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.
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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...
If you are one of the online entrepreneurs, you know how tough the competition in the market is now. New appealing web stores are popping up like mushrooms after the rain. It’s really difficult to ride the wave rather than follow it. But by overhauling the wave all the time it is unlikely you will become an industry leader one day. That’s why it’s so important to be a smart merchant and think in advance.
Great news for Magento store owners and developers!
Cron job is an important component for correct Magento performance. It is widely used for running actions that are performed on schedule, such as indexing and caching, email dispatches, sitemap generation, currency rates updates, and many more actions as well. Today we would like to explain how to configure Magento cron job correctly. The configuration process can vary a bit depending on your site’s control panel (cPanel, Plesk, etc).
Running giveaways is a common method of increasing your audience, getting more traffic and attracting more potential clients. They’re relatively cheap and fast when it comes to building audiences and creating a buzz around your brand. However, it’s not that easy to run a successful giveaway, which will attract the right people. After all, you want your potential clients to enter, so you could later on use these leads to grow your business. Same goes for building audiences – you want only the most relevant...
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...
We looked at this year April 1st campaigns and found some great things to share with the e-commerce community. Let’s see the jokes of online shops and learn something new thanks to each one of them!