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June 24, 2019

Adventures in Timezones: How a Server’s Timezone Can Go Wrong

For the average American living in Chicago, being able to tell the time in New York is easy. Simply take the time in Chicago and add one hour: 10am becomes 11am.

June 21, 2019

What Happens When A Link To Your WordPress Site Is Clicked?

You’re reading this article, which means you clicked a link, a string of characters that uniquely identifies this document, one of the billions on the web. You might have clicked a link on the Nexcess blog’s index page, or a page of Google search results, or a Facebook page. But wherever you came from, you […]

June 19, 2019

How to Get Started With WordPress

WordPress is a free and open source content management system that’s come a long way from its blogging platform days. WordPress powers over 30% of the web, according to W3Techs. At Nexcess we offer Managed WordPress and Managed WooCommerce Hosting plans with unmatched speed, reliability, and security. Our specialized highly trained technicians are experienced in […]

June 17, 2019

Magento 1 vs Magento 2: Should You Stay or Should You Go?

With just a year until Magento 1 reaches end of life, merchants still on the platform are facing a lot of tough decisions; including whether they should stay on Magento 1 (M1), replatform to Magento 2 (M2), or start using an alternate CMS.

June 17, 2019

Why WordPress Remains The Best Choice For Your Next Website Project

While we’re 100% behind WordPress as the platform of choice for websites, blogs, membership sites, online courses, and eCommerce stores, we pay attention to what’s going on in the world of website platforms and content management systems. If you’re a freelancer, entrepreneur, business owner, or agency selling WordPress services or products, or you’re a WordPress […]

June 13, 2019

An Introduction To Email Marketing For New eCommerce Retailers

Online retailers can bet on two facts. First, every customer has an email account. Second, they receive hundreds of marketing emails every week, most of which go unread. The first fact makes email a perfect marketing channel for eCommerce. The second fact means retailers have to work hard to get their customers to open marketing […]

June 11, 2019

A Hosting Provider Can Make Or Break WooCommerce Security

WooCommerce security is a partnership between a hosting provider and a hosting client. The client is responsible for updating their store and taking care which plugins and themes they install. But that’s only part of the work involved in keeping a WooCommerce store safe.

June 10, 2019

Magento 1 End of Life: What You Need to Know

If you’re running Magento 1 (M1), you’ve probably heard by now that it will be sunsetting in 2020. And while Magento 1.x will still be accessible and useable by merchants and devs alike, it will no longer receive official support from either Magento or Adobe.

June 06, 2019

WordPress Glossary: WordPress Terms New WordPress Users Need To Know

It’s easier to get started with WordPress than any other leading content management system, deliberately so because WordPress was designed to make publishing on the web as intuitive as possible. However, your introduction to WordPress will go more smoothly if you understand a handful of key concepts. In this short glossary, we’re going to look […]

June 01, 2019

How to Make More Money With 5 WooCommerce SEO Tactics

Search engine optimization (SEO) can be a powerful way to grow your WooCommerce site. But it can also feel overwhelming. We’ll cover five WooCommerce SEO tactics that can make it a little easier. SEO Basics SEO is the art and science of getting your website found in the free or organic search space of Google, […]