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September 30, 2019

The Best BigCommerce for WordPress Themes Out There Right Now

You may have heard of BigCommerce, the SaaS platform. It’s an ecommerce platform that has gained popularity in recent years. But forget about the SaaS platform for a second, because what we’re talking about here is BigCommerce for WordPress (BC4WP). BigCommerce for WordPress is a headless ecommerce solution that lets merchants get started quickly by […]

September 26, 2019
By Brad

A Modern Web Application Stack From Nexcess

Modern web applications are large, complex, and resource-intensive. The methods of hosting these applications have changed drastically as as result. It is no longer ideal to simply host a modern web application on a Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP (LAMP) stack, as doing so will severely limit the performance capabilities of modern web applications.   A web application stack is […]

September 23, 2019
By Brad

What Is a PCI DSS Audit?

What is a PCA Compliance Audit? Unlike a PCI assessment, which merchants can perform themselves, a PCI DSS audit can only be performed by a qualified security assessor (QSA). If you’re facing an audit, then you’re likely a large store doing so voluntarily, or a smaller merchant ordered to undergo one because of a recent […]

September 16, 2019

Is the End Near for EV SSL Certificates?

Google, Firefox, and Apple certainly think so. Extended Validation (EV) SSLs are effectively being put out to pasture. Upcoming changes to Chrome and Firefox will soon remove the EV badge from their browsers, citing concerns with its diminished reputation for protecting consumers. 

September 13, 2019

Pros and Cons of WordPress Multisite

In this article, we will go through exactly what WordPress Multisite is, the pros and cons of using it, and if it’s right for you. What is WordPress Multisite? WordPress Multisite is a WordPress feature that allows you to create multiple WordPress installations. These installations can be installed on as many sub-domains or sub-directories as […]

September 11, 2019

Installing BigCommerce for WordPress, Step by Step

In this post we’re going to go through installing the BigCommerce for WordPress plugin, starting with a mostly empty WordPress install. But before we begin, I want to briefly note that if you’re new to Nexcess and/or want to add a BigCommerce for WordPress retail plan to your existing Nexcess hosting account, you can do […]

September 11, 2019

Building a WordPress Agency Into a Media Brand

The following article is with Lee Jackson, Founder of Angled Crown, a leading WordPress development agency and media brand with a mission to help agency owners focus on and engage their true strengths as they build reputations as the “go-to leaders” in the communities they serve. We sat down with him to find out about […]

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 […]

September 05, 2019

Nexcess and Liquid Web Partner Together

Liquid Web, the market leader in managed hosting and managed application services to SMBs, and Nexcess, the premier managed web hosting provider for eCommerce platforms have joined forces.

September 04, 2019
By Brad

Nexcess Amsterdam Data Center Launches Cloud Servers

Four years ago, we expanded our European hosting services to include Amsterdam, arguably one of best-connected cities in the world. Now, we’re bringing the scalability and versatility of Nexcess Cloud to our Amsterdam data center!