WordPress Security Basics: What Is An SQL Injection Attack?

WordPress, along with most other content management systems, uses a database to store state. State is the things the content management system knows about, including the content and its organization, and user data. There are many different types of database, but WordPress uses one of the most popular open source SQL-based databases, MySQL. SQL is… Continue reading →

Posted on: 21 June 2017 | 1:00 pm

Chassis Is A GUI Tool For Creating WordPress Development Environments

Setting up local WordPress development environments is an everyday task for WordPress professionals. Local development environments, which include WordPress and the full stack of software it needs to run, let WordPress pros work on sites without having to deal with the latencies and complications of working on remote staging or development installations. Local development environments… Continue reading →

Posted on: 20 June 2017 | 1:00 pm

3 Quick Takeaways from IRCE 2017

For the 13th year in a row, leading retailers and industry experts from around the globe have come together for the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE). For us at Nexcess, this marked our 7th year being featured at this event. Held once again in Chicago’s McCormick Place, IRCE brings together 10,000 merchants and technology… Continue reading →

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | 1:00 pm

Keyy Is A Clef Replacement For Intuitive WordPress Two-Factor Authentication

Many WordPress users were disappointed to hear that two-factor authentication provider Clef is shutting down. Clef was popular with WordPress site owners because it let them add an extra layer of security to their site without the complexity associated with other two-factor authentication systems. With over a million installations, the loss of Clef was a… Continue reading →

Posted on: 14 June 2017 | 1:00 pm

OneLogin Breach Could Put WordPress Single Sign-On Users At Risk

OneLogin, a popular single sign-on service, has announced that sensitive data was leaked from its infrastructure during an attack. OneLogin, which is used on many WordPress sites and Magento eCommerce stores, has confirmed that the leaked data could include user information, passwords, API keys, secure notes and other data that could be used compromise user… Continue reading →

Posted on: 13 June 2017 | 1:00 pm

Does Your eCommerce Store Support Apple Pay?

The faster eCommerce merchants can get customers through the checkout process, the more likely they are to complete that process. Much digital ink has been spilled on the value of a fast checkout, and there’s little faster than a quick tap of the finger, which is exactly what Apple Pay offers. Apple is generally in… Continue reading →

Posted on: 8 June 2017 | 1:00 pm

Does It Really Matter Where You Host WordPress? – A Response

The first thing a prospective WordPress site owner has to decide is where to host their site. There is plenty of advice on the web about how to choose a hosting provider for WordPress. As you might expect, some of that advice is accurate and worth reading, and some of it is so misleading it… Continue reading →

Posted on: 7 June 2017 | 1:00 pm

Meet Magento Sweden 2017 – Recap

After returning from the incredible Stockholm, it is time to recap this epic event. Just before the main event, Magento organized a Contribution Day at Nordic Web Team offices. We spent the entire day coding with Magento core engineers trying to improve the Magento 2 platform, and our work led me to submit a pull… Continue reading →

Posted on: 6 June 2017 | 1:00 pm

May 2017’s Best Magento, CMS, and Design/Development Content

Welcome to the May content roundup! In Nexcess news, our own Miguel Balparda just spoke at Meet Magento Sweden. If you missed him, don’t worry, he’ll be speaking at Mage Titans Italy next week. Haven’t bought your ticket yet? You’re in luck. We’re giving away a free ticket on Twitter. Shoot us a tweet to… Continue reading →

Posted on: 2 June 2017 | 1:00 pm

Custom Landing Pages Are A Vital Feature Of Any Lead Generation Page

Let me ask you a question. Have you ever clicked on a link in a advert, on social media, or in a blog post, and been taken to the home page of a website with no clue how to find what interested you in the first place? You saw a link embedded in content that… Continue reading →

Posted on: 1 June 2017 | 3:00 pm