What is CRO and Why Do E-Commerce Sites Need It?

It’s no secret that competition on the web is fierce. Now, more than ever, your competitors are jockeying for first page positions, leaving you to wring every drop of great customer experience out of your website. But how can you do that and what’s the best way to get started? The answer is three simple letters: CRO.

August 25th, 2015|E-Commerce|

Free Plugin for Monitoring Rackspace Postfix Email Queue

We created an open source plugin to monitor a Postfix email queue – Get the free plug in here!

August 18th, 2015|Blog|

Troubleshoot PHP Performance Issues With Blackfire Profiler

The situation: One of our clients was experiencing an issue where logging into their site took a couple minutes. We have performance monitoring on their server and couldn’t spot anything out of the ordinary for the CPU, memory usage, web workers, etc. It’s probably an issue in the PHP app layer we thought and a perfect […]

August 13th, 2015|SysAdmin|

Endertech Takes on the 100 Day Project

If you had 100 days to learn a new skill, improve yourself, or share something you love with the world, would you? At Endertech, we're doing exactly that. We've accepted the challenge of the 100 Days Project to commit to doing something every single day, for 100 days straight. Find out what each Endertechie is doing for the next 100 days and how to keep up with their progress.

August 11th, 2015|Blog|

Magento Extensions for Multiple Sales Channel Management

When setup properly, Magento can work like a well-oiled sales machine: effortlessly tracking inventory, updating shipping, and providing a streamlined user experience across a wide range of platforms. Having a sales channel management system through Magento is a surefire way to keep things organized while still delivering impeccable customer service. Here are a few of our favorite extensions that make this happen.

May 22nd, 2015|E-Commerce|

Drupal 8, Grounded in Symfony

Drupal is a powerful open-source and flexible content management system (that's why we love working with it). But lets face it, it's earlier versions have a few "wrinkles."While PHP has drastically evolved in the past few years, Drupal has lagged behind a bit, especially with adopting and promoting solid software engineering pattern, such as object oriented programming, model-view-controller (MVC), or REST.

April 10th, 2015|Blog|

Achieving PCI Compliance for SAQ D with Amazon AWS

A client of ours had pressed upon them a requirement from their merchant account provider that they certify PCI Compliance for their software.

The software in question was a custom web application we developed for them, which implements a unique subscription model for their product.

When we originally developed the application, PCI compliance rules were at version […]

March 19th, 2015|SysAdmin|

Using PHPCR and Its Sidekick, Jackalope

In this post, we'll dig a little deeper in how the PHP Content Repository works with its sidekick Jackalope. You’ll see that its applications extend beyond content management and that a design based on the PHPCR offers tremendous flexibility.

March 17th, 2015|Open Source, Programming, Symfony|

Make Your Website Mobile Friendly or Face Extinction On Google

If your website is not mobile friendly, you could be leaving a lot of money and opportunity on the table. In fact, you could disappear altogether from Google search. Yep, you read that right. Read on to find out more about mobile internet usage and how you can prepare for the coming Mobileggedon.

March 10th, 2015|Small Business, Software Development, Web Design & Development|

Symfony CMF vs WordPress CMS

WordPress is well-known the world over for its relative ease-of-use and plug-and-go capabilities. Businesses of all shapes and sizes use this content management system for all sorts of websites, from content sites to lead generation to e-commerce or even social networks.

February 18th, 2015|Symfony, Wordpress|