How to speed up & optimize a slow Magento 1.x website (Part 1)

Magento 1.x speed optimization tutorial series

Prerequisites This is part 1 of a series of steps that I take to speed up Magento. With these steps, I’ve managed to get a Magento website to load all elements in under 3 seconds. Visually, it appears to be less than 1 second. I’ve also chopped the loading speed of client websites in half. (Note: […]

How to fix Magento 1.x checkout after upgrading to 1.9.3.3 or 1.9.3.4

How to fix Magento 1.x checkout after upgrading to 1.9.3.3 or 1.9.3.4

After you’ve upgraded to Magento version 1.9.3.4 have you noticed that your check out just sits on billing information and doesn’t proceed to the shipping options? Apparently, the Magento team discovered a security issue and added form key validation on check out. What are form keys? Form keys help prevent Cross Site Request Forgery attacks on Magento […]

What causes Magento version 1 and 2 to run slowly?

Magento is Running slow | MageHD

There are a number of reasons that causes Magento to run slowly. All too often this is the case with a new client. One thing clients with Magento websites don’t realize is that in order to run an efficient Magento installation, a lot of thing must be considered. Magento themes is a huge driver in […]