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3 Technical E-commerce Mistakes You Need to Avoid


3 Technical E-commerce Mistakes You Need to Avoid

E-commerce grew 47% in 2016. With 80% of Americans shopping online on a monthly basis, smart retailers are seizing the opportunity to build a growing e-commerce business now. However, the best online retailer’s intentions can be thwarted by three very common technical errors. [...] Read More




5 Reasons why your Magento store should be on AWS


5 Reasons why your Magento store should be on AWS

It’s undeniable. Amazon is everywhere – and that includes Magento. Along with offering famously fast shipping for any product you need, Amazon is a leading provider of cloud-based web hosting services. Amazon Web Services (AWS), their cloud services platform, includes compute power, database storage, content delivery, and more. [...] Read More




Using Rate Limiting to Protect against DDoS and Brute Force Attacks


Using Rate Limiting to Protect against DDoS and Brute Force Attacks

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) and Brute Force attacks are a growing problem for e-commerce sites. DDoS attacks can paralyze your e-commerce site by overwhelming servers, network links, and network devices (routers, firewalls, etc.) with bogus traffic. Brute-force attacks attempt to overwhelm a website by rapidly [...] Read More




WooCommerce vs. Magento: When it’s time upgrade


 WooCommerce vs. Magento: When it’s time upgrade

A WordPress plugin, WooCommerce is an easy solution for smaller or inexperienced online retailers. However, as your business needs grow, Magento offers some key advantages over WooCommerce that warrant a review of your eCommerce strategy. [...] Read More




Magento Website Extension Hack: What You Need to Know


Magento Website Extension Hack: What You Need to Know

“A rough cut, blow or stroke.” “Using a computer to gain unauthorized access to data in a system.” Both definitions of “hack” seem to apply when your business is compromised – factually and emotionally. [...] Read More