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July 02, 2019

Do’s and Don’ts of WooCommerce Maintenance

Maintaining a WordPress site can be tricky enough. WooCommerce maintenance is a whole different animal. Even with solid hosting providers that focus on WooCommerce hosting, it’s easy to break your shop if you don’t know what you’re doing. Think of this post as a guide on maintaining WooCommerce for the highest performance and uptime. Please […]

July 01, 2019

Drupal vs. Joomla: Choosing a CMS for Your Site

Drupal vs Joomla

Joomla and Drupal are two competing Content Management Systems (CMS) that help site owners to build and manage their content.  Both are well-established with large and committed communities, but the guiding philosophy of each is unique.

June 27, 2019

Will The CCPA Affect Your eCommerce Business?

2018 was the year data privacy concerns went mainstream. The media focus on Cambridge Analytica and Facebook brought the importance of data privacy home to the general public. The steady drip of data leaks from prominent companies, including leaks from eCommerce stores targeted by Magecart, cemented the risks in everyone’s minds. Businesses across the world […]

June 25, 2019

Introduction to BigCommerce for WordPress, Important Concepts

BigCommerce has been an ecommerce SaaS platform for a number of years with great success. Merchants ranging from small mom-and-pop stores, to enterprise-level businesses doing millions of dollars in sales every month, depend on BigCommerce to keep their stores running securely.

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 […]