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November 11, 2019

How To Improve Product Search On Your Magento Store

Product search: you can’t live without it. At least, that’s until you start using cumbersome and awkward solutions that don’t deliver the right results. Choosing the right product search for your Magento store means finding an integration that allows for both easy customization and that delivers the results consumers are looking for. Magento’s default product […]

October 22, 2019

6 Magento Alternatives You Should Be Considering After Magento 1

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With the sunsetting of Magento 1, should you look into alternatives to Magento? Read this blog for our top Magento alternatives to look into.
October 07, 2019

Content + Commerce: A Magento 1 End of Life Discussion

At the beginning of the year, the Nexcess research team put together a report on the State of Hosting at the start of 2019. In it, we predicted that Data Protection would only increase in importance, headless implementations would become more mainstream, and development would improve as hosting infrastructure continued to decrease in visibility.  It’s […]

September 09, 2019

The 2019 Black Friday Ecommerce Prep Guide

Every year, on the fourth Friday of November, shopping chaos unfolds. Stores cut their prices, customers flock to their nearest outlets, and deals are had by everyone. But not anymore. Thanks to ecommerce, customers no longer have to leave the comfort of their home to take part in Black Friday. Keeping an eye on advertisements […]

August 28, 2019

Magento Events in September 2019

With Magento Live Europe just around the corner, we’re gearing up for one of the biggest Magento events of the year. Before we pack our bags and head to Europe though, there are a couple of other events that we’ve been excited about attending all year, and that you definitely shouldn’t miss out on.  Since […]

August 19, 2019

The Best One Step Checkout Extensions for Magento 2

Lengthy checkouts annoy shoppers and send them to the competition.  The default checkout page for Magento 2 is no help. Fortunately, there are plenty of extensions in the Magento 2 marketplace that attempt to fix this problem. But sorting through the available candidates is no small task, so we did it for you! Keep reading for help narrowing the field.  

August 13, 2019

Ecommerce SEO: A Complete Guide

Ecommerce SEO: A Complete Guide, a magnifying glass over a storefront
Do you run an ecommerce store but aren’t sure how to improve its SEO? This expert guide takes you on a detailed journey from keyword research to technical audits.
July 29, 2019

Magento Search: Uncovering the Benefits of Elasticsearch, SOLR, Sphinx, and MySQL

Magento Search: Uncovering the Benefits of Elasticsearch, SOLR, Sphinx, and MySQL

Storefronts can no longer rely on good navigation alone. Search has become a primary purchasing path, with consumers that use it 200% more likely to make a purchase than those who don’t. This article looks at the search options available to Magento merchants, and outlines four of the main tools available; including Elasticsearch, SOLR, Sphinx, […]

July 23, 2019

Which Ecommerce CMS Is Right For You?

Merchants have a lot of choices to make before their store even goes live; site design, customer base, and product curation, to name a few. Yet underlying these choices is another, potentially more important one: which ecommerce CMS is right for delivering on them?

June 17, 2019

Magento 1 vs Magento 2: Should You Stay or Should You Go?

With just a year until Magento 1 reaches end of life, merchants still on the platform are facing a lot of tough decisions; including whether they should stay on Magento 1 (M1), replatform to Magento 2 (M2), or start using an alternate CMS.