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Carlos Oliveira,

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.

Nathan Orr,

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.

Carlos Oliveira,

“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.

Carlos Oliveira,

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.

Carlos Oliveira,

End Summer SALE: 15% off ALL our WordPress and Magento plugins

End Summer SALE: 15% off ALL our WordPress and Magento plugins

Summer may be almost over, but the saving season has only begun. For a limited time, we’re hosting the End Summer SALE, with 15% off ALL our WordPress plugins and Magento extensions from Creative Minds.

That means a fleeting discount on over 200 high quality products, such as Tooltips Glossary and Business Directory for WordPress and Marketplace and Multiuser for Magento 1 and 2.

Nathan Orr,

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.

Nachshon Fishbane,

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.

Nachshon Fishbane,

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.

Nachshon Fishbane,

5 Essential Extensions For A Magento B2B Store

5 Essential Extensions For A Magento B2B Store

How can you improve your Magento B2B store? Boost your ROI? Increase your conversion rate?

Running a B2B store can be challenging, there is no doubt about that. Selling products to one customer is easy. Selling a large amount of products to another business requires a more complex approach.

So, thank God for these five Magento B2B extensions!

Nachshon Fishbane,

Migrating from Magento 1.X to Magento 2.X – An Adventure in Details

Migrating from Magento 1.X to Magento 2.X  – An Adventure in Details

We recently completed a project migrating a Magento 1.8 used as a marketplace to the new Magento 2 platform (version 2.1.2).

This store was based on version 1.8 of Magento and was a Marketplace based on the CreativeMinds Marketplace extension with around 500 thousand products. The client requested multiple alterations to the checkout process and admin capabilities.

Rachel Gearinger,

Top 5 Magento Sales Rep Management Extensions

Top 5 Magento Sales Rep Management Extensions

If your Magento online store relies heavily on sales reps, efficiently managing multiple sales representatives will be critical for your store’s success.

It’s not a good strategy to simply send sales representatives out to sell products without monitoring. Sales performance can drop without a management team knowing why and paying commission can easily become messy.

Rachel Gearinger,

5 Important Considerations When Migrating from Magento 1 to Magento 2

5 Important Considerations When Migrating from Magento 1 to Magento 2

With the release of Magento version 2.0, the wealth of innovation in the Magento ecommerce world is now being directed toward this version instead of Magento 1. To stay onboard, it’s important for stores to plan their migration to Magento 2 sooner rather than later.

We’ve already discussed why stores should move to Magento 2, but not how to go about making the change. If you’ve decided to take the leap, it can be overwhelming to figure out where to start or what to expect during the migration process.

Rachel Gearinger,

7 Best Magento Authorize.Net CIM Payment Extensions

7 Best Magento Authorize.Net CIM Payment Extensions

The ability to save payment information is becoming a necessity in today’s online world. Recurring customers love the option to save payment information for future transactions. This saves having to pull out a credit card and type in the information every time a purchase is made.

How can Magento stores integrate this feature without too much fuss? The answer is an Authorize.net CIM extension.

Courtney Jones,

F2 Premium Magento 2 Theme: Get It with a 30% Discount

F2 Premium Magento 2 Theme: Get It with a 30% Discount

Not long ago, Magento developers updated their eCommerce platform to version 2.0. Over half a year after its official launch, the web community has seen a number of ready-made themes that are compatible with Magento 2. Both free and premium, they introduced the new, revamped functionality to merchants, extending their eCommerce potential.

From full-page caching and new file structure to multi-shopping option and visual editor, you can elevate your store to a completely new level. Today, we’d like to offer one of the premium Magento 2 themes dubbed “F2” for your consideration.