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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Advanced measurement system for Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

product units Magento 2 extension

While default Magento 2 offers a completely revamped ecommerce experience, it still has some limitations when it comes to a measurement system. Thus, you can’t freely sell products in custom units such as square meters or predefined batches, but since we are passionate about the Magento ecosystem, we know how to help you. There is always a good opportunity to get an advanced measurement system by installing right Magento 2 extensions, so in addition to new measuring units, you will enhance your store with calculators, product options, and other features designed to improve user experience. Check the following product units Magento 2 extensions to discover options that suit best your business needs. For Magento 1 modules, follow this link:

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Improved Emails for Magento 2

- Magento 2

Improved Emails for Magento 2

Since the default Magento 2 functionality is always a little bit limited, you can easily solve this problem with the aid of various third-party modules. For instance, Magento 2 emailing has a bunch of restrictions, but you can avoid them with modules, described below. In the following article, we collected Magento 2 email extensions that improve the way default emails are configured and delivered. You can find the appropriate marketing solutions here: Magento 2 Newsletter Extensions And Email Marketing Services. As for Magento 1 email modules, they are described in this post: The Best Magento Extensions For Custom And Improved Emails..

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How To Create A Virtual Machine For Magento 2

- Fire development, Magento 2

Vagrant

Since Magento 2 requires MySQL 5.6, there are a lot of problems with running Magento 2 in environments such as MAMP and XAMPP with MySQL 5.5 support.  If you are going to switch between Magento 1 and 2 projects the issue can turn into a serious headache. In this post, we’ve gathered information about solving the versions problem with the help of Magento 2 virtualization.

Everything about Magento 2 on Firebear

Magento 2 Demo

UPD (17.08.2015): How to Install Magento 2 with Docker

UPD (24.11.15) PHP 7 Docker Image for Magento 2

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Magento 2 Sample Data

- Magento 2

Sample Data for Magento 2

If you don’t know what is the Magento 2 sample data, then you’ve come to the right place. Below, we will explain why is it useful and how to leverage it on the platform. Using the Magento 2 sample data is the most convenient way to get a storefront with products, categories, and other data. You get a store which is based on the Luma theme and functions just like a default Magento website – a perfect opportunity to learn how to manage prices, pricing rules, inventory, etc. In other words, with the Magento 2 sample data, you can easily master the Magento 2 Admin. Continue Reading

The Magento 2 Performance Guide

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

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Good performance is a crucial aspect of a successful e-commerce project. It is not only important as a vital ranking factor but is highly appreciated by customers. Thus, a fast online store often has a higher conversion rate than a slower one. As a result, it turns more visitors into buyers and helps to increase sales. Now, when the importance of Magento 2 performance is evident, it’s time to shed light on how to grow it in case of the platform. Continue Reading

The Ultimate Magento 2 Developer’s Resource List

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

The Ultimate Magento 2 Resource List

In this post, we’ve gathered the best resources about Magento 2. If you are looking for important information related to the platform, you will find the most reliable Magento 2 resources below. The article is divided into 4 parts: Learning Magento 2; The Real Magento Community; Magento 2 Extensions; and Magento 2 Virtualisation. The Magento 2 Developer’s Resource List will be updated with the appearance of new  resources related to Magento 2.

The Ultimate Magento 1 Developer’s Resource List

Everything about Magento 2 on Firebear

Packagist – The Magento 2 Package Repository

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Magento 2 DIY – New Magento 2 Book By Firebear Studio

- Magento 2

Magento 2 DIY. The Complete Guide - Magento 2 Book

We are glad to announce Firebear’s second book! Meet Magento 2 DIY – one of the first books about the popular ecommerce platform. It provides an overview of Magento 2 and describes its features, benefits, and opportunities. Since the Magento 2 platform is absolutely new, the available information is not yet enough to write a book which is as informative as our Magento DIY, but Magento 2 DIY is an ongoing project, so we will update the book when new information is available. Thus, having bought it, you get free lifetime updates as well as useful tips and recommendations from the Firebear team.

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