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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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PotatoCommerce JS & CSS Compressor + Image Optimization Magento Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento CSS JS HTML Image Compressor

We’ve already described all the most popular Magento performance optimization techniques here: Magento Performance Guide. And recently our attention has been captured by a tool that combines some of them into one module. Meet the PotatoCommerce JS & CSS Compressor + Image Optimization Magento extension. As you might have already guessed, the module provides tools for JS/CSS/HTML minification and image compression. Now, you don’t need to perform some time consuming processes manually or use several tools to optimize your Magento store. With PotatoCommerce, everything is automated and gathered in one place. Below, we describe the extension’s core features and shed light on its backend structure. Continue Reading

PotatoCommerce Full Page Cache Magento Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento Full Page Cache Extension

Although more and more merchants start to use Magento 2, there are still lots of ecommerce websites based on the first version of the platform. Furthermore, there are enough entrepreneurs who have no ideas on what the full page cache is. Therefore, we’d like to draw your attention to the PotatoCommerce Full Page Cache Magento extension – a reliable module that will significantly increase the performance of your store. Below, you can find the description of the extension’s features and backend interface. Continue Reading