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June 19, 2018

The Adobe Magento Acquisition on Twitter (as It Unfolded)

The last day has been one to remember. The acquisition of Magento by Adobe has been completed. The Magento community was abuzz as members began to once again revisit their expectations and hesitations. This was especially prominent on Twitter. Here’s how Twitter reacted following the news.      

June 18, 2018

What is Magento?: Understanding the Ecommerce Ecosystem

The Magento eCommerce platform is at the center of a vibrant ecosystem of retailers, developers, designers, conferences, and Magento hosting providers. Like all ecosystems, Magento evolves, and it can be difficult for newcomers to the world of ecommerce to get to know all the parts and the role they play in building a successful ecommerce […]

June 15, 2018

Data By The Numbers: A Look Inside Our Southfield, MI Data Center

Originally developed as part of a light industrial park, Nexcess’ Southfield, MI facility was initially renovated by us back in 2010. As of today, it’s been running as a dedicated data center for four years. And it’s a facility we’re very proud of. Today, we’d like to share that pride with you, courtesy of a […]

June 14, 2018

How to Choose a Data Center Location: Best Practices and Strategy

Choosing the right data center location can feel as though it’s one of the most important decisions you’ll make when taking your business online. On top of the sheer volume of choice, you also have to confront some very real performance requirements.  A good choice means an optimized web environment capable of reaching your entire […]

June 11, 2018

Using Docker for Local WordPress Development

Docker is a company that offers container-based development and services that enable you to deploy Docker for local WordPress development. They offer a free software you can use to leverage containerization in your development process. With Docker, you can build your WordPress sites, web apps, databases, and much more in containers rather than installing the […]

June 04, 2018

Five Common WooCommerce SEO Mistakes And How To Fix Them

Google is a major source of eCommerce traffic, both on the desktop and on mobile. eCommerce store owners can’t afford to ignore search engine optimization, but I come across many sites that would fail even the most basic of SEO audits. Smaller eCommerce stores may not have the resources to hire an SEO specialist, but […]

May 29, 2018

Why You Should Attend Meet Magento UK 2018

There are a lot of ways to keep up to date with the Magento industry. The community is incredible and you’re almost never left in the dark on new developments. So why should you dedicate time to travelling to and attending a conference, especially when it’s all already available online?

May 27, 2018

The History of WordPress

Today marks WordPress’ 15th anniversary, and how far the platform has come. Looking at the history of WordPress, you may be amazed to find the rollercoaster ride wasn’t always so smooth. 

May 24, 2018

The Only eCommerce KPI Metrics Glossary You’ll Ever Need

If you hear people talking about KPI metrics, or more explicitly eCommerce KPI metrics, and didn’t want to be the one that raised your hand to ask what they were talking about, we have you covered. Let’s begin with a couple of definitions to make sure we’re on the same page as we walk our […]

May 22, 2018

A Guide to WordPress Gutenberg

WordPress 5.0 was released on December 6, and with it has come the WordPress Gutenberg Editor.  Designed to make creating great websites easier, the Gutenberg editor has made waves in the WordPress community. The new editor has changed the site creation experience significantly. The addition of a new blocks system is designed to make things […]