For the purpose of speeding up Magento frontend performance, some tasks are executed in separate processes in the background. Stock updating, cache flushing, catalog updating, product price calculating: these are very heavy and time-consuming processes, that’s why as general they are executed in the background and usually by Cron. The description of how to add 3 processes in Cron you can find in Magento 2 Developer Documentation.
Before the season of big sales and long holidays, you may need to think about ways to promote your products and treat your customers with special offers. And what can be better promotion than a personalised coupon code sent in a personal chat with a client or emailed with beautiful Christmas images in the background?
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.
In this article I am going to explain what is a layout overriding and what is a basic difference from layout extending. So at first let’s figure out what is a layout in Magento. The structure of all pages is described in layout file. Basically, layout is a XML file, where page elements arrangement is assigned with a help of instructions and declarations. Here we are talking about containers (for example header, footer) and blocks ( for example search in header, newsletter in footer). (more…)
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!