In eCommerce business there’s always room for design improvements, but when you decide it’s time for change, what strategy to choose?Read more
Meet Magento Poland will be hosting four Inchooers. Some of them, as Inchooers can be, are keen to share their knowledge and insights regarding various Magento topics. This time around, event will host Aron Stanić talking about Magento Solution Partner Program and everything that comes with it.Read more
Newest edition of Developers Paradise will be held at Opatija, from 25th to 28th April of 2016, and it will be organized and hosted by, yours truly, Inchoo.Read more
Clear up your busy schedules and make 19th and 20th of October all about attending Meet Magento Poland which will take place in Concordia Design conference center in Poznan.
We are definitely not going to miss the opportunity to meet all of you and share each other’s experiences and knowledge about eCommerce.
And we have prepared something special for some of you who will be attending.Read more
While working on a project, I had to add a unique static block between header and main content of the CMS page on each CMS page. Element had to be fully customizable via Magento admin panel and it had to be easy to create on new CMS pages, easily modifiable and removable. Since that element needed to be placed outside of the main content, it couldn’t have been added using CMS in Magento admin. It had to be added using Magento layouts. Here’s how I achieved that.Read more
Now when the season of Meet Magentos is open, we have another Inchooer packing his bags and getting ready for the upcoming conference. Marko Briševac is travelling to Romania October 2 – 3 to further discuss his topic: “eCommerce Website Redesign Strategy – Incremental Changes or Full Redesign?” Find out what can you expect on Meet Magento Romania!Read more
Powerful fallback system, organized folder structure and tons of functionality is what makes Magento one of the most flexible and powerful eCommerce platforms out there. By default, Magento offers a lot, but as eCommerce evolved during the years, there is always additional work required to fit client needs.
Probably the first thing you will do when starting a new Magento project will be to create a Magento theme that will have custom styling and functionality. Although creating a Magento theme is a pretty simple thing to do (just ask any certified frontend developer), by not following Magento recommendations and rules you can easily make your life a bit complicated.
So, how to do it properly? Read on…Read more
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.Read more
Magento 2 brings new default theme under the name “Luma”. Luma is a very clean, easy on the eyes and elegant theme that has adopted better usability practices than it’s predecessor, Magento 1 default “Madison Island” theme.
In this blog post I’ve prepared an overview of the main differences between these two themes and the crucial UX issues that were found in Beta version of Luma theme. As Magento 2 is still in the development phase, this article will be updated when some major changes occur.Read more
A couple of weeks ago my colleague Attila Fabrik and I had a really complex but interesting task. We had to develop a shell script that converts configurable products to grouped products. Our Magento catalog was special. It contained mostly configurable products and it seemed that using configurable products was a good idea 4 years ago when the shop was set up but the current business conditions were pushing us to look for other, more flexible options.Read more
When Marko Martinović started working at Inchoo, we asked him what he likes to do in his free time. Enthusiastically enough, he replied: ”I write some code.” That was a bit over two years ago. He has been a member of the Inchoo family since April 2013 and today, we talked about his new project – MageMeter. All that ”I write some code.” wasn’t only talk, he made a catalog of Magento and Magento2 benchmarks metered using official Performance Toolkit.
We couldn’t restrain ourselves from asking a few questions and getting more info on the subject.Read more
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.Read more
Blackhat SEO branded keywords hijacking. Say whaaaat?! Oh, yes! Read about blackhat cloacking technique used mainly by scammers where your branded keywords are used to drive traffic to scam ecommerce sites.Read more