Importing a firewalled Magento through another server

A good firewall is rarely a bad thing, yet it can make some actions more complicated. Because some hosters only whitelist certain IPs, sometimes you might need to import a shop through a proxy. This article shows two methods of using the hypernode-importer for automatically migrating or copying Magento shops to another server in combination […]

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Installing Magento 1 on Hypernode

Starting over and in need of a fresh Magento 1 installation? Follow the steps in this article. Our English speaking customers via Hypernode.com can skip chapter 1, go straight to chapter 2 instead. Do you want to install Magento 2? Installing Magento 2 on Hypernode can be done by following the steps in the article: Installing Magento 2 on Hypernode Standard […]

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Installing Magento 2 on Hypernode

Dutch customers only: When ordering your Hypernode trial, you can choose between a Magento 1 or 2 pre-installation. You only need this page if you are upgrading from Magento 1, or if you want to re-install Magento 2. Magento 2 requires preferably a Magento Grow hosting plan or bigger. Want to install Magento 1 instead? Installing Magento […]

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Magento 2.1.8 and Redis issue

After updating to Magento 2.1.8, some of our customers experience a slower website. This could be caused by an issue with Redis, as mentioned on the Magento 2 Github. Solution If you experience a slower webshop after upgrading, follow below steps: Use MageReport to see if Redis memory use is lower than normal and not […]

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Magento and smarter 404 handling

This article explains how to reduce load by discarding expensive 404s. Most Magento servers are configured so that requests for non-existing files are routed through the Magento index.php. This enables search engine friendly URLs, which most people want. However, it might pose a problem when there is loads of traffic for (old) URLs for which […]

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Magento and UTC on Hypernode

Getting Magento to work with system timezone set to UTC As you probably know, the world is divided in a bunch of time zones. Because Hypernode is hosted in the cloud, the system timezone is set to UTC. This is because we cannot always know in what timezone the server will be hosted, but we […]

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Magento Cache management

Using caches improves the speed of your shop. We recommend using all the Magento caches available for your Magento installation for optimal results. This article explains more about Magento cache management. Cache settings We recommend you to activate all cache settings for an optimal result. Activating the cache settings can be done in the backend […]

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Magento log cleaning

Magento log cleaning helps you keeping your Magento shop fast by cleaning and optimizing your database(s). What is Magento log cleaning? Magento saves your web statistics by logging these in your database. This data is useful, but it takes up a lot of disk space and unfortunately Magento’s database is not very efficient. To keep your […]

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Magento patch SUPEE 8788 and release 1.9.3

Critical patch This patch fixes about 17 issues, some of which are highly critical. They allow remote code execution (RCE), so anyone can take control of a store. How to install the patch Follow the regular patch instructions. If you run into problems, please visit the 8788 answers page at the StackExchange. Notably: the patch […]

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MageReport Premium

Did you order your Hypernode (trial) via Hypernode.com? At the moment MageReport Premium is not available to you yet. It will be added as a feature in the future. Please reach out to us if you want to use MageReport Premium. This will help us to prioritise and change our roadmap accordingly. MageReport Premium provides […]

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