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Amasty Generate and Import Coupons Extension for Magento 2 and 1

Amasty Generate and Import Coupons Magento 2 Extension Review; Amasty Generate and Import Coupons Magento Module Overview

Coupon management will never be a time-consuming task if you install the Generate and Import Coupons tool by Amasty. The extension lets you generate an unlimited number of promo codes in just a few clicks. Besides, it offers the ability to view stats related to the coupon usage. Another intriguing feature is related to code export so that you can provide your affiliates with coupons. Continue Reading

What Is Magento Credit Card Skimming & How To Prevent It

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Magento Credit Card Skimming

What do we know about credit card skimming? It is one of the existing credit card frauds. Along with phishing, BIN attacks, and other violations, credit card skimming is aimed at getting credit card information for further usage. This type of fraud usually occurs at restaurants, ATMs, or gas stations. Malefactors use special devices to get the desired data, so often it is hard to detect skimming. That’s why you might have seen large sample pictures illustrating different ATM parts right on the ATM’s screen. Despite government all over the world tries to overcome the problem, malefactors constantly develop new technologies, so skimming spreads from offline to online. And below we shed light on Magento credit card skimming. The following posts covers essentials of the problem, provides some stats and useful links, describes what to do in case your store is hacked, and sheds light on how to prevent your Magento installation from skimming. Continue Reading

Extendware Maintenance Mode Magento Extension Review

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OneStepCheckout Magento 2 Extension Review; OneStepCheckout Magento 2 Module Overview

With the help of the Extendware Maintenance Mode Magento extension, you get an advance opportunity to hide the maintenance mode from store visitors. The module allows you to put the fronted into the mode making it inaccessible for customers. At the same time you and your admins can easily check how improvements are implemented on the storefront. Below, you will find our review of this handy tool. Continue Reading

How To Prepare Magento For Sale Events (Halloween, Black Friday, Christmas, etc)

Prepare Magento For Sale Events

Various sale events occur during the year. As a Magento owner, you should be always ready to prepare your ecommerce website for major holidays, but how to achieve this goal in the most efficient manner? Below, you will find an answer to this question. The following post describes how to prepare a Magento website to a sale event with the help of extensions and themes.

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Extendware Product Attachments Magento Extension Review

Extendware Product Attachments Magento Extension Review; Extendware Product Attachments Magento Module Overview

There are a lot of Magento extensions that provide the ability to attach various files to product pages. Here at Firebear, we’ve already reviewed Product Attachments by Amasty and File Downloads & Product Attachments by Mageworx. As for today, our attention has been captured by the appropriate Extendware’s module. Below, you will find a description of Extendware Product Attachments as well as a detailed Magento extension tutorial related to its backend. We shed light on the extension’s features and teach how to attach files to products as fast as possible. Continue Reading

Amasty Advanced Permissions for Magento 2 and 1

Amasty Advanced Permissions Magento 2 Extension Review; Amasty Advanced Permissions Magento Module Overview

With the help of Amasty Advanced Permissions for Magento 2 and 1, you will be able to organize the work of your admins in the most efficient way. The extension provides the ability to restrict specified areas for certain administrators so that they will see and edit only particular products, categories, store views, and pages. As a result, you can effortlessly create and spread admin roles with a custom set of permissions. It is especially useful if you manage a multi-vendor store, a storefront with several store views, or a website with a complicated structure. Continue Reading

Amasty Advanced Search Magento 2 Extension

Amasty Advanced Search Magento 2 Module Extension

Amasty has a considerable portfolio of Magento 2 modules, and, of course, there is a place for a Magento 2 search extension there. Meet the Advanced Search plugin – a tool that completely revamps the way the default Magento 2 search works. So, what are the Amasty’s benefits over the out-of-the-box solution? Below, we describe this Magento 2 advanced search extension in the closest details.

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Extendware Extension Conflict Magento Extension Review

Extendware Extension Conflict Magento Extension Review; Extendware Extension Conflict Magento Module Overview

Installing third-party Magento extensions may be a reason of various problems within your ecommerce store. Conflicts occur and disable vital functionality making your storefront partly unusable. Therefore, it is extremely important to avoid conflicts or find and resolve them. And the best tool for achieving this goal is the Extension Conflict Magento extension by Extendware. Continue Reading

Extendware Affiliate Program Magento Extension Review

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Extendware Affiliate Program Magento Extension Review; Extendware Affiliate Program Magento Module Overview

To increase the effectiveness of how your ecommerce store is promoted on the Internet, we recommend you to pay attention to the Extendware Affiliate Program Magento extension. This highly configurable affiliate module is designed to simplify your daily routine related to the creation of various campaigns, commission rates/tiers, and banners. It provides all tools necessary to start and run a highly productive affiliate network. Below, you can find a Magento extension tutorial related to the backend section of Affiliate Program and an overview of its frontend, but let’s start with a brief features review first. Continue Reading

10+ Books To Fully Leverage Magento

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If you are going to improve your knowledge about Magento or start learning the platform from scratch you can buy one of  the books mentioned below. They cover different topics, so you should choose one for your specialisation. We also recommend you to start with our Magento DIY, as it is the most complete Magento guide that describes how to turn Magento Community Edition into a fully featured Enterprise-like storefront.

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The Real Magento Community | The Ultimate Magento 1 Developer Resource List | The Ultimate Magento 2 Developer Resource List

It is also necessary to mention that there are a lot of Magento 2 books, so you can already start learning the second version of the platform. Both entry level and advanced guides are gathered and described here: Magento 2 Books To Start Your Acquaintance With The Platform. Magento 2 offers tons of improvements and new features, has a redesigned backend, is more secure, and provides better conditions for running a ecommerce business in comparison with the predecessor. Therefore, don’t hesitate to start your exploration of the platform right now.

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