There are hundreds advices have been given and a number of articles about migration from Magento 1 to Magento 2 has been released. But despite of this, there are too many questions about this complicated process. Let us compile and introduce to you a roadmap for the migration.
Author: Vladislav Yunusov
This article is dedicated to the people, who just started an acquaintance with the latest Prestashop version – 1.7. For someone it may seems very easy, for other it may seems more complicated. So let’s just discover Menu and break down every element to make you confident in navigation and managing your store.
Halloween just started series of November and December holidays. It’s a fact that sales are getting bigger this period, but the business struggle is great as well. So let the customers be aware of your special offers and holidays discounts and let them make a choice for your webstore.
Specially for these events BelVG wants to offer you a free module for Magento 1 and 2 versions and Prestashop, which is called Promotional Banner. With the new module you will make your store look really cool and special for almost every popular event or holiday!
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.
E-commerce market сontinues to develop very rapidly, in spite of world economic crisis and other negative effects. According to eMarketer research, average growth rate in the world is 18-20% per year, that is 10-12% of all retail sales in countries with advanced economy. And according the numerous forecasts this number will increase up to 20% in next few years. So it’s fatally harmful for companies of this segment to ignore modern trends and disclaim the importance of investing in the digital development.
(based on David Deppner’s presentation on MagentoLive UK 2016)
Let’s speak about business prospectives of migrating from Magento 1 to Magento 2. There has been a lot of talk from developers about the technical issues involved in these migrations. There is been a lot of talk from the sales and marketing people about how great Magento 2 is. And I want to discuss this issue a little bit from the merchant and business prospectives, some things that you might be considering about win to upgrade, questions about what the risks are and the trade-off between risks and rewards. (more…)