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What does GDPR mean for Magento merchants?

Posted on: Friday, September 29, 2017 by Dan Marsh

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will apply in the UK from 25 May 2018. The government has confirmed that the UK’s decision to leave the EU will not affect the commencement of the GDPR. What is the GDPR? The GDPR is Europe’s new framework for data protection laws. The main objectives of GDPR is […]

Managed Magento Hosting Vs Unmanaged Hosting

Posted on: Thursday, April 27, 2017 by Dan Marsh

What is Unmanaged Hosting? It helps to think of an unmanaged solution as your server to maintain and control. It’ll be up to you to secure and install security patches, fix errors and install and configure software. Unmanaged hosting is often a cheaper option because there’s no routine support. It’s the host’s responsibility to replace […]

The Common Struggle: Areas Where Ecommerce Businesses Fail

Posted on: Thursday, April 7, 2016 by Dan Marsh

The Pixel has been creating ecommerce websites for the last 15 years. Over those years we’ve learnt a fair bit about what does and doesn’t work in the world of selling online, and we’ve noticed some consistencies. Creating a site is (relatively!) easy; managing it, marketing it, developing it and adapting it to make money, […]

Case Study: Gill Marine Magento B2B Replatform

Posted on: Friday, February 26, 2016 by Stephen Leyton

The task at hand Our client, Gill Marine – making ultra-technical sailing clothing for a variety of sailing types – approached us at the end of 2014 to replatform their existing ecommerce businesses comprising of a B2C website servicing over 20 countries and a unique Magento B2B website offering direct sales to distributors and outlets […]

Magento Security Exploit

Posted on: Thursday, October 22, 2015 by Stephen Leyton

Recently, Magento issued a statement regarding a security exploit in the system that needed investigating on any site running their software, raising a number of issues in the process. Some are worried about their site’s security. Others are unsure whether they’re vulnerable to external and potentially dangerous threats such as hackers and malware? Thankfully there […]

Magento Go Coming To An End

Posted on: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 by Dan Marsh

Magento and eBay Inc. today announced that support will be officially dropped for the Magento Go and ProStores platforms, effective from February 1st 2015. Launched in February 2011, Magento Go offered a cloud-based eCommerce solution that was designed to support small businesses without the need for extensive development and provided hosting by Magento. Emphasising the use […]

Advantages of Nginx Magento Hosting

Posted on: Monday, July 11, 2011 by Dan Marsh

When it comes to hosting fast, ecommerce websites and Magento hosting, Apache is the name most people jump at. It’s the most popular web sever in the world. In fact since 1996, Apache has served more websites than any other web server worldwide. YouTube, Facebook, and Wikipedia all use Apache to serve billions of users. […]