What’s New In WooCommerce 3.3

Since we first added WooCommerce hosting to our lineup of performance-optimized eCommerce hosting options, we have seen huge demand from retailers looking to combine the user-friendliness of WordPress with WooCommerce’s simple yet powerful eCommerce experience. We’re delighted that so many retailers have embraced our unique spin on WooCommerce hosting, which is capable of supporting stores… Continue reading →

Posted on: 16 February 2018 | 11:28 am

WordPress Release Introduces Automatic Update Bug

Last week, WordPress 4.9.3 was released. It brought the usual variety of minor enhancements and security fixes, but it also introduced a nasty bug that may prevent your WordPress site from updating itself properly in the future. The bug is in the automatic update system. WordPress is able to automatically update itself for minor releases,… Continue reading →

Posted on: 15 February 2018 | 11:25 am

How to Help Yourself to Awesome Support

At Nexcess, we understand the power and convenience of reliable, quick, and accurate 24-hour support. We train our team to listen to what you want, so they can deliver what you need. That said, there are things you can do to accelerate the process and help us solve your problem even quicker. Think of yourself… Continue reading →

Posted on: 14 February 2018 | 7:00 am

January 2018’s Best Magento, CMS, and Design/Development Content

Now that we’re well into the New Year, let’s take a look at what’s been trending so far so we can stay on top of the game! Check out this month’s roundup and if you’re looking for the same great articles the rest of the year, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. Enjoy and… Continue reading →

Posted on: 12 February 2018 | 7:00 am

Google Has Issued the Official Warning—Encrypt by July or Else

The move by browsers to warn visitors of web pages served via HTTP as “Not Secure” has been in the works for a while. Preparing for the inevitable has also probably been dead last on your to-do list. Unfortunately, pretending there’s no fire doesn’t mean you won’t eventually get burned. Implementation has been gradual and… Continue reading →

Posted on: 9 February 2018 | 2:35 pm

Answering the Right Questions, Part 3

In this short series, Kevin Schroeder explains how to keep your website on the rails with proper load testing.   Once more into the breach! For my final entry, I will provide some of my favorite tools for building load tests, as well as how to run load tests to best understand site behaviour under… Continue reading →

Posted on: 9 February 2018 | 11:15 am

WordPress Plays An Essential Role In Supporting Independent Journalism

In almost every country there are independent journalists who use the freedom of the web to bring stories to audiences ranging from the hyper-local to the global. Independent journalists need a publishing platform that they control: social media networks are vital for cultivating awareness and connecting with an audience, but they are not independent of… Continue reading →

Posted on: 1 February 2018 | 8:03 am

Why Are Chatbots Such A Big Deal For eCommerce?

Chatbots have been praised as the next big thing for the eCommerce user experience, but are chatbots really going to revolutionize online retail? I don’t think chatbots will ever replace the traditional eCommerce storefront: searching and browsing is a vital part of the shopping experience. But chatbots do have the potential to extend the reach… Continue reading →

Posted on: 31 January 2018 | 1:59 pm

Load Testing: Asking the Right Questions, Part 2

In this short series, Kevin Schroeder explains how to keep your website on the rails with proper load testing. Kevin owns consulting firm 10n Software, LLC, and has written several testing frameworks for Magento, Gmail, Twitter, and other applications. Welcome back to Asking the Right Questions, my three-part series about all things load testing. Part… Continue reading →

Posted on: 31 January 2018 | 7:58 am

eCommerce And Augmented Reality Explained

eCommerce is superior to traditional brick-and-mortar retail in ways that benefit both the retailer and the customer. That’s why eCommerce has rapidly taken over as consumers’ preferred way to shop. But it can’t be denied that brick-and-mortar retail has the advantage where viewing and interacting with products is concerned. One of the most important applications… Continue reading →

Posted on: 29 January 2018 | 8:00 am