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. 

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.

Xumulus is now featured on Clutch!

Dan Kozlowski

February 16, 2018

Xumulus, a leading Chicago based web development, and e-commerce agency have demonstrated mastery over popular e-commerce and web development builder solutions such as Magento, Oracle, G-suite, and many other to produce digital solutions that work.

“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.

Should you accept Bitcoin as a payment option?


December 12, 2017

While bitcoin is popular now, it may not be the currency of choice in the future. There are many more cryptocurrencies (and, of course, digital ledgers) being currently used or created to revolutionize the way merchants, organizations and governments do business, including payments, voting, legal agreements and other types of transactions typically handled by legal offices and banking institutions.

Why upgrade to Magento 2.2


August 23, 2017

Older versions of Magento allow you to employ third party extensions to integrate responsive themes into your online store. But with Magento 2.x, several responsive theme options come built into the software.

Magento makes it into the 2017 Magic Quadrant

Daniel Kozlowski

May 27, 2017

Magento makes an appearance in the 2017 Digital Commerce Gartner Magic Quadrant.  This is great news for them and some great validation by the industry that Magento is ready to take on the Enterprise of e-Commerce.  It’s come a long way from the first version I used for one of my business ventures almost nine years ago. The report is not without some critical views I will address later.

What are the benefits of using open source technologies together with Oracle?

Daniel Kozlowski

March 27, 2017

You are probably familiar with Oracle’s flagship product, and you may even be using it in your company. While you may have heard that Oracle works with open-source technologies, you may not be fully aware of the benefits of using open-source software (OSS) to enhance Oracle’s existing capabilities. Using Oracle together with open-source tech can seem overwhelming due to the sheer scope of possibilities.

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.