternatives to look into.
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 […]

September 09, 2019

The 2019 Black Friday Ecommerce Prep Guide

Every year, on the fourth Friday of November, shopping chaos unfolds. Stores cut their prices, customers flock to their nearest outlets, and deals are had by everyone. But not anymore. Thanks to ecommerce, customers no longer have to leave the comfort of their home to take part in Black Friday. Keeping an eye on advertisements […]

August 28, 2019

Magento Events in September 2019

With Magento Live Europe just around the corner, we’re gearing up for one of the biggest Magento events of the year. Before we pack our bags and head to Europe though, there are a couple of other events that we’ve been excited about attending all year, and that you definitely shouldn’t miss out on.  Since […]

August 19, 2019

The Best One Step Checkout Extensions for Magento 2

Lengthy checkouts annoy shoppers and send them to the competition.  The default checkout page for Magento 2 is no help. Fortunately, there are plenty of extensions in the Magento 2 marketplace that attempt to fix this problem. But sorting through the available candidates is no small task, so we did it for you! Keep reading for help narrowing the field.