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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 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

How to Fix Webpack That Hangs Before Compilation (PWA Studio Issue)

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 export CLI

In the following article, we provide tips on how to bring Magento PWA Studio back to life when a Javascript Webpack hangs before launching compilation. The problem only affects developers who work with the native PWA tools of Magento 2. If you are looking for more useful tips, check our Magento 2 Cookbook. Now, let’s focus on the reason why Webpack hangs without even starting compilation and on how to bring PWA Studio back to life. Continue Reading

Magento 2 Webkul PWA Review: Progressive Web App Extension For Your E-commerce Website

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Webkul Magento 2 PWA

Here at Firebear, we explore every new opportunity the e-commerce market provides to share our discoveries with our readers. For almost a decade, we monitor the Magento ecosystem and write about the most exciting things we find. Our materials often go far beyond the platform, covering not only the related tools and opportunities but also alternative ways to run an e-commerce business. As for the following article, it continues our exploration of the headless approach to Magento 2. If you haven’t heared about this new trend, here is brief research. Take the powerful Magento 2 backend and add any custom frontend with lots of new features to it. That’s how headless Magento 2 looks. The platform even offers a set of native tools called PWA Studio. But you can also leverage various third-party alternatives, including Vue Storefront and DEITY Falcon which are frontend-as-a-service. At the same time, you can rely on more simple solutions – different Magento 2 PWA themes, including  ScandiPWA and Tigren. However, there is also a third dimension of PWA tools – extensions. The Webkul Magento 2 PWA module is one of them. Below, we explain the core features of the instrument, explore its frontend, and shed light upon migration to a Webkul Magento 2 PWA website. Before going any further, let’s say a few more words about PWAs in general and headless Magento 2 in particular. Continue Reading

Magento 2 Tigren PWA Review: New Generation Of Magento 2 Themes

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Tigren PWA Magento 2

We’ve started exploring e-commerce long ago before it became so powerful and overwhelming. For almost a decade, we deliver different solutions for the Magento ecosystem, exploring the global market of digital commerce with all its features, trends, and nuances. While it gains higher paste from year to year, providing market players with new opportunities, we try to overview its significant changes and enhancements that expand the existing boundaries. This time, our attention is bound to progressive web apps and headless Magento 2. The most potent e-commerce platform now lets you leverage its backend and create absolutely uniques shopping experience on top of it. Furthermore, a set of native tools designed to create custom storefronts is now a part of Magento 2. So-called PWA Studio helps coders to achieve this goal as fast as possible. However, if you are a merchant, the Magento 2 PWA studio won’t be helpful, but there is another way to customize your frontend with the app-like shopping experience. The ecosystem already offers such third-party alternatives as Vue Storefront, DEITY Falcon, and ScandiPWA. While the first two platforms offer frontend-as-a-service experience, Scandi is a Magento 2 theme, and today we describe another similar solution – Tigren Magento 2 Theme. Below, we explore the Tigren Magento 2 PWA features, frontend, and migration. Before going any further, let’s say a few words about progressive web applications. Continue Reading

Magento 2 ScandiPWA Review: Another View On Headless E-Commerce

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 Scandi PWA theme

For almost a decade, we explore the global e-commerce market with all its sophisticated trends. It steadily evolves, providing players with lots of new conditions and opportunities. Every year, new and new software solutions increase its potential capacity, accelerating growth, and improving the environments customers, merchants, marketers, and developers interact with. Thus, we see a broad diversity of experiences, such as Magento 2 introduces today. The leading e-commerce solution not only provides a limited set of default features but enables numerous customizations. Both these advantages became a part of the platform’s nature from the very beginning. However, both dramatically evolved within the past years. While initially serious Magento 2 customizations were possible only via third-party extensions and themes, the e-commerce system now supports the headless approach. It means that you can take the power of the platform’s backend and create any frontend on top of it. Magento 2 even offers a set of native tools and a related theme PWA Studio – to achieve this goal. At the same time, you can leverage such third-party alternatives as Vue Storefront and DEITY Falcon. If nither of these tools looks suitable for the realization of your business goals, pay attention to ScandiPWA – another Magento 2 PWA that provides a comprehensive set of features and top-notch productivity. Below, you will find this platform-agnostic progressive web app described. Besides, explore the Scandi Magento 2 PWA frontend. Continue Reading

Magento 2 Roadmap (2020)

- Magento 2

Magento 2 Roadmap 2017

Since there is no official Magento 2 roadmap, we’ve decided to create our own. Below, you will find Magento release roadmap that contains plans and features that have been already mentioned by the Magento team or other trusted sources. We will try to gather all the latest information about Magento 2 updates here, so get ready to see how the popular ecommerce platform will change in the nearest future.

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