CreativeMinds Ecommerce Blog

From themes and extensions to conversion and SEO – Everything Magento in the CreativeMinds eCommerce blog! We review new extensions, deliver fresh research about Magento users, suggest tools for merchants and review the growing trend of eCommerce multi-vendor marketplaces

Track Every Action on Your Ecommerce with Admin Logger for Magento 2

Track Every Action on Your Ecommerce with Admin Logger for Magento 2

Ecommerces are complex operations that demand a lot of work and a diverse set of skills. Managing a big team is essential to overcome this challenge, but a high number brings some burdens to the table. For one, it makes tracking errors and performance especially hard.

The Admin Logger for Magento 2 is a powerful tool that addresses that by tracking all back-end actions performed by store administrators. It also creates rollback checkpoints for easy repairs.

10 Surefire Ways to Improve your 2017 Holiday Ecommerce

10 Surefire Ways to Improve your 2017 Holiday Ecommerce

It’s no secret that when it comes to online selling, holiday Ecommerce is explosive. Not only did it make up roughly 20% of all retail sales last year, but it’s expected to keep growing.

According to the recent 2017 Deloitte holiday survey, Ecommerce sales will likely increase 18-21% in relation to last year’s numbers, with over half of the amount of money spent by American consumers projected to flow into the Ecommerce arena.

“It’s Becoming an Adult”: What Our Developers Think About Magento 2.2 So Far

“It’s Becoming an Adult”: What Our Developers Think About Magento 2.2 So Far

The version 2.2 of Magento has been up for around two months now, giving the community some time to evaluate the latest build of the leading open source Ecommerce platform. Among the announced features are increased B2B capabilities and security upgrades.

Over 360,000 webstores worldwide rely on it. And our Magento developers have been eager to use it – some have since the Release Candidates.

Below, two of them share their take of Magento 2.2 so far.

From Sleepy to Reliable Magento Support: How SkinTrends Boost Sales

From Sleepy to Reliable Magento Support: How SkinTrends Boost Sales

More than 140 million Americans had their Social Security numbers exposed this September, after the mammoth consumer credit reporting agency Equifax, Inc. was hacked. Over 200,000 of these victims had even their credit card information accessed, in what has been called the worst data breach in US history. “If Equifax can be hacked, no one is secure. Every webcommerce store needs protection”, says Daniel Botbol.

7 Essential Magento Security Tips to Protect your Ecommerce

7 Essential Magento Security Tips to Protect your Ecommerce

Magento is one of the leading Ecommerce platforms that businesses use to build and manage their webstores. That makes them an enticing target for hackers, so Magento security is of utmost importance.

Attacks can lead to disrupted operations, compromised customer information and leaked financial data. When this happens, the credibility and reputation of your business can take a serious dive, and no company can afford that.

Confused about Magento 2? We Recap Key Statistics, Pros and Cons

Confused about Magento 2? We Recap Key Statistics, Pros and Cons

Is Magento 2 better than its older version? Should you move to Magento 2.X?

Magento 2 has been live for a while now, so we gathered the top Magento statistics to help you figure out if it’s worth your time.

Tip: From what we’ve seen so far, you either love it or you hate it. While there are plenty of things that they still need to improve on (asap!), the new platform does bring some positive changes.

Top Magento 2 Payment Gateways: Which One Should You Choose?

Top Magento 2 Payment Gateways: Which One Should You Choose?

What’s the secret behind a successful online business? A payment system that’s not only secure but also enables you to allow your customers (and most importantly, your returning customers) an easy and fast checkout experience.

When it comes to managing online stores, there are many things to consider: from determining your target audience to setting up your products and starting to sell. Most importantly, you have to establish a trustworthy relationship with your customers.