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April 13, 2013

WordPress Sites Under Botnet Attack: Keep Your Site Secure

WordPress sites across the Internet are currently under attack from a botnet that is carrying out a brute force dictionary attack against the WordPress login page in the hope of finding correct username/password combinations. This attack is unusually large, with over 80,000 bot clients participating. Although the attack is large, it isn’t particularly sophisticated. The […]

April 08, 2013

Nexcess Publishes Comprehensive Magento Optimization Guide With Benchmarks

Southfield, MI, April 8, 2013 – Nexcess, a provider of optimized Magento hosting and Magento Platinum Hosting Partner, has published “Magento Hosting: Best Practices for Optimum Performance”, a free white paper that contains guidance and analysis regarding the best configuration of Magento Enterprise Edition and the applications it relies on. Based on extensive testing, the […]

April 04, 2013

Simplify Shipping With Magento

As anyone involved in eCommerce knows, fulfillment is one of the most difficult aspects to manage properly. Many new online retailers don’t realize the amount of work involved in preparing products for shipping and handing them off to delivery services. Getting fulfillment right is crucial for a store’s reputation and for retaining customers. If a […]

March 28, 2013

Up-and-Coming in WordPress 3.6

Every few months the good folks over at WordPress drop a new collection of features and fixes on their eagerly waiting users. Next month will the see the –– slightly delayed –– release of WordPress 3.6. You’ll be happy to hear that this release concentrates on improving various aspects of the content editing process, which, […]

March 19, 2013

Nexcess Announces New Features for Magento Turpentine Extension

Nexcess, a leading provider of Magento hosting and Magento Platinum Hosting Partner, has added several new features and enhancements to its popular open source Turpentine extension for Magento. Turpentine provides improved Magento compatibility with Varnish, a very fast caching reverse proxy that can significantly increase response times and reduce latency for eCommerce stores built on […]

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March 19, 2013

Live Chat On WordPress, Magento, and ExpressionEngine Sites

Using a live chat widget to establish a direct method of connection between a site’s visitors and its owners or customer relations and sales staff is a great way to increase user engagement, deal immediately with queries from potential customers, and gather useful data. Often, potential customers are ready to convert except for a simple […]

March 04, 2013

Nexcess To Offer Australia-based WordPress, Magento, and ExpressionEngine Hosting

Southfield, MI, March 4, 2013 – Nexcess, a US-based provider of Magento, WordPress, and ExpressionEngine hosting, will be expanding to offer services in Brisbane, Australia effective this month. Nexcess provides services that range from shared (standard) web hosting to enterprise-grade server clusters for high-demand enterprise applications. Founded over a decade ago, Nexcess has grown rapidly, […]

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February 25, 2013

Nexcess To Sponsor Magento Imagine eCommerce 2013 Conference

Southfield, MI, February 25, 2013 – Nexcess, the industry’s leading provider of Magento hosting solutions and a Magento Platinum Hosting Partner, is proud to announce their Diamond-level sponsorship of the 2013 Magento Imagine eCommerce conference. The Magento Imagine eCommerce conference is one of the online retail sector’s most important opportunities to engage with leading international […]

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February 20, 2013

1-Trillion Dollars in eCommerce Sales & Magento's Opportunity to Capture Greater Interest

The eCommerce industry surpassed a trillion-dollars in sales worldwide for 2012, and continues to demonstrate substantial growth. eMarketer reported for the 2012 selling year, B2C eCommerce sales grew by 21.1 percent worldwide,and predicted that sales will increase another 12.3 percent to nearly $1.3 trillion dollars for 2013. [1] Last year, North America lead the way […]

February 15, 2013

Remarketing With Google AdWords To Increase Magento Conversions

Have you ever had that strange experience of visiting a company’s site to look at their products or services and then some time later noticed adverts for that company being displayed on unrelated pages as you browse the web? That happens not because of synchronicity, but because you have been targeted for remarketing, a powerful […]