Using AWS Cloudfront as a Magento CDN

By | 2019-06-04T08:55:36+00:00 August 14th, 2016|Magento|

AWS Cloudfront is a global Content Delivery Network (CDN) that is easily integrated with Magento to deliver static media to client browsers faster and more efficiently than your webserver can via global network of edge endpoints, which the AWS Cloudfront cache uses to deliver your static content to the end user from both a local edge [...]

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New Magento Javascript Malware Issues Found

By | 2015-11-18T08:25:41+00:00 November 18th, 2015|Magento|

Reports of a new Javascript Malware Issue in Magento have been posted on the security news website, it would appear that the exploit allows the attacker to extract credit card information by forwarding the information from your sites checkout pages to a remote site.

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Google Merchant PHP Magento Product Data Feed

By | 2019-06-04T08:55:37+00:00 July 2nd, 2015|Magento, PHP / MySQL|

There are a number of ways to feed product data to Google Merchant (Google Base) from Magento, however we have never found a paid for magento module which actually does everything thats needed, especially when dealing with complex data sets like clothing & apparel, where there can be hugely complicated configurable products, and multiple attribute [...]

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Redis Cache Backend and Session Storage for Magento

By | 2019-06-04T08:55:37+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Magento|

Probably the single biggest improvement you can make to a Magento installation is implementation of a fast cache backed for both backend cache files and session storage.

There are many cache implementations you can choose from including APC & Memcache however for the purposes of this blog we will focus on using Redis Cache for both Sessions and Backend Cache file storage.