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How to add custom javascript in Magento 2 with requireJS

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Magento 2 brings some new features in javascript. One of them is “requireJS” (javascript file loader) and second is “jQuery“, a very popular js library. One of the biggest benefits is using requireJS which means that Magento 2 is ready for the upcoming HTTP2 protocol. In the next few steps we will explain how to create valid javascript code for use in requireJS. Let’s start with an example.

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How to effectively improve usability of your Magento store?

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As a merchant, sometimes you may find high bounce rates, lower conversion rates than you’d like, or any other signal warning you of troubles in your online store.

Online merchants are leaving plenty of money on the table by missing a very important component of an eCommerce business: online store usability. Many of them fail in their primary goal of making purchasing easy for their customers.

So, why do customers leave and how to change that?

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Interactive Bash script for managing themes in Magento 2

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Do you remember, how many times you did something that was time consuming and/or required certain amount of steps to achieve your goal? After some time you had to repeat the whole process… And again… And again… I am pretty sure you came to an idea, “Wouldn’t it be really useful if I can somehow simplify the process?” Yes, you are correct, the same question troubled me when trying to figure out how the make my life easier when creating a custom theme. Unlike Magento 1, Magento 2 has a different (and more complex) way of setting up themes, so I started developing a Bash script that will make my life easier. Hopefully, yours as well.

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Magento’s transactional eMails do-s and don’t-s

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Editing and styling Magento’s transactional eMails and eMails in general can be a real headache. There are numerous reasons for that, for example the number of eMail clients available that have their own quirks and the complicated workflow of the testing process. This article will cover some of the general advices and tricks that will, hopefully, help you in development. These aren’t some general rules for the most part, but advices and guidelines that you may or may not use, which I discovered during my work on various projects.

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2 things you can do to make your visitors hate your online store less

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Some of your visitors hate the experience they have when they’re browsing your store. It doesn’t matter who you are, it’s true. You can’t satisfy everyone as some people prefer to do things one way while others like it the other way around. In future we will have online stores so predictive of your visitors preferences that it will completely adapt the user interface dynamically based on what it knows about your visitor. There are some stores and services that already do that but it’s still very basic and not something we could call automatic and complete user interface change and adaptation to customer’s needs.

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Do not accept this project if you…

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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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European Business Awards – get us to the next round!

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We’ve been writing our story for 8 years now. From team forming, product defining and processes being established, we’ve continuously been putting effort into growing and improving.

Positive attitude towards employees and clients brought us many successful stories to share, latest one being named a National Champion for Croatia in “The ELITE Award for Growth Strategy of the Year”.

Can you help us win?

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