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October 08, 2021

An Introduction to Git

Read this blog to learn Git. Get an overview and understanding of Git commands and how it is used.

March 31, 2021

Four Ways We Make Your Magento Store Faster

Magento is still one of the best eCommerce platforms available for merchants looking to optimize the eCommerce experience. Between incredible functionality and unrivaled product management, it provides the ability to create storefronts that can’t be created in other, comparable applications.

December 15, 2020

Modern Deployments for Your WordPress Sites

Modern Deployments for Your WordPress Sites

As our applications, sites, and stores become more modernized, we should be modernizing our deployments, too. From version control to continuous delivery, a modern release process can relieve anxiety around deployments.

October 19, 2020

Use WordPress Testing Tools to Build Your Plugin & Run Unit Tests in Github Actions

Today we’re going to cover how to combine concepts from unit testing best practices and Github Actions so that we’re running our tests automatically with Github actions when pushing new code to the repository.

October 17, 2019

What Is a Dev Site?

Sites get updated all the time, but even small changes can break your site. Learn what a Dev Site is and why they’re important in this blog.

May 23, 2019

Three Tools That Test WordPress Themes For Code Quality and Accessibility

WordPress contributor teams recently released Theme Sniffer and WP Theme Auditor, tools that help developers to create themes that adhere to coding and accessibility best practices. There are thousands of free WordPress themes and thousands more premium themes. Some are excellent, and some are terrible, but most are somewhere in-between on the quality scale. Installing […]

May 20, 2019

Fixing Mixed Content Warnings On WordPress Sites

Last year, Google announced that over 75% of Chrome traffic was protected by HTTPS, a large increase on the previous year. The pace of HTTPS adoption accelerated as the cost, complexity, and performance implications were addressed. With Let’s Encrypt, anyone can get a domain-validated SSL certificate for free. Configuring a WordPress site to use an […]

May 13, 2019

How to Optimize Your Magento 2 Store

When Magento was first released, it provided an eCommerce platform that offered functionality not seen before. It still does, but as Magento stores have grown, their requirements have changed. The platform’s functionality now needs to be delivered to an increasingly large customer base, and in an increasingly performant way. For this reason, we’ve made sure […]

April 23, 2019

Getting Started With File Permissions

File permissions are an important aspect to consider for any website. This is even more important in a shared hosting environment, since neighboring clients can potentially read or write to your files if the permissions are configured incorrectly.

April 15, 2019

How Does WordPress Work?

As a WordPress hosting client, it’s not essential that you know the nitty gritty details of how WordPress runs behind the scenes. In fact, WordPress was created so that people could focus on writing and publishing, not on the technical details. But it’s useful to have a basic understanding of the platform to help you […]