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Private Composer by Aheadworks for Magento 2 & Other Platforms

- Fire development, Magento 2

Magento 2 Private Composer

Composer is a dependency managing tool in PHP. It allows determining on which libraries the current project depends. It also arranges all the processes connected with the library installation and updating. It’s a mistake to think that Composer is a package manager. It handles packages, but it makes it per project. Thus, Composer enables a global installation option without installing anything globally in the default mode. Continue Reading

How to migrate from Magento 1 to Magento 2 with Improved Import and Export extension

Migrating from Magento 1 to Magento 2 is not a simple task. Using Magento data import tool may be a difficult task for the store owners who are not familiar with coding and working from the command line. Even for the Magento 2 developers this task may prove difficult because of how different the entities are stored in M1 and M2.
That’s why having a tool that simplifies the procedure and leaves you with only mechanical tasks is a great time savior. In this article we will talk about how to migrate to Magento 2 using Improved Import and Export extension. Continue Reading

The Magento Adobe Acquisition & Its Impact On The Ecosystem

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Adobe acquires Magento

The recent announcement of the Magento Adobe acquisition caused an immediate stock market reaction: shares of  Shopify plunged as much as 5 percent right after the report. “A few people laughed, a few people cried, most people were silent.” Of course, the Magento Adobe acquisition won’t affect the world like the work of Robert Oppenheimer, but it can dramatically change the existing rules that form the current e-commerce dimension. Continue Reading

Is Drop Shipping Really The Secret To eCommerce Success?

Drop shipping sounds like a compelling idea. In case you’re not familiar with the concept, drop shipping works like this: A retailer creates a store to sell products, but doesn’t buy any stock. Instead, when someone places an order, it’s sent to a drop shipping supplier, who posts the goods directly to the buyer. The retailer doesn’t have any contact with the product. They act as a middle-man between the supplier and the customer. Continue Reading

Introduction to Dummy Cache

- Fire development

Dummy Cache PHP performance improvements

Below, you can find an article that introduces our new project – Dummy PHP Cache. Its primary goal is to increase the default PHP productivity, and as a result provide an influence on Magento, enhancing its current ecommerce performance. We will describe features and functionality of the tool in a separate post, so don’t miss the updates! Continue Reading

The basics of a Magento omnichannel retail system

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

We’re living in the era of retail disruption. Magento ecommerce solutions are being developed for a single reason: to satisfy the ever-increasing demand of customers for hassle-free shopping experience. At the end of the day, customers might not remember which shopping channels they have engaged with, but they remember that there was no problem purchasing and receiving items from a brand. And that’s what really matters. Omnichannel business model was born for this reason. For retailers who are considering omnichannel transition, below are the basics of a Magento omnichannel retail system.

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Bitcoin Cash and Ecommerce

Bitcoin Cash Magento 2 Integration

Bitcoin Cash brings the sound of money to the world, fulfilling the original promise of Bitcoin as “Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash”. Merchants and users are empowered with low fees and reliable confirmations. The future shines brightly with unrestricted growth, global adoption, permissionless innovation, and decentralized development. All Bitcoin holders of block 478558 are also owners of Bitcoin Cash. Continue Reading

Magento Compressors Comparison (Fooman & PotatoCommerce)

Fooman & PotatoCommerce Magento Compressors Comparison

Although we’ve already created lots of post dedicated to Magento performance, since it is hard to overestimate this topic, we are not going to stop. Here at Firebear, our goal is to make the Magento ecosystem better, that’s why we are always trying to dig into something new and interesting. And that’s why you can find lots of reviews and comparisons in our blog. While our main idea is to shine the spotlight on Magento 2, we understand that there is still a plethora of Magento 1 merchants, so here is an important post dedicated to the first version of our favorite ecommerce platform. Below, you will find a comparison of the best Magento compressors: PotatoCommerce JS & CSS Compressor + Image Optimization and Fooman Speedster.

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