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January 21, 2019

17 Actionable Strategies to Increase Magento Sales

The goal of every Magento store is to increase online sales, and almost every day, a new strategy for doing so seems to pop up. But keeping up to date with the latest and greatest of these can be an impossible task, especially when you’re confronted by the enormous number of options available and need […]

January 21, 2019

An Introduction to Using Gutenberg with WooCommerce

On December 6th, 2018 the controversial new editor experience for WordPress dropped and it’s called Gutenberg. While many are concerned about how it was rolled out I don’t think that anyone can deny that Gutenberg is the future of WordPress. That also means that Gutenberg is the future of WooCommerce, so let’s dive in and […]

January 18, 2019

How Do You Add Custom Fields to WooCommerce Products?

Depending on your business model, you might need to add custom fields to your WooCommerce products. Those could be text fields, select boxes, radio buttons, or any other type of input you can think of. You can add them so that they only show in the backend when managing your orders, or you can display […]

January 17, 2019

What Does PHP 5.6’s End-of-Life Mean For WordPress Users?

PHP 5.6 is the most widely used minor version of a programming language on the web. The PHP language is used on 79% of websites where the server-side language is known. PHP 5 is used on 58% of the web, and PHP 5.6 is used on around a quarter of all websites. It would not […]

January 16, 2019

Using WordPress Logs To Understand Activity On Your Site

WordPress has a fairly simple interface, but there is a lot happening beneath the surface that you don’t see. Every page load and configuration change may trigger dozens of functions which, in turn, may trigger dozens more. Most of the time, the activity is hidden and that’s a good thing: you don’t need to know […]

January 16, 2019

How Do I Design An Effective Homepage For My WordPress Blog?

While many visitors may enter your site for the first time through a blog post, your homepage is the virtual front door of your WordPress blog. When someone visits your site directly through your main URL, it is the first page of your website they will see. Your homepage represents the first opportunity to make […]

January 14, 2019

Five Extensions to Boost Magento Store Sales

Magento is a mature and feature-rich eCommerce application. It has everything a retailer needs to build an online store. But Magento, as richly endowed as it is, can’t be all things to all retailers. That’s why the Magento Marketplace and Magento extensions exist. They give developers the opportunity to put their own spin on essential […]

January 14, 2019

What’s a Tracking Pixel and How Can I Install and Use It on My WooCommerce Store?

Tracking pixels. Retargeting pixels. Conversion pixels. Regardless of what you call it, a pixel can help you increase sales and better measure your own marketing efforts. But what is a tracking pixel and how does it work? How do you install it, and what are some real-world examples of how to use it? Keep reading […]

January 11, 2019

How Do I Find and Choose a Merchant Service Provider?

Credit cards have been around since the 1920s when oil companies and hotel chains began issuing them to their customers to buy at other brick-and-mortar outlets. Today, a big chunk of credit card transactions have moved online. Now, a single credit card transaction requires an intricate web of payment processors and encryption software to authorize […]

January 09, 2019

Does Your WordPress Site Really Need Web Fonts?

The web is rich with images and video, but it is primarily a textual medium dominated by the written word. The web is all about reading, and that means we have to pay attention to typography.