Search engine optimization is one of the key factors for any online store. While off-page SEO, that is citations and links pointing to your site, is important, you should never forget about on-page optimization. The latter is within your full control and thus can be implemented properly. Magento 1.X has certain flaws in terms of SEO, and many of them seem to have been considered while developing Magento 2. In this post I will try to cover all Magento 2 SEO settings which are available...
Magento blog: technical tips and e-commerce guides from Amasty Blog
Hello Amasty blog readers! As we share some free useful Magento tools from time to time, we decided they should have a cosy home where they can chill out together. Here’s a collection of free downloadable tools for many purposes, and we’ll timely update this post if anything new appears.
If you’re working with Magento , most probably you’ll face a situation when you need existing fake orders, and there are none at the moment. It’s not relevant to create orders (or customers) using the Magento interface, as you can do it programmatically, which takes less time and effort.
Google treats users security quite seriously so it wasn’t surprisingly that in August 2014 Google announced HTTPs as a ranking factor. But still buzz was heard from here and there in the SEO community. Some people immediately switched to HTTPs, some preferred to take time and think over such a serious step. Anyway, there were people who claimed that HTTPs made their sites rank higher; those who saw drops in rankings after switch to HTTPs; and finally those who didn’t notice any changes with HTTPs.
This article is based on a speech Amasty Chief Technology Officer Andrei Vachkevich gave on Meet Magento Poland 2014. Good day to Amasty blog readers! I’ve been working with Magento for more than 5 years, and finally it’s time to share some of our recent experience regarding sending e-mails in Magento. Today I will speak about how to avoid your e-mails being marked as spam. Of course if your goal is not to send spam e-mails. Many people on Magento related forums are discussing the...
Hello to Amasty blog readers! Today I’m sharing a tutorial for users of Amasty Product Parts Finder extension. Product Parts Finder is a very powerful tool that lets people find spare parts and components by certain parameters. In the user guide, we described options of adding the Product Parts Finder block on certain pages via the admin panel. But often this method is not enough for merchants, so I described ways of adding Product Parts Finder block on various pages of your Magento store.
TODAY WE FACED A SERIOUS FRAUD SITUATION, WHICH WAS A TYPICAL ONE AT FIRST SIGHT, BUT ALSO IT LOOKED LIKE AN ATTEMPT TO HURT AMASTY REPUTATION. BUT, OF COURSE AND FIRST OF ALL, IT’S A LIVE EXAMPLE OF HOW E-COMMERCE FRAUD WORKS WHEN USERS ARE RELUCTANT TO FOLLOW SECURITY RULES. We are publishing this story to show our clients and all Magento merchants how important it is to timely install security patches.
The new version of Magento i.e. Magento 2 has come new challenges. When you are planning to upgrade your older versions to the new one, you may face some of these issues. In the current blog post, we will discuss the common issues in Magento 2 version and their solutions.
Whether you are planning to start a new e-commerce business or seeking for ideas of what to sell this year, this list would be helpful for you. I found that most of the lists contain the same and repeating items such as selfie sticks, matcha tea and EOS lip balm, so I’ve collected a bigger list of various trending items, supported with Google Trends data.
Magento has long become one of the most preferred platforms for building products-heavy web stores. More than 200,000 online retailers enjoy its features. The collections of ready-made Magento themes and extensions are vast, so sometimes it takes hours to days to pick the best one for your web project.
Good day to Amasty blog readers! Today we sending our congrats to Stanislav Pomaleyko, who has recently passed the Magento certification exam. All in all, we have six Magento certified developers in our team.
Great news! We’ve reached a milestone in our Magento 2 journey.
Currently, the Magento platform holds a collective 20% market share of all e-commerce websites, and this is a pretty decent number to boast about. With the introduction of Magento 2 platform in November 2015, industry experts have speculated that this percentage will rise further. As Magento 1.0 gets slowly phased out, it’s certain that we will see the 2.0 platform embraced by e-commerce websites all across the globe.
Some great news has arrived!