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Ultimate Guide to Magento 2 Dropshipping

Dropshipping Guide

For years the dropshipping model has proved itself as one of the most budget-friendly ways of running an ecommerce business with limited resources at hand. Profitable to commerce newbies and seasoned merchants who seek out new revenue channels, dropshipping survives, evolves, and gain new recognition every day. 

In the guide, we’ll find out the best strategy for drop shipping and describe the prospects of establishing such a business on the base of Magento 2.

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Magento 2 Backend Exploration: Dynamic Blocks

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

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Page Builder introduced a new content type for Magento 2 called Banner. However, it is unrelated to the banner functionality everyone got used to. What was previously called “Banner” in the Content menu now became “Dynamic Block.” While we’ve already explored simple blocks, also called CMS or static blocks, it is time to delve into the nature of their more sophisticated counterparts. Let’s see what Magento 2 dynamic blocks are and how to manage them. Continue Reading

Amasty Full Page Cache Warmer Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

In the following review, we describe one of the significant Magento 2 performance improvements. If you are not new to the platform, you might be familiar with Magento full page cache warmer extensions that improve the productivity of the FPC module. As for Magento 2, the highly effective cache type is available here by default, but there is still a problem with its usage. Cached pages may be deleted manually or after a particular period. As a result, the full page cache module doesn’t work as it should. For keeping the cached version always up to date, we recommend you to install Magento 2 full page cache crawler by Amasty. This tool will help you monitor cache statuses and warming up cache every time the procedure is required. As a result, your Magento 2 ecommerce website will provide visitors with much faster load speed. Continue Reading

Full Page Cache Warmers/Crawlers for Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

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A single Magento full page cache is not enough to leverage the full capacity of your FPC solution (if it is not PotatoCommerce FPC that includes warmer by default). It is necessary to add a full page warmer/crawler to the system. This was true in case of Magento 1, and, despite full page cache is now a part of Magento 2, nothing changed, since no Magento cache warmer is available on the platform by default. Therefore, we’d like to draw your attention to the best full page cache crawlers/warmers for Magento 2. Such extensions crawl your website to ensure that all its pages are fresh and load as fast as possible. As a result, visitors get the most relevant content at the highest possible speed. Continue Reading

Mirasvit Full Page Cache Warmer for Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Mirasvit Full Page Cache Warmer Magento 2 Extension Review

Caching is among the most reliable tools for making every website faster, and Full Page Cache is the most effective sort of cache. Although Magento 2 contains this cache type, there is still an issue with frequently cleared cache data that happens when someone makes changes within your store, mainly to categories or product pages. Besides, the cache can be cleared by lifetime: usually, it happens every X hours. As a result, the default FPC solution doesn’t provide maximum performance. Luckily, you can easily solve this problem with the help of the Mirasvit Full Page Cache Warmer Magento 2 extension. The tool is designed to prevent your store from slowdowns caused by rare cache updating. The extension monitors pages of your ecommerce website and refreshes cache if it is cleared. Thus, all your visitors get the highest page load speed and the best user experience. Otherwise, the number of orders and your revenue might decrease since slow performance can lead to the disappointment of potential buyers. Continue Reading

Mirasvit Knowledge Base for Magento 2 and 1

Mirasvit Knowledge Base Magento 2 Extension Review; Mirasvit Knowledge Base Magento Module Overview

We’ve already reviewed Mirasvit Help Desk MX, and now it is time to pay closer attention to Knowledge Base – a solution designed to provide your store visitors with answers to their most frequent questions. There are two reasons to use this tool: it substantially reduces support/helpdesk load, as well as saves your customers time. As a result, your admins have more time for more essential tasks, and your customers are more satisfied with the user experience you provide on your website. Below, we will describe how Mirasvit Knowledge Base for both Magento 2 and 1 works from the perspective of admins and buyers, but let’s have a look at its core functionality first. Continue Reading

How to Improve Magento 2 Performance Issues Caused by Non-cacheable Pages

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

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Non-cacheable pages increase page load time dramatically. The one small detail can downgrade the performance of your Magento 2 store. Consequently, neither visitors nor search engine bots will like it. In the following article, we describe how a full page cache disabled for a block on a page affects your e-commerce website. Besides, you will find how to fix the problem and restore normal settings for elements that should be cached. More useful tips are available in this blog post: Cookbook for Magento 2. Continue Reading

How to Fix Webpack That Hangs Before Compilation (PWA Studio Issue)

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

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In the following article, we provide tips on how to bring Magento PWA Studio back to life when a Javascript Webpack hangs before launching compilation. The problem only affects developers who work with the native PWA tools of Magento 2. If you are looking for more useful tips, check our Magento 2 Cookbook. Now, let’s focus on the reason why Webpack hangs without even starting compilation and on how to bring PWA Studio back to life. Continue Reading

Mirasvit Help Desk MX for Magento 2 and 1

The best way to prevent your ecommerce business from losing customers due to the lack of well-timed reliable support is to add a helpdesk service to the set of features already available on your website. We’ve already gathered the best helpdesk platforms in this post: Top Helpdesk Services and Tools. Today, we will provide you with a detailed description of Mirasvit Help Desk MX – one of the first helpdesk Magento 2 extensions. Below, we will show how Mirasvit Help Desk MX for Magento 2 and 1 looks from the perspective of both admins and buyers. Continue Reading

Mirasvit Advanced Reports for Magento 2 and 1

It is hard to argue that every ecommerce business requires constant analysis. Otherwise, there is a risk of losing everything or at least running an online enterprise with the least possible effectiveness. Unfortunately, the default Magento platform (we are talking about its both versions) does not offer a robust analytics and reporting system. However, you can always rely on third-party solutions, such as Mirasvit Advanced Reports. The tool lets you get a profound insight into the performance of your Magento website. The Mirasvit’s module is available for both Magento 2 and Magento 1, so it doesn’t matter what version of the ecommerce platform you use. Below, we will introduce you to all nuances of the Advanced Reports extension.

The closest competitor of this tool is AheadWorks Advanced Reports. The best Magento 1 extensions related to this niche are gathered here: Extended Analytics and Reporting Solutions for Magento. Also, if you are looking for appropriate Magento 2 modules, we are going to collect all of them here: Extended Analytics and Reporting Solutions for Magento 2.
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