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Magento design trends to follow in 2016 0

Top 10 Magento design trends to follow in 2016

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.

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How to configure Magento cron job

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).

How to run a targeted giveaway in e-commerce 1

How to run a targeted giveaway in e-commerce

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...

Magento 2 SEO guide 5

Magento 2 SEO: a full overview of default settings

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...