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Introduction to Magento Solution Specialist Certification (MCSS)

- E-Commerce

Magento Certified Solution SpecialistThe first business-oriented certification program by Magento was announced! This great event took place at Imagine Conference, and now everyone can try his or her best in The Magento Solution Specialist Certification. Being a Magento Certified Solution Specialist (MCSS) gives you a status of an expert user of Magento platform. This also means that you can reach different business goals with Magento, optimize it and avoid unnecessary problems. Your MCSS status will always speak for itself. As a result you will increase your value and income, gain additional knowledge and get the right to use Magento Certification logo on your Resume or CV.

To get the MCSS you have to be fluent in the following topics: eCommerce, which takes 13% of all tasks;  Magento Architecture – 27%; elements and structure of Magento eCommerce site – 35%; and applying Magento in achieving the business objectives – 25%. The target audience of Magento Solution Specialist Certification includes project managers, eСommerce consultants, business analysts, UX designers, developers and all the other Magento platform users.

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Magento vs BigCommerce vs Lemonstand

- E-Commerce

BigCommerce and Magento Community Edition are two different implementations of one solution. Both variants are good, but each of them has some special features. Thus, Magento and BigCommerce have slightly different target audience. With both Magento and BigCommerce you can create a stunning look for your brand and e-commerce shop, but BigCommerce has some restrictions on different interface elements placement.

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Magento vs OpenCart vs Prestashop

- E-Commerce

magento vs prestashop vs opencartPrestaShop is a free and open source solution for e-commerce stores. Among its supported payment gateways are DirecPay, Authorize.Net, Google Checkout, Skrill and, of course, PayPal. The system contains over 250 features and more than 1000 add-ons for different areas of activity. The main features of PrestaShop are:

  • unlimited product inventory management

  • multi-store management

  • fully customizable templates

  • promotion rules

  • layered navigation

  • unlimited currencies

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Magento vs Shopify

- E-Commerce

Shopify has been in business since 2006. During last 8 years company gathered about 50 thousand online retailers. Shopify has proprietary code, which is available only among company’s developers. Magento exists since 2008, but in 2011 it was purchased by Ebay. Unlike Shopify –  Magento is open source.

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CloudFlare® – must have performance & security solution for you Magento store. Control for CloudFlare® Magento extension.

- Our extensions

cloudflare magentoCloudFare is the world best CDN, DNS service made for huge performance improvement and security of your Magento store! If your store is a part of the CloudFlare® network, your domain web traffic is routed through CloudFlare® smart worldwide network. CloudFlare® makes auto optimization of web pages delivery, so your visitors get faster page load and amazing performance. Such changes affects customers loyalty – being more satisfied with your E-Commerce store performance, they will be more loyal to your business. CloudFlare® also takes care about advanced security and DDoS protection of your Magento store – it blocks threats and limits abusive bots and crawlers from spent website bandwidth and server resources. To summarize the significance of CloudFlare® we should say, that it takes care about two most important things from any Magento store – performance & security!  With CloudFlare® control Magento extension you can control main features of CloudFlare® directly from your Magento admin page. Control for CloudFlare® extension supports all the main methods of CloudFlare® API. You can save a lot of time working with CloudFlare® settings directly from Magento backend, so this is a must have extension for any Magento store what use CloudFlare.

Upgrade to recent CloudFlare API v4 (https://www.cloudflare.com/docs/next/) now in progress – show IP list and update snapshot features not works temporary. We offer free upgrade for all customers – you can purchase now and use all main features already!

 

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Best ways to speed up your Magento e-commerce webstore

- Magento tips & tricks

There are several reasons why speed is very important for websites. First of all visitors. They can become dissatisfied with slow performance and loose trust to your website. The second reason is web search ranking. Google is using site speed as a part of the whole process. These are obvious things and we are not going to talk about them. Instead we will talk about all possible tips and tricks to speed up your Magento performance.

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Don’t forget to check our new guide: 

Magento Performance Ultimate Guide

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