Amasty Team has recently issued a new extension Full Page Cache, aimed to speed up Magento store pages, known for their huge weight. Full Page Cache is a great success, it considerably reduces page load time and offer a number of other cool features. But actions speak louder than words. And statistics speaks even louder. Check Amasty new research on how fast can Magento be with Full Page Cache?
Magento stores owners often look for the ways to speed Magento up in order to increase the level of customer service. Internet is full of recommendations on a fine-tuning of the server software, which suppose to help in attaining maximum performance boost. Which of them really work? Amasty Team has conducted research and is ready to share with you the results of it inside.
Magento events are a great chance to learn more about Magento ecosystem and feel you are a part of the whole Magento community. Magento conferences are definitely one of the things that make choosing a Magento platform such a great idea. There are so many events going on that it’s easy to get lost in the ocean of information or miss something important. Amasty Team has gathered for you information on all the Magento events 2014 together and provided a little BONUS inside.
Keywords in SEO can be compared to small elves who thoroughly do their job on bringing your website to the top of search results. Having a look at what keywords (or elves if you prefer it this way) are working for your competitors can provide you with a great insight into how your market operates in relation to SEO. Check our second article from the series concerning SEO Competitor Analysis to learn how competitors can help you to make up an efficient keywords list.
Do you know how many customers your Magento store is losing just because your visitors can’t find the products they need since the search system is imperfect? Huge stores with an extensive amount of products suffer from it dramatically. Learn how to help your customers to find what they need and boost your sales by installing Apache Solr.
Holiday season is a real challenge for merchants. While people choose presents for their dearest and nearest, search for the hottest deals sipping their day-off coffee, spend time anywhere but work, retailers sweat day and night. Eventually, improving online holiday sales consist of two parts. First of all, a lot of people are not ready to do shopping on holidays, because they’re resting from work and everyday routine. And that may influence your sales a lot – for example, this happens in summer. Secondly, the...
105 Magento extensions are now available at Amasty store, and sorry we didn’t celebrate the round number properly, as we were busy with making a new Magento extension. Here’s our new comrade – Smart Review Reminder. Read on to know how reviews influence e-commerce sales and what this tool can do for your store.
We don’t mind a Friday to introduce a new extension. Please meet a new guy from your Magento store team – Follow Up Email. It’s a rich-feature tool to boost sales from existing customers. There’s a well-known marketing truth that earning a new customer demands more time and effort than working with the present ones. Want to know more? Read on to find out how Follow Up Email can help your business.
Content is king thing sounds from everywhere. SEOs, marketers, PR and e-commerce specialists say: you need to produce quality content, as it influences everything, from search engine optimization to brand awareness, from social visibility to customer loyalty. Couldn’t agree more. But let’s face it: creating good content is not easy. It requires time and resources, and while I was researching for this post I’ve clearly seen that: even big brands and well-known retail stores not always take advantage of blogging, and even lower percentage of...
We’ve noticed that many store owners ask questions about methods of displaying bestselling products on their Magento stores. Say, you need to show the most popular items on your Home page or Category View page. Unfortunately, there’s no such default feature in Magento, but you can easily do this yourself. Read on to see the instructions!
Spying on your competitors can be a source of inspiration and successful decisions. Although the majority of small retailers don’t have access to resources for building a magnificent Magento store like Nike’s one, we still can learn from big brands experience and borrow tiny tips and tricks. Today we are featuring some ideas from top Magento shops that can be implemented on your website. Want to get these hints and learn how to detect a Magento store? Read on and tell us what you think.
DISCLAIMER The software mentioned in the article is provided AS IS, and we do not take any responsibility for any issues or losses that can be caused by its usage. What ShellShock is about Some facts about the new vulnerability of the many distributions basic component were introduced last week. They are referred to the Bash command interpreter, which is undoubtedly the most popular command interpreter for the moment. Thousands of websites suffered from various kinds of attacks, from DoS to command and control deployment...
Meet Magento Belarus 2014 is on its way! Two weeks are left before the best Magento and e-commerce professionals from Eastern Europe will gather in one place. A while ago we introduced the event partners, but since that time the list has updated, and here are our hats off to the guys that decided to support the evolving Magento community. Plus, we highly recommend these companies if you need a trusted developer or decent products for your business needs.
September is going to end soon, so it’s high time we quickly go through updates that were released for some Amasty extensions. Read on to know about the new features and fixes that has been implemented this month. Full Page Cache is the September champion: it was updated with some useful features, such as a setting to avoid creating many pages with the same URL but various GET parameters – now you can treat them as a single page. You may also want to have...
Here’s a list of nearly 30 Magento influencers Amasty team collected for you. These are people that are well-known within the Magento community, they post pretty often and share valuable content. In other words, reading these awesome experts will ensure you get the most important information on Magento and e-commerce world. It’s not that others don’t deserve your attention, but here’s a step to start with.