Google just introduced a new meta tag that will allow you to “tag” your news entries with keywords. This will solve the dilemma of catchy headlines vs. SEO value of the page’s title.Read more
Analysts predict that by 2014 at least two Fortune 500 brands will be facing litigation from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) due to paying for fake social media reviews.Read more
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Small USA based online merchants, supported by eBay gathered around the “We R Here” initiative to lobby against laws requiring them to collect sales tax.Read more
SEOmoz’s Dr. Pete recently published a new study which shows a decline in ranking value of exact match domain names.Read more
As is mentioned earlier at one of the posts, Tomas, Ivica and me were “the chosen ones” to go to Magento developers paradise conference at Ibiza. So how was it? In one word – incredible. It was paradise in its true meaning.
Some of the members traveled by plane for the very first time so it was interesting to watch their facial expressions during the takeoff. We met lots of great people, including Tsvetan Stoyhev, Thomas Slade from Blue Acorn, Myuselim Myuselimov, Josh from WebShopApps, guys from Magento core team and many others.Read more
I guess that the word is already spread. eBay Acquires Magento and Launches Open-Commerce Brand, X.Commerce. Since eBay and Magento have partnership for quite some time, I believe that this acquisition is not a huge surprise. Roy is happy. Yoav is happy. This seems to be a great thing for Magento Inc. I’ll ask a selfish question: “What does it mean to the companies like ours and what the hell is X.Commerce?”Read more
Seems like folks in Magento are rolling fast with their Magento Go Platform. Few minutes ago I stumbled upon a url http://devsite-demo.magento.com which seems to host a development version of Go Platform’s developers site. Although still limited with content, several interesting and bottom line things are already there.
During my time of active involvement with Magento and its community, I’ve seen numerous questions regarding the Magento Trademark, licencing and similar. I decided to sum up some of the questions that I can answer. Should you have any additional questions regarding these matters, I think the best shot of getting it answered quickly is to contact Rhonda Rondeau – Magento’s community manager – who is really responsive to our (community’s) questions.Read more
The relationship with Teraflex started 3 years ago by designing and developing their first online shop on Magento coupled with WordPress. It was a success for both since their “online business steadily increased” over the years and the community got a place to participate with their feedback and content.
That was in 2008 and we just started with Magento who just turned to version 1.0, adapting to the platform, gathering experience and consuming large amounts of coffee. Before than, they had a simple static website.Read more
This is a minor release but with a sizable bug fix, changes and improvement list. A few important changes that appeal to the store owners have been made. And some didn’t make it into this release.Read more
I took some time to install and do the quick check on Magento 126.96.36.199-alpha1. There was one thing that is impossible to miss: Improved order statuses.
I remember the days when people requested that feature all over ther forum. Oh yes… what feature? Custom order statuses 🙂
So, we have it out of the box finally! Or do we? Let’s see…
Well, all good things come to an end. We had some great time here on Mallorca, attending Magento Developers Paradise conference. It was really nice meeting all those people and hearing their Magento stories.
Most of the presentations were pretty interesting. I cannot speak for mine 🙂 -While at it, here is a link to my Clone Yourself presentation if some of you find it interesting.
Seems like interesting things are coming in Magento 2.0, so fasten your seat belts :).Read more