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The Best Payment Gateways for Digital Downloads

If your transaction process isn’t seamless, you’re losing customers. It takes a very different strategy to sell golf clubs online than it does karaoke versions of pop songs. With golf clubs, the sale is pretty straightforward. Customers know what golf clubs do. With digital products like songs, software, ebooks, white papers, or digital art, you […]

WordPress Basics: The Htaccess File

Many new site owners find themselves asking a common question: where is the .htaccess file in WordPress sites? Before we get there, let’s zoom out to give some context.  WordPress relies on several open-source applications, including the PHP interpreter, the MySQL database, and the Apache web server. Apache’s role is to pass requests to WordPress […]

4 Ways to Optimize the Buyer’s Journey

Today’s buyer has access to an incredible amount of information. They are able to create a clear picture of the product they are looking to purchase by leveraging information from search engines, social media, and word of mouth.  As a merchant, this changing information landscape gives you access to multiple channels through which you can access […]

What’s New In WooCommerce 3.5?

Towards the end of last month, WooCommerce 3.5 was released with new features for users and developers. As a minor release, WooCommerce 3.5 is compatible with sites running WooCommerce 3.0 or greater. There should be no plugin or theme incompatibility problems, but it’s always better to test before upgrading your live site. Nexcess Cloud users […]

The Only FAQ Template You Need is in This Blog Post

Imagine this scenario: You’re shopping for wireless headphones on an eCommerce website. You have some general questions. So, you head over to the site’s FAQ where you find out that algorithms called audio codecs help determine sound quality in headphones. There’s a link in the FAQ to one of the site’s blog articles where you […]

What's New In WordPress 5.0?

WordPress 5.0 has been released, and for many site owners, the question of whether it’s worth upgrading is towards the top of their list. While we’re not going to force you to make a decision – our hosting solutions give you the option of when you want to upgrade your CMS – we are going […]

Cloud Migration: A Step-By-Step Guide To Moving Your Site To The Cloud

If you have followed the advice outlined in the previous articles in this series on cloud migration, you are well-prepared to migrate your site to cloud hosting. The information you need has been gathered and is easily accessible. You have informed those who will be affected by the migration. You have chosen a cloud platform […]

Return Policy Template Examples for Small Ecommerce Businesses

TheraSpecs is an online eyewear vendor that makes tinted sunglasses designed to relieve the effects of migraines. Recently, facing a sharp spike in return rates, the company decided to extend their 45-day free trial. “Even at 45 days, we found that customers who were on the fence were more likely to return their glasses because […]

Streamline WooCommerce checkout

Streamlining your WooCommerce Checkout Process to Increase Sales

The name of the game with eCommerce is making sales. Anything that gets in the way of a customer making a purchase is costing you money. Even collecting their email before they’ve made their purchase can cut your sales. Today we’re going to start by looking at ways you can streamline your checkout process so […]