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Women in WordPress

Carrie Wheeler Talks Innovative Solutions with WIWP at WCUS

Another year of WordCamp US has come and gone, and we hope everyone who attended – and didn’t attend – found the best hosting solution for their business. This year, our partner Liquid Web was in attendance. Not only did they offer some incredible booth experiences (recap article to come!), but team members also hosted […]

How the Success of WordPress is Due to its Plugin Ecosystem

WordPress’s plugin ecosystem is one of its greatest strengths. As we write, there are over 50,000 plugins in the official repository, a number that doesn’t include premium plugins and custom plugins created for individual WordPress sites. Plugins range in functionality from tiny interface tweaks to full-featured ecommerce applications, all taking advantage of the hooks and […]

What Are Transaction Costs? How Ecommerce Reduces Costs

Ecommerce stores can reduce transaction costs in the overhead of running a business. But transaction costs still have enough of a presence to chip away at your profits. Transaction costs traditionally refer to any cost incurred by an entity that maintains or processes the exchange of currency for goods and services. It is not necessarily […]

20 Ways to Get Your Store Ready for Black Friday

It’s not too late to start circling the wagons the holiday season. Here’s 20 ways to make the most of your Black Friday that don’t involve new code or massive retooling. Use one, or all, or mix and match for maximum effect. #1 Enable Nexcess Cloud Auto Scaling One of the main arguments to go […]

Magento alternatives

6 Magento Alternatives You Should Be Considering After Magento 1

With the sunsetting of Magento 1, should you look into alternatives to Magento? Read this blog for our top Magento alternatives to look into.

8 common hosting problems

8 Common Hosting Problems (and How to Avoid Them)

All hosts are not created equally. Here’s how to troubleshoot the most common hosting problems, and how to avoid them in the future.

The Cheapest Way to Ship Clothes

The Cheapest Way to Ship Clothes

When you’re shipping clothing purchases to your customers, there are several considerations that can impact postage price. You’ll need to make some decisions about the presentation of your products, your brand image, how quickly you want products to arrive, and other key factors. All things considered, retailers can make an effective plan for shipping their […]

How to Get Ready for MagentoLive Europe 2019

MagentoLive Europe 2019 arrives in only a few weeks, bringing Magento merchants and innovators from around the globe to Amsterdam for arguably the biggest ecommerce event on the continent.  What and When is MagentoLive? The Magento community hosts various global events designed to connect and educate developers, merchants, and ecommerce influencers. The largest of these […]