"Magento tips & tricks"

Magento Compressors Comparison (Fooman & PotatoCommerce)

Fooman & PotatoCommerce Magento Compressors Comparison

Although we’ve already created lots of post dedicated to Magento performance, since it is hard to overestimate this topic, we are not going to stop. Here at Firebear, our goal is to make the Magento ecosystem better, that’s why we are always trying to dig into something new and interesting. And that’s why you can find lots of reviews and comparisons in our blog. While our main idea is to shine the spotlight on Magento 2, we understand that there is still a plethora of Magento 1 merchants, so here is an important post dedicated to the first version of our favorite ecommerce platform. Below, you will find a comparison of the best Magento compressors: PotatoCommerce JS & CSS Compressor + Image Optimization and Fooman Speedster.

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Mirasvit RMA Extension for Magento 2 and 1

Mirasvit RMA Magento Extension Review; Mirasvit RMA Magento 2 Module Overview

In this post, we’d like to draw your attention to the Mirasvit RMA extension. Although we’ve already described the most reliable RMA modules for both Magento 1 and Magento 2, and Mirasvit’s solution is in both lists, it is necessary to create a separate overview to show how the tool works and looks from inside. So, if you are looking for a powerful tool designed to simplify your daily routine related to managing returns and/or exchanges of goods, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we will tell you why Mirasvit RMA extension is important, if you are going to create strong relationships with customers. And with its intuitive interface, both admins and buyers will seamlessly leverage the return/exchange process. Continue Reading

10 Beautiful Best Selling Magento Themes

Magento 2 themes; Magento themes

It seems rather common when one gets confused when it comes to picking the right design for his/her website. Furthermore, if you don’t have a sharp eye for design, you can drown in a sea of almost endless options. What criteria should be kept in mind in selecting a well-polished website template? Before you hit the buy button, make sure your choice is not based solely on emotions or esthetic, rather on browser compliance or developer support for instance. Whether you need a website to sell furniture, cosmetics, clothes or anything in between, you can end your search right here. The thing is that these 10 Beautiful Best Selling Magento Themes are a perfect choice to enhance your online business. As a matter of fact, highly skilled designers from TemplateMonster walks the extra mile for your project to deliver the right Magento design for your demands. Continue Reading

CloudBleed – Cloudy With A Rain of Data

CloudFlare CloudBleed

Last week, Tavis Ormandy from Google’s Project Zero discovered a huge problem in the security of CloudFlare‘s edge servers. He contacted the company and reported that corrupted web pages were returned by some HTTP requests run through the popular hosting provider. Below, we shed light on the problem as well as provide information on how to prevent Magento form the new bottleneck dubbed CloudBleed. Continue Reading

Magento Business-to-Business (B2B) extensions and solutions

Magento b2b extension

Companies are shifting from offline to online, and the result of this process influences both relations between businesses and end users as well as between companies. Thus, digital commerce appears in all possible spheres. Of course, B2C ecommerce develops faster than its B2B counterpart, but there are already a lot of ecommerce solutions aimed at digital B2B relations, for example, different marketplaces which work only with companies. And since custom ecommerce adds tons of new opportunities, different B2B ecommerce solutions give rise to dozens new professional ecommerce websites. One of key roles in this process belongs to Magento. In this post, we have gathered the best B2B Magento extensions and solutions developed to improve the default capabilities of the platform.

UPD (17.08.15): Magento B2B Program

UPD (15.03.16): More B2B modules

Best Magento extensions for building Magento based multi vendor marketplace

Business-to-Business (B2B) E-Commerce in 2015

Magento 2 Business-to-Business (B2B) extensions and solutions

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Magento Community Edition 1.9.X Release Notes

- E-Commerce, Magento tips & tricks

Magento CE 1.9 Release Notes

Magento CE 1.9.3.1 has been released. Along with 1.9.3.0, the new platform version contains lots of various improvements and fixes and below we shed light on them. Note that some major enhancements have been published, so don’t hesitate to update your ecommerce website to the latest version. You can download Magento CE 1.9.3.1 using the following links:

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Magestore Auction Extension for Magento 2 and 1

Magestore Auction Magento 2 Extension Review; Magestore Auction Magento Module Overview

What if we tell you that it is possible to turn your ecommerce storefront into an online auction? And this procedure does not require much time and effort! Sounds really intriguing, especially if you understand how a simple auction can engage customers to purchase more (or spend more money if you sell something really exclusive). So, you only need the Magento 2 Auction extension by Magestore, and below we review it in the smallest details. Continue Reading