Don’t confuse your clients or customers

The other day I was asked to support an issue with a client’s website. I had a feeling that the...

Securing your Magento website

MasterCard say that 50% of all breaches in 2016 that resulted in the theft of MasterCard branded cards were on...

NHS cyber attack

Ever had one of those awful days you wish would just end? I suspect that is exactly what Friday 12...

Developer, what is one anyway?

In essence, website developers are programmers who use their knowledge of coding (eg. JavaScript, PHP, and CSS) to create functional…

Magento Cron.sh Not Working

Sometimes the Magento cron stops working. You can monitor this using the great AOE Scheduler module. There are basic checks…

Magento 2 API discloses sensitive information

This week it was discovered that the Magento 2 API by default discloses sensitive information about your store such as…

Laravel Tip

If you want a model to always eager load a relationship, you can add protected $with = [‘relation’]; to your…

Magento 2 Architectural Overview

Here’s a short video which provides an overview of the Magento 2 platform architecture. Magento 2 Architectural Overview from Magento…

Magento reveals increase credit card hacks

The Fagins of this world seem to get smarter by the day. You know this. There will always be someone…

MAMP Pro OSX MySQL Would Not Start

After upgrading MAMP Pro from 3.4 to 3.5 my MySQL server wouldn’t start up. All possible solutions that I could…

Magento Security Patch: SUPEE-6788

The Magento team have released a new security patch (SUPEE-6788) which addresses over 10 issues. Special care is required when…

How do you know when your Magento site is vulnerable?

Previously, I’ve discussed the need for keeping your website up-to-date with a website maintenance package to prevent breaches as hackers…

GuruInc JavaScript attack on Magento stores

Security company Sucuri have just announced that they are seeing an increased attack on Magento stores. The attack is in…

Jumping Jack and the moving paragraphs

This is a problem that I see a lot on many different websites although it’s mainly ones which are heavy…

A security test for your Magento online store

If you are puzzled about all of the Magento security patches and best-practice server settings, and there are quite a…

Magento Security: is your online store open to brute force attacks?

The forensic team at Foregenix has recently identified a number of cases where attackers use a brute force to gain…

What are the perfect SSL settings?

Setting up a secure site isn’t just about adding an SSL certificate. It’s about securing your web server, keeping system…

Magento Patches & Security Test

There have been a number of security patches released lately for the Magento 1.x platform and for the general store…

Magento Click and Mortar for Rebecca Minkoff

Rebecca Minkoff partnered with eBay to create a cutting-edge in-store digital experience for their flagship store. Rebecca Minkoff noticed that…

Magento Enterprise vs Community

I’m often asked about the differences between Magento CE (Community Open Source) and Enterprise versions and it’s not a simple…