Mobile technologies are integrated into almost every aspect of modern business. You can not only buy something and pay for it with the help of your smartphone, you can also accept credit cards on it and, furthermore, turn your device into a point-of-sale system for your business. If you are looking for modern payment options aimed at the integration of you business with mobile technologies, this post is for you.
We have already written about the best Magento templates and now it is time to tell you about the best free solutions. Generally, free Magento templates and themes have less features and opportunities than paid, but one of them can become a perfect basis for your small custom project. Further, we gathered all the necessary information about the best free Magento templates and appropriate download links. If you have limited budget for your e-commerce store, this post will be useful for you.
Make your customers more interested in your e-commerce store and goods by showing them all the related products. Often, it is very convenient. Imagine the situation, when occasional visitor is dissatisfied with the specific product from your store: the price is too high, the color is not desired, or its functionality is not like your visitor imagined. But you have the substitute with lower price, desired color, or necessary functionality. Chances are you occasional visitor will leave you e-commerce store without any attempts to find this substitute. By using correct related products Magento extension, you can change the situation. You will automatically generate related products for the entire catalog of you web-store, so all the substitutes will be displayed on appropriate product pages. Below, we’ve gathered the most popular related products Magento extensions.
Abandonment of virtual shopping carts happens quite common. The abandonment rate for e-commerce retailers varies between 60% and 80%, and an average index is 67.91%. To find out shopping cart abandonment rate, you have to compare the number of abandoned shopping carts with the total shopping carts number. For example, there were 50,000 attempts to buy something from online store during the month, but only 10,000 transactions have been made, so 40,000 carts have been abandoned. It means that abandonment rate is 80% ((40,000/50,000)*100%=80%). But it is possible to decrease this index with the help of shopping cart abandonment Magento extensions. The best tools are described below.
Search engine optimization is the process of affecting the visibility of e-commerce store in search engine’s unpaid search results. Higher ranking and more frequent appearance in the search results list affects more traffic to the web site. For better SEO optimization of your Magento store you can use SEO Magento extensions. In this post, we gathered the best existing SEO toolkits and modules that improve other ecommerce aspects of your Magento website and at the same time positively affects SEO.
Unfortunately we have to inform you, that Magento Go is almost dead. Yes, Magento decided to close the project. Cloud-based eCommerce solution with all the web hosting features was launched in the beginning of 2011. The project was created in order to support different small businesses, and it has no need to install software. However, it has the ability to install extensions for extra functionality. Unlike Community and Enterprise editions, Magento Go was hosted by Magento itself. And now we can witness the end of Magento Go and the same is true to ProStores.
Magento Community Edition 188.8.131.52 has ben released. It contains multiple improvements over older versions. 184.108.40.206 is a major release , so it’s very important not to miss it. In this post we will show you how to upgrade from previous Magento version to the new one. Don’t forget to try Magento CE 220.127.116.11 upgrade in a test environment. The operation is not risky, but there is always a chance to break something.