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September 14, 2020

5 Real Differences Between Cheap Hosting and Good Hosting

Have you ever looked at the price difference between two products and gone, “What the hell?? WHY is that one so much cheaper?” It’s like buying something on Wish versus at Target – price is everything, but a race to the bottom is not without consequences. You get what you pay for typically, and when it comes to hosting technology, that’s especially true.

September 04, 2020

How to Duplicate a WordPress Page or Post

There are a number of solid and easy-to-use plugins to enable page, post, or any custom post type to be duplicated. One of those plugins is called Yoast Duplicate Post. Using this plugin makes it easy to duplicate a site’s web page or post in WordPress.

August 31, 2020

What Is PCI Compliance?

Here’s how to make sure that your clients’ sites are staying compliant, and what to do when you’re dealing with an out of date application that’s reached end-of-life.

August 28, 2020

What Is a Platform As a Service (PaaS)?

Once upon a time, software as a service was the only as a service acronym floating around. As the industry flourished though, forks came off of it into relating spaces to create a whole slew of aaS companies in numerous technological categories. One of those forks is PaaS. What Is a PaaS? PaaS stands for […]

August 26, 2020

Advanced Git Workflows & Usage

Advanced Git workflows and usage

Even if you’re the only person working on a project, using Git and a Git workflow will help you keep your projects organized. You won’t need to press CTRL + Z until you’ve reset your work after writing code that didn’t work. You’ll be able to trust your system and keep producing work for your projects.

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

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.