Updated Magento Commerce policies and agreements meet GDPR standards
Mark Lavelle shares his thoughts on the announcement.
Originally posted on Silicon Angle.
Some seriously awesome updates from our Magento Cloud Team to help developers innovate faster
Merchants have focused personalization efforts on the browsing and transacting experience. But can they do more?
For small businesses in the EU data protection may not be a top priority but the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been around since 2016 and will finally come into effect on the 25th May 2018. If you run a Magento eCommerce store here are some compliance issues you may what to consider implementing.Move tracking code to Google Tag Manager
The GDPR wants you to clearly state what personal data if any you are…
Magento 2 Certified Solution Specialist is out there for a while and some of you may have already registered and are up to get more familiar with what to expect from the exam. However, some of you might still be wondering if it’s worth spending time on the preparation and test itself.
For me, Magento 2 Certified Solution Specialist exam turned out to be a great experience not only because the certificate confirms that you are on top of things when it comes to Magento 2 and eCommerce knowledge but mainly because it is a great chance to make sure you know what Magento 2 has in store for merchants and developers. This way the solutions you offer are in line with the platform features and you do not reinvent a wheel. To be honest, it was a great boost from my understanding of the platform.
If you are new to Magento, the certification could also be a starting point to get to know the platform and gain some new knowledge. You can probably start…
How manufacturers or merchants who sell in larger quantities can grow with both B2C and B2B
Coretutils 8.25+ adds single quotes to filenames containing spaces when listed with ls
-rw-r–r– 1 root root 0 May 14 11:41 ‘file with spaces’
When you first see this you may think “WTF has happened to my files” – stay frosty :
And relax – all is well…
The importance of extensions and how they can increase your SERP (search engine results page) real estate and ad rank Different kinds of extensions – One size does not fit all
Google AdWords extensions have been around since November 2009 when Sitelinks were first introduced. Over the years, Google has introduced many more types of extensions to fit the needs of many business models. However, many companies are still not taking advantage of this free and extremely valuable tool in 2018.
Impact on Ad Rank and SERP’ real estate
You may wonder, why are extensions such a big deal? After all, they are “just” extensions. Some marketers may overlook the extension tab in AdWords when creating ads because the word “extension” has another entirely different meaning the web site world.…
Trinkel joined Magento Commerce in 2014 and is the company’s Art Director, and she is the design powerhouse behind the visuals for Imagine 2018.
Devilbox is another attempt to create an all-in-one PHP enviornment using Docker. This one caught my eye because it’s accuratly named.
Over the weekend I ended up doing some gardening in my astorm/magento2-travis repositoy. This repo has simple starter travis.yml file that builds and installs a simple Magento enviornment to run your tests in. Travis is an amazing free resource for running your projet’s continuous integration system — if you haven’t heard of it spend a day giving it a spin.
Today (2nd May 2018) Magento released Magento CE 2.2.4. Recently the Magento Devs have been pretty busy pushing out 2.2.x updates and Magento 2 is maturing nicely. I am still getting to grips with Magento 2 and don’t expect to release a live site for at least another year so it makes sense to develop with the latest version of Magento. My Magento 2.2.x development environment is built on Docker and installing new Magento 2 dev shops is a breeze:
Upgrading Magento is always a scary experience – Magento 2 is even more terrifying so I recommend you get used to doing updates with your dev systems. If you are manually…
The latest release enables merchants to create exceptional shopping experiences that minimize cart abandonment