Magento allows having “pretty” addresses. It means that instead of the link /catalog/category/view/id/4, we can get /women.html. Such type of links is clear for users and easy to remember. Moreover, it can improve search engine indexing and ranking. (more…)
We’re going to consider the structure of templates arrangement in Magento 1 and Magento 2. Are there any differences in the Magento versions? Let’s define! (more…)
Any feature on a web store can be a great tool for increasing conversion rates. Checkout is considered one of the best tools nowadays that can trigger customers to purchase as soon as possible or vice versa scare customers away. So today we’re going to represent some inspirational checkouts and compare them. (more…)
Magento 1 uses Front Controller Pattern implemented in \Mage_Core_Controller_Varien_Front class. Magento Front Controller instantiates just after establishing database connections, loading configuration and executing other common routines at the end of \Mage_Core_Model_App::run method.
What are blocks used for in Magento?
Blocks in both Magento versions 1 and 2 are divided into two types:
- Structural blocks
- Content blocks (more…)
When starting a business, everybody is afraid of making a mistake, as avoiding mistakes is considered to be a success. Frankly speaking, this is misbelief that can destroy your business completely. You’re allowed to bark up the wrong tree, provided, however, that you’re ready to put right the wrongs. But the most effective way is to learn from the experience of others. So you’re proposed to find out the biggest mistakes small businesses usually make as well as ways to avoid them. (more…)