What is Redis? Redis Features and Benefits
Redis - Stands for ‘Remote Dictionary Server’ it is an in-memory data structure project it implements a distributed, in-memory key-value database with optional durability. Redis’s developer is Salvatore Sanfilippo who was trying to improve the scalability of the startup.
Magento 2 Advanced Reporting
Since ver 2.2.4, Magento Commerce and Open Source ship with Advanced Reporting, which provides access to dynamic reports based on:
Reports are graphic and are designed to be easy to consume. They are surfaced on the Advanced Reporting Dash (see below), which has tabs for the three sections mentioned above.
What is a Reverse Proxy
Firstly, What is a Forward Proxy? Before we dive into the meaning of reverse in the proxy sense, lets first make sure that we understand what a proxy means. To start, what does ‘proxy mean in English? The Cambridge English Dictionary defines proxy as: ‘authority given to a person to act for someone else, such as by voting for them…’ This means that a proxy is a method of hand ...
Seller-Assisted Shopping in Magento 2
Take-over As Customer - in Magento 2 At last, Magento’s new ‘Seller-Assisted Shopping’ feature allows store owners to login as a customer to assist shoppers. Sellers can now enhance customer engagement by allowing sales or customer service reps to log in as a customer for those who have registered for an account with your store. A sales rep can assist in various ways now that t ...
Magento Purchase Approval Workflow
Included with the 2.4 release of Magento Commerce is an enhanced purchase order (PO) approval process. This allows for the implementation of PO workflow processes that can be designed around speeding up B2B purchases.
PO workflows can be readily setup by editing a simple form in admin the backend of Magento.
How Does Salable Quantity Work in Magento 2
Salable quantity solves the short-term problem that occurs with stock levels when a product is sold on the web (therefore no longer in stock) but not yet shipped (therefore actually still in stock).
It represents a virtual stock level seemingly is still in stock but has actually already been sold, It has simply not yet been shipped.
Progressive Web Applications for Magento
PWA's or Progressive Web Apps will change the way consumers use their mobile devices for online shopping.
They use tried and tested web technologies to deliver users a powerful, app-like browsing experience. PWA's cost much less to develop than native web apps but deliver similar user experiences.
How to Preserve Your Google Rankings when Launching a New Online Store
Why Do I Need 301 Redirects When Launching My New Website? If you already have a website and then build and launch a new one, there is a hidden problem that you need to be aware of. It work like this... Say you have selling pulse oximeters on your online store since the COVID disaster made them a popular online purchase. Then at some stage you upgrade your online store, causing ...
How to Allow Users to Delete Their Account Data in Magento 2
How to Allow Users to Delete Their Account Data in Magento 2 A client came to us to implement a General Data Protection Regulation – or GDPR on their e-commerce webstore. One of her problems was that there is no way for a user to delete their account from the Magento profile page. This was one of the GDPR requirements. I was tasked by my team leader to find a way to solve this ...
How to create configurable products using CSV spreadsheet Import
I have gone through the process of creating configurable products manually for quite a few sites and its very time consuming. So, I decided to work out how to do it using a spreadsheet.
Here’s how to make uploading of products in your catalog easier and to avoid the tedious process of creating configurables manually.
In Magento 2, the easiest way to make mass changes to your catalog, is to upload them via CSV file using Magento’s ‘Import’ and ‘Export’ function. You can also quickly import new products, update, add, replace or delete existing products.
The CSV refers to comma-separated-value file format which is used for importing and exporting products in Magento 2. The CSV file has a specific layout scheme and the easiest way to get your hands on an example is to export a product list from your Magento.