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September 30, 2013

10 Stunning Flat Design WordPress Themes

Flat is the new black when it comes to user interface design. Gone are the days of extensive drop shadows and lavish textures. In their place we find simple, bold color palettes, an absence of depth, and ample white space. The trend is heavily influenced by the design aesthetic behind Microsoft’s Modern UI, and is […]

September 26, 2013

WordPress Basics: What Is A Child Theme?

One of the strengths of WordPress is the massive range of themes that are available, both free and premium. WordPress sites can take almost any form a site owner wants. However, chances are that a theme will require some modification to tailor the site to its individual requirements. Themes are a great way to get […]

September 23, 2013

5 Sites You Might Be Surprised Are Running On WordPress

A few years ago, if you landed on a WordPress site, the chances are you’d quickly be able tell which platform it was running on. The design tropes used by WordPress theme developers were easily recognizable. But, in the intervening years, WordPress themes have become so diverse that it’s often difficult to identify a WordPress […]

September 19, 2013

Factors To Consider When Choosing A Magento Host

When it comes to deploying a Magento store, one of the most important decisions eCommerce retailers can make is their choice of web hosting company. While, in theory, almost any hosting company has the wherewithal to host a PHP application like Magento, the devil is in the details. The quality of hosting companies varies widely, […]

September 17, 2013

Nexcess Magento AMA!

We’re pleased to announce that members of the Nexcess team will be participating in a Reddit AMA in the Magento subreddit! Head on over to the AMA page now to get your questions in early! Here’s the link to where the AMA will be held: Submit your questions or click here to visit the AMA! […]

September 16, 2013

WordPress 3.6 Released With Great New Features For Publishers

It’s that time of the year again. Twice a year, WordPress users get to install a new version that usually comes packed with goodies that improve the WordPress experience. This release is no exception, with a plethora of additional features that make publishing workflows, especially for sites with multiple authors, run much more smoothly. Before […]

September 13, 2013

eCommerce Basics: Affiliate Marketing With Magento

Affiliate marketing is a powerful technique for generating a steady stream of traffic and purchases for eCommerce retailers. Best of all, compared to other marketing strategies, like PPC advertising and content marketing, eCommerce affiliate marketing can be relatively inexpensive, relying on the efforts of a motivated network of affiliates and partners who only benefit when […]

September 09, 2013

WordPress Publishing Tools For OS X and iOS

Web apps have come a long way in recent years, both in their design and user experience. However, web apps still have trouble offering the kind of user experience that a native application can. That’s particularly true of applications that have been around for a long time and haven’t yet overcome the clunky interface of […]

September 04, 2013

10 Steps to Import YOUR Magento store to Facebook and Start Selling!

Simple Steps any Magento merchant can take (today!) to tap into the Facebook commerce platform and start boosting profits! Importing your Magento store to Facebook can now be done in 2 minutes. With the right marketing tools and the right approach this can become an amazing channel of revenue for you. Facebook is far more […]

August 28, 2013

Prepare Your WordPress Content For Google’s In-Depth Articles

In a move that further signals Google’s intentions to move away from the standard ten blue links approach and towards more meaningful search results, the search giant has introduced a new section to the SERPs for what it terms “in-depth articles”. The idea is to provide links to articles that Google considers to provide particularly […]