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Amasty Magento 2 PWA Solutions

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Amasty Magento 2 PWA solutions review

The rise of mobile shopping is one of the biggest trends in the e-commerce industry. The opportunity to make purchases on the go and the convenience of shopping on a smartphone or tablet from any location has led to significant growth of mobile commerce. At the same time, retailers increase customer engagement and boost mobile traffic by leveraging new sales channels and reaching out to target audiences.

Following this trend, it is crucial for e-commerce merchants to optimize their websites for mobile devices. Building a mobile app is an excellent way to deliver a smooth user experience across various touchpoints. However, developing a native mobile application is a time-consuming and costly approach. Luckily, an ever-evolving technology offers another solution for improving UX on mobile – Progressive Web Applications, or PWAs. If you are new to this term, check out the article on PWA and Headless Magento 2, explaining what PWA is and how to implement the headless approach on Magento. 

Magento has developed a project called PWA Studio that provides a set of native tools for developing, deploying, and maintaining a Magento 2 PWA storefront. Besides, Magento 2 ecosystem offers third-party PWA solutions that allow building a PWA storefront on top of the Magento backend. The Amasty Magento 2 PWA modules are among those tools. This post explores the benefits and features of the Amasty complete PWA solutions for Magento 2. If you are interested in alternatives for developing a PWA-based website, pay attention to frontend-as-a-service tools, such as Vue Storefront and DEITY Falcon. Besides, you can utilize Magento 2 PWA themes, like, e.g., ScandiPWA and Tigren.

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Amasty AMP Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Amasty Accelerated Mobile Pages Magento 2 Extension

Slow loading pages is one of the most significant factors of high cart abandonment rates on an ecommerce website. According to recent research, 40% of shoppers would leave an online store without making a purchase if a web page loads longer than 3 seconds. Besides, page loading time is an essential aspect for higher rankings of website pages in the Google search results. Also, you should keep in mind that lately, m-commerce is rapidly developing, so more customers are coming to your store from their mobile devices. That’s why it is also crucial to provide smartphone and tablet users with a flawless shopping experience and agile browsing through your webstore pages.

In 2015, Google introduced its new initiative called Accelerated Mobile Pages that was developed to improve user experience on the mobile version of websites and increase engagement. To streamline the integration process of the Google AMP functionality on your Magento 2 site, we recommend installing one of the reliable third-party extensions, like Magento 2 AMP by Amasty. Below, we explore the Google AMP technology in more detail and shed light on the core features of the Amasty AMP pages module.

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Amasty Advanced Product Reviews for Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

When selling products online, providing store visitors with product reviews is vital for making one’s business profitable. This way, you help online shoppers to decide on what to buy while they can’t examine a product physically. Reviews left by other customers act almost as personal recommendations and build trust in your brand and quality of goods. Besides, product reviews are an excellent source of user-generated content, which helps you rank higher in Google.

Today, we describe a solution that enables merchants to organize the convenient process of collecting product reviews on their ecommerce sites – Amasty Advanced Product Reviews for Magento 2. The extension provides website visitors with a user-friendly interface allowing them to share their opinion on your products in the most comfortable way. By installing the Magento 2 module, you also save the time of your store administrators on managing submitted reviews.

Below, we explore deeper the features of the Magento 2 product reviews module by Amasty and show how it works in the backend and frontend.

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Amasty Elastic Search Extension for Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Amasty introduces its new Magento 2 tool that provides web stores with a faster and more precise search, significantly improving the default platform functionality. Elastic Search for Magento 2 by Amasty extends the company’s broad portfolio of Magento 2 modules. The solution enables ecommerce merchants to enhance customers’ search experience and speed up their online stores. The module’s rich features are based on the powerful Elastic Search engine, ensuring that users get the most relevant and fast search results.

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Hyvä – rEvolution of Magento 2 Frontend & PWA Alternative

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

magento 2 hyva theme, pwa alternative

According to the Platonic theory of ideas, there should be an ideal Magento 2 theme and lots of imperfect implementations in the physical (digital) world. However, the revolution is about to hit the Magento 2 ecosystem since Hyvä introduces the closest realization of the ideal theme. The new solution will see the light of the day soon, and we’d like to draw your attention to the new potent asset that claims to deliver outstanding usability and performance. Consider Hyvä Magento 2 theme a better version of Magento’s Luma. It is a frontend that the latter potentially could have become but failed. Alongside this, Hyvä is an alternative to PWA that doesn’t put you into the boundaries of the Javascript-only web. Below, you will find out what Hyvä Magento 2 theme actually is, where to get it, why it is better than the existing solutions. Continue Reading

Magento 2.3 Open Source & Commerce Features and Release Notes

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2.3 Features

We are all passionate about Magento 2 and all its new releases. With every update, the platform gets revolutionary features that revamp the default e-commerce experience entirely and put extension providers out of a job. And the closest major update is Magento 2.3, so let’s discuss how the new platform version may look and when it will be available.

We were amazed when 2.2.2 was released with such features as Magento Shipping, Advanced Reporting, Instant Purchases, Dotmailer Integration, and MFTF. The zero-step checkout experience was magnificent. Although the idea is not new, it was represented in Magento 2 for the first time. Registered customers no longer have to enter any address details, payment preferences, or shipping options. Furthermore, the purchase is made right on a product page. But let’s return to our mutton.

We expect that Magento 2.3 will be released somewhere in mid-2018. And it will include the following core features:

  • Progressive Web Apps;
  • BlueFoot CMS & Page Builder;
  • Klarna Integration
  • Amazon 3rd Party Sales Channel;
  • Multi-Source Inventory;
  • RabbitMQ

Magento 2 Roadmap | Magento 2 Release Notes

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PWA & Headless Magento 2

- Magento 2

Magento 2 PWA

What do you know about PWA? What about Headless Magento? Both are hot topics. Besides, they are closely related; and below, we explain each phenomenon as well as shed light on Magento 2 PWAPWA e-commerce based on our favorite platform via Headless Magento 2. The article describes the official Magento 2 instrument – PWA Studio. Next, it discusses the current frontend and compares it to the PWA alternative. Besides, you will find our thought of the Magento PWA readiness for different target groups. There is also a section that offers links necessary to start the exploration of the new technology. And of course, we explore the biggest Magento PWA projects. The remaining chapters of this article explore the PWA concepts and their application to the Magento ecosystem. Continue Reading