How Browsers Restrict Cookies in 2020
A lot of things are changing in the online world these days at a very fast pace. Especially the trend regarding privacy concerns that has widely been started with the GDPR in Europe, now makes its way to the rest of the world. As a result more and more browser vendors are starting to put privacy at their top priority. This results in a lot of changes on how browsers restrict cookies which we will have a deeper look at.
Remove Date from Google Search Results in WordPress
We faced the problem that Google displayed the initial publish date of all our pages and blog posts for our website in front of the Google search results:
Generate Images From HTML With AWS Lambda
A common requirement is to generate images from HTML or CSS code e.g. for barcodes or embedding contents into emails. Running this job on a dedicated server environment often results in over-provisioning the ressources that’s why AWS Lambda is the perfect solution for that task.
AWS Lambda is a serverless computing service which means you do not need to take care of provisioning your hardware, updating the software and upgrading CPU ressources because Amazon does all that for you – without you even noticing that. Therefore it is an awesome use-case for “on-off” workloads. In this blog post we will walk through the different steps that are necessary to run the wkhtmltoimage tool on AWS Lambda to generate images from HTML.
20. September 2019
WordPress Cache Busting – or what to do if my design changes do not appear?
As the owner of a WordPress website or blog you may know the situation: you artificially made some design changes in the admin area and as soon as you preview the page the changes are simply not there – no matter how hard you try. That’s when a technique called Cache Busting is required.
Cache is in the Way
A good in-depth explanation of various browser caching mechanisms can also be found here.
How to Optimize Recolize Recommendations?
One of the central questions of our new customers is, how to optimize Recolize Recommendations in their daily business, to get a better performance? As Recolize offers a totally different approach compared to competitors to integrate recommendation widgets into a page, the analysis of the recommendations also differs from fixed positioned widgets.
How to Correctly Evaluate Magento Extensions?
The Magento Marketplace
consists of thousands of individual extensions from lots of different vendors for all kinds of use cases. This blog post discusses the topic of how to correctly evaluate Magento Extensions regarding their quality.
Each of these steps is meant to be executed sequentially and the extension should not be used if one of the steps cannot be finished successfully.
7 Reasons to Adapt Your Personalization Rules
In our post “Adaption of Personalization Rules – Pros and Cons” we‘ve mentioned the general pros and cons of adapting personalization rules. Our general recommendation is to let your personalization solution like Recolize do its job and use the personalized algorithms to suggest your products. But we totally understand, that there are occasions when an adaption is absolutely reasonable and needed. Here are 7 reasons to adapt your personalization rules.
8. February 2019
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5 Types of Transactional Emails With Recommendations
In our last blog post we‘ve described 5 advantages of recommendations in transactional emails. In this one we give you 5 concrete examples of types of transactional emails where recommendations make sense.
5 Advantages of Recommendations in Transactional Emails
Offering personalized recommendations in emails can be a great way to guide your customers back to your website. Many online shops are using this method to attract their customers after a purchase. And also at other contact points.
Find out 5 advantages of offering personalized recommendations in transactional emails.
5 Ways How To Use Personalization Successfully
Constantly we are asked if the use of a personalization solution or Recommendation Engine makes sense at all. Background of this question mostly is half knowledge from different articles or personal contacts. Personalization was known as complex and reserved for big companies. But can you also use personalization successfully?