Hyvä - Magento 2 theme for purists

Performance problems with Magento 2 online shops? The frontend theme loads loads of JavaScript? The new Hyvä theme by developer Willem Wigman could provide a remedy.

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maxcluster 2020 - a review

2020 - what a year. The last few months have held special challenges in store for everyone. Managing directors Sebastian Ringel and Alexander Wilhelm report on what these were for maxcluster in an interview.

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PHP 8.0 and performance optimization with Tideways

Just in time for the release of PHP 8.0, the SaaS provider Tideways has launched its latest version. This means that customers can also rely on Tideways' proven performance management, exception tracking and profiling with the new major release of PHP.

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PHP 8 - Worth the update?

The 26.11.2020 was circled in red in the calendars of many developers, because then the long-awaited version PHP 8.0 was released. What new features and improvements does the new version contain and how and when should you switch to PHP 8.0?

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Tips for more revenue on Black Friday & Cyber Monday

A few years ago, "Black Friday" was merely the day after Thanksgiving and thus a bridge day for many Americans, but in recent years it has become the prelude to the pre-Christmas shopping season - and not only in the USA.

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Magento 1 EOL - Interview with OpenMage

It is now a few weeks after the official end of support for Magento 1 and for most online shop operators little or nothing has changed since then. Nevertheless, many people are pointing out that there are many risks associated with the Magento 1 EOL.

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Hosting of Progressive Web Apps

For online shop operators, the topic of "Progressive Web App" is increasingly coming to the fore. The symbiosis of responsive website and app offers consumers a high user experience and thus a strong tool for customer loyalty for online shop operators.

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Safe hosting of Magento 1 shops

As with the millennium change on 31 December 1999, many horror scenarios were painted for the Magento 1 EOL on 30 June 2020 - which then came to pass just as little as the information technology super-GAU on the aforementioned New Year's Eve twenty years ago.

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Magento vs Shopware - comparison of shop systems

A functioning shop system is the basis for every online shop. And the choice of solutions is constantly increasing. So how should one make the right choice? This question is not only asked by new shop operators, but also by those whose shop has been on the market for some time in view of the EOL of Magento 1 at the end of June.

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Elasticsearch - What are the advantages for online stores?

Today, anyone searching in an online shop or web application not only expects meaningful results immediately, but also support in the form of autocompletes or search suggestions.