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Pros and cons of ecommerce mobile websites and apps. Choose the best option!

Aitoc Team

Nowadays there are many arguments in favor of eCommerce mobile ready sites. They are claimed to bring more profit as they let mobile natives buy items using their smartphones. In 2017 two-thirds of internet users made purchases on mobile in the US retail sector according to eMarketer retail statistics. Comparing to 25% in 2012, this is a huge rise, proving the stable expansion of m-commerce. Also, starting April 21, 2015, mobile friendliness is considered a ranking factor by Google. All these things combined make mobile first web design a top priority in the development of any eCommerce website. The only…

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Why do customers leave your store? [Part 1]

Aitoc Team

Hi, buddies! What are you going to do when something annoys you? I try to guess. You would rather go away or ignore such things than keeping calm. Your customers do the same — they simply leave stores and never come back.  Why do they act so? Honestly, there are soooo many reasons. To cover them all we start a series of articles: Why do customers leave your store?  And it will be the Part 1.  What page is exactly responsible for the first impression and further customers’ steps? I think Homepage comes to your mind first. If you want…

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Hire Magento eCommerce developers to solve all your technical problems at once!

Aitoc Team

If you’re a merchant dealing with business development issues 24/7, it might be very difficult to maintain a high technical level of your Magento store without proper assistance. At the same time, you don’t see much sense in keeping a permanent technical team, because you simply can’t provide full-time employment for them! Should you hire Magento eCommerce developers or shouldn’t you do this? That is the question. A dilemma vividly reveals itself when some technical sh*t happens in your store and no one could help you right away. And if you start searching for developers and dedicate too much of your…

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Product Units & Quantities and Customizable Options 4 Grouped Products for Magento 2 [ Double release ]

Aitoc Team

Hi, guys! Product Units & Quantities and Customizable Options for Grouped Products for Magento 2 have arrived! Product Units & Quantities What do you sell in your store? Cloth, beer, building materials or something else? It is unreal to sell all them in one quantity, isn’t it? Good news! Meters, pints, liters or any measuring unit are available now, thanks to the Product Units and Quantities. This extension is widely used for Magento 1 and our clients share with real cases of using: The DIY store owner told a story about nine-inch nails TV cable selling. It was necessary for…

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Manage inventory like a pro with MLI extension for Magento 2 [New release]

Aitoc Team

How many order lists did you have to compose before breaking down into tears? 10? 25? Even more?!! With all respect to your toughness, we care about your mental health too much to let it happen again. Cry no more. We have released a Multi-Location Inventory extension for Magento 2 to prevent you from future collapses. In the default Magento it is impossible to create multiple warehouses, not to mention their connections with the specific store views and customer groups. But in real life, you have a network of warehouses with products arriving from multiple suppliers! How to deal with all…

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Excellent custom products with this extension for #Magento 1 [Update]

Aitoc Team

Yep, it happened. Your prayers were heard. We have released a magnificent long awaited update for the Custom Product Preview. It includes such a great amount of new exciting features and has such an amazing front-end design that we feel like it is a new extension, which by a coincidence has the same name (oops, how could that happen?). Earlier Custom Product Preview was a Magento extension which let buyers personalize goods by adding images and text as well as using shape masks and other tools. Now its functionality extends way beyond these features, enabling your customers to create masterpieces in…

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Orders Export and Import Update for #Magento1

Aitoc Team

Hi, everybody! Transferring data between different versions of Magento and third-party software became easier, thanks to Orders Export and Import tool. And we have great news! Data Format update is ready to be represented to you. This update allows you to export files to any format. More specifically, in the Data format field we add a new function “enter the expansion format”, which makes conversion of an XLS template to any existing format possible. Let’s imagine that you have an XML file and as a result you want to get .txt format. First of all, upload the XSL template, then…

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Get reviews faster with Review Booster for Magento 2.1

Aitoc Team

Nowadays online reviews are real power. The most detailed product descriptions still could not compare with the traditional word of mouth. According to several researches nearly 97% of consumers read online reviews and 90% claim that positive reviews have definitely influenced their purchasing decision. That being said, providing your clients with the ability to leave feedback helps you to build trust with them and attract new customers, which is a direct result of prevalence of positive reviews of your products. Review Booster for Magento 2 is a multifunctional extension created specifically for store owners struggling to receive more reviews for…

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How to use XSL in Magento ?

Aitoc Team

How often do Magento users deal with massive data in the XML file? I think, the answer is clear: every time when they want to transfer Orders data between different versions of Magento and third party software. Let’s talk about the magic XSL Language. What is XSL ? XSL is an Extensible Stylesheet Language. The full XSL logically consists of 3 Components ( XSL,XSLT and XPath ), and today we speak about XSLT, which is the most important one. XSL Transformations or XSLT is a language for describing how to transform one XML document ( represented as a tree )…

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Recent extensions updates: SUPEE-8788 compatibility

Aitoc Team

We are happy to announce that Cost Based Pricing, Multi-Location Inventory and Front-End Editor are now compatible with Magento 1.9.3.1 / SUPEE-8788. We fixed some bugs and added multiple features, so now you could diversify the functionality of your system even more. Not so long ago Magento introduced new security requirements in a form of a SUPEE-8788 patch. Having the patch installed into your system will largely improve the security level of your store. As long as it addresses vulnerabilities, related to payments processing and sessions’ behavior while users log out, the risk of malicious acts like creation of phishing…

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