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M1 End of Life - Magento 1 vs Magento 2

June 2020 was the End of Life for M1 websites. They will no longer receive official security patches, support, and quality fixes for the system. No matter the security issue found, there will be no new patches or support. This leaves an extreme vulnerability that makes the site an easy target fo...

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Merging and minifying CSS is a standard practice in the performance optimization world which can help significantly speed up a site as well as increase page score. They help reduce payload size and minimize the number of server requests which is always going to have positive impact on the over...

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Local environment is a crucial part of how frustrated a developer can get. In the past I went from Ubuntu, to Windows to macOS, using LAMP, WAMP, MAMP, Vagrant, VM's and local server with Apache, PHP and MySQL, each of them have their advantages and disadvantages, but until now I wasn't fully...

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After having worked on a few Magento 2 projects we've discovered that we've been repeating the same tasks over and over at the start of each project. Removing redundant navigation elements, changing header layout or including our handy LESS mixins are only a few of those tasks that we consta...

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There are times that you might want to give your client the ability to easily add or modify content on store front without using a full blown third-party extension. One common use case is a homepage slider or a simple content block in the sidebar with a catchy call to action. Using static bloc...

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