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The Impact of Coronavirus on Retail, E-Commerce, & Magento

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Coronavirus, magento 2, e-commerce, retail

Have you already received messages from local online retailers informing you about the possibility of ordering online despite the quarantine? More and more businesses are trying to leverage the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak to avoid (or at least mitigate) the inevitable recession caused by the virus. Will they succeed? We try to find the answer below. The following article describes the coronavirus impact on e-commerce and retail. Let’s figure out what’s going on around and why people are so obsessed with the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading

Magento 2 SameSite Cookie Guide

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 SameSite Update

Are you ready for the fourth of February? If you don’t know what this date means, you’ve come to the right place. If you know but still look for help, you will find it below. In this article, we explore a new Chrome update and its impact on the entire Internet, e-commerce, and Magento. In an attempt to make the most popular browser faster and more secure and customer experience more private, Google changes the default way of how cookies are treated

The new improvement is already dubbed the SameSite update. It affects everyone, from website owners to visitors. The update forces you, as a Magento merchant, to explicitly label third-party cookies. If you do not do that, cookies won’t work correctly in the Chrome browser. And as we all know, it is the most popular application people use to interact with the Internet. However, it doesn’t mean that users, who rely on other browsers, won’t be affected. Google sets a new trend so that other companies will join it soon. Let’s explore the update itself and then proceed to our tiny Magento 2 SameSite cookie guide. Continue Reading

Magento 2 Sale Category by Ulmod

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Managing sale products can be a tedious process for store administrators. It is time-consuming to go through the catalog for all products and put the products that have special prices into a specific category.

The default Magento 2 do not offer the ability automatically add all products set up for sale under the offer or sale category of your site. If you want to automatically generate a list of products on sale under a sale/offer category of your store, you can install the Sale Category Magento 2 by Ulmod. 

The extension automatically picks up all products with special prices and products in catalog price rule and add them to your sale/offer category. Also, the extension support countdown timer and will automatically remove expired sales products under the sale/offer category, making sure the listing is always accurate. Continue Reading

Magento 2 Custom Order Status by Ulmod

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 by default come with order status; however, this is very limited.

If you want to automate your daily routine, and significantly simplifies the way you manage orders in the backend section you can install the Custom Order Status extension for Magento 2 by Ulmod

The module allows you to create unlimited order statuses to automate your daily routine, also provides the ability to inform customers about every change related to the order status.

All created custom order statuses will display at the customer account page informing customers of the order processing progress. Continue Reading

Inverse Paradox – Your Guide Into E-Commerce & Magento

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Inverse Paradox operates on the market for more than ten years. The company helps small and medium businesses approach their web and graphic design needs in the right way. Instead of providing stock art for their identity, Inverse Paradox offers custom solutions tailored to the individual needs of every enterprise. If you don’t want to use a pay-by-month turnkey website solution that won’t sell your services or want to avoid agencies that overcharge and under-deliver, you’ve come to the right place.  Continue Reading

Magento Software Testing to Boost E-commerce Rates [Case Study]

- E-Commerce, Magento

If you are to organize an effective online store testing process, take a look at the following case description from the company with 11-year experience in quality assurance. Whether you prefer  indoor testing or QA outsourcing services, this article suits both approaches. It is a brief guide on the web testing process and the ways to achieve strong results.

The article describes the quality assurance strategy applied by QA Madness to the big e-commerce project.  Be Fit* is a Magento-based shopping platform offering fitness supplements with more than 150k of monthly visits. The project has an internal development team which works on its independent product.

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Magento 2 Geoip Store Switcher by MageAnts

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Nowadays, lots of website offers services at many different locations along with the relevant languages and currencies used at such locations. So when customers visit the website they needs to manually switch the store view. To make this process easy, MageAnts came up with a Magento 2 Store Switcher extension that detects your customer’s location based on IP address and automatically switch the store view, language or currency.

  • Automatically switch the store view and currency based on a visitor’s location.
  • Import the list of IP address in the form of CSV file from back end admin panel.  
  • Block or restrict access to your website to specific IP addresses.
  • Enhance the user experience by improving the accessibility and usability of users.
  • Confirmation and notification popup before redirecting.

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SmartOSC – A Company That Creates Data-Driven Magento Websites

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

SmartOSC is an international e-commerce agency that creates Magento websites of every complexity. Established in 2006, the company rapidly became an innovation-driven, full-service enterprise that strives to build top-notch e-commerce projects for merchants all over the world. Now, it is a strategic partner to Magento, Shopify Plus, Sitecore, Salesforce Commerce Cloud, AEM, BigCommerce, Ucommerce, Kentico, and numerous other platforms. And we are proud to announce that SmartOSC and Firebear are now partners! Continue Reading