We are happy to announce a massive update for our Improved Configurable Product Magento 1.x extension – the first extension which changes the way how configurable products work in Magento. Every new feature of the module has been requested by our customers and is based on a deep analysis of a modern E-Commerce market including SEO and various advertising strategies.
In this topic we’re going to cover such relevant issues that can come in handy to e-commerce businessmen or just people who are interested in the further e-commerce development. Consequently, let’s figure out what we should expect down the road.
A content management system or CMS is an application that allows publishing and editing content from a central interface. Such systems are often used to run news and shopping websites or blogs. CMSs are also used by different corporate and marketing websites. Their main aim is to avoid the hand coding, but often content management systems support it for some certain parts of the website. CMSs provide different permissions to different users, that allow them access to specific elements of the project. As a result, content management systems reduce the workload and make the working process easier to manage.
PHP is a web development language, which is also used for a general-purpose programming. It is installed on more than 2.1 million web servers and 240 million websites. PHP can be mixed with HTML and used in combination with various frameworks and templating engines. The code itself is usually processed by an interpreter. The PHP interpreter is implemented as a native module of a web server or as a Common Gateway Interface executable (CGI). After the interpretation and execution, the PHP code is sent in a form of resulting output to its client by a web server. Usually, it is a part of the generated web page. PHP code can generate an HTML code of a web page, an image, etc. The canonical PHP interpreter is a free software, which is released under the PHP License. It can be deployed on most web servers and works with almost every operating system. In addition, PHP can be used in standalone graphical applications, because it supports a command-line interface capability. Continue Reading
How to stop fearing and start coding? In this post, we are going to the answer to this question. For instance, Roshan Choxi, Cofounder and CEO of Bloc, tells about three strategies that are extremely necessary to achieve this goal. First of all, you have to be focused on habits, not goals. Then you should understand, that learning alone is painful. And finally, you have to build things. Continue Reading
PHP programming language is extremely popular among web developers. The majority of websites are based on it, and frameworks play one of key roles in the popularisation of PHP. They include collections of software and programs, that initiate easier coding. In this post, we gathered the best PHP framework for this year.
A proper framework is necessary for more efficient work. It enables to spend less time on more functional and safer applications. If you are going to develop a robust and successful product, then choosing a right PHP framework is crucial.
Generally framework includes two major elements: the first one is a Toolbox; the second one is a Methodology. A Toolbox is a set of software components designed for writing less code. As a result you also get a less risk of errors. Under Methodology we mean an assembly diagram for applications, which allows developers to work more effectively.
Nowadays, you can find a plethora of solid PHP frameworks, which have their own advantages and disadvantages. You can always test few solutions before choosing the most suitable one. Please, let us know what PHP framework is the best by leaving your comment in the dedicated section below.
You can always move out of MySQL. At least, there are 2 alternatives:
Magento 2 consists of several types of components: themes, modules, libraries, language packages. The Framework of Magento provides a set of core logic; libraries, PHP code, and base concepts inherited by all the components of the system.
Modules and themes of Magento 2 are used as customization units: modules provide business features, and themes provides look-and-feel features. Both modules and features have their own lifecycle, so they can be installed, disabled or deleted.
Modules can both depend on and relate to each other in different ways. At the same time, they should be independent enough to maximum flexibility for the site customization. In addition to the definition new business features, modules also define the user interface for those features. As a result modules interact with themes.
A/B testing provides a lot of opportunities when it comes to improving your current ecommerce experience. A/B test various user-oriented features your Magento 2 website offers to find out what can be changed and how it should be changed. By testing two different variations of the same feature, you will find out which one works better. Hence, Magento 2 A/B testing is a mandatory procedure when you are trying to improve the user experience of your online store. Continue Reading
Full page cache extensions offers the best possible way to increase the speed of your Magento 2 website. Such modules automatically generate and deliver a page to a visitor who is on that page for the first time. The copy of this page is saved to cache. As a result, all pages of your Magento 2 website get cached copies which the system uses instead of generating new pages from scratch. Thus, full page caching reduces database and server loads and decreases page load time, so don’t hesitate to use Magento 2 full page cache extensions. Continue Reading