Category: Audit


July 18, 2014

What’s your Magento backup look like for your code and database? Do you have site-monitoring services configured? We can answer these questions and make additional suggestions based on our findings in this area. Everyone knows that pit in the stomach that comes from a failed hard drive: valuable photos and information lost forever! It’s not …

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July 17, 2014

Maintaining a base level of Magento security is required in the world of ecommerce, especially for establishing the trust of your customers.  However, this is no small task. By reviewing your site’s effectiveness regarding Magento security procedures, we’ll help you take a step in the preventative direction. Reactionary steps generally mean it’s too late. We’ll …

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July 16, 2014

Having undiagnosed Magento problems? It’s likely due to a Magento health issue. Magento health can vary based on hosting provider, total number of products, specifics surrounding installation, Magento version used, or a host of other items (host…you see what we did there). Magento health is essential to dial in prior to adding more hardware. We’ve …

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July 15, 2014

The Magento Speed section of our audit is our favorite! Each item pertains exclusively to Magento speed and performance. These items include caching, content delivery networks (CDN), and compression options, amongst others. True, there are other areas of the audit in which additional speed can be garnered. However, this section takes into account each of …

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July 14, 2014

There is no magic Magento server setup that will optimize every Magento store. That’s why we’ve created this section in our Magento audit. Proper Magento server setup requires a seasoned administrator for the more advanced configurations. We’ll take an in-depth look at your current hosting setup, server resources, as well as your database configuration. More …

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July 11, 2014

Reviewing your Magento setup is crucial! Developing an ecommerce store requires extensive planning, complete testing and validation, and a core understanding of advanced web development practices. Each of these items is magnified when that ecommerce store is developed on the Magento platform. We review the work surrounding the setup of your Magento store because development …

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July 10, 2014

The SnapFast™ Magento Audit is designed to be a comprehensive analysis of your Magento store. We review and consider all of the major components key to any Magento website. When reviewed as a complete analysis, the performance, particularly in regards to load time, of your Magneto web store can be greatly improved upon. We pride …

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July 9, 2014

The Magento Go platform always had a bit of a temporary feel about it. It just never gained the traction other hosted ecommerce solutions had, like BigCommerce. Ironically, Magento has now announced that BigCommerce will be taking over the Magento Go customers. Several months ago (I believe it was February), eBay downsized the Magento staff and rumors …

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We’ve mentioned it here several times now, but we’ll say it again: as you shop for a Magento audit of your website, be sure and remember that a third party auditor is key. Here are just a few reasons why that is important. First, a third party has no interest in helping your development team pass through an …

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July 8, 2014

How did we come up with the 6 core areas of our Magento audit?Before we became a hosting company focused on speeding up Magento, we were a full-service Magento development shop. As such we noticed that our customers were experiencing the same frustrations time and again. Often, people had utilized some sort of discount Magento …

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