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The Wikipedia definition is: “a programmer who specializes in, or is specifically engaged in, the development of World Wide Web applications, or distributed network applications that are run over HTTP from a web server to a web browser.” I’m often asked how I got into the business I’m in today — e-commerce. Did…(Read More)

We were recently tasked with finding a Member Directory solution that would integrate with a WordPress installation we created for a non-profit organization. In addition to membership management, they also needed to be able to manage events. Another important feature requirement was the financial integration into QuickBooks. There are several popular member management tools…(Read More)

At the recent Search Marketing Expo in New York, Gary Illyes of Google gave what he said was probably the first, public official discussion of how Google has added website security as a ranking factor when indexing sites. He was part of a panel of industry leaders who supported the idea, through data and examples…(Read More)

Another year comes to a close, and another busy year for Magento development. While we are anxiously awaiting more news on Magento version 2, we look back at the discoveries we’ve made along that way that have helped us and our clients get more from the world’s most popular e-commerce open source…(Read More)

Mobile Devices

When you access the Internet are you always on your computer? Or, do you often times use your phone to look up information?  More and more, users are turning to mobile devices to access the Internet. According to a recent survey conducted by Forrester, by the end of 2013, nearly 50% of US adults will…(Read More)

Mastering Magento Book Cover

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…(Read More)

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. Magento…(Read More)

As e-commerce specialists, we’re often asked which e-commerce platform we prefer. My answer is the evasive “it depends.”  If you were hoping this article would reveal the one, true Holy Grail of e-commerce platforms, it’s not — at least not for all people. The choice of which e-commerce platform to…(Read More)

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. How Magento Orders Categories Categories are displayed…(Read More)