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How Magento 1 Users Can Achieve Magento 2 Performance

Shaun Guo | December 20, 2018 | Caching, Magento, Performance

Magento 2.3 is the latest iteration of the enterprise-class eCommerce platform, Magento, that many of our customers at Section use. In fact, it is estimated that one in four of all businesses use the Magento software. The open source platform officially began development in 2007 and the first public beta version was released seven months later that same year. It is known for its wealth of customizable options and extra adaptations, designed to suit a wide range of use cases and provide a host of useful features such as cart customization and robust security.

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How to Choose the Right Hosting Solution for Your Magento Website

Molly Wojcik | September 14, 2018 | Magento

When running your Magento website, one of the foundational decisions you will need to make is which hosting provider to choose. Your web host, or web hosting provider, will supply the technologies and services necessary for your Magento site to be viewed online. How your Magento application code, files and data are hosted is critical to your website’s performance and availability. Website speed matters more to many customers than most other website features, so choosing the right host is critical to avoid user abandonment and loss of revenue.

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How to Improve Magento Performance with Varnish Cache

Roxana Elliott | May 12, 2017 | Caching, Magento

Magento is a popular ecommerce platform, but it can be slow to load, especially for stores with large databases of products. In their release of Magento 2, Magento has looked to improve performance by creating a system that can be easily integrated with Varnish Cache, a powerful HTTP accelerator and reverse proxy. As more ecommerce shops move to Magento, we’re hearing more questions about how exactly Magento 2 and Varnish Cache work together and how to troubleshoot common Magento-Varnish Cache issues.

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Magento Imagine 2017

Stewart McGrath | April 10, 2017 | Culture, Magento

Magento Imagine comes but once a year, and this year we were back in Las Vegas. While I have discovered that you can scratch the surface of many and various “shiny surfaces” in Las Vegas and find a slightly harsher reality, when you scratch the surface of Magento, you find the real heart; the community.

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Put Your Magento Site to the Test and Win

Danny Randa | March 24, 2017 | Magento, Performance is excited to be attending and speaking at Magento Imagine in Las Vegas from April 2-5th. We’ll be at booth #29 throughout the conference, and our CEO Stewart McGrath is speaking alongside client Kate Morris on how her company Adore Beauty has turned conversion optimization and website performance into revenue gains.

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Varnish Cache for Magento 2 - Configuration Suggestions

Matthew Johnson | December 09, 2016 | Magento, Varnish Cache, Caching

Magento 2, a complete reconfiguration of the popular ecommerce platform, is built for speed and is a vast improvement in website performance over Magento 1.x versions. One of the major differences in Magento 2 is that it is built to integrate with Varnish Cache, an extremely fast http-accelerator that is configurable to cache a variety of content, from static objects such as pictures to Javascript snippets and even full HTML documents.

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How to Be Ready for a Magento Security Incident

Jason Stangroome | November 14, 2016 | Magento, Security

A few weeks ago Magento published a very helpful article to their Security Center outlining the steps to follow after suffering a malware attack on your Magento site. It is a great resource to save away in case you ever find yourself in this situation, however, it is also beneficial to understand what exactly is involved so you can prepare now.

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Why Cache is King

Ben Cook | November 04, 2016 | Caching, E-commerce, Magento

The Australian contingent is excited to be attending MagentoLive Australia in Sydney from November 7-8th. As an Australian-founded company with offices in both Australia and the US and a recent Magento Select Technology Partner, we love catching up with Magento clients and hearing about trends in the ecommerce industry at Magento events.

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Magento 2 - Key Differences and Setting up Caching

Matthew Johnson | October 10, 2016 | Magento, E-commerce, Performance, Varnish Cache

Magento 2 was released to merchants almost a year ago, and is a complete platform overhaul from Magento 1.x versions, rather than an update. There are several core differences between Magento 1.x and Magento 2 that are important for businesses and Magento developers and businesses to understand.

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Announcing Instant Global Cache,’s new Varnish Cache extension for Magento

Melissa Kilbourne | October 05, 2016 | Magento, E-commerce, Performance has been helping Magento merchants make their sites faster, more scalable and more secure for several years. As studies have shown and Magento customers have proven, improvement in web performance consistently leads to more products viewed, more cart conversion, and increased revenue. As the busy holiday season approaches, it’s more important now than at any other time to have a fast, secure website that can handle an increase in web traffic without slowing down or going offline.

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The eBook on Optimizing your Magento Site for Performance

Roxana Elliott | October 04, 2016 | Magento, E-commerce, Performance, Security

Improve your ecommerce site with our eBook on performance and scalability for Magento# In September we became a Magento Select Technology Partner, and for the past few weeks we’ve been hard at work compiling all our Magento knowledge so that merchants who want to improve their Magento site speed and scalability, get information on hosting for Magento, read about Magento cache options and more have a singular resource to turn to.

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Roxana Elliott | September 08, 2016 | E-commerce, Magento, Performance, Varnish Cache

We are pleased to announce that has become a Magento Select Technology Partner, a level of partnership that includes many other top-tier technology solutions designed to help Magento eCommerce customers get the most out of their websites. We’re excited about this partnership because we recognize Magento as the leading eCommerce solution for all kinds of businesses, from small boutiques to large, recognizable brands, and we have already been building our own tools to integrate seamlessly with the Magento system.

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Ensuring Your SSL Certificate is Setup on Magento

Stewart McGrath | August 30, 2016 | CDNs 101, Security, Magento

A Study of how Magento Websites use SSL for HTTPS Recently, studied a random sample of around 330 websites running on Magento Enterprise, the leading eCommerce solution for large businesses.

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Magento Varnish Cache Metrics 101

Melissa Kilbourne | July 21, 2016 | , Magento recently released a new Magento extension that provides visibility for business managers to see their magento Varnish Cache metrics without having to login to the application. You can get the extension for your Magento website by going to the Magento Marketplace.

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Integrating Magento with's CDN for Performance Metrics

Daniel Bartholomew | May 06, 2016 | , Caching, Magento

Magento loves Varnish Cache, and Magento 2 especially loves Varnish Cache.

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Our top six presentations from Magento Imagine 2016

Daniel Bartholomew | April 19, 2016 | Magento, E-commerce was proud to sponsor a small part of Magento Imagine 2016. Our goal in sponsoring the event was two-fold - we want to connect with Magento users and we want to make sure that’s systems are the ideal Magento CDN.

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Heading to 2016 Magento Imagine?

Stewart McGrath | April 09, 2016 | Magento, Varnish Cache,

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