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August 24, 2020

Introduction to Git

By using Git to manage your client projects, you will save yourself headaches since you can roll back changes or discard entire branches if you no longer want the work you’ve done. No more Ctrl + Z until you think you’ve rolled back far enough, Git will keep track of it all for you.

August 21, 2020

Managed Hosting: The Hidden Hack to Outsourcing for Agency Owners

When a client’s website is slow or down, they want answers yesterday, and any agency owner will tell you, that means an all-nighter of back and forth calls with the hosting company trying to get it figured out. You need to NOT be the person on those calls. You need a specialist who understands the technical infrastructure behind an ecommerce website and you need them to be able to pick up the phone and figure things out for you.

August 20, 2020

Safe Harbor is Actively Protecting Magento 1 Stores

Keeping your Magento 1 store fully operational means protecting it against known vulnerabilities. If you have yet to invest in Safe Harbor, this vulnerability illustrates the importance of staying secure. We’ll notify you about these patches, and when needed, help you apply them.

August 19, 2020

Getting Started with the WordPress Transients API

Today we’re going to look at one of the built-in methods that WordPress provides developers to help speed up those API calls, by caching the results with the WordPress Transients API.

August 17, 2020

How to Duplicate a Product in WooCommerce

If you have products with similar descriptions, categories, or pricing schemes, it might make sense to make a copy as a starting point. Let’s explore a few ways to duplicate a product in WooCommerce.

August 14, 2020

4 Reasons Shopify May Not Be the Best Solution for Your Ecommerce Store

There’s no question that Shopify is a popular ecommerce platform. When you google “ecommerce,” they’ll often reply, “Did you mean Shopify?” But popularity doesn’t mean it’s a one-size-fits all solution that makes it perfect for you. To that end, I’d like to share with you four reasons why Shopify may not be the best solution for your eCommerce store.

August 12, 2020

10 Steps to Improve Your Freelance Business

Here are 10 ways to improve your freelance business, keep your clients happy, and make time for the things you love to do the most. Besides work, of course.

August 10, 2020

Create a WordPress Tags vs. Categories Infrastructure

Today we’re going to talk about the difference between tags and categories. We’ll also provide some SEO tips so that your rankings aren’t affected by duplicate content.

August 07, 2020

Ecommerce Trends for 2020: A Season Like We’ve Never Seen Before

Ecommerce is booming. Online orders are up 80% since January and emerging trends are setting the stage for an online shopping experience that’s more immersive and personalized than ever.

August 05, 2020

Deploying to Live and Staging with Deploybot

Today we’re going to solve the problem of theme file transfers using Git and Deploybot to automate your deployment process.