If you have been running an eCommerce site for a while you probably know that shipping can make or break a business. It will dictate your online sales growth rate. Between your local competition, vertical…
12 No-Brainer Security Tips for Running a Secure Magento Server7:00 am
Recently we have been getting a flood of calls from distressed Magento store owners with compromised servers. As a result we compiled a comprehensive list of security tips on running a secure Magento environment. Some tips are basic but still it is worth mentioning it here sine I have seen so many cases were the basics are not covered properly. Like any other eCommerce application residing on a web server, Magento needs to be secured and one will be surprised how often these basics mistakes are done on live production servers.
PHP 5.4 and APC causing Segmentation fault with Magento8:54 pm
At the moment, December 2013, there seems to be a stability issue with PHP latest versions and APC (Alternative PHP Caching) module under Magento. Once you run latest PHP 5.4 with latest APC module and let Magento run or…
Ecommerce Conversion Rate of Over 5% on Cyber Monday10:22 am
Yes, it is the holiday shopping season and ecommerce is just booming. If you have done everything right in your online store, you should be seeing a spike in your eCommerce conversion rates. Here is a nice graph showing ecommerce conversion rates spike to over 5% on Cyber Monday for one of our successful Magento Customers.
Using mod_geoip to Improve Server Security and Fight Hackers12:00 pm
One of our eCommerce client’s recently had an unpleasant experience with hackers. The hacker was trying to plant some code that will send customer’s Credit Card information to a remote server in Russia. Luckily we…
Great Results with Advanced Search 2 for Magento4:22 pm
Recently we released our latest Advanced Search 2 Magento Extension and we already have some great analytics to share with you from one of our favorite websites. Overall the preliminary results show some real gains in how users use the search on a Magento site and we can only conclude they are happier as a result.
New and Improved Advanced Search Magento Extension6:15 pm
The Advanced Search Magento Extension by Activo is a must have improvement over the default magento search results. It provides an advanced search functionality for your entire store product catalog without the necessity to install additional 3rd party systems like Solr or Sphinx. It also offer the sensible autocomplete feature within the search box.
How to Properly Add an External JS/CSS file to Magento10:40 am