Securing your Magento website

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

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…

Omni-channelling: Be crystal clear

Omni-channelling isn’t a New Age spiritualistic ritual, though it does sound like it, but you will still need to be…

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…

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…

Magento 2 launches

Last month Magento announced the biggest shake-up of their software to date with the launch of Magento 2, promising greater…

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…

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…

Why do I need a website maintenance package?

This is a question I get asked a lot. Having just forked out for a website build, many feel a…

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…

How to change the Magento ‘Shipping & Handling’ output

I see a lot of advice which recommends overriding Magento’s classes when you need to change a core file. Alan…

How to remove the Magento footer links with XML

I’ve searched around for a clean solution for this and I kept on finding articles advising to just comment out…