Commonly known as .htaccess, AllowOverride is a neat little feature that allows you to tweak the server’s behavior without modifying the configuration file or restarting the server. Personally, I think this is great for
unless you really, really have to. I did some quick Googling on this and found that a number of places recommend making changes to index.php. In my humble opinion it is better to leave
ECommerce is a small thing, right? Nobody’s doing it and it’s so simple that everyone who does it is doing it right. When that Cyber Monday hits, nobody panics; sites stay up, they’re able to handle the load and nobody gets yelled at, right?
OK, maybe 20 years ago.
Working with an off-the-shelf shopping cart usually requires a little bit of patience. Scaling an e-commerce site does have its share of problems. There is a LOT of interactivity that needs to be implemented. This can be things along the lines of generating targeted ads, sending email or charging a credit card.