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Gary Stevens
Gary Stevens
a front-end developer

The Detailed Guide to WordPress Vulnerabilities and Exploits [+ How to Fix Them]

eCommerce Tips

Since the early days of the internet, WordPress has served as one of the most reliable content platforms available to individuals and organizations. Whether being used for a personal blog or a corporate homepage, WordPress is a flexible and robust content management system (CMS). However, like any piece of software that integrates with the open […]

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

How to Start an Online Store That Actually Grows [2019 Edition]

eCommerce Tips

A few years ago starting an online business seemed mind-blowingly complex for medium and small businesses. You had to code your fingers to the bone to make your first sale. Luckily, everything is different now. Indeed, it’s never been easier to start an online store from scratch within just a short space of time. No […]

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

What Is HTTPS and SSL, and Why Your eCommerce Website Badly Needs Them Both

eCommerce Tips

SSL, HTTPS, HTTP, TLS, HSTS… These terms appear to be nothing more than just a meaningless sequence of letters for the better part of online users. But not for you. Even if you are not an IT geek or server administrator guru, you are likely to have at least a general idea of what these […]

Alex Dyachkov
Alex Dyachkov
Head of Tech support and Hosting Departments at X‑Cart

X-Cart Security and Performance Optimization, PHP 7 Patches & Dirty Cow [Webinar Recording + PDF]

eCommerce Tips

Here's the webinar recording tailored specifically for those who missed both our September Meetup and the webinar two weeks ago. The tools and tips I shared in this video should significantly improve the security level of your server and speed up your web store. It's really worth watching!