Category: Technical Tips

How to install Magento 2 with PHP7 on localhost 16

How to install Magento 2 with PHP7 on localhost

Magento 2 is the new version of Magento framework which has many changes and advantages as compared to previous versions like site maintenance, easy to handle dashboard, obviously fast performance etc. The main and important aspects are the enhanced Admin Panel, separate tables for order processing, better image compression by default, static content caching etc. PHP7 is an improved version of PHP Scripting Language which is ready for development and production environment. It has 2x faster performance and more than 50% lower memory consumption than...

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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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5 steps for no-SPAM e-mails in Magento

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...

An Extensive Guide on Magento Duplicate Content 74

An Extensive Guide on Magento Duplicate Content

Nothing is created equal, they say. They are wrong. And if you own an online shop, you are the one who knows that perfectly well as many pages on your site are literary equal, aren’t they? Our extensive guide will help you to solve the problem of Magento duplicate content and never allow it again.

How to configure HTTPS (SSL) for Magento + bonus 30

How to configure HTTPS (SSL) for Magento + bonus

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.