MAGENTO AUDIT AND REPORT
For online store owners, the difference between a good sales season and a bad sales season is success and disaster.
Bad code could cripple your site and have a negative impact on your conversion rates. Performing a code audit ensures your site is stable, scalable and in the best of shape.
A code audit is like a master health checkup – it assesses the health of your Magento website and recommends action so that you can worry less about the website’s well-being and focus on growing your business.
Do You Need A Magento Code Audit?
In eCommerce, time is money. The kind of financial impact it can have is huge, particularly during the holiday season. If the answer is Yes – or ‘I don’t know,’ to any of the following questions, then you likely need a Magento code audit.
- Is the code compliant with the Magento coding standards?
- Has the Magento core been modified?
- Is PHP code included in the front-end templates?
- Have third-party extensions been installed?
- Have custom extensions been developed?
- Are there any unused extensions?
- Have the latest security patches been applied?
- Are there legacy issues following the first phase of development from a previous site?
Benefits of Code Audit
Our Magento Audit and Report service ensures that any issues that are currently occurring have recommendations for quick fixes plus identification of issues that you're not aware of.
Magento is designed to work well. It is not optimized straight out of the box from a performance and usability point of view, so ensuring that your installation is meeting these needs is essential to your long-term success as an eCommerce store.
- Overall health report of the website
- Determine major and minor code issues
- Game plan to fix the issues identified
- Road map to site improvements and optimization
- Identify security loopholes and vulnerabilities
- Guidance on following Magento best practices
- Actionable insights on further managed services support
- Recommendations on server configuration
- Identify unnecessary permission to folders and files
What Is A Magento Code Audit?
A Magento Code Audit involves a deep dive into the source code of the website application to ascertain bugs/issues, security, performance, and violations of standard coding formats.The MagMoto team performing the audit will follow the PSR-1: Basic Coding Standard and PSR-2: Coding Style Guide. Magento recommends that developers who create Magento extensions and customization also use these standards.Usually, four levels of the audit are performed.
Performance Level Audit:
Performance Level Audit provides a report of server response time of each page, cookies usage, DOM element size, 404 pages and HTTP requests. The report usually contains recommendations to…
- Improve the design
- Optimize the scripts
- Reduce HTTP requests and more
Server Level Audit:
The server level audit provides a report on Magento, PHP, Mysql, Apache/Ngnix server configuration and cache server. The server configuration is based on average and peak time server usage of the customer.
Security Level Audit:
Security level audit provides a report on Magento security patches, server-side administrator accounts, and any symptoms of common Magento hacks like unnecessary permission to folder and files and poor passwords.
A report with actionable insights will be prepared, once the audit is completed. This report will prioritize the issues that need to be fixed into High, Medium, and Low levels. This report will pave the way to the next steps that need to taken by the customer to stabilize, secure and scale the website.
Code Level Audit:
The code level audit is a deep dive into the following areas:
- Magento Commercial/3rd Party Extensions
- Magento Custom Extensions
- Magento Core Analysis
- Magento Cache Analysis
- Magento Catalog Analysis
Code level Audit tool checks your code against some of the common Magento and PHP coding issues, like:
- Raw SQL queries
- SQL queries inside a loop
- Direct instantiation of Mage and Enterprise classes
- Unnecessary collection loading
- Excessive code complexity
- Use of dangerous functions
- Use of PHP superglobals and many others
What You Receive With Our Audit
Detailed Explanation of Findings and Suggestions
Technical Audit report is mainly tailored for developers but we tend to provide as detailed explanation of all points as possible so that non-developers can understand it, too.
Technical audit is not another Top 5 list and can include tens and even hundreds of bullet point with issues and action points. That’s why we prioritize all issues so you can start fixing the most critical ones right away.
Comprehensive explanation what and how needs to be done to get rid of all discovered issues and improve general website performance.