Technical

  • Improving Magento Speed / Performance Guide

    Magento may lead the way in terms of features, scalability, flexibility, system security and reliability compared to most other ecommerce platforms, but all of the advanced functionality / features that Magento has comes at the cost of having a large number of files and large databases, as well as a higher number of requests on…

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  • SEO issues caused by URL rewrites in Magento

    Magento’s rewrite functionality is definitely not the easiest thing to get your head around (especially as an SEO) and it’s caused me countless issues over the last few years, primarily from an SEO perspective. I’ve written this article to help merchants understand and resolve SEO issues caused by Magento’s URL rewriting functionality. Here are some…

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  • SEO Considerations for BazaarVoice Reviews

    BazaarVoice is an enterprise-level review platform that has a lot of great features and functionality – and, in my opinion it’s the best review vendor on the market. The BazaarVoice implementation that I’ve learnt from is based on an Endeca (enterprise .net platform) website, which may be slightly different to existing modules for other platforms…

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  • Installing Xenu, IIS toolkit and other Windows applications on a Mac

    I’m sure there are plenty of SEOs and digital marketers out there that have been left frustrated at not being able to use Windows-only SEO tools, such as IIS toolkit and Xenu Link Sleuth on a Mac / OSX – but you don’t need to be! I recently discovered that by using CrossOver from CodeWeavers,…

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  • Refer a Senior Developer and earn £2k

    My employers, GPMD, are currently looking to hire a new Senior Developer and are offering a £2,000 referral fee to anyone who recommends the right person. If you know of anyone who could be interested in this role, or you feel that you are suited to the position, please send an email to [email protected] You…

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