Magento blog: technical tips and e-commerce guides from Amasty Blog

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How to add Product Parts Finder blocks to pages

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.

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Why you should install Magento security patches [Fraud investigation]

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.

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Top 30 trending products to sell in 2016

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.

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10 Best Free Magento Themes for 2016

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.

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How to choose Magento 2 extensions

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.