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December 31, 2015

Magento 2 and PHP 7 Availability

Magento 2 and PHP 7 are now available, and we are ready to host them! Read on for answers to your most pressing questions regarding their availability. Can I just upgrade my store to Magento 2? No. Unfortunately, there is no upgrade path from Magento 1.x to Magento 2. You will need to recreate your […]

December 29, 2015

Selling Digital Content From Your WordPress Site

Selling digital content is an excellent way to make money with a WordPress site. Or, to put it another way, WordPress is an excellent platform for selling digital content. Indeed, many WordPress blogs exist to provide promotion and content marketing support to a business that makes its real money selling digital products. Sales aren’t the […]

December 17, 2015

Using WordPress To Build Product Documentation

Customer support is one of the biggest expenses for any provider of online services and products. It’s also a key factor in creating a positive customer experience. Support matters a great deal to customers, so much so that customers unsatisfied with support are likely to take to social media with their complaints, damaging the company’s […]

December 15, 2015

Improving The Performance Of Web Fonts In Your WordPress Themes

Webfonts are a boon to theme developers. They opens up a vast landscape of potential typefaces — a far cry from the bad old days when there was only a handful of web safe fonts to choose from. But webfonts have drawbacks: most significantly, page weight inflation. For many themes, fonts come second only to […]

December 10, 2015

What Does PHP 7 Mean For WordPress Users And Developers?

PHP — the programming language behind WordPress, Magento, ExpressionEngine, and thousands of other applications — recently got its first major version bump in years. The move from PHP 4 to PHP 5 happened a decade ago, although the language has seen multiple minor version bumps in the intervening years, culminating in PHP 5.6, which was […]

December 08, 2015

Meet Magento Argentina 2015 recap

For the first time, Meet Magento landed in Argentina. The last Meet Magento event of the year took place in Buenos Aires, organized by our friends of Summa Solutions. As usual, we assisted this event, this time as bronze sponsors, and connected with the local merchants and community. The event started early in the morning […]

December 03, 2015

WordPress Basics: What Are Custom Post Types Used For?

WordPress was originally created as a blogging engine. It had posts and pages, which gave it all the flexibility it needed to support traditional blogs. To be properly regarded as a content management system, WordPress needed a more flexible way to arrange content. Custom post types were introduced way back in WordPress 3.0 and allowed […]

November 26, 2015

Multi-channel Selling With Magento

In the modern eCommerce world, it pays to offer products through multiple channels. Owning a Magento store gives retailers considerable power over promotions, sales and marketing strategies, and customer data. Selling through channels like Amazon, eBay, and Etsy gives them access to reach and network effects that would be almost impossible to build on a […]

November 17, 2015

Five Strategies To Make The Most Of Holiday Traffic On Your Magento Store

We’re close to the biggest eCommerce season of the year. According to Adobe, last year the month that includes Black Friday and Cyber Monday generated eCommerce sales in excess of $32 billion. And, of course, November is closely followed by the Christmas season, which can be an even bigger revenue-generator for eCommerce retailers. To maximize […]

November 03, 2015

Magento DIY book review

Earlier this month, Viktor and our colleagues from Firebear studio published Magento DIY. The book uses easily understood language to illustrate how to build a Magento store from scratch. The short version: we love this book so much that we’re giving away ten free digital copies. To register, share this blog post with the hashtag […]