Posts by Aron Stanic

How many Magento certified people do you know?

How many Magento certified people are out there? 5,288 to date, according to the official data at everyone’s disposal. What about their distribution – where do they come from, what countries have the most certified individuals?

In this post you’ll find an overview of one interesting metric – Magento certified individuals per capita. Who tops the charts and where does your country stand? Read on to find out.

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Meet Magento World brings Magento experts to your home and office

Meet Magento World is a new addition to Magento ecosystem – for the first time ever you’ll be able to attend a Magento conference without leaving your home or your office.

On July 11th – 13th 2017 you can take part in this global online event and get direct access to all the top speakers and hottest Magento and eCommerce topics at once.

Read on to learn more about this event and hear from one of the top speakers – our own Ivona Namjesnik – what you can expect.

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One Magento patch to rule them all

Community strikes again! Patching times are over! We have joined forces with the best of the best to prepare a single patch for all Magento stores across all editions and versions that will sort out all security issues now and in the future!

The patch will be officially released at Developers Paradise conference in late April. Interested? Then read on.

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Developers Paradise – a safe haven for true heroes of Magento community

We’re less than a month away from an amazing Croatian experience that will be Developers Paradise 2016.

We’re thrilled to be able to welcome more than 200 community members from over 30 countries for an event packed with everything you want from a dev conference – amazing speakers, laid back atmosphere, workshops, hackathon – wrapping it all up in a tagline that’s become much more than just that – lots of code and fun in the sun!

Here are some cool insights into #DevParadise and a reminder of why this event is as close as it gets to a real-life paradise for developers – read on!

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We are coming to Meet Magento Czech Republic! Bringing along quality content and people!

We love ourselves some Meet Magento! These community-driven events are a great way to share knowledge, meet old friends and make new ones. For the first time, Czech Republic hosts one such event, and we’ll be there, and we won’t be quiet!

Learn more about the topic our speaker Ivona Namjesnik has prepared and how she feels (yes, we talk feelings here!) about being one of the rare women to speak at these types of events.

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Do not accept this project if you…

When you’re communicating with a lot of people from all over the world, it’s inevitable there’s going to be a lot of glitches anyway. But, when you’re working in eCommerce, especially Magento sales, things just get a tad more complicated and, at times, quite funny.

Here are some of my favorite not-so-ordinary inquiries and quotes from “the trenches”. All of these are real-life examples.

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All I want for Christmas is a new Magento Solution Partner Program

Magento relies heavily on its network of Solution Partners. We are here to get our hands dirty and work with merchants on daily basis, helping them grow their businesses, share success stories and enable Magento to stay on top of the open source eCommerce game.

This is my take on the current Magento Solution Partner program, what works, what doesn’t and what are some of the main areas it should be improved on, based on our 5 years experience with the program.

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State of Magento Solution Specialist Certification – August 2015

The latest figures on the Magento Certified Solution Specialist certification are in.

We are now over 15 months into Magento’s only business-oriented certification program, and I’ve kept track of what’s happening in the world of us Solution Specialists, light-crunching the figures officially available via Magento’s certification directory.

This is the fourth quarterly State of Magento Solution Specialist Certification report by Inchoo – so make sure to check some of the trends.

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5 tips on managing Magento projects effectively

Managing any remotely custom eCommerce project, let alone those on Magento, can pose quite a challenge to merchants. Enter Magento Solution Partners – those caring companies that make sure all the pieces of a puzzle that is a Magento website fit together.

So, how do we do that?

Here is a quick overview of some of the key building blocks of a successful eCommerce project and five tips from our experience on managing Magento projects effectively.

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Should encrypted Magento extensions be allowed on the new Magento Connect?

A heated Twitter debate is under way over what Magento should or should not allow in the new, updated Connect, and it was started by Magento themselves.

The plans are that new Magento Connect will focus on the quality of extensions listed and will, ultimately, become a much more merchant- and developer-friendly place where everyone around Magento ecosystem will run to, not from.

The biggest question seems to be – should encrypted Magento extensions be allowed? Let’s check the story behind it, pros, cons, and in-betweens and try to come up with a solution, or figure out what Magento will decide.

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