At the beginning of the year, the Nexcess research team put together a report on the State of Hosting at the start of 2019. In it, we predicted that Data Protection would only increase in importance, headless implementations would become more mainstream, and development would improve as hosting infrastructure continued to decrease in visibility. It’s […]
John McPhee, a renowned writer of non-fiction books and magazine articles, describes in his book “Draft No. 4” the editorial process his articles must pass through before publication in the New Yorker.
You may have heard of BigCommerce, the SaaS platform. It’s an ecommerce platform that has gained popularity in recent years. But forget about the SaaS platform for a second, because what we’re talking about here is BigCommerce for WordPress (BC4WP). BigCommerce for WordPress is a headless ecommerce solution that lets merchants get started quickly by […]
Modern web applications are large, complex, and resource-intensive. The methods of hosting these applications have changed drastically as as result. It is no longer ideal to simply host a modern web application on a Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP (LAMP) stack, as doing so will severely limit the performance capabilities of modern web applications. A web application stack is […]
What is a PCA Compliance Audit? Unlike a PCI assessment, which merchants can perform themselves, a PCI DSS audit can only be performed by a qualified security assessor (QSA). If you’re facing an audit, then you’re likely a large store doing so voluntarily, or a smaller merchant ordered to undergo one because of a recent […]
In this post we’re going to go through installing the BigCommerce for WordPress plugin, starting with a mostly empty WordPress install. But before we begin, I want to briefly note that if you’re new to Nexcess and/or want to add a BigCommerce for WordPress retail plan to your existing Nexcess hosting account, you can do […]
The following article is with Lee Jackson, Founder of Angled Crown, a leading WordPress development agency and media brand with a mission to help agency owners focus on and engage their true strengths as they build reputations as the “go-to leaders” in the communities they serve. We sat down with him to find out about […]
Every year, on the fourth Friday of November, shopping chaos unfolds. Stores cut their prices, customers flock to their nearest outlets, and deals are had by everyone. But not anymore. Thanks to ecommerce, customers no longer have to leave the comfort of their home to take part in Black Friday. Keeping an eye on advertisements […]
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