Neptune recently migrated a large, multilingual, international web site to Amazon CloudFront. Charlie gives a few tips he picked up along the way.
Neptune Web's content management system, Neptune Web Edit (TM), has both free-form static content and dynamic content built into the design. However, static content can leave redundant copies of content if it was not structured properly to begin with, or if requirements of the site change. This is where Batch Find and Replace comes in...
One of the challenges we face at Neptune Web when optimizing a site is collecting and keeping track of the myriad of reports and integrity checks we perform. Our process involves more than just keyword positioning and page optimization. We also validate a number of on-site and off-site metrics and even review the user interface to insure a complete optimization, not just tweaking what search engines see.
YouTube is an excellent, free tool for giving your site video capabilities. Its administrative interface is a snap to use and standard features making uploading, hosting and presenting videos a very simple process.
Quite often we need to generate EDI purchase order files (850) and accept EDI ASN files (856) to exchange data between a web store and an external system when processing orders. Working with EDI files may be quite involving especially if support for all possible scenarios and data elements is required.
This is the fourth of a series on the Open Source e-commerce software, Magento. In this post, we show how to solve a problem we experienced with a client of ours - the cart and checkout process would get extremely slow if there are a large number of cart rules.
This is the third of a series on the Open Source e-commerce software, Magento. Neptune recently launched 2 major web sites using highly customized versions of Magento. The Magento Profiler is used to identify performance problems on the server side. The Profiler can help you find PHP functions which use up too much CPU or functions with slow database queries.
This is the second of a series on the Open Source e-commerce software, Magento. Neptune recently launched 2 major web sites using highly customized versions of Magento. This article explains how to fix a specific problem with the Drop Ship module and USPS Priority Mail Flat Rates.
This is the first of a series on the Open Source e-commerce software, Magento. Neptune has launched two major web sites using highly customized versions of Magento. This article explains how to get the Magento Full Page Cache (from Enterprise version) for the home page of your store/site.
One of newest APIs out of Google Labs, the Google Font API, allows designers and developers to use more than just the standard 'web safe' fonts as part of a page's look and feel. This tool helps promote SEO without limiting a site's look and feel.