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New Team Member – Justin!

WebCitz is also excited to welcome Justin to the team! Justin has more than a decade of experience in the industry, helping past businesses with responsive website designs, WordPress developments, PHP/AJAX/jQuery programming and AngularJS websites! He will be a welcome addition to the team and we are excited to have you welcome him as well!

“What has worked in the past is not always going to work in future. A good design is geared towards the future.” – Justin


New Team Member – Grant!

WebCitz is excited to welcome Grant to the team! Grant has several years of experience in social advertising, conversion optimization and lead generation, which will help increase value for our development and marketing customers. Please welcome Grant to the team!

“I’m very excited to join WebCitz’s marketing team. Having past experience in eCommerce and web design, I hope to be an amazing resource and bring the best results to our clients.” – Grant


Joomla Security Update 3.8.9

WebCitz would like to inform you that an update has been released in Joomla 3.8.9. Please, upgrade your Joomla installations as soon as possible to patch the security issues. This release fixes any bugs you may have encountered, along with several other minor improvements for Joomla to run effectively. Always remember to take backups before running upgrades. If you need help upgrading your website, contact us today.


National Selfie Day!

WebCitz is excited to have been able to partake in National Selfie Day! While working on a 360-degree video promotion in downtown Appleton, our team took a minute to snap a quick selfie to share with our customers. Let us know what you think!


Top Row: Jake S, Corey G, Jake F, Timm H
Bottom Row: David W, Emily L, Aubrie B


New Team Member!

WebCitz would like to welcome Jake Friday as the newest member to the team. Jake has been an intern for over three years, and has decided to join us full time at the beginning of May! He will be graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, with a minor in Business Administration. Jake has experience with Software Development, Internet Security, Web Programming Development, and App Development. We are excited to have him on our team, and are looking forward to everything he will be bringing to WebCitz!


Adobe Acquires Magento

WebCitz wants to let you know that Adobe has acquired Magento. This could be exciting news as Adobe might help push forward faster improvements to the Magento 2 platform that was released a couple years ago. If you have any questions, please let us know so we can provide you feedback. Otherwise, here are two good articles you can read for more information if you find time.

Magento Blog & Tech Crunch

Fun Facts:

  • Magento was started in 2007
  • eBay announced it owned 49% of Magento in 2010
  • eBay acquired 100% of Magento in 2011
  • eBay sold Magento in 2015 to a group of investors
  • Adobe acquires Magento in 2018 (current)

New Magento 2.x Security Updates

magento developers

WebCitz would like to inform you that a security update has been released in Magento 2.x. This upgrade fixes unauthorized data leaks, forged requests for web applications, and admin user code vulnerabilities. These security enhancements make your experience better by protecting against malicious codes that could potentially harm your website. Our Magento developers strongly recommend that all users upgrade to the latest version as soon as possible. Upgrading your website will patch any security issues that your site may have encountered and will prevent future security problems. You can simply download and install the latest Magento 2.x update by logging into your account and navigating to the download area. If you or your team needs assistance with upgrading your website, contact our Magento developers today. We will answer any questions you might have and are happy to help you. Continue to read our blogs for more details on the latest Magento 2.x releases.


Nashville, TN Client Meeting

WebCitz recently sent two of its developers out to Nashville, TN to meet with an existing customer regarding several large, upcoming programming projects. The trip was a great success, allowing us to meet with a client we’ve talked to multiple times per day over the past two years. It is always great to put a face to a name and we are excited to travel out again further down the road to review the vast improvements slated for 2018! Take a look at some of the pictures heading into Nashville, walking around town and some lunch from a local BBQ joint!


Magento Certified Developer!

WebCitz is excited to announce that David Wurst took the Magento Developer exam yesterday and passed with flying colors! The exam covered topics including basics, request flow, rendering, database, EAV model, adminhtml, catalog, checkout, sales/customers and advanced features. We now get a shiny new badge to show off!!!


New Magento 1.x Security Updates Now Available

WebCitz would like to inform you that a security update has been released in Magento 1.x. This upgrade fixes cross-site scripting, authenticated admin user remote code execution vulnerabilities, and multiple security enhancements to make your experience better. These updates also protect against malicious codes that could potentially harm your website. We strongly recommend that all users upgrade to the latest version as soon as possible to patch any security issues your site may have encountered. Simply download and install the update by logging into your account and navigating to the download area. If you need assistance with upgrading your website, contact us today. Continue to read our blogs for more details on the latest Magento releases.