BigCommerce is a quarter of the cost of such on-premise solutions as Magento. But unlike Magento, you don’t face hosting, maintenance, or update expenses. So why do merchants migrate from BigCommerce to Magento 2? The answer is quite simple: the lack of advanced features, third-party extensions, scalability, and performance. BigCommerce is excellent to start an e-commerce website, but you will need to switch to something more powerful at some point in your business growth. Below, we shed light on the Magento 2 BigCommerce migration, so if you also want to get extra e-commerce capabilities moving from your old online storefront to a brand new one, you’ve come to the right place. The following article contains a detailed guide on how to migrate from BigCommerce to Magento 2. Besides, we describe how to synchronize data between the two systems. Let’s say a few more things about BigCommerce and then compare it with Magento 2 before going any further. Continue Reading
Website performance is one of the main concerns for every ecommerce business. Online stores with slow loading pages have lower conversion rates and sales since they provide negative user experience and make shoppers leave a website without a purchase. That’s why it is important to use performance monitoring tools that can quickly identify issues slowing down your web store pages. Besides, a reliable monitoring extension should have an alerting system, so that merchants will be able to rapidly react to any problems and fix them before customers are affected.
MirasvitHealth & Performance Monitoring Suite for Magento 2 helps store owners to track changes in the code and configuration settings and view main website performance indicators. The extension provides an automatic reporting system that sends notifications to admins if it finds issues negatively affecting the website functionality.
In the following post, we explore the functionality of the Magento 2 performance monitoring extension in more detail.
Below, we describe the core features of the Magento 2 Google Page Speed Optimizer extension by Amasty and look closer at its backend structure.Continue Reading
Although VirtueMart is not an independent e-commerce platform, it is still home for almost 50k websites. Being an e-commerce plugin for Joomla, VirtueMart attracts merchants all over the world due to its simplicity, SEO features, and built-n invoicing capabilities. But a plugin will never provide as many features, as a standalone platform does, especially if this platform is Magento. And below, we shed light on the Magento 2 VirtueMart migration, so if you also want to get extra e-commerce capabilities moving from your old online storefront to a brand new website, you’ve come to the right place. The following article explains how to migrate from VirtueMart to Magento 2. If you want to get access to more features and third-party modules, continue reading this article. We not only describe the Magento 2 VirtueMart migration but also show how to synchronize data between the two systems. Let’s explore VirtueMart and then compare it with Magento 2. Continue Reading
In this article, you will learn how to import static blocks (or CMS) blocks to your Magento 2 store and how to export them. Along with the step-by-step instructions, you will find explanations on every static block attribute and sample files you can use as a reference.
Your Magento 2 store consists of CMS blocks and pages. When creating a new store or updating existing one you are probably composing new blocks, assign them to pages, and decide where you want these pages displayed. Continue Reading
Drupal Commerce is an e-commerce option that can be used on top of a Drupal website. It is far from being as popular as Magento 2, but the number of Drupal Commerce stores tends to reach 5k sites. But there is enough reason to leave the platform. Despite its features, flexibility, and community, the platform offers much fewer e-commerce opportunities than its biggest competitor. This situation usually motivates merchants to migrate from Drupal Commerce to Magento 2. If you are also a Drupal Commerce merchant who would like to get access to more features and third-party modules, you’ve come to the right place! Below, we describe the Magento 2 Drupal Commerce migration and show how to synchronize data between the two systems. Let’s describe Drupal Commerce and then compare it with Magento 2. Continue Reading
Today, we are going to talk about Magento 2 widgets – snippets of code that make it possible to display a wide range of content placing it at specific block references on your e-commerce website. The following article discusses their core features as well as sheds light on how to import and export Magento 2 widgets. Continue Reading
While thousands of merchants worldwide use Zen Cart, there are enough reasons to leave the platform. It offers lots of features, quite decent flexibility, and a relatively big community, but Magento provides better ecommerce opportunities, motivating merchants to migrate from Zen Cart to Magento 2. Are you also a Zen Cart merchant? Would you like to upgrade your online storefront with more features and get access to a broader community with tons of third-party modules? You’ve come to the right place! Below, we describe the Magento 2 Zen Cart migration – a procedure that provides all the missing features. Besides, you will find out how to synchronize data between the two systems, but let’s start with the Zen Cart description and then compare the platform with Magento 2. Continue Reading
Spree Commerce is a quite robust e-commerce solution used by dozens of merchants worldwide. But it doesn’t offer enough features when you start to grow since no robust commercial options are provided. And the ecosystem around the platform is small, so you get a limited variety of third-party solutions and specialists related to this e-commerce platform. These and multiple other reasons force merchants to run the Magento 2 Spree Commerce migration. Are you a Spree Commerce merchant? Do you also want to upgrade your online storefront with a more feature-rich solution? You’ve come to the right place! Below, we describe how tomigrate from your old Spree Commerce store to a brand new Magento 2 website receiving all the missing features including advanced scalability, reliability, and performance. We also shed light on data synchronization between the two systems, but let’s describe the Spree Commerce platform first and then compare it with Magento 2. Continue Reading