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.

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Progressive Web App - The future of e-commerce?

Buying a new laptop on the bus, finding inspiration for the living room design on social media channels on the train and quickly ordering the ingredients for dinner from the supermarket in the café. According to Statista, around 74 % of Germans use their smartphones to access the internet for these activities.

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Simplify deployments with Cluster Control

We are constantly working to not only provide our customers with high-performance eCommerce hosting, but also to make the user experience as straightforward as possible. In our specially developed Managed Center, our customers can not only install their tools and features with a few clicks, but also make extensive changes to the configuration of their cluster, their servers and services.

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Sustainable hosting in Germany

If you type "sustainable hosting" into Google, the search engine throws up 940,000 entries within 0.55 seconds. Whether it is due to the "Fridays for Future" movement or the general increase in awareness of ecological issues - sustainable hosting is increasingly coming into focus. But what is actually meant by this and what measures are we taking at maxcluster to give our customers a clear green conscience? We explore these questions in our blog post.

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"Security is our business model"

June is approaching in leaps and bounds, and with it the date that Magento fans have long refused to believe: Magento 1 EOL. But what does this date actually mean for all online shop operators whose shops run with Magento 1? And how should they prepare for this date? We explore these questions in an interview with Rico Neitzel, managing director of the advertising agency "Büro 71a" and co-founder of "Mage One".

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PWA shop with Vue Storefront at GastroHero

In April 2020, we conducted the first interview with Nils Preuß. At the time of the interview, GastroHero's PWA store was already live, except for a few storeviews. Since October 2020, the live walk has now been completed - time for us to ask again if there are any new insights and experiences.

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Free SSL certificates - the better alternative?

Since September 2019, the presentation of secure (encrypted) websites on most end devices has changed fundamentally. Are there still arguments in favor of expensive and elaborate Extended Validation (EV) certificates?