Showing posts tagged with 'Technology'

May 14, 2014

2Checkout Payment API Q&A with Senior Product Manager Joel Zimmerman

Posted by Sean Edgar Category Icon2Checkout Category IconTechnology
Joel Zimmerman

This week, 2Checkout released its latest platform: the Payment API. Whereas hosted checkouts give businesses the opportunity to seamlessly integrate 2Checkout’s technology with a few simple steps, the Payment API offers unlimited customization and control, allowing merchants and designers the opportunity to directly incorporate our payment technology...

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May 6, 2014

Twitter and Amazon Bridge Social Media & E-Commerce With #AmazonCart

Posted by Janna Leyde Category IconNews & Trends Category IconSocial Media Category IconTechnology


Amazon meet Twitter. Twitter, Amazon. Now go ahead and have a genius e-commerce love child. #AmazonCart is the newest, easiest, and fastest way to shop on the web. See an Amazon product on Twitter that might strike your fancy? Reply to said tweet with the hashtag #AmazonCart. Viola. The next time you visit Amazon, that very item will be sitting in your...

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April 11, 2014

How to Protect Yourself from E-Commerce Fraud — Account Takeover

Posted by Xan Bonneau Category IconNews & Trends Category IconTechnology

Access 2Checkout’s free e-book, The Guide to E-Commerce Fraud, for the best strategies to identify and prevent online fraud.

Account Takeover, one of the most pervasive forms of e-commerce fraud, effected over 13 million buyers in 2013 alone. In addition to successfully penetrating such massive corporations as Target and Neiman Marcus, account takeover (or ATO) can also hobble small and middle market online businesses as well. In this...

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April 9, 2014

A Few Words on the Heartbleed Bug

Posted by Sean Edgar Category Icon2Checkout Category IconTechnology

Yeah, we know: the recent Heartbleed fiasco is kind of a big deal, and the news avalanche that’s followed hasn’t quelled fears of stolen passwords and hacked financial data. For those who haven’t been following, Heartbleed is a coding bug that allows outside parties access to the memory of servers running OpenSSL. This bug...

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April 8, 2014

Access 2Checkout’s Free E-Book, “The Guide to E-Commerce Fraud”

Posted by Sean Edgar Category IconInternational Category IconTechnology

Is there anything more discouraging than establishing an online business only to see bad actors, fraudulent parties, and hackers attack your site and your customers? Unfortunately, this problem is only growing in scale and complexity: fraud resulted in a loss of $3.5 billion dollars last year alone. So how does an e-commerce business protect itself on every level to ensure a safe and carefree digital environment, for both its customers and...

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April 7, 2014

7 Steps to Increase Your E-Commerce Site Speed

Posted by Shay-Jahen Merritté Category IconConversions & UX Category IconTechnology

In an age of ever-increasing broadband speeds and 4G mobile web connections, customers demand that everything run faster, from the short videos of Vine, to the one page checkouts on e-commerce sites: faster is simply better. This does’t just go for the content, but also applies to the speed of your overall website. Most consumers refuse wait longer than 3-4 seconds for a page to...

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March 27, 2014

4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Google Analytics

Posted by Janna Leyde Category IconConversions & UX Category IconTechnology

Welcome to the most widely-used website statistics service, Google Analytics, where Google will help any company track its web visitors in myriad ways. Google Analytics provides all kinds of performance metrics — number of visitors to a website, source of referrals, advertising campaign effectiveness, key word conversion, URL mentions, and so on and on. Sure, all...

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March 25, 2014

3 Ways to Boost Your SEO for 2014

Posted by Janna Leyde Category IconConversions & UX Category IconTechnology


Last August, Google swooped in with Hummingbird, altering SEO as we know it with an entire re-write of the search algorithm. The new metrics made for the the company’s biggest SEO update since Caffeine in 2010. Google renewed its goal to focus less on matching and more on understanding (and predicting) a user’s intent. Now, key words are out (out, not dead —...

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March 24, 2014

E-Commerce Mobile Apps: 4 Companies That Do It Right

Posted by Janna Leyde Category IconConversions & UX Category IconTechnology


Statistics show that people consume at least seven hours of media every day. Of those seven hours, 108 minutes are spent on a mobile device. In fact, mobile commerce (or m-commerce) drove over $200 million in sales during 2013. Yet, only 7 percent of brands offer a mobile app. What, only 7 percent? For businesses ready to amp up their e-commerce...

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March 14, 2014

API Best Practices, Part III: Using JavaScript Validation

Posted by Craig Christenson Category IconTechnology

In this new blog series, 2Checkout explores the developments and features of its brand new Payment API, currently in BETA. To see the new 2Checkout Payment API BETA and use it as your new checkout, apply here.

In our last API best practices blog post, we explored some of the things we can do with HTML5 validation. In this post, we will walk you through the process of adding JavaScript validation to our Payment API form using a couple of...

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