Guides & Advice

19 September 2019

by Yuriy

Do You Need a Magento Solution Architect to Design Your Ecommerce Store? 

“Good architecture makes the system easy to understand, easy to develop, easy to maintain, and easy to deploy. The ultimate goal is to minimize the lifetime cost of the system and to maximize programmer productivity.” — Robert C. Martin, Clean Architecture. There are a lot of moving parts under the hood of an ecommerce website. […]

16 September 2019

by Yuliana

Magento 1 vs Magento 2: The Reasons To Upgrade To Magento 2

Magento 1 will cease to be supported at the end of June 2020, so Magento store owners should make the tough call of whether they should continue operating their ecommerce websites on Magento 1 or upgrade to Magento 2.  Magento 2 was released to address many of the drawbacks, malfunctions, and bugs of Magento 1 […]

5 September 2019

by Yuriy

How To Write an Ecommerce Website Requirements Specification Document: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices

Launching an ecommerce store sounds simple enough — all you have to do is add some images and descriptions, right? Nothing could be further from the truth. The late, great Yogi Berra once said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” If you want to create a great ecommerce […]

2 September 2019

by Yuliana

Top 20 Free and Paid Magento 2 Extensions For Your Ecommerce Website

While Magento comes with a number of out-of-the-box features, you might still need to integrate extensions that expand the functionality of the platform. A Magento extension is a block of functions that add more features to an ecommerce store, saving you money and time to build a new module. If you want to manage sales, process bulk […]

27 August 2019

by Yuriy

Choosing a Magento Development Agency: Insider Info + 10 Things to Look For

Have you ever been involved in a development project that failed miserably? A lack of management, accountability, and communication are among the top reasons why projects crash and burn. And most of the problems stem from one root cause — choosing the wrong technology partner. In this article, we’ll show you what you need to […]

22 August 2019

by Yuriy

Payment Gateway Comparison: A Comprehensive Guide [2019 Edition]

There’s a lot to consider when making the decision to add a payment gateway to your store. You have to factor in your needs, your customers’ expectations, and what the fees are for each payment gateway. We have experience with different types of ecommerce payment gateway integrations, and in this article we’ll show you a […]

16 August 2019

by Yuriy

The 2019 Blueprint for Voice Search Ecommerce Optimization

Voice-activated speakers and voice assistants on smart devices allow people to get things done quickly and efficiently — and this includes shopping. Currently, Amazon is the leader of the pack in voice shopping — 90% of sales are done through Amazon and its smart devices. Voice has entered the home in a big way and […]

15 August 2019

by Yuliana

Starting an Ecommerce Store? Look over This Checklist to Plan Your Steps Properly

According to Statista, by 2021 ecommerce sales will hit $4.5 trillion and more than 2.14 billion people will have purchased products and services online. It’s high time to build your own ecommerce store as the online retail market is only primed to keep growing.  However, it can be quite difficult to know exactly how to […]

12 August 2019

by Yuliana

Accepting Google Pay for Merchants: What You Need to Know

According to Statista, a retail business can lose up to 70% of all potential customers at the checkout due to an inconvenient payment procedure. One of the reasons for an incomplete purchase is that customers don’t trust your payment system and are afraid to disclose their personal data and private information. So before you integrate […]