The following article sheds light on a new important enhancement to our favorite e-commerce platform – Magento 2 Multi Source Inventory. The project will be available for the Open Source (Community) edition by the end of 2018, so it’s time to say a few words about its nature, goals, benefits, and usability.
What is the meaning of the multi source inventory functionality of Magento 2? Behind this term, you will discover a huge improvement to the Magento core that introduces the ability to connect multiple inventory sources to your e-commerce store. Note that you not only link them together but also leverage an algorithm of selection that chooses a warehouse or a physical store depending on various conditions to make the delivery as much efficient as possible.
Of course, such functionality also enables some advanced drop shipping opportunities, so does it mean that a huge part of multi source and drop shipping modules will become useless with the release of Magento 2.3 that tends to be the first version with the built-in multi source capabilities? We will try to provide the answer below.Continue Reading
In the following article, we discuss the improved approach to data importfrom Teradata to Magento 2. Although there is a community-accepted approach (described below as well), we propose a more user-friendly way of integration. Being based on a third-party extension, it not only moves all routine processes to a single environment but also allows automating them. Consequently, you no longer need to spend time on importing data from Teradata to Magento 2 daily. But let’s describe the common approach before discussing the enhanced one.Continue Reading
If you have data stored in an SQLite database but want to move it to your Magento 2 website, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we compare a traditional approach to the transfer with a more efficient and user-friendly way to achieve the same goal. Magento 2 data import from SQLite has never been more accessible, but let’s take a look at a more complicated procedure used by the majority of merchants.Continue Reading
The following article discusses two utterly different approaches to Magento 2 data import from Cassandra. Unfortunately, it is not possible to connect the database to you store directly if you don’t use any third-party tools. Although there is an alternative solution, many people still run the integration manually spending hours of time on the synchronization. Indeed, the alternative approach offers a much more efficient way to achieve the same goal. Below, we describe both ways to import data from Cassandra to Magento 2.Continue Reading
The default Magento 2 platform lacks some features allowing to manage product custom options on an online store effectively. To avoid manual creation and import of custom variants for each product on your ecommerce site, you need a reliable third-party solution. With the MageDelight Advanced Custom Option Magento 2 extension, you will not need to spend your time and effort on creating each product’s option manually anymore, since it automates this process with the help of handy templates. The module enables merchants to assign pre-configured templates to an unlimited number of items on their web stores.
Below, we describe the Magento 2 extension’s main features and explore how it works on the backend and frontend as well.
Sales loss caused by cart abandonment is an issue that every ecommerce merchant faces in their business. Quite often online shoppers don’t complete the purchase after adding some products to their carts due to various reasons, like not clear checkout process, browsing other websites, or other distractions. Magento 2 Abandoned Cart Reminderextension by Extendware helps store owners decrease the effects of cart abandonment by converting abandoned carts into orders and increase their sales and profit. The module sends automated reminders to cart abandoners offering them to come back to a web store and proceed to checkout. Below, we describe the functionality of the Magento 2 abandoned cart emails extension in more detail.
If you are tired of importing data from Microsoft Access to Magento 2 via the traditional algorithm that includes exporting CSV files, editing them and then transferring to a new database, you’ve come to the right place: below, we shed light on how to simplify this procedure dramatically. The following article discusses how to establish a direct data flow fromMicrosoft Access to Magento 2 to move data between the two systems seamlessly. But let’s say a few more words about the traditional way of how to import files from Microsoft Access to Magento 2.Continue Reading