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Magento Maintenance: Five Tasks That Will Keep Your Store Running Smoothly

September 6, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Like any complex piece of software, Magento requires a bit of maintenance every now and again. As your store evolves and your business grows, new products and customer accounts are created and deleted, extensions and themes are installed or modified, and the general day-to-day operations of the store leave their mark.

Diligently maintaining your store will ensure that it remains secure, fast, and reliable as the years go by. In this article, I’m going to focus on five of the most common tasks that Magento store owners should add to their to-do lists. Read more

Posted in: Magento

8 Plugins Every New WooCommerce User Should Know About

July 19, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

8 Plugins Every New WooCommerce User Should Know AboutOne of the things we admire most about WooCommerce is its rich out-of-the-box functionality. A new eCommerce retailer can start selling in next to no time. They can focus on adding products and configuring their store without needing to install an array of extensions to add essential features.

But including every possible feature would result in a messy and bloated application, which is why WooCommerce also provides a way to add extensions that bring new tools, integrations, and features. Read more

Posted in: WooCommerce

10 Reasons to Choose WooCommerce for Your eCommerce Business

June 25, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

10 Reasons to Choose WooCommerceThousands of new eCommerce businesses are launched every year and new online retailers have no shortage of options when it comes to picking a platform. Should you choose a hosted platform like Shopify or a self-hosted application like Magento or WooCommerce? Should you choose the simplest possible solution or one capable of growing with your business?

Used on about 2.3 million eCommerce stores around the world, WooCommerce is particularly friendly to new eCommerce merchants because it combines ease of use with incredible power, flexibility, and features. Below you’ll find ten advantages of Woocommerce. Read more

Posted in: WooCommerce

Magento Explained: Understanding The Magento Ecosystem

June 18, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

The Magento Ecosystem ExplainedThe Magento eCommerce application is at the center of a vibrant ecosystem of retailers, developers, designers, conferences, and Magento hosting providers. Like all ecosystems, Magento evolves, and it can be difficult for newcomers to the world of eCommerce to get to grips with its constituent parts and the role they play in building a successful eCommerce business. Read more

Posted in: Magento

Integrating a WordPress Blog With Your Magento Store

June 12, 2018 3 Comments RSS Feed

Integrating a WordPress Blog Into a Magento StorePublishing audience-attracting content on an eCommerce store can be difficult. Product descriptions are essential but they aren’t the sort of content that attracts a loyal readership or brings people back time and time again. The importance of SEO value in generating organic reach means that it’s time to start integrating a WordPress blog with your Magento store. Content publishing is the present and the future of eCommerce and online retail, especially if you’re looking to attract new customers and retain existing buyers. Read more

Posted in: Magento, WordPress

3 Key Takeaways from IRCE 2018

June 8, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

3 Takeaways from IRCE 2018

We’ve just returned from IRCE 2018. Between the marketplace and the sessions, there was a lot happening. eCommerce and marketing professionals from around the world were in attendance, and everyone seemed to have something to bring to the table.

However, throughout the show, we found that three things seemed to be present in almost all of the conversations going on.

Here are what we think were the three main takeaways from IRCE this year.

 

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Posted in: General, Magento

How to Optimize Your Magento 2 Store

April 23, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

The Definitive Guide to Optimizing Magento 2When Magento was first released, it provided customers with a personalized eCommerce experience. It still does this excellently. Yet as Magento stores have grown and their requirements have changed, this personalized experience now needs to be delivered to an increasingly large customer base, and in an increasingly efficient way. Magento 2 performance optimization helps store owners to do just this.   Read more

Posted in: Magento, Nexcess

Instant Purchases Bring One-Click Buying To Magento

April 12, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

instant-purchases-bring-one-click-buying-to-magentoJeff Bezos is the richest person who has ever lived, according to some sources. While that claim should be taken with a pinch of salt – Bill Gates was richer in real terms before he gave a big chunk of his wealth away – Bezos is certainly the richest person in the world today. That wealth is due to the enormous success of Amazon, and a big chunk of Amazon’s success is due to the stranglehold the company had over one-click purchases. Read more

Posted in: Magento