Drupal is widely regarded as a secure content management system, so much so that it is often chosen for sensitive sites, including the sites of many government agencies. WordPress’s reputation for security is not quite as impressive, and we’re all familiar with stories of hacked WordPress sites.
Storefronts can no longer rely on good navigation alone. Search has become a primary purchasing path, with consumers that use it 200% more likely to make a purchase than those who don’t. This article looks at the search options available to Magento merchants, and outlines four of the main tools available; including Elasticsearch, SOLR, Sphinx, […]
WooCommerce doesn’t require a lot of day-to-day maintenance to keep it in peak condition. But, as winter comes to a close and the dust of the busy holiday season settles, spring is the ideal moment to take stock and make sure everything is working as it should be. A little spring maintenance will help your […]
Merchants have a lot of choices to make before their store even goes live; site design, customer base, and product curation, to name a few. Yet underlying these choices is another, potentially more important one: which ecommerce CMS is right for delivering on them?
As a WordPress user, you have over 50,000 plugins at your disposal. There are plugins with modest ambitions, those that make a small change to the interface or add a useful feature. Plugins such as W3 Total Cache go further, adding a raft of related functionality. And there are plugins that transform WordPress into something […]
Domain Name System (DNS) is a critical component of every website or ecommerce store. If DNS doesn’t perform, a site can’t be fast. If a site is slow or unavailable, DNS is a likely candidate. In this article, we explain what DNS is, how it can affect your site, and how you can test DNS […]
WordPress hosting is complex. Every WordPress site depends on a stack of software and hardware created by companies and communities with standards and values that are difficult to understand from the outside. This gives rise to misunderstandings and myths, especially where security is concerned.
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 […]
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.