How to Create Custom URL Rewrite and Set Up 301,302 Redirects in Magento 2

September 20, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Magento 2.0 by Vladislav Yunusov
How to Create Custom URL Rewrite and Set Up 301,302 Redirects in Magento 2
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The 301 redirect is one of the most important tools that are used for search engine optimization. 301 redirect will help you maintain existing search engine rankings, so you don’t lose traffic after the transition to another URL. And now in Magento 2 you have an ability to set up these redirects by default. It’s pretty easy to set up redirects for each type of url. But let’s take a look how to create a custom rewrite for redirecting to the new URL.

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JavaScript Integration Tips in Magento 2

September 15, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Magento 2.0 by Artsem Miklashevich
JavaScript Integration Tips in Magento 2
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One of the main differences in comparison with Magento 1 is the usage and connection of javascript in the extensions. Magento 2 involves up-to-date trends of javascript development (during Magento 2 planning). One of them is usage of RequireJs for js scripts loading as well as usage of modern frameworks that involve data binding – knokoutJs. That is why the developer who used to work with Magento 1 may have a hard time dealing with all those contemporary things. (more…)

How to Add a Carrier in Prestashop 1.7

September 13, 2016 / Posted in Prestashop by Andrey Dubina
How to Add a Carrier in Prestashop 1.7
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Big carriers usually have modules for integration with Prestashop. Such companies as UPS, USPS, FedEx etc. will soon have modules for Pretashop 1.7, but I am not so sure about local carriers: as some of them didn’t even have integration with previous versions, it’s unlikely they will have an integration with Prestashop 1.7.  Unless they boost their business, they will stay local carriers and you will have to integrate them to Prestashop yourself. (more…)

How We Work With the Clients on Preparation Project for Kick Off

September 12, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Prestashop by Vitaly Dyndikov
How We Work With the Clients on Preparation Project for Kick Off
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Clients could be of different types and one can’t necessarily be a technical type of person. If client has a very abstract idea in head the initial aim is to get him or her talking and extract as much as possible business facts about solution.

For that we appoint a conversation where client tell us how solution has to work and obtain the initial technical consultation what platform or technology can handle his business idea and what the budget could be for the project. It is very informal talk where client describes his business, what he sells, how deliver it to customers, how payment flows go and what info he needs to extract from the system. (more…)