21 Dec

Its that time of year again, we're slowing down for Christmas

Our Christmas Opening Hours During the Christmas and New Year's Holidays, Sonassi will be offering remote technical support from Dec 23rd to Jan 3rd. Office hours technical support will resume regular hours (10 am to 6 pm GMT) beginning Jan 3rd. During these dates, our staff will be operating remotely - calls to our office … Continue reading

7 Dec

Faster performance, better support and broader reach

We set out to achieve eCommerce hosting perfection Almost 10 years ago, I founded Sonassi, where ever since, the team and I have worked tirelessly to build the absolute best eCommerce hosting company possible. I am continuously humbled by the loyal customer relationships we've developed over the years - and it is because of these … Continue reading

30 Nov

Patching Magento SUPEE-10415

SUPEE-10415 is an important security update for Magento to address remote code execution and SQL injection vulnerabilities. Where to download Its best downloading the patch from the Magento.com download section - or via MDA - the Magento download tool (this is what this guide will use). Dependencies SUPEE-8788v2 Applying the patch The application of this … Continue reading

18 Sep

Holding customers at bay with a Magento queuing system

We're rapidly approaching peak season again and traffic scaling is once again at the top of all Magento store's checklists. There's three ways to help a Magento store cope with high levels of traffic, Add additional hardware (like overflow servers) Optimise Magento store code to perform better Restrict the number of users on the site … Continue reading

15 Sep

Patching SUPEE-10366

SUPEE-10336 is minor update for Magento to address changes in USPS. Where to download Its best downloading the patch from the Magento.com download section - or via MDA - the Magento download tool (this is what this guide will use). Dependencies SUPEE-6237 SUPEE-7616 Applying the patch The application of this patch is relatively straightforward. I'd … Continue reading

15 Sep

Patching Magento SUPEE-10266

SUPEE-10266 is an important security update for Magento to address remote code execution and SQL injection vulnerabilities. Where to download Its best downloading the patch from the Magento.com download section - or via MDA - the Magento download tool (this is what this guide will use). Dependencies SUPEE-9767 Applying the patch The application of this … Continue reading

25 Aug

Combating SPAM user registration on Magento

Table of ContentsIdentifying the attack Traffic by status code Traffic by IP Traffic by user agent Traffic by country code Traffic by URI Enable CAPTCHA Blocking by IP Blocking by User Agent Blocking by Country Code Rate limiting requests Cleaning up created usersThere has been a recent resurgence of Magento SPAM user registrations, often predominantly … Continue reading

13 Jul

Using Magento command line download tool

Magento provides downloads at https://magento.com/tech-resources/download - but this resource is both protected by a login wall and not possible to be accessed by command line. A frequent task of any Magento store owner is to be able to quickly and confidently download resources from Magento direct to their store. So that's why we wrote MDA … Continue reading