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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Review – Shopware Community Day 2022

After the SCD 2020 and 2021 took place exclusively online, this year the community could (finally) meet again live in Ahaus. We were there with a team of seven. All news, trends and highlights of the SCD22 can be found here in our review!

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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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Review – Shopware Community UnConf 2022

In over ten years of maxcluster, we have not only gotten to know the UnConference event format, but also come to love it. Our anticipation was all the greater after the news that there will be a Shopware Community UnConference for the first time in 2022. We were there as one of the main sponsors!

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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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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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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.