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December 15, 2020

Modern Deployments for Your WordPress Sites

Modern Deployments for Your WordPress Sites

As our applications, sites, and stores become more modernized, we should be modernizing our deployments, too. From version control to continuous delivery, a modern release process can relieve anxiety around deployments.

December 15, 2020

Nexcess Partners with Branch to Expand Automated Workflows for Managed WordPress Customers

Best-in-class continuous integration and deployment tool lets developers easily build, test and launch projects in a Git environment with no learning curve.

December 11, 2020

The Ultimate Magento 1 to Magento 2 Migration Guide

The Ultimate Magento 1 to Magento 2 Migration Guide

Still on Magento 1? Today might be a good time to start working on a migration plan to a newer platform. In this guide, we will cover the process of migrating your data and customizations from Magento 1 to Magento 2.

December 10, 2020

What the Entrepreneurs In Your Life Really Want for the Holidays

Hold the body wash gift sets, and put that cookie tin DOWN – here are the presents the solopreneurs in your life ACTUALLY want this Christmas. A Better Chair For the traditionalists who still sit in chairs while they work, a new office chair is always sliding down the wants and needs list. Trust me […]

December 08, 2020

Adding Unit Tests to an Existing WordPress Plugin

So far we’ve done little more than introduce you to the idea of building tests for your WordPress plugins and talk about a bunch of the extra terms you need to understand to dive deeper into testing your code. Today we’re going to make it practical by grabbing one of my free plugins and adding a few unit tests to show you how to put it together.

December 03, 2020

Elasticsearch in Magento 2.4: It’s not just a good idea; it’s required

When Magento 2.4 was introduced in July 2020, Elasticsearch became a requirement. If you haven’t already upgraded, you’re going to want to take action as soon as possible to deliver the best possible experience to your customers.

December 03, 2020

WooCommerce Performance Optimization: 5 Things You Should Be Doing Right Now

Building a blazing fast WooCommerce store used to be a full-time job. Now, basic WooCommerce performance optimization is simply a matter of knowing what technologies and plugins to use to keep your store speedy and your customers engaged. Here’s an intro to five performance topics and related resources for successfully optimizing your online store.

November 27, 2020

75% Off 3 Months of Managed Hosting: Position Yourself for Your Best Year Yet with Our Best Deal Ever

This was a rollercoaster year, but it was also the turning point for the total takeover of ecommerce. We’re bringing more content and commerce businesses online than ever with an unprecedented Black Friday deal for new Nexcess customers.

November 25, 2020

The Best Black Friday Deals for Digital Commerce

A round up of the best Black Friday deals that’ll improve your ecommerce site’s look and feel, marketing and functionality.

November 24, 2020

This Is What Happens When Your Magento 1 Site Gets Hacked

We’ve been urging our Magento 1 customers to either replatform or to install Nexcess Safe Harbor as a stop gap for PCI compliance. In the meantime, stores on Magento 1 remain vulnerable to attack, and their customers’ data is still at risk.