The Mobile eCommerce Optimization Initiative has kicked off and Classy Llama is participating! The Magento Community has come together to create and test multiple conversion optimization experiments. The findings of this initiative are both well-timed and helpful for merchants preparing for the holiday season.
So far, this Magento Community initiative has discovered some interesting patterns:
If we’ve learned anything from Black Friday and Cyber Monday’s past, it’s that retailers need to be proactive to counter the holiday shopping dominance of eCommerce giants like Amazon.
Second release this week. After the M1 version, we release also a new version for Magento 2.Changelog
Magento has long held a tradition of recognizing the leaders and visionaries of global commerce. We are proud to announce our recently rebranded Commerce Ace Awards.
A Commerce Ace is an individual leader who creates a unique vision and delivers pure commerce excellence. An Ace forges great teams and turns the individuals on those teams into Aces in their own right.
Delivered at our very first MagentoLive Europe, the Commerce Ace Awards recognize leadership across industries serving the needs of consumers and businesses.
Commerce Leaders: B2C
Forrester’s Michelle Beeson took to the stage at MagentoLive Europe on Wednesday to reveal the research company’s latest findings on digital transformation. Michelle’s research covers digital commerce and how technology impacts the way organizations engage with customers. Here are the five key takeaways from her keynote:
We’re actively exploring ways to deepen our commitment to open source, both in what we use and in what we contribute
Community-driven project with PayPal, HiConversion and 15 system integrators tackles the mCommerce gap
Empowering Magento merchants to create high quality, consistent product content that drives engagement and maximizes conversions
Addresses Merchants’ Biggest Payments Challenges: Improved Conversions, Cash Flow Management, and Fraud Guarantee.
The latest release of the Magento platform makes available powerful new tools designed to enhance the developer experience.
Empowering Merchants to Seamlessly acquire, engage, and convert customers across Amazon Marketplaces and the Google Network
Latest release of Magento Commerce to deliver best-in-class B2C and B2B shopping experiences that accelerate sales
Empowering Magento brands to drive growth through reviews, visual marketing, loyalty, and referrals
A new release for the Magento 1 version is available. The new release provides the installer for the latest Magento versions.
We also added PHP 7.2 syntax check to the travis build pipeline to be prepared for the next Magento 1 release which will be read for PHP 7.2 out of the box.
Please note that we removed “mcrypt” from list of required PHP modules. This is also needed to be prepared for PHP 7.2. If you are only using older PHP versions you can re-add the check by creating a .n98-magerun.yaml in your home directory with this content:N98\Magento\Command\Installer\InstallCommand: installation: pre-check: php: extensions: - mcrypt Changes
We now have a key team of Magento community members in place who will help lead and establish the new Association
Get to know Kuba Zwolinski, founder and CEO of SNOWDOG eCommerce agency
If you are reading this, the holidays are here. Like last year, expect every day in November to generate $1 billion in online sales. Email is a big piece of this billion-dollar pie. Last year, email drove 20% of website traffic during the seasons and accounted for nearly 25% of sales on Cyber Monday. While retailers prepare for the long holiday season, they often neglect some of the nuances that go into creating engaging and conversion-focused emails. With so much on the line, don’t let this happen to you. Here are four ways to create more engaging and effective holiday emails
Contribute to any pull request or issue validation during October, and your work will count towards some swag