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A/B Testing for Magento

 A/B testing is a randomized experiment with A and B variants, which are the control and the treatment in the testing. Variant A (the control) is the currently used version, while Variant B (the treatment) is modified. The goal of Magento A/B testing is to identify changes to an online store that increase an outcome of interest. More and more e-commerce merchants use A/B testing to get the most out of their traffic and improve sales. You can use it to test almost everything in your e-commerce business.

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Best Magento extensions for building Magento based multi vendor marketplace

Being the primary type of multichannel e-commerce, online marketplaces form a special type of e-commerce sites with product and inventory information provided by multiple third parties and transactions processed by the marketplace operators. The operator can also be a vendor, like Amazon, for example. The good news is that you can turn your Magento store into an online marketplace with ease. In this post, we will tell you how to do this.

First of all you will need a Magento store. The second important condition is the correct extension, suite, module or tool. We will focus on the four solutions: uMarketplace Suite, apptha MarketPlace, Magento Marketplace Multi Vendor Module and Multi Vendor Marketplace Magento Extension.

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Multi Vendor Marketplace Magento 2 Extensions

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Magento VS WooCommerce (WordPress based E-Commerce solution)

- E-Commerce

When it comes to choosing the right e-commerce platform there are a lot of nuances to think about. In this post we’ve compared Magento with WooCommerce. Both are open source, but they still have some major differences. As a result WooCommerce, which is a base for over 259,000 sites, overtakes all versions of Magento (over 213,000 sites) in popularity. Flawless connection with other platforms and systems is one of the main reasons that WooCommerce achieved a growth of 452% over the last year. But lets compare both platforms.

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The Best Free Open Source Magento Templates 2014

- Magento tips & tricks

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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.

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Magento Connect Stuff Picks extensions (summer 2014)

- Magento tips & tricks

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Magento Connect Stuff Picks includes 3 pages of both free and paid extensions. WordPress integration, one page checkout, social marketing apps, taxes, shopping, different reports and a bunch of new features are among them. Magento Connect Stuff Picks extensions were carefully selected by Magento team, so they are the most useful, interesting or unusual solutions for your e-commerce webstore.

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Magento Go is dead

- E-Commerce

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.

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Upgrade to Magento Community 1.9 (by SSH)

- Magento tips & tricks

Magento Community Edition 1.9.0.1 has ben released. It contains multiple improvements over older versions. 1.9.0.1 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 1.9.0.1 upgrade in a test environment. The operation is not risky, but there is always a chance to break something.

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Best Magento Development Companies – the most reliable sources to improve or build your Magento store

magento developers In this post you can find information about the best Magento extensions developmend studios. There are a lot of different companies specialised in Magento development. Some of them produce free products, another – paid. The quality and the purpose of their modules also differ. For every company we did a short review, based on information from the web. Few best extensions are also included.

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Introduction to Magento Solution Specialist Certification (MCSS)

- E-Commerce

Magento Certified Solution SpecialistThe first business-oriented certification program by Magento was announced! This great event took place at Imagine Conference, and now everyone can try his or her best in The Magento Solution Specialist Certification. Being a Magento Certified Solution Specialist (MCSS) gives you a status of an expert user of Magento platform. This also means that you can reach different business goals with Magento, optimize it and avoid unnecessary problems. Your MCSS status will always speak for itself. As a result you will increase your value and income, gain additional knowledge and get the right to use Magento Certification logo on your Resume or CV.

To get the MCSS you have to be fluent in the following topics: eCommerce, which takes 13% of all tasks;  Magento Architecture – 27%; elements and structure of Magento eCommerce site – 35%; and applying Magento in achieving the business objectives – 25%. The target audience of Magento Solution Specialist Certification includes project managers, eСommerce consultants, business analysts, UX designers, developers and all the other Magento platform users.

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