Headless Commerce ‒ Future or temporary hype?

In e-commerce, headless commerce is the term for online shops whose frontend and backend function decoupled from each other. In this article we look at the background to this solution approach and the advantages and disadvantages of its use in e-commerce.

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Performance optimisation for web applications

Whether it's a large, dynamic online shop or a small blog with exclusively static content: In our blog series, operators of web applications of all kinds will find helpful tips, tools and tweaks on the topic of performance!

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Specific characteristics of E-Commerce Hosting

Hosting is one of the basic technologies of the internet and now has an incredible number of facets. In this article we give a basic overview of web hosting and take a closer look at the special features of e-commerce hosting.

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PHP 8.1 - Worth the update?

On 25 November 2021, almost exactly one year after the major release of PHP 8.0, the latest version of the scripting language, PHP 8.1, was released. This release also brings with it a whole host of new features and improvements. But when and under what conditions does it make sense to switch to PHP 8.1?

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Open Source in the e-commerce

When the term Open Source is mentioned, developers' hearts often beat faster. The concept of Open Source promises great creative opportunities and a lot of freedom on the code level.

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Performance Boosting with Varnish Cache

In e-commerce, it is of great importance that online shops run fast and efficiently even with a lot of traffic. We show you how to optimally exploit the performance potential of your online shop with the full-page cache Varnish.

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Magento, Hyvä & more - Interview with Simon Sprankel

Simon Sprankel from CustomGento has been part of the Magento cosmos for over ten years. In the community and in meetups he shares his extensive knowledge, co-develops solutions and is an active contributor.

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Performance optimization for Magento shops

Good performance is the be-all and end-all of any online shop. A decisive factor here is the load time. If a shop loads too slowly, the user experience suffers considerably. This has a negative impact on the conversion rate and quickly leads to a loss of sales.

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Cloud solutions and Managed Hosting

Shared Hosting? Cloud Hosting? Colocation Web Hosting? Managed hosting? When looking for the right hosting solution, the range of options for store owners can be confusing and raise many questions.

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Out of the box: security updates for Magento 1

How does one actually come up with the idea of extending a support end? Carmen Bremen, co-founder of Mage One, chats in this guest article and lets us take a look behind the scenes: