Xumulus Blog

Magento 2 and AJAX with optimistic session locking

Dan Kozlowski

July 27, 2018

Recently after pouring into an optimization project, our team discovered something quite interesting about PHP sessions and Magento 2. Turns out this actually is going to be a relatively serious performance bottleneck with Magento 2. 

Shopping for an e-commerce solution

Dan Kozlowski

May 8, 2018

Before you subscribe to the first e-commerce solution that shows up in Google, consider the needs of your business. To get you started, we will compare three of the most popular e-commerce store providers below.

Xumulus Featured as Top Shopify & Magento Developer in Chicago by Clutch

Dan Kozlowski

April 18, 2018

We’re proud to be featured as one of the 140 leading agencies and developers on this list. To determine the top-ranking companies, Clutch utilizes a unique methodology. They evaluate each company on their past work, clients and industry accolades. However, most important to Clutch, and to us, are the verified reference reviews that make up the largest part of their methodology.

Mobile e-commerce strategies

Nick Murray

April 5, 2018

If you run a mobile e-commerce business, implement a sound strategy and user-friendly site to grow your market and improve clients’ shopping experience.

What is a Progressive Web App

Nick Murray

March 23, 2018

Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are web apps which use modern web technologies to deliver an app-like experience which is faster and more reliable than a stand

Reaction Commerce – Why we need to take a serious look at it now

Dan Kozlowski

January 30, 2018

Reaction Commerce is an open source Metor.js based e-commerce platform developed from the ground up to be a game-changing e-commerce platform. Its been over 4 years in the making and has received recently been funded by Google Ventures. Is it time for e-commerce stores to take a look?

“Show Cart Discount” Magento Extension by Xumulus

Nick Murray

January 22, 2018

This Magento 2 Extension helps boost conversions and reduce cart abandonment by showing the shopper a clear visual on what is being saved. Since the standard Magento 2 interface does not show this in the cart and on the checkout pages, we add the savings component to the screen, and bingo shoppers feel more inclined to purchase.

Website security in the age of “HTTPS Everywhere”


December 28, 2017

Using HTTPS everywhere on your site is beneficial for SEO ranking since this is one of the signals that Google tracks. Besides, using a mix of HTTP and HTTPS can lead to skewed analytics since data about traffic origin disappears when a user navigates from a HTTPS page to a HTTP page.

What the Hell Is the Oracle Document Cloud

Daniel Kozlowski

October 3, 2014

Yesterday, I got wind of Oracles announcement of its “Oracle Document Cloud”. According to this Mythics post , it shares roughly 90% of the code base of Oracle WebCenter Content. Considering that code base is very old and not for a multi tenant cloud based system, that’s a pretty scary thought. Does this mean that […]

Xumulus and Oracle


January 1, 2010

Xumulus has formed a strategic partnership with Oracle Corp., the world’s largest enterprise software company, and the acquisition of Sun has made it the only company that can deliver a complete, open, and integrated, IT stack to its clients.