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May 27, 2020

Happy 17th Birthday WordPress

Today WordPress turns 17 years old. If you’ve been in web development a long time you’ll know that the only thing that stays the same is how fast things change.  Just since I started dabbling in web development in college all of these happened: We learned how to lay things out with HTML tables Then […]

May 22, 2020

An Introduction to WooCommerce Payments

The WooCommerce team released WooCommerce 4.1 in early May, and with it came two big new features: The Marketing Hub, and WooCommerce Payments. Today we’re going to look into WooCommerce Payments, how it can improve your business, some of the potential downsides, and under what circumstances you should look into using it.

May 14, 2020

Migrating from Shopify to WooCommerce

In 2019 I ran a Kickstarter campaign for my game Fry Thief. I successfully funded and delivered 500 packages to my backers. That left me with a little under 1,500 copies remaining, which I hope to sell through conventions and through my website. In the interest of time, I set up a quick store on […]

May 12, 2020

How To Reduce The Amount Of WordPress Training Clients Require

At the end of every WordPress project, after the final website is launched into the world, there is one final task to complete: educating the client on how to use WordPress. The length and depth of the training depends on not only the client’s technical savvy and familiarity with WordPress, but also the complexity of […]

May 08, 2020

The Fun in Fundamentals: Keeping Company Culture Alive While Working Remotely

Liquid Web’s Executive Vice President and General Manager on creating a virtual team building atmosphere where individuals feel valued, supported, and part of a community. A company culture in which employees feel challenged, work with people they enjoy, and work for people who “have their back” creates an atmosphere of high performance, loyalty, positivity, and […]

May 08, 2020

How to Become a Freelance WordPress Developer

With more than 35% of all websites using WordPress, you can tell it’s absolutely massive and is very much still growing. There is still a ton of room for good people to do good work and create a thriving business with WordPress. Today, we’re going to look into becoming a freelance WordPress developer. I’m going […]

May 05, 2020

PCI Compliance & Magento 1 EOL – When Not To Push the Panic Button

These are times of authentic fear, uncertainty, and doubt. The last thing any of us – or any of our bottom lines – need is the dissemination of falsehoods or false choices intended to drive panicked business decisions. Unfortunately, shamefully, and near daily, we come across such messages relating to the Magento 1 platform (M1) […]

May 05, 2020

Always Own Your Ecommerce Store

Last year, we sold my late father-in-law’s pocket knife collection on eBay. It was the right platform for a project like that. He had collected an impressive number of knives over his long life, but the total amount we were able to sell online was about $5,000 over the course of a few months. EBay […]

April 30, 2020

Ecommerce Channel Options for Small Business

Every small business is unique and faces unique challenges in the best of times. As you navigate today’s challenges, exploring options to ensure sales with minimal disruption, now might be the time to consider taking your business online. Adding an ecommerce channel to your existing brick and mortar store will allow customers another, safer, way […]

April 28, 2020

Free Trials for Managed WordPress & Managed WooCommerce Hosting

TLDR: We’re excited to announce 14-day free trials for our Managed WordPress & Managed WooCommerce hosting plans. No credit card needed. We’ve always been proud of the services we offer. Nexcess makes running a WordPress store incredibly easy, offering the fastest hosting for WooCommerce on the market. Charts and tables are boring to look through. […]

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