Top 10 Magento Design Trends to Follow in 2017

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Magento is an ever-growing ecommerce platform. By incorporating the latest design trends, Magento designers can make your online business outstanding and revenue generating. The present post is describing top ten design trends and philosophy behind it. Today one of the Magento online store designers has initiated a discussion over recent Magento design trends, and we have summed up it to publish top 10 Magento design trends to follow today. No.1: Large Background Images Images are louder than texts, and a larger image leaves profound impacts on the mind of onlookers than a tiny thumbnail or mid-size photo. We have advanced digital camera technologies and image optimization technologies to life-size product images taken from real life. Magento ecommerce designers are leveraging all in their designing and set alluring imagery in the…
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What are the Pros and Cons of E-commerce Responsive Website Design with Magento?

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With the launch of so many mobile devices, some of the companies have changed their strategy and procedure for developing websites. Now, most companies go for responsive website design otherwise the websites which they have developed will not show well on mobile devices. Most of such websites which are doing these are either online marketing sites, social media sites, e-Commerce sites and several other sites. Most of the Fortune 500 companies have opted for this change in their websites. Still, there are a large number of companies which have not implemented this changes for responsive website design. Many of the companies which had not incorporated a responsive design to their websites were explaining about their inaction by giving excuses like most of their customers were not using mobile for website…
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Call to a member function getStoreLabel() in price.phtml

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After upgrade Magento 1.8.0.0 get error on list and view page. Fatal error: Call to a member function getStoreLabel() on a non-object in price.phtml I got simple fix as below and its working fine for me. Open this file : app/design/frontend/[your_package]/[your_theme]/template/catalog/product/price.phtml Find this code: [php] $_specialPriceStoreLabel = $this->getProductAttribute('special_price')->getStoreLabel(); [/php]   And replace it with below: [php] $specialPriceAttr = $this->getProductAttribute('special_price'); if (!is_null($specialPriceAttr)) { $_specialPriceStoreLabel = $this->getProductAttribute('special_price')->getStoreLabel(); } else { $_specialPriceStoreLabel = ''; } [/php]     [JWD-Magento-Development]
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Magento Pre-Orders vs Backorders – What is the difference?

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The world has dramatically changed since the beginning of the 21st century. Magento’s Pre-ordering and back ordering have opened the considerable opportunities for e-merchants and even the bigger ones for software providers in such fields, for instance, inventory, order or the warehouse management and the drop shipping. A pre-order is for the item that has not been released till now and will be released in the future or after some time. Backorder is an item that was once in stock, but currently out of stock and will be available in future. Let's take a closer look at both of these 2 terms. Let's say, you can't wait for the release date of the product whether it is an electronic device, an interesting book, pair of Jordans, or a computer game,…
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A Complete Guide on Magento Hosting

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If you are starting a new eCommerce business, then Magento will be the best platform for it. Magento has become a popular open source eCommerce platform because of its flexibility and multiple features. But, as its architecture is complex in comparison with other platforms, it has more server demands. For the Magento based eCommerce stores, you need to have a hosting server which enhances its performance. But, the selection of a hosting provider is the most difficult as well as an important task to do. There are various aspects which affects the selection of the Magento hosting provider. We will try to cover multiple aspects one by one. But let us first see what the requirement of Magento for hosting is. What are the Magento Hosting Requirements? Generally, the hosting…
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Magento – A Perfect CMS for Building ECommerce Portals

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Magento has proven to be one of the best web development systems for developing eCommerce websites. Well, Magento is an open-source CMS system which offers plenty of features and functionalities right out of the box. Since its advent, Magento has been able to earn good amount of users and provides efficient solutions for building user-friendly online stores. Today millions of online retailers are looking out for the Magento Developers For Hire who will provide them with a healthy and functional eStores for their businesses. In a very less time, Magento has completely changed the virtual business arena. And with the each passing day this CMS system is becoming more and more powerful especially in terms of functionalities and features. Most of the retail store owners are choosing Magento because of…
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A Comparative Study of Magento and its Alternate Ecommerce Solutions for Magento Experts

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  Over the last few years, we have seen many ecommerce platforms emerging up with powerful and new features. You are most likely to get intrigued while looking for the best ecommerce solution for your business. It is quite common practice of businesses to go for platforms, which just has all the required tools to run an online store. However, it is never wise to settle down for mediocre platforms without looking at its features, further customizability and scalability. So far, Magento has been able to acquire a great market share by becoming the most popular ecommerce solution for obvious reasons. Magento’s community edition is free, highly scalable, extensively customizable and most importantly it is packed with many powerful features that ensure an excellent ecommerce website for your business. Here,…
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How to Optimize Layered Navigation in eCommerce

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  Nowadays it’s hard to imagine a successful eCommerce store without advanced onsite navigation. Intuitive menus, smart internal linking, sophisticated onsite search — all that contributes to better customer shopping experience and, as a result, better conversion rate. Layered (aka filtered) navigation is also one of the most important site navigation components.   What is Layered/ Filtered Navigation? Imagine a large number of similar products with little differences in details. Manual browsing through store categories would be far too time-consuming and frustrating, which is unlikely to result in a purchase. To ease the pain of such a search, customers need a tool to surface the needed item only. And such a tool is layered navigation. Basically, layered or filtered navigation is usually located next to the main block of content and…
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How to create simple module magento2

Magento, Magento2
Here we go to create your first or very simple module in magento2. We are going to create module with Namespace is "Jwd" and Module Name is "WelcomeWorld". Step1: Create a module.xml file in app/code/Jwd/WelcomeWorld/etc/module.xml [sourcecode language="plain"] <?xml version="1.0"?> <config xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="../../../../../lib/internal/Magento/Framework/Module/etc/module.xsd"> <module name="Jwd_WelcomeWorld" setup_version="1.0.0"> </module> </config> [/sourcecode]   Step2: Create app/code/Jwd/WelcomeWorld/registration.php [php] <?php \Magento\Framework\Component\ComponentRegistrar::register( \Magento\Framework\Component\ComponentRegistrar::MODULE, 'Jwd_WelcomeWorld', __DIR__ ); ?> [/php]   Step3: Create a frontend router in app/code/Jwd/WelcomeWorld/etc/frontend/routes.xml [sourcecode language="plain"] <?xml version="1.0"?> <config xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="urn:magento:framework:App/etc/routes.xsd"> <router id="standard"> <route id="welcomeworld" frontName="welcomeworld"> <module name="Jwd_WelcomeWorld"/> </route> </router> </config> [/sourcecode]   Step4: Create the file index.php for controller action in app/code/Jwd/WelcomeWorld/Controller/Index. This will map to http://127.0.0.1/magento2/welcomeworld/index/index welcomeworld: front name index: name of controller folder index: name of action file – index.php Each action is its own class extending \Magento\Framework\App\Action\Action. In every action file,…
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Magento 2.0 what’s cooking up?

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Much like the outside world, the world of internet is not devoid of its share of controversies and mysteries. Application development organizations in a bid to market their new product try to create hype and mystery before its launch. For them it might be a marketing gimmick, but it provides cannon fodder to the media to further fuel the fire and ignite the internet with a new sensational story and in the process the newly launched product becomes popular.   Magento 2.0 which is an open source CMS tool for managing content for ecommerce websites has been in the new since 2010, when it was announced to be released in 2011. But in 2011, Magento was acquired by eBay and the reorganization process took its toll on the release and…
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