The Cardbleed hack: a stark reminder to migrate to Magento 2

A recent card skimming hack – ‘Cardbleed’ – has compromised nearly 3,000 ecommerce stores operating on the outdated Magento 1 platform. The malicious code allowed hackers to obtain payment information from customers in what has been dubbed as the ‘largest documented campaign to date’.

Experience is King: C3’s Wrap-up of Meet Magento 2020 UK

On Wednesday, C3 attended the annual Meet Magento UK Conference which – due to the current global situation – was hosted online. Instead of cancelling the popular event, the organisers decided to digitise the event and donate all proceeds to charity. Meet Magento UK is an opportunity for agencies, merchants and service providers to come together to discuss the latest industry trends and celebrate a year of progress.

How to Ramp Up Fast and Go Digital

Fast fashion, high street clothing giant Primark recently made the news, as from March-June, their sales have plummeted from £650m per month to absolutely nothing. Due to the Coronavirus lockdown, the retailer was forced to close all 189 UK stores, and as they have no ecommerce presence, they could no longer trade. And Primark’s situation is far from unique.

Using Magento 2 and Docker for Local Development

Have your cake, and eat it too, in a container?
If you’re part of – or own – an agency, wouldn’t it be nice to have all your team be able to spin up projects, including all their dependencies, in a set up that replicates your production sites as closely as possible? If you’re only working on 1 or maybe 2 sites, you’re probably saying, “Well yeah, we do that already, but running everything locally. What’s the big deal?”

Providing home delivered meals for the elderly during the COVID-19 pandemic

An Ecommerce Case Study with
As the Coronavirus outbreak sweeps the globe, businesses, industries and entire economies are adapting to a new ‘normal’. For the food industry, these are challenging times, as businesses are placed under huge pressure due to increased demands and the need to meet necessary safety regulations.

A fun use case for virtual types

If you’re like me, you’ve likely seen these in di.xml files in your Magento 2 projects and never really understood a use case for them. You’re probably trusting that they’re useful for conjuring whatever magic the Magento core team have decided to use them for and then promptly move on.