Big Day Release: Magento CMS Product Placement

October 5, 20124Alex Huk Magento
Big Day Release: Magento CMS Product Placement

CMS Product Placement extension allows arranging a spectacular product presentation on any of Magento CMS pages. Simply choose the page in the admin panel, select product category, attribute and option in the extra CMS Product Placement tab and the items will be displayed right where you’ve configured.

Key features:

  • Adding products to CMS pages
  • Setting product category, attribute and option

Let’s review these features closely.

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Prestashop Addon Analytics. October

October 3, 20123Alex Huk Prestashop
Prestashop Addon Analytics. October

BelVG continues tracing statistics within PrestaShop module categories. October has arrived and it means none other than a new portion of numbers to compare.

We remember how Presta addons were ambushed by a merciless cleanup back in May. After summer lull with all the slowness and vacations, permissive philosophy and lack of significant changes, September came as a bombshell: strict review policy got back on track. (more…)

Specifics of Software Product Testing

Specifics of Software Product Testing

There are differences between testing of software developed internally and third-party products. BelVG testers deal more often with our newly created Magento and Prestashop extensions than with customized products.

When you work for a client, you choose software testing methods depending on a number of hours paid. As a rule, there is enough time to do all positive testing and at least part of negative testing. Testing of own software can last for a long time which is something to be avoided.

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Big Day Release: Magento Cart Reminder

October 2, 20123Alex Huk Magento
Big Day Release: Magento Cart Reminder

Magento Cart Reminder allows admins to send reminders to customers who abandoned shopping carts. Emails may include cart items, their images, quantity, price, etc. There is an option of offering discounts to encourage customers to complete their purchase.

Key features:

  • Sending reminders to customers who have uncompleted orders
  • Configurable email templates
  • Discounts rules
  • List of abandoned carts
  • Possibility to “mute” carts and view reminders statistics

Let’s review these features closely.

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Win Free Copies of Mastering Magento with BelVG

September 25, 20126Alex Huk Fun&Events, Magento
Win Free Copies of Mastering Magento with BelVG

We have teamed up with Packt Publishing to organize a Giveaway. Four lucky winners stand a chance to win copies of the latest book on Magento – Mastering Magento by Bret Williams.

How to Enter?

All you need is to look through the description of the book and drop me a line at irina@belvg.com, explaining why you are the one of four who is extremely interested in Mastering Magento.

Besides, you should become a fan of our BelVG Facebook Page or follow us on Twitter.

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How PrestaShop Supports Multistores in 1.5

September 24, 201216Alex Simonchik Prestashop
How PrestaShop Supports Multistores in 1.5

We won’t focus on back-office opportunities since you can get acquainted with solid documentation here. Let’s study technical issues of this opportunity instead.

Multistore feature allows you to manage several stores with one back-office. To start using a multistore, activate it in Preferences -> General -> Enable Multistore. If this feature is enabled, a Multistore tab will be available in the Advanced Parameters menu.

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