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The idea of making money with ecommerce business sounds enticing. When you sell your products online, you always get an opportunity to keep an eye on your business’ progress at all times. Before starting your ecommerce journey, it’s better to plan and structure your online store’s marketing strategy smartly to create a valuable impact on the visitors.

When it comes to sustaining online presence, while aspiring to increase sales, reliable hosting is one of the most ignored elements, which if given due consideration, forms the bedrock of your online store operations.    Continue Reading

Amasty Lazy Load Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

The low speed of loading pages on a Magento 2 website is one of the main factors that cause cart abandonment and loss of customers’ trust. Besides, slow pages negatively affect rankings in the Google search results, which might lead to a decrease in the number of website visitors due to a disadvantageous position on SERP. One of the reasons for slowing down a website is the high quantity of images on website pages, which requires a significant amount of server resources to load a page. If you analyze your website in Google PageSpeed Insights and find out that your web pages have a Google Page Speed score lower than 90 points, we recommend you to install a third-party module that provides appropriate page speed optimization tools.

Today, we are describing a solution that allows compressing the size of images and other files and significantly speeds up the loading of web pages. Meet Amasty Lazy Load for Magento 2 – an extension with a comprehensive set of tools for optimizing overall website performance. Below, we look closer at the functionality of the Magento 2 Lazy Load module and explore its backend interface.

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Amasty Product Tabs Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

If you want your online business to be successful and bring more sales, you should think about improving your web store usability. The visual appearance of product pages is one of the vital aspects for user experience on the storefront. If you operate your website on Magento 2, you might note that the out-of-the-box platform has particular limitations related to the product tabs settings. Actually, it is impossible to customize default tabs on the product page, as well as create new ones.

If you want to provide your website visitors with convenient navigation through your store pages and give them comprehensive information on the goods you sell, we recommend you to install the Amasty Product Tabs extension for Magento 2. The Amasty solution allows merchants to change the default layout of the product description page and add an unlimited number of tabs with custom content. With the Magento 2 module, you can provide your website visitors with extra information on your products and efficiently structure all product data on one page. This way, you will increase the chances that customers will make an order and come back to your store.

Further, we explore the functionality of the Magento 2 custom product tabs module in more detail.

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Amasty SEO Toolkit Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 SEO Suite

It has finally happened: Magento 2 SEO Toolkit has been released! One of the most popular SEO suites for Magento 1 is now available for the latest platform version. So, if you want to leverage all Magento 2 SEO settings, you’ve come to the right place. The Toolkit combines Magento 2 meta title, description, and keyword management, as well as allows online store owners to streamline rich snippets, sitemaps, and other vital techniques. Continue Reading

Amasty Cookie Consent (GDPR) Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

In May 2011, the EU Cookie Directive was released concerning all websites operating in the EU countries or targeting customers within the European Union. The new law obliged website owners to provide visitors with the information on cookies policy and the possibility to accept or decline it. On May 25, 2018, another EU regulation came out in regards to GDPR compliance that introduced new personal data collection rules. EU directives impose lots of requirements on ecommerce businesses, making it difficult to fully comply with the established data processing standards. Luckily, there are third-party extensions in the Magento ecosystem that help to implement new rules and meet the EU requirements.

Today, we present you a module by Amasty that provides merchants with a set of tools helping them comply with the cookies policy regulations – Cookie Consent for Magento 2. The extension allows ecommerce store owners to easily set a GDPR compliant cookie policy for their websites. With the Magento 2 module, users can quickly add an appropriate notification bar to web pages and inform store visitors about a cookies policy, as well as collect and process their consents.

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Amasty Store Pickup with Locator for Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Possibility to pick up an order from a physical store is a significant enhancement to the customer shopping experience. If store pickup is included in available shipping methods, online shoppers have a wider selection of delivery options so that they can opt for the most suitable one. Besides, in-store pickup allows customers to decrease time on waiting for their orders and cut expenses on shipping.

In this post, we describe a tool that allows merchants to add the store pickup shipping method to the checkout and provide customers with the possibility to choose the most convenient location and time for taking their orders. Meet Amasty Store Pickup with Locator for Magento 2 – a complex solution that not only allows collecting orders from brick-and-mortar stores but also adds offline store locations to the Google map. Below, we look closer at the core features of the Magento 2 in-store pickup module and explore its backend and frontend interface. 

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Amasty Reindex from Admin Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

High website performance is a crucial aspect of convenient browsing on an online store. If you fail to deliver accurate content without page lagging, it may negatively impact the user experience on the storefront and lead to cart abandonment. Today, we describe a solution that helps merchants to keep all store data updated and deliver it to customers in a timely manner – Amasty Reindex from Admin for Magento 2. The extension provides necessary features for quick data reindexing from the admin panel. The Magento 2 module allows to reindex web store pages in one click and automates the admin routine. 

Below, we explore the functionality of the Magento 2 reindex module and show its backend interface. 

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Amasty Google Invisible reCaptcha for Magento 2 and 1

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Spammers and fraudsters can become a real headache for ecommerce store owners and affect how a storefront looks for customers, for example, because of leaving fake comments with links to other resources. To keep your security protection updated and protect your business from spam and fraud, you need a reliable security tool. One of such solutions is Amasty Google Invisible reCaptcha for Magento 2 and 1, and today we will describe its functionality and configuration. Adding invisible Captcha to your ecommerce site will protect you from the sneakiest bots trying to spam your website forms, add fake reviews, or create fake accounts. Let’s see in more detail which benefits the Magento 2 module brings to its users.

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Amasty Store Pickup Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

The availability of an in-store pickup option for order delivery increases loyalty to an ecommerce site and improves customer experience. Quite often, online shoppers find it more convenient to pick up their orders themselves at the nearest point of sales. If you want to extend the list of shipping methods available on your Magento 2 store and offer customers the ability to visit your sales points, pay attention to the Amasty Store Pickup extension. The Magento 2 module’s functionality allows customers to select a store pickup option as a shipping method at the checkout. By providing your clients with an extra shipping option, you build trust to your business and create more incentives for making an order.

Below, we look closer at the Magento 2 in-store delivery module’s features and show how it works from both admin and customer perspectives.

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Amasty Google Map Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

If you want to provide customers with more information on your business, displaying your store location on an interactive map is a great idea. By allowing your website visitors to find your physical location, you drastically improve their shopping experience. Display of your business address is vital if you offer a pick up in store delivery option or run a brick-and-mortar store. The Amasty Google Map Magento 2 extension enables ecommerce merchants to show their offline location on a Google Map. The Magento 2 module allows placing the map on any page of a website and provides simple configuration settings. 

Below, we highlight the main features of the Magento 2 navigation map module and show how to configure it in the backend.

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