magento ecommerce

The Benefits of running an eCommerce Business

  This post was written by Work placement student Anmol Khan   Do you know what eCommerce is? eCommerce is an online shopping business and the key to increasing your sales online. Some of the big brands using eCommerce to their advantage are Amazon, eBay and Etsy. But why should you move your business online and become eCommerce? Well, it should be for the following reasons…   Expands your reach When creating an eCommerce website, you open yourself up to a much wider global audience, meaning that the potential of your eCommerce company will grow alongside your audience. It also means …

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Magento Shipping Methods

How to configure Magento Shopping Methods

How to configure Magento Shipping Methods Good afternoon ladies and gents, we’re back again with your favourite weekly segment…#MagentoMonday! This week we talk more about a topic which can win over repeat customers and is imperative for any online e-commerce store…Magento shipping methods. So to start configuring your Magento shipping methods, you’ll have to go and log-in to your Magento Admin panel. Once you’re through, go to System -> Configuration -> Sales -> Shipping Settings. Click on Origin and enter the address from where you will be shipping your products from (usually a warehouse or wherever your products are stored). Once …

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How to upload a Magento Widget

How to upload a Magento widget

How to upload a Magento Widget Magento, as you know, is open source; giving it flexibility and almost unlimited capabilities…the fun never really stops (if your idea of fun is coding). Well, this week we’re back, and with how to upload a Magento widget. Magento widgets are small applications with pre-set functionalities that can be installed and implemented on your website. They are really flexible with their capabilities, which means they’re great for promotional offers, content marketing and much more! Important info: You need Magento 1.4 (or higher) to be able to use widgets. They’re installed and implemented the same …

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How to upload a theme to Magento

How to upload a theme to Magento

How to upload a theme to Magento: We have talked about Magento themes once or twice in the past, however, this time we’re back with how to upload a theme to Magento! https://www.wow-zone.com/blog/5-best-practices-for-magento-design/ Anyway, as mentioned in previous articles, your theme reflects your business. Keeping that in mind, it’s important to ensure you choose a theme that fits your business’. Today, we’re just going to tell you how to upload a Magento theme so you can do it yourself. If you’re on a budget but need your theme installed properly, this is the article for you! Without further ado, here …

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Importing products in Magento

Importing products in Magento So, we haven’t been pushing out our #MagentoMonday articles as we usually have been…It’s been an EXTREMELY busy period, especially with #DigitalZone and the launch of Mr Mango Delivery’s website. But now it’s BACK! Guess you all just needed time to miss it to realise how much you loved it, eh? No? Okay 🙁 We listened to the people who reached out to us, saying that they wanted more technical knowledge. So that’s exactly what we’re going to be providing. Without further adieu; here’s our article on importing products in Magento! Firstly, log in to your …

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5 innovative Magento websites

5 innovative Magento websites

5 innovative Magento websites When we had the idea to write about the 5 innovative Magento websites, we knew it would be a hit with our readership. This week we browsed the internet far and wide to find you some amazing Magento websites that you could really take inspiration from. With that being said, let’s take a look at 5 innovative Magento websites: Mom & Popcorn: First on our awesome list of innovative Magento stores comes Mom & Popcorn. Now, at first glance, this website really does aesthetically please the user. Users are met with an array of colours, made …

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5 conventional ways to drive more traffic to your Magento site!

5 conventional ways to drive more traffic to your Magento site!

5 conventional ways to drive more traffic to your Magento site and increase sales! All eCommerce websites rely on a constant volume of traffic to keep their website “on the map” and secure them sales. On our #MagentoMonday segments we waffle on about conversion a lot, but what good is converting visitors on your site if there is no-one to “convert”?  Create content: As you know, we wouldn’t advise anything we haven’t tried ourselves. Well, we can tell you we generate hundreds of more website visits per month by publishing our #MagentoMonday AND #inthezone posts. We only publish two posts …

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5 tips to create an amazing Magento design

5 tips to create an amazing Magento design

5 tips to create an amazing Magento design A good Magento store is built on a few different components and good design is one of them. It is imperative that the design is spot on for your website as this is what will attract visitors/keep them on your site. With that being said, we wanted to focus on design this week. So here are 5 tips to create an amazing Magento design: Set objectives for design: Every time we have to build any kind of store/website, we always go through this phase. You have to really sit down and think …

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5 impressive UK Magento websites

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5 impressive UK Magento websites Normally, our Magento Monday segment is about improving your website. This is done by going through many different aspects, like design, writing compelling content, upgrading your software etc. However, this week we decided to change things up. For once, we wanted to list 5 websites that are “doing Magento right”. So here are 5 impressive UK Magento websites.   Peacocks.co.uk Most of you will have heard of Peacocks before, but for those of you who aren’t familiar, they’re a clothes retailer. Just from landing on their home page, you can see a giant sale banner …

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Magento Cyber Monday Checklist

Are You Ready For The Cyber Madness? With Black Friday (and Black Friday weekend) out of the way, there is one more massive sales event that is taking place leading up to Christmas. Some will say Cyber Monday is a good time for shoppers to save a lot of money on gifts, well it is also a big opportunity to secure a lot of sales for e-commerce stores. Cyber Monday is a close second to Christmas in terms of opportunity from online customers. With that being said, you want to make sure your website is properly optimised for conversion. This …

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