An under-appreciated improvement was made with the release of Magento 2.3, included support for the Open Source version of Elasticsearch.
There is an increasing number of SPAM user accounts targeting Magento stores.
Here we look at what can be done to prevent further malicious sign-ups.
PHP 5.6 End of Life
A look at video and its potential in marketing your Magento store.
A look at third party extension vulnerabilities and the solution.
Researchers at Foregenix highlight a large number of Magento sites are at risk.
A look at a range of third party scans, a useful free resource.
A look at MageCart a card skimming toolkit and the latest Content Security Policy HTTP response header.
Mobile phone sales are increasing but cart abandonment remains an issue.
Black Friday weekend is fast approaching leading us to look at some of the best practices.
A look at the support stages of each PHP release.
Magento 1 receiving support confirmed until June 2020.
New Magento hosting packages.
We have always prided ourselves on offering the best performance to cost ratio in Magento hosting. To continue and move forward we have updated our packages enabling Dx3Webs to offer a fantastic increase in disk space, bandwidth and where applicable, RAM, at a very modest price increase.
Official PHP 7.2 patch released for Magento 1.
A recent hack was discovered to have targeted Paypal, changing the API credentials allowing the thieves to receive payments.
In a bid to diversify Adobe has purchased Magento for $1.68 Billion from private equity firm Permira who made its purchase in 2015 from Ebay.
Magento has continued to be the leading platform in eCommerce with estimates suggesting it is implemented in 1 in 4 online businesses. With the release of Magento 2 in 2015 the development team aimed to ensure its popularity as the leading eCommerce platform.
Varnish Cache is a web application accelerator also known as a caching HTTP reverse proxy. It is installed in front of any server that speaks HTTP and configured to cache the contents. The user puts in a request which first goes to the Varnish server and if no cache exists would pass straight though to the end server. If cache is held in Varnish memory the page is delivered substantially faster than having the server process everything again on disk. Varnish is a magnitude faster than relying on only Magento’s cache alone.
Site secured, a random generated login password, firewall in place and even a Web Application Firewall installed, security all taken care of. All except one other factor, the ever increasing presence of phishing scams.