To increase security on a WordPress multisite installation (or even a single site installation, as well), you should not use “Admin” as your SuperAdmin user name. Too easy to guess. But changing it takes access to your WordPress database.
Like most authors and artists, I like to think I have a thick skin when it comes to critiques of my work. I’d also like to say I don’t read reviews, but that would not be true, of course. Mastering Magento is the first book I wrote for a major publisher. I’ve written several self-published books, as [...]
Already, people are starting to buzz about Magento 2, which, from initial looks, appears to be a giant leap forward for the world’s most dominant open source e-commerce platform. As a Magento mavens, we’re keeping my eye on the development process, and plan to discuss various insights over the coming weeks.
Packt Publishing, the company responsible for bringing my book, “Mastering Magento,” to the market, has announced that they are celebrating the publication of their 1,000th title. This is a pretty remarkable feat considering the company started publishing books only 8 years ago. Anyone who’s worked with open source software, such as Magento, WordPress, OpenCart, JQuery [...]
As e-commerce specialists, we’re often asked which e-commerce platform we prefer. My answer is the evasive “it depends.”
Recently, one of our clients could not get their product categories to appear in the order set in the Magento Catalog > Manage Categories screen. No matter how they dragged and dropped the categories, the ones near the top would not display as intended on the front end.
After months of diligent work, my book, Mastering Magento, is scheduled for publication next month from Packt Publishing, one of the world’s largest publishers of computer-related books. This Magento book is aimed at all levels of users, especially Magento users who want to truly understand the power of the Magento platform.
The news on the economy continues to be a drag on holiday spirits. Everyone from presidential candidates to the local barber make the current state of our country’s financial malaise the most important topic of conversation. The outlook for the coming weeks and months overshadows other topics which, in other times, would be argued and [...]
We often use shared SSL’s when building e-commerce sites. It’s a convenient way of hosting multiple stores without having to purchase separate SSL certificates for each site. Most of our e-commerce clients manage multiple stores within a single Magento or OpenCart installation. Recently, we found a problem with Magento where the customer’s session ID was [...]
In 1984, my mother brought home a computer the Physics department at the University of Texas at Austin had purchased for her to try out. She knew that technology and computers interested me, so Mother called me to come look at this new Macintosh computer. I told her I would, but that as far as [...]