Geotargeting On WordPress: Tailor Your WordPress Site Based On Location

You don’t need me to point out that the web is a global phenomenon, and yet many WordPress site owners don’t consider that their visitors can come from anywhere in the world. For local businesses, it might make sense to disregard all but a small population, but many WordPress websites could provide a better experience… Continue reading →

Posted on: 16 October 2017 | 10:00 am

Lessons Learned On The Desktop May Not Apply To Mobile eCommerce Fraud

No Magento eCommerce retailer can afford to ignore customers who prefer to make purchases on mobile devices. Although the desktop is still hanging on as a major source of eCommerce sales, particularly for big ticket or complex purchases, providing a positive mobile experience should be a priority — something that Magento makes easy with responsive… Continue reading →

Posted on: 13 October 2017 | 10:00 am

Freeze Your Code, Not Your Commerce

The holidays brings two things to online stores: Almost one-third of their annual sales Endless puns about freezing your code before winter (How to Survive the Freeze,, Bundle Up for the Big Freeze, Brace Yourselves: Code Freeze is Coming…) Trendy puns aside, last-minute changes to your store’s code can disrupt the silky operation of your… Continue reading →

Posted on: 12 October 2017 | 10:00 am

Certificate Authority Authorization Records Explained: How Do CAAs Make Your Sites Safer?

Certificate Authority Authorization records prevent SSL certificates being issued to hackers and online criminals for domains they don’t legitimately control. When you ask a Certificate Authority to issue an SSL certificate for a domain, you have to prove that you control that domain. For Domain Validated certificates, that often involves uploading a special file to… Continue reading →

Posted on: 11 October 2017 | 10:00 am

Deloitte’s Security Troubles Show Why Two-Factor Authentication Is So Important

For a business with more than a handful of employees, managing authentication credentials like passwords and usernames can be a huge headache, as Deloitte, a “Big Four” accountancy firm discovered this September. A protracted breach of Deloitte’s networks, which leaked emails and other sensitive information linked to some of the biggest corporations in the world,… Continue reading →

Posted on: 10 October 2017 | 10:00 am

Google’s New Ads Data Hub Could Improve Advertising Data Accuracy For eCommerce Retailers

Google recently announced a new cloud advertising analytics platform, Ads Data Hub, to give eCommerce merchants and other advertisers insight into the performance of advertising campaigns, with a particular focus on mobile. In recent years, brands have become increasingly dissatisfied with the quality of advertising data available from mobile campaigns, and Ads Data Hub hopes… Continue reading →

Posted on: 9 October 2017 | 10:00 am

Community Collaboration With Magento Open Source

Magento 2.2 has arrived! The newest release fixes 428 bugs, with 17 percent of those being community contributions. The full release notes can be found here. The 17 percent represents 71 bug fixes that would’ve likely been overlooked if not for the efforts of the Magento community. This result was thanks in no small part… Continue reading →

Posted on: 6 October 2017 | 2:38 pm

Four Ways to Win at PCI Compliance

If you’re an online merchant, and your store accepts credit cards as payment, then you’ve probably already heard the term PCI compliance. If you haven’t, then start here, and then come back to this post. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was created by banks and credit card companies to protect their… Continue reading →

Posted on: 5 October 2017 | 10:00 am

Twitter’s Direct Message Cards Are Icebreakers For eCommerce Chatbots

Chatbots are taking the world by storm. Over the last year, the media has been full of stories about how chatbots are changing the way eCommerce merchants and other companies interact with customers. It seems as if every major instant chat provider has created a framework for building chatbots. This enthusiasm for chatbots is driven… Continue reading →

Posted on: 4 October 2017 | 10:00 am

WordPress Display Widgets Plugin Injects Malicious Content

The Display Widgets plugins has been removed from the WordPress Plugin repository after it was found to contain malicious code that was used to inject spam content onto the pages of WordPress sites. Display Widgets should be uninstalled immediately. The plugin should be removed even if the site’s owners and admins see no sign their… Continue reading →

Posted on: 3 October 2017 | 10:00 am