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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Magento 1 Ragnarök: End of Life & Support

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

move from Magento 1 to Magento 2

It’s not a secret that the existence of Magento 1 verges to a close. The platform still remains one of the most popular and widely used ecommerce solutions, but it lives on borrowed time. So, when does the Magento 1 Ragnarök start? What are its consequences? And what should merchants do? In the following post, you will find the answers.

Magento 1 is no longer supported! Check the latest information about what to do here: Magento 1 End Of Life Ultimate Guide. In the article, we discuss, how to stay on Magento 1 and keep your business safe and PCI compliant or migrate to Magento 2 or other platforms. Continue Reading

Aheadworks Free Shipping Bar Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

AheadWorks Store Credit and Refund Magento 2 Module

Most customers are more likely to make an order on an online store if it provides free shipping. It is essential to place a shipping bar on your website pages to have successful communication with potential customers since you need to inform website visitors about such possibility. This functionality certainly brings increased conversion rates and more loyal customers.

If you are looking for a simple but yet effective solution that will help to promote additional purchases, pay attention to the Aheadworks Free Shipping Bar Magento 2 extension – a part of Small Business Kit.

By installing the module, you can also significantly increase average order value. The extension enables you to display relevant messages to buyers informing them how much more they need to spend to get free shipping, which acts as a powerful incentive for additional purchases.

Below, we describe how the Aheadworks module works.

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CloudBleed – Cloudy With A Rain of Data

CloudFlare CloudBleed

Last week, Tavis Ormandy from Google’s Project Zero discovered a huge problem in the security of CloudFlare‘s edge servers. He contacted the company and reported that corrupted web pages were returned by some HTTP requests run through the popular hosting provider. Below, we shed light on the problem as well as provide information on how to prevent Magento form the new bottleneck dubbed CloudBleed. Continue Reading

Magento 2 Multi Warehouse Extensions Comparison (Amasty, Boost My Shop, Wyomind, Magestore)

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 Multi Warehouse Extensions Comparison (Amasty, Boost My Shop, Wyomind, Magestore)

We’ve already mentioned that Magento 2 does not provide multi warehouse functionality by default, but you can easily get it after installing a corresponding third-party Magento 2 inventory extension. On Firebear, we’ve already reviewed four tools of this kind: Amasty Multi Warehouse Inventory, Boost My Shop Inventory Extension, Wyomind Advanced Inventory, and Magestore Inventory Management. All of them serve the same purpose but provide individual realization of similar functionality. Below, we explain which Magento 2 multi warehouse module suits best specific ecommerce needs. Continue Reading

Aheadworks Magento 2 Pack Builder

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 Pack Builder by AheadWorks

Aheadworks is one of the leading extension providers for both Magento 2 and Magento 1. The company works with thousands of e-commerce merchants all over the world and constantly creates new tools and user-friendly offers. This time our attention has been captured by Aheadworks Magento 2 Pack Builder – a flexible discount system and a handy tool. Below, we shed light on it and provide several examples of useful Magento 2 extension packs. Continue Reading

Aheadworks Magento 2 Small Business Kit

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

AheadWorks Abandoned Cart Email Magento 2 Extension Review

Since we’ve already reviewed and compared almost all Magento 2 modules by Aheadworks, we know for sure the company provides reliable and user-friendly solutions that fully satisfy modern ecommerce requirements. Their only drawback is the price. If you are not a company’s Magento 1 client, you won’t get a 50% discount, so the cost of the desired tool will be higher than the average one. Also, while medium or large vendors can easily spend extra money on a reliable solution, small businesses often have a limited budget. However, this is no longer a problem since Aheadworks offers an entirely new product – Small Business Kit.
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Magento 2 Product Labels Comparison (Amasty, Mirasvit)

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 Product Labels Comparison (Amasty, Mirasvit)

It is always a good idea to attract the attention of store visitors to sales, discounts, and various promotions. Since there are several ways to do so, below, we shed light on one of the most efficient methods – product labels. Of course, you can create product labels manually, attaching them to existing product images somewhere in the editor and re-uploading back to Magento 2, but it’s not worth the effort. Instead, we recommend you to use special Magento 2 product labels extensions designed to create labels and attach them to product images automatically. Currently, the Magento 2 ecosystem offers two reliable solutions: Amasty Product Labels and Mirasvit Product Labels. In the following post, we compare them to find out key differences between the two Magento 2 product labels extensions. Continue Reading

7 Best Oracle Books

- Fire development

 

In this post, we are going to cover the best 7 Oracle books that you can find helpful for a successful examination completion or just programming skills improvement. These manuals are known for their comprehensive coverage of the topics and simple manner of explanation. So, enjoy reading 🙂 Continue Reading

Magento 2 Store Locator Extensions Comparison (Amasty, Aheadworks, Magestore, M-Connect)

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Amasty, aheadWorks, Magestore

If you run a brick-and-mortar store along with an online ecommerce website, it is essential to indicate the availability of the offline outlet on your digital storefront. Since there are several Magento 2 modules designed to achieve this goal, below, we compare the most reliable solutions: Amasty Store Locator, Aheadworks Store Locator, and Magestore Store Locator. Although all these Magento 2 store locator extensions serve the same aim, their functionality differs a lot, so let’s figure out the details of each Magento 2 store locator.

UPD: M-Connect was added to the comparison:

Magento 2 Store Locator Extensions

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