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Amasty Google Page Speed Optimizer Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Website speed optimization is one of the main concerns for ecommerce merchants. Web pages with low loading speed negatively affect user experience, decreasing trust to an online store and increasing cart abandonment rate. Besides, store performance has a direct connection with search engine rankings. Today, we present you a tool that offers essential performance optimization techniques – the Amasty Google Page Speed Optimizer extension for Magento 2. With the module, you will be able to quickly configure all necessary settings to compress images and optimize code structure automatically. The Amasty extension doesn’t affect images quality when reducing their size and provides tools for JavaScript, CSS, and HTML files compression.

Below, we describe the core features of the Magento 2 Google Page Speed Optimizer extension by Amasty and look closer at its backend structure. 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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Amasty Custom Checkout Fields for Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

There are different third-party modules which help to improve default checkout procedure on the Magento storefront. Today, we explore a tool which allows adding custom order attributes at the checkout – Magento 2 Custom Checkout Fields by Amasty. After adding extra checkout fields, you will have an opportunity to collect more information about customers and their preferences, as well as get useful feedback about your products or services. With the received data, it becomes easier to understand customers’ needs. Besides, you can use this info for optimizing order processing on your web store. The module brings lots of benefits to both admins and customers. So, let’s see in more detail which features it offers and how it works on the backend and frontend.

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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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Amasty Order Attributes for Magento 2 and 1

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What do we know about Magento 2 order attributes? We know for sure that the default version of the platform offers limited functionality in this area, but you can improve the situation with the help of the Order Attributes Magento 2 extension by Amasty. It provides the ability to collect additional order information by adding new custom fields to the checkout page. As a result, you get all the data necessary for fast order processing. Continue Reading

Amasty Full Page Cache Warmer Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 Full Page Cache Warmer Extension

In the following review, we describe one of the very important Magento 2 performance improvements. If you are not new to the platform, you might be familiar with Magento full page cache warmer extensions that improve the productivity of the FPC module. As for Magento 2, the highly effective cache type is available here by default, but there is still a problem with its usage. Cached pages may be deleted manually or after a particular period. As a result, the full page cache module doesn’t work as it should. For keeping the cached version always up to date, we recommend you to install Magento 2 full page cache crawler warmer by Amasty. This tool will help you monitor cache statuses and warming up cache every time the procedure is required. As a result, your Magento 2 ecommerce website will provide visitors with much faster load speed. Continue Reading

Diamond Search Magento 2 Extension by Mageinn

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Today, we are describing a must-have extension for ecommerce merchants who sell diamonds and jewelry online – Mageinn Diamond Search for Magento 2. The module adds necessary functionality for creating custom diamond and jewelry collections and selling them on a Magento 2 store. The extension allows merchants to integrate their online stores with RapNet, the world’s leading diamond and fine jewelry marketplace. Also, the Diamond Search module enables store owners to create custom products with assigned attributes right in the Magento Admin. On the frontend, the Diamond Search extension improves the shopping experience by allowing customers to design their own ring in a few easy steps. Let’s see which features the Magento 2 ring builder module offers to its users.
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Amasty Free Gift Magento 2 Extension

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Unfortunately, default Magento 2 promotions have limited functionality. Therefore, such tools as Amasty Free Gift for Magento 2 and 1 (M1 Auto Add Promo Items) are popular among merchants. Using this solution, you will be able to bring a diversity of promotions to visitors and give them lots of reasons to become returning buyers. The Magento 2 free gift product extension makes customers more loyal since every purchase on your website can be associated with something positive and friendly – a free gift. At the same time, you get a perfect opportunity to clear your stocks from unpopular items. Below, we describe the Magento 2 gift module by Amasty in more detail.
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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

How to get a store in Magento 2 programmatically?

- Fire development, Magento 2

Magento 2 Development

In the article below we shed light on how to get a current store in Magento 2 programmatically. The following information is useful when you create a PHP script or Magento 2 module. Sometimes, it is necessary to check, which store is currently active or for which store you need to get or change values. The procedure is quite straightforward: you need only a few lines of code to do that. More tips from Magento 2 cookbook. Continue Reading