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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Manage databases with MySQL

Our digitized world is based on an ever-growing mountain of data. Database management systems such as MySQL act as a central tool for storing and managing these data volumes.

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Google Core Updates

Changes to the Google algorithm, so-called core updates, can have positive and negative effects on the findability of online stores via the search engine. In this article we show what to consider in order to be well prepared.

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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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Performance optimisation for static content

In e-commerce, the saying "time is money" is to be taken literally, because slow loading times can mean direct loss of sales. Even if there is often no financial connection with static content, a fast loading time is also of enormous importance here. The following performance tips can help!

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Performance optimisation for Shopware shops

Visit the online shop, find the desired product, buy the product - put simply, this is the ideal customer journey in e-commerce. But what should be done if the online shop loads too slowly and visitors leave it prematurely? Operators of online shops based on Shopware 5 and Shopware 6 will find answers in this article.

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Content Delivery Networks in the e-commerce

The larger the online shop, the larger the number of integrated text and image files. This can have a negative impact on the shop's performance. The use of a content delivery network may offer a solution.

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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.