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Magento 1 and Magento 2 performance comparison on PHP 5 and PHP 7 - by Amasty 15

Magento 1 & Magento 2 speed comparison on PHP 5.6.27, PHP 7.0.13, and PHP 7.1.0

PHP 7.1.0 WAS RELEASED A COUPLE OF WEEKS BEFORE. ALL THE VERSIONS OF PHP LOWER THAN 5.6.X WERE ANNOUNCED AS OUTDATED AND ARE NOT SUPPORTED BY THE DEVELOPERS. SOME DISTRIBUTION VENDORS STILL SUPPORT SECURITY UPDATES IN TERMS OF LONG TERM SUPPORT, BUT YOU’LL NEVER GET THE NEW FEATURES WITH THEM. Hello, Amasty blog readers! We’ve been posting Magento performance tests for quite a while. For the last couple of months, our readers were asking us to test Magento 1 and 2 performance with the new...

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5 steps for no-SPAM e-mails in Magento

This article is based on a speech Amasty Chief Technology Officer Andrei Vachkevich gave on Meet Magento Poland 2014. Good day to Amasty blog readers! I’ve been working with Magento for more than 5 years, and finally it’s time to share some of our recent experience regarding sending e-mails in Magento. Today I will speak about how to avoid your e-mails being marked as spam. Of course if your goal is not to send spam e-mails. Many people on Magento related forums are discussing the...

How to configure HTTPS (SSL) for Magento + bonus 30

How to configure HTTPS (SSL) for Magento + bonus

Google treats users security quite seriously so it wasn’t surprisingly that in August 2014 Google announced HTTPs as a ranking factor. But still buzz was heard from here and there in the SEO community. Some people immediately switched to HTTPs, some preferred to take time and think over such a serious step. Anyway, there were people who claimed that HTTPs made their sites rank higher; those who saw drops in rankings after switch to HTTPs; and finally those who didn’t notice any changes with HTTPs.

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Magento 2 SEO: a full overview of default settings

Search engine optimization is one of the key factors for any online store. While off-page SEO, that is citations and links pointing to your site, is important, you should never forget about on-page optimization. The latter is within your full control and thus can be implemented properly. Magento 1.X has certain flaws in terms of SEO, and many of them seem to have been considered while developing Magento 2. In this post I will try to cover all Magento 2 SEO settings which are available...

How to Install Apache Solr for Magento Store? 6

How to Install Apache Solr for Magento Store?

Do you know how many customers your Magento store is losing just because your visitors can’t find the products they need since the search system is imperfect? Huge stores with an extensive amount of products suffer from it dramatically. Learn how to help your customers to find what they need and boost your sales by installing Apache Solr.

Amasty Research: How fast can Magento be with Full Page Cache? 4

Amasty Research: How fast can Magento be with Full Page Cache?

Amasty Team has recently issued a new extension Full Page Cache, aimed to speed up Magento store pages, known for their huge weight. Full Page Cache is a great success, it considerably reduces page load time and offer a number of other cool features. But actions speak louder than words. And statistics speaks even louder. Check Amasty new research on how fast can Magento be with Full Page Cache?