Here at Firebear, we explore every new opportunity the e-commerce market provides to share our discoveries with our readers. For almost a decade, we monitor the Magento ecosystem and write about the most exciting things we find. Our materials often go far beyond the platform, covering not only the related tools and opportunities but also alternative ways to run an e-commerce business. As for the following article, it continues our exploration of the headless approach to Magento 2. If you haven’t heared about this new trend, here is brief research. Take the powerful Magento 2 backend and add any custom frontend with lots of new features to it. That’s how headless Magento 2 looks. The platform even offers a set of native tools called PWA Studio. But you can also leverage various third-party alternatives, including Vue Storefront and DEITY Falcon which are frontend-as-a-service. At the same time, you can rely on more simple solutions – different Magento 2 PWA themes, including ScandiPWA and Tigren. However, there is also a third dimension of PWA tools – extensions. The Webkul Magento 2 PWA module is one of them. Below, we explain the core features of the instrument, explore its frontend, and shed light upon migration to a Webkul Magento 2 PWA website. Before going any further, let’s say a few more words about PWAs in general and headless Magento 2 in particular.Continue Reading
In this post, we provide an overview of B2B extensions developed by Aheadworksfor Magento 2 sites. All of the described modules add vital functionality to ecommerce stores and provide advanced features for improving the user experience of both B2B and B2C customers. By implementing the Aheadworks business-to-business solutions, you will be able to offer extended payment options, fine-tune your business strategy on the basis of customer segments, differentiate pricing policy for your products, and personalize your marketing campaigns.
In the following post, we continue our exploration of the Magento 2 backend. The admin part of your online storefront consists of numerous sections. However, all of them are intuitive and user-friendly. Therefore, you can easily master them, and we are here to help you. This article sheds light on Magento 2 dispatches and the related backend subsections.Continue Reading
Today, we present you a solution that allows extending payment options on an e-commerce store – Aheadworks NMI Payment extension for Magento 2. The module provides seamless integration with the Network Merchants, Inc. (NMI) payment gateway and supports all its essential features. NMI is a perfect solution for the fast processing of credit card data and introducing secure payments on an online shop. By installing the Aheadworks extension, you will improve user experience on the storefront and streamline the checkout procedure. Below, we explore the functionality of the Aheadworks NMI payment integration for Magento 2 in more detail.
We’ve started exploring e-commerce long ago before it became so powerful and overwhelming. For almost a decade, we deliver different solutions for the Magento ecosystem, exploring the global market of digital commerce with all its features, trends, and nuances. While it gains higher paste from year to year, providing market players with new opportunities, we try to overview its significant changes and enhancements that expand the existing boundaries. This time, our attention is bound to progressive web apps and headless Magento 2. The most potent e-commerce platform now lets you leverage its backend and create absolutely uniques shopping experience on top of it. Furthermore, a set of native tools designed to create custom storefronts is now a part of Magento 2. So-called PWA Studio helps coders to achieve this goal as fast as possible. However, if you are a merchant, the Magento 2 PWA studio won’t be helpful, but there is another way to customize your frontend with the app-like shopping experience. The ecosystem already offers such third-party alternatives as Vue Storefront, DEITY Falcon, and ScandiPWA. While the first two platforms offer frontend-as-a-service experience, Scandi is a Magento 2 theme, and today we describe another similar solution – Tigren Magento 2 Theme. Below, we explore the Tigren Magento 2 PWA features, frontend, and migration. Before going any further, let’s say a few words about progressive web applications.Continue Reading
Today, we provide you with a review of an extension that enables ecommerce business owners to establish customer and company credit system on a Magento 2 store. Meet Aheadworks B2B Company Credit for Magento 2 – a solution that will help you increase the average order value by allowing your clients to use credit to pay for products and services. The module allows adding credit to the list of available payment options at the checkout. In this post, we will explore the functionality of the Magento 2 company credits module and describe its configuration from the admin perspective.
Arranging a straightforward and convenient payment procedure on an ecommerce site is vital for both business owners and online shoppers. Today, we present a solution for Magento 2 stores that enables merchants to set up customer group-based access to payment methods – the Aheadworks Payment Restrictions extension. The module improves the default Magento 2 functionality related to receiving payments. With the Aheadworks tool, you can decide which of your clients will have access to particular payment methods available on your store. This way, you can fine-tune your business strategy and improve user experience. Below, we describe features of the Magento 2 payment restrictions module and show how to configure it in the admin panel. Continue Reading
Below, we continue our exploration of the Magento 2 backend. This time, the article explores the Returns section where a returned merchandise authorization takes place. We explain what RMA is and describe the related workflow. Besides, you will find how to import and export the corresponding entity.Continue Reading