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How Many eCommerce Sites are Powered by Magento in 2020?

From time to time we encounter a question that sounds something like this: “How many eCommerce sites out there are built on Magento?

The answer to this question is not easy to give. This is because the data needed to give this answer is in a way both easy and hard to find.

But, we will try to give you some sense of the general number of the Magento eCommerce sites in this post.

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90% of Magento websites are running on unsupported PHP versions. Why is this a problem and how can you (we) solve it?

The large majority of Magento stores globally are still running on an outdated and unsupported PHP version. If you are on anything below version 7.2, chances are you are missing out on some performance improvements. However, more importantly, you are exposing your store to an increased risk of potential exploits.

Why is this important? Why should you update the PHP version? How to do it with as little friction as possible? Read on!

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The time has come to… make some plans if you’re on Magento 1

Being a “Magento merchant” has resonated with the eCommerce industry throughout this decade. Many businesses were proud to be a part of this vibrant and innovative ecosystem that took the global open source eCommerce platforms market by storm.

Magento has been, and still is, almost a household name for anyone in the eCommerce business. Hey, it even tipped the scales in the Magneto vs Magento fight.

And with hundreds of thousands of stores out there still running on Magento, vast majority is still using its inaugural version, Magento 1. Now the time has come to make some decisions. Read on to see how you can make the right choice for your business!

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Reinventing the running game for a German retailer shop4runners

Shop4runners and Inchoo go way back together. In 2014, we started the support of the existing site for these running experts. In 2015, the support leveled up to the point where we modified the existing theme to make it more responsive alongside cleaning the project from numerous core rewrites and bad practices. Their Magento 1.6.2. store was stable, but couldn’t stay that way for too long. After years of operations without performing a major upgrade, the technical debt became too high. It needed a boost!

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Meet Magento Croatia 2018 recap with presentations and photos

The words, the photos, the video – not even all those things combined could sufficiently convey the incredible atmosphere that was created around Meet Magento Croatia 2018! This year, almost 230 delegates from 17 countries came to Osijek! Developers, agencies, merchants, we all gathered to meet Magento and to meet and greet each other. We at Inchoo are beyond honoured to have had the privilege to welcome everyone in our hometown!

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Magento PWA Studio: Routing and Root Components

Routing in React is quite complex, and trying to adapt it to work with Magento 2 can be a very challenging task, considering how many URL-related functionalities (like URL rewrites) Magento 2 offers. Luckily, Magento PWA Studio comes with a built-in solution for handling Magento 2 URL-s which is very flexible. In this article, we are going to take a look at the Magento PWA Studio routing and Root Components concept.

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Zvonimir Buric is a speaker at MM18HR with a Case study: Emma Mattress – Magento on the AWS Cloud and he has a piece of advice for Magento developer wannabes

Back in the days, Zvonimir was an Inchooer. He was a part of a team that developed one of the Inchoo’s first responsive sites for our clients! It was for Zee & Co. We feel like it was a century ago! Zvonimir found his new home in Germany in 2013, so we were really excited when he contacted us for a speaking position at Meet Magento Croatia.

He always showed a deep understanding of the Magento platform, and with his special skill where he can explain complex matters in a simple way, we’re sure you will enjoy his Case study of Emma Mattress and challenges they had with moving it to the AWS colud.

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Magento 1 official PHP 7.2 patches

You probably noticed that Magento PHP 7.2 support patches are available for download HERE (Magento Open Source version).

For Magento Commerce customers, you should find the patches under Magento Commerce 1.x > Support Patches and Security Patches > PHP Compatibility patches in the Downloads section of your account.

We at Inchoo worked on this contribution, so we decided to share a few more words about it, especially because we noticed that Magento released patches in somewhat different format than usual.

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Alexander Kosarau from Amasty is coming to #MM18HR with a topic “eCommerce solutions worldwide: working with local markets”

Alexander Kosarau is a Magento Support Manager at Amasty, as his job involves analyzing stats and collecting product improvement features where some cases are specifically challenging since they are narrowly local based he will be talking about “eCommerce solutions worldwide: working with local markets“. The combination of people-related skills and studying to become Master of Science in Mathematics puts him in his own league. How does he incorporate those two together, what did he want to be when he was young, and why you don’t want to miss his presentation – read in the interview!

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Victoria Yashchuk from Atwix is coming to #MM18HR stage and is ready to discuss “Latest eCommerce trends and popular features for your Magento store”

Victoria is a Magento Solution Specialist and a project manager at Atwix whose greatest joy comes from working with others. She is coming to Meet Magento to share her thoughts on the “Latest eCommerce trends and popular features for your Magento store” which is why we are recommending this presentation to both business owners and developers. Before Magento became a big part of her life she tried many different things like singing, dancing, writing, and teaching, but not to reveal everything she said, read it in the interview.

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Magento Master, Óscar Recio from Interactiv4 is coming to #MM18HR and will be talking about “Zero Downtime in Magento 2, It’s Possible?”

This year, Óscar Recio got his recognition and award as a Magento Master in the Maker category which makes him the 1st Spanish to receive this prestigious award. Besides being “the Kingfish” in the Magento community, he is also a Magento Technical Director at Interactiv4 which is why his presentation will be “Zero Downtime in Magento 2, It’s Possible?”. During the interview, he talked about his journey to becoming the person he is today, what impact did the Magento Master title had on his life and about the topic that he is going to cover on the Meet Magento stage.

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