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What is Heartbleed and How Does it Affect Your Ecommerce Website?

Earlier this week, a security flaw known as Heartbleed was published that affects approximately two-thirds of all websites that use SSL encryption. This issue greatly impacts ecommerce websites because every online store that accepts credit cards must use SSL encryption. Since its disclosure, there have been many news reports about…

Attention Contract Developers: Shopify Wants You!

Shopify has some big customers with online stores that need apps written for them. We've been getting a lot of custom work requests from customers who need applications for their ecommerce website's fulfillment workflow - that is, making sure the right things get put into the right boxes, and sending them…

Import from osCommerce and WordPress to Shopify

Import from osCommerce and WordPress to Shopify Have you always wanted to migrate to Shopify but never wanted to take the time to actually upload all of your products? Have you told friends on other ecommerce platforms they should switch to Shopify, only to hear that it’s too much work…

The Shopify Fund

Shopify Gets Funding (Again)! If you haven’t heard the announcement yet, let me tell you: Shopify has secured a second round of funding – 15 million dollars’ worth. We’ve been profitable for a while now, so landing this money wasn’t about survival; it’s about ambition. We’re aiming to be the…

Developing Shopify Apps, Part 1: The Setup

What is a Shopify App? Shopify is a pretty capable ecommerce platform on its own, and for a lot of shopowners, it's all they need for their shops. However, there are many cases where shopowners need features and capabilities that don't come "out of the box" with Shopify. That's what apps…

The Shopify/Twilio Developer Contest Winners

A couple of weeks ago, at the very end of November, Shopify and Twilio announced a contest in which we challenged developers to write an app that made use of both Shopify’s ecommerce API and Twilio’s phone API. We offered some interesting prizes as well as bragging rights, and a…

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