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September 19, 2017

The WordPress Editor Experience Survey Results Are In

If you follow the scuttlebutt in the WordPress world, you’ll be aware that WordPress head honcho Matt Mullenweg has set overarching goals for this year’s WordPress development effort. Chief among them is an enhanced WordPress editing experience. As part of that process, WordPress’ dev team is gathering information about what users and professionals think of […]

September 18, 2017

Home Routers Wage War On WordPress

A huge botnet of home routers has targeted WordPress sites with brute-force attacks over the last few weeks. Brute-force attacks are a risk for WordPress websites with insecure passwords, and they can cause problems even if a site has secure passwords by consuming a significant proportion of its resources. A botnet is a collection of […]

August 08, 2017

We're Hosting MageTraining's Magento 2 Admin Boot Camp At Our Southfield Headquarters

We’re happy to announce that we’re bringing MageTraining’s incredible Magento 2 Admin Boot Camp to our Southfield, Michigan headquarters. The three-day Boot Camp covers all aspects of Magento administration and aims to give Magento hosting clients the skills they need to confidently manage their eCommerce store. The Boot Camp, which is co-sponsored by Magento development […]

June 27, 2017

Three Reasons Your Business’ WordPress Site Needs Live Chat

Not so long ago, if we wanted to talk to a company, we’d pick up the phone. Today, many companies have retreated behind their websites. From the company’s perspective, this is a money-saving measure: phone support and sales are expensive. But it’s not just companies that have changed; millennials aren’t too fond of calling either, […]

May 08, 2017

We’re pleased to be a 2x Platinum Sponsor for Meet Magento Netherlands 2017

For a second year in a row, Nexcess will be Platinum sponsor of Meet Magento NL! Even better, several of our Magento hosting experts will also be speaking at the event and interacting with members of the eCommerce community. One of our favorite parts of actively working with the Magento eCommerce community is meeting merchants, […]

September 01, 2016

Can WordPress Be Used For Enterprise Resource Planning?

When most of us think of content management systems, we have in mind a tool that can be used for building websites and blogs. But content management systems — including WordPress — can be used for much more than web publishing. The ability to categorize, process, filter, display, and control access to information are the […]

October 01, 2015

The Physical Web Could Bring The Internet Of Things To eCommerce Web Apps

The Internet of Things is one of the biggest recent developments in retail, especially for retail businesses that have both a physical and an online presence. For those who aren’t familiar, in this context, the Internet of Things refers to technology that enables retailers to use internet-connected smart devices to interact with shoppers’ mobile devices. […]

May 13, 2015

The Secret Of High-Converting Calls To Action

Calls to action are the pointy end of the conversion optimization process. They’re the make or break element that can mean the difference between a sale or signup and a “maybe not.” Your website is a machine for creating sales and conversions. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a blog, a eCommerce store, or a lead […]

April 07, 2015

It's Crunch Time For Mobile-Friendly Design And SEO

For the last decade, the proportion of mobile web users and shoppers has been gradually increasing. Originally the preserve of those who could afford high-end smart phones, mobile internet use has become a commonplace. The majority of consumers in the western world — and many in developing nations — own at least one mobile device […]

July 15, 2014

Creating Multilingual WordPress Sites

Even though the web is a global network, many businesses are happy to create an English-language site and leave it at that. In some cases, that’s fine. The burden of translation can be quite high, and if the market a site is addressing is fairly localized, then the ROI of internationalizing isn’t worth the effort. […]