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Monthly Archives: March 2019

How to Migrate from X-Cart to Magento 2 or Sync Data Between Them

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Imagine an extremely flexible open source e-commerce platform with tons of features and integrations, significant support, and a full range of professional services. It looks like we are talking about Magento, but there is at least one more solution that shares the same advantages. Meet X-Cart – an e-commerce platform that powers more than 40k websites all over the globe. Like other minor e-commerce systems, it is excellent to start your business, but at a certain point of your growth, the provided opportunities won’t be enough. Consequently, you will need to migrate from X-Cart to Magento 2. Below, we explain how to do that as well as shed light on how to synchronize data flow between the two platforms. But let’s say a few words about X-Cart first. Continue Reading

Exploring Magento 2 Oracle NetSuite ERP Integration: Activities

Below, we explore how to connect Magento 2 to Oracle NetSuite ERP. This article is a part of our new series Exploring Magento 2 Oracle NetSuite ERP Synchronization where we explore the admin of the ERP system as well as shed light on how to synchronize its parts with your e-commerce website. Below, you will discover how the Activities section of Oracle NetSuite looks. Besides, the article also provides ideas on how to synchronize Magento 2 and Oracle NetSuite ERP regarding this and other sections. Continue Reading

Mirasvit Improved Sorting for Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Convenient catalog browsing on an online shop is an essential part of a successful sales strategy. If customers can’t quickly find the goods they want to buy, they are more likely to leave a website without making an order. That’s why every ecommerce merchant should think about improving products sorting on their stores.

In today post, we describe a tool that is built to increase the usability of the default Magento product catalog – Mirasvit Improved Sorting for Magento 2. The extension adds extended sorting options, allowing customers to organize the products listing by bestsellers, newest, top rated, most viewed items, and more, which drastically improves browsing experience on a web store. Besides, the Magento 2 smart sorting module provides the ability to create rules based on various factors for the products display on the catalog. Thus, online store owners can place their best-performing products at the top of the listing and push not popular and out of stock items or products with lower ratings to the end.

Below, we dive deep into the Mirasvit Improved Sorting extension’s functionality and show how to configure it in the Magento Admin.
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How to Migrate from Lemonstand to Magento 2 or Sync Data Between Them

Magento 2 Lemonstand migration

A state of being new is not a reason to use an e-commerce platform. Yes, fresh tools may have lots of benefits, but they are not proven by time and community. Furthermore, they may still lack some features. But this is not about LemonStand. While it is a great solution which has lots of merchants all over the world, they have to migrate to other e-commerce platforms since LemonStand will be shutting down on June 5th, 2019. Therefore, we’d like to introduce you to the easiest possible Magento 2 LemonStand migration procedure. Below, you will find a description of how to move data from your old e-commerce store to a brand new website in the most seamless manner. Let’s see how to migrate from Lemonstand to Magento 2. If you still want to keep your old store for some reason, this article also teaches how to synchronize data between the two platforms. Continue Reading

How to Migrate from Squarespace to Magento 2 or Sync Data Between Them

Magento 2 Squarespace Migration

While Big Cartel is a platform dedicated to creative businesses, Squarespace is a giant website builder used for all possible purposes. Although it belongs to the lesser-known e-commerce solutions, Squarespace offers quite decent opportunities for digital commerce. Like other minor e-commerce systems, it is great to start your business, but at a certain point of your growth, the provided functionality is not enough. If you also face this situation or just want to avoid it in the future, you’ve come to the right place. In the following article, we discuss how to migrate from Squarespace to Magento 2. Furthermore, the report sheds light on how to synchronize data flow between the two platforms. Continue Reading

How to fix Magento 2 500 internal server error

- Fire development, Magento 2

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In the following article, we shed light on how to fix the 500 internal server error in Magento 2. The problem affects the overall e-commerce experience of a storefront, so it is necessary to fix it as fast as possible. Numerous users ask for help on various forums and community resources, and below, we explore the best resolutions! Continue Reading

How to Migrate from Big Cartel to Magento 2 or Sync Data Between Them

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 big cartel migration

This article is dedicated to the Magento 2 Big Cartel migration and the synchronization of both platforms. Big Cartel is an e-commerce platform for creative businesses. Lots of musicians, artists, and designers create their online storefronts on the basis of it. According to the information posted on the platform’s official website, more than a million creators have sold their art, clothing, jewelry, prints, and other stuff via Big Cartel. Being fully customizable, it offers all the tools necessary to run a business online. Below, we describe Big Cartel from the perspective of its e-commerce opportunities, compare it with Magento, and provide the easiest way of the migration from one platform to another. Although Big Cartel belongs to the lesser-known ecommerce solutions, it offers a quite decent feature set, but at a certain point of your business journey, they are not enough. And since Magento 2 offers many more features, extensions, agencies, and enthusiasts willing to help you, you may run the Magento 2 Big Cartel migration. Continue Reading

Atwix – Doing Magento 2 E-Commerce With Excellence

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Today, we’d like to introduce you to Atwix – a full-service e-commerce agency that covers both B2B and B2C segments of the market and provides Magento services for years. We’ve recently helped Atwix with a literally immense project and will continue to collaborate in terms of import and export processes and integrations. The company had to perform a data transfer for one of its enterprise clients, but the default Magento 2 tools did not solve the task with expected efficiency. However, our Improved Import & Export extension made a combat debut supporting the biggest project we’ve ever worked with. Hundreds of thousands of products were successfully transferred with the help of our module. Prior to our future cooperation, let’s say a few more words about Atwix. Continue Reading

Mirasvit Extended Shopping Cart Rules for Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Special offers and promotions is a vital part of the marketing strategy of any ecommerce business. Possibility to buy products with a discount and get other bonuses for making order increases customer engagement and motivates shoppers to come back to your store. However, since almost every online shop provides promo offers, it is important to find a way to stand out from the crowd.

In today post, we describe a solution that enhances the default Magento 2 functionality related to cart price rules – Mirasvit Extended Shopping Cart Rules. The Magento 2 module will help you create more effective promotions to increase average order value and boost sales on your store. The extension provides merchants with advanced discount rules and an extended list of attributes for configuring rule conditions. Besides, after installing the Magento 2 promotions module, you will be able to place eye-catching banners informing website visitors about your promo campaigns.

Below, we describe the key features of the Extended Cart Rules module for Magento 2 by Mirasvit and explore its backend and frontend functionality.
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How to fix Error 503 (Service Temporary Unavailable) in Magento 2

- Fire development, Magento 2

Magento 2 import export debug log

As a Magento user, you might have already faced Error 503Service Temporary Unavailable. If not, here is a brief explanation. When you try to access your admin or storefront in a browser, nothing happens: you get HTTP 503 (Service Unavailable) errors. What to do in this situation? Below, we shed light on how to fix the Service Temporary Unavailable error in Magento 2.

Spoiler: If you know how to deal with it in Magento 1, your skills won’t help you bring Magento 2 back to life, so check this article. Continue Reading