The holiday shopping season leading up to Christmas is one of the busiest shopping periods of the year. eMarketer and the National Retail Federation both predict positive e-commerce growth this year! Don’t miss out on these sales in your online store.
Here are some recommendations for keeping your Shopp-powered webshop running fast!
Get your WordPress into Shape
Setup a Backup Routine for your WordPress
Backing up is important. You never know when a plugin could cause an issue on your site and take your store offline. The same applies for theme updates.
Here is a guide for a manual backup: http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Backups
Update your WordPress core, Theme, and Plugins
The next step is to update your WordPress core, theme, and plugins. Keeping your site updated will make sure that you have the latest fixes applied (security & performance). [Read more…]