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Magento and WordPress Integration – Why Bother?

Magento and WordPress Integration – Why Bother?

A lot of times before you finish developing your Magento store, it just so happens that you are already running a WordPress blog. This means that you actually have an online presence already established when you launch your new store. Having both a store and the blog is successful Magento and WordPress Integration.

Also, after your store is live and selling, you will still want to maintain your WordPress blog. This usually takes you to the point of decision: should I just leave it where it is, or should I integrate it as a blog inside my Magento store? This is not an easy answer, as the right answer as always, is that it depends.

Collecting Magento Newsletter Registration Data

Collecting Magento Newsletter Registration Data

Since we started to provide email marketing solutions for our eCommerce clients, a lot of them began to understand the importance of monitoring their newsletter subscribers from within their online Magento based store. This is how the idea of the Magento Newsletter Registration extension first came about.

We first recommended to our clients to use promotions, discount coupons and other encouragements to get people to subscribe to their newsletter. This is an easy and effective way to get them in touch with their target audience.

Overview of Our WordPress Download Manager Plugin

Overview of Our WordPress Download Manager Plugin

This is an overview of one of our most popular WordPress plugins, called the WordPress Download Manager Pro, our WordPress file sharing plugin. The WordPress download manager plugin supports the management of user groups, allowing for easier restriction and permitting of access to selected users. It’s an excellent file directory that lets users upload various types of files including images and videos.

WordPress Ad Changer Plugin Will Turn Your Site Into An Ad Server

WordPress Ad Changer Plugin Will Turn Your Site Into An Ad Server

This is an overview of one of our popular plugins, called the WordPress Ad Changer. This WordPress advertising plugin turns your WordPress site into an ad server from which you can create and distribute ads across several client sites simultaneously. There is no limit to the number of banners, advertising campaigns and ad groups that can be created across all websites.

Overview of the Tooltip Glossary Premium Editions

Overview of the Tooltip Glossary Premium Editions

This is an overview of the Tooltip Glossary Premium Editions for the CreativeMinds Tooltip Pro and Tooltip Pro+ plugins for WordPress. This is an excellent plugin choice for anyone who wants to add an interactive glossary to their WordPress site. The newest update includes some serious tweaking that makes the plugin load much faster.

5 Ways to Speed up and Optimize your WordPress Site

5 Ways to Speed up and Optimize your WordPress Site

Optimizing a WordPress site can be a tedious process that involves improving the overall performance in a few optimization cycles. As WordPress plugin developers, we have dealt with hundreds of sites which included a large scale database with many installed WordPress plugins, and have managed to improve their performance as measured by the GTmetrix level.

After we were done, the overall rating had jumped from D to E or A to B. This was also reflected in the time it took to load the website, which we view as one of the most important metrics in the optimization process. Basically, any optimization will improve your site speed, but the more different tacos you use increases your chances of improving site speed exponentially.