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Magento Mobile – Does it Serve as the Right Option for your Business?

If you intend to open up your business to a wider group of targeted audience then building a mobile business app is something you’ll not regret for sure. Ever since smartphones entered into the world of information technology, entrepreneurs across the world have been thoroughly competent in promoting their products and services in an absolutely stunning way. If you’re one who’s already running a Magento powered e-store and fed up of the traditional means available for managing your e-store products, then integrating your Magento e-store with mobile device is an approach you’ll definitely find fruitful. Keep on reading this post … Continue Reading…

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7 Incredibly Useful Resources for Magento Developers

Owing to its impressive popularity, Magento is riding a wave of online marketing expansion by helping retailers around the world quickly plan, build and optimize their online channel with minimal efforts. The platform is making strides at the thriving community of developers who are actively learning the know-how of this PHP based platform and are embracing it for its openness, flexibility, and extensibility. Irrespective of whether you want to master Magento, want to make a career, or simply want to know about the painless ways of creating an extension that adds to its functionality, there are an array of Magento … Continue Reading…

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Magento – Can it be Geared for B2B Commerce?

One can’t overstate the fact that Magento eCommerce has brought transformational changes in the way B2C businesses operated. The companies with the B2C model have been able to reach a much larger band of audience owing to the web platform that makes it easier for them to broadcast their services and products to a whole new array of consumers. Now, Magento needs to spread its wings. While everything looks great for the B2C model, Magento needs to branch out to the B2B model to help out the companies that have clients who are much more tech-savvy, and have a relatively … Continue Reading…

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Magento – What makes Magento such a Great Tool

Magento made its foray into the world of website development and design in the first quarter of the year 2008. Magento is a robust, user-friendly and flexible open source web application. Acquired by eBay in 2011, it has brought a sea of change in the field of website development and design. It is the most trusted content management system present today. The dynamic design is good for both web and mobile platform and the design makes it adaptable, scalable and flexible too. Customization is a great feature of Magento. It can be customized as per the needs of the customer. … Continue Reading…

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How to Increase Magento Performance & Speed?

Introduction (How to Increase Magento Performance & Speed): Newly installed Magento proves rather slow to use with the default settings. Most people would like to increase Magento performance and speed, and save time spent on the searches. Some will target its integration with plugins, reduces steps of execution and store cache appropriately. Some of the most applied methods are discussed below. Use Compiler to Increase Magento Performance & Speed: The compilation of Magento files will lead to better performance. This involves concatenation of various PHP files and sorting them in a single location. This will in turn increase the efficiency … Continue Reading…

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Discover a New Way of Creating Best Website with Magento

Are you ready to discover some interesting facts about the use of Magento in the design of your e-commerce website? When a good product with different features is available in low price then who will reject the offer. Do you ever think before reading this article that you can create an e-commerce website with best background framework and themes in low budget? Yes, it is possible to create a best e-commerce website which is composed with best visual appearance. This article is written for sharing the information about a special type of e-commerce website software/framework known as “Magento”. If you … Continue Reading…

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Understanding Magento Scalability and Performance

Performance and scalability are hot topics for any enterprise application, and this is especially true of Magento. Our clients are usually impressed with the features and extensibility of Magento, but there is a worry in the background if the platform can scale to many thousands of orders per day or huge catalogs. This worry is partly because early versions of Magento had some issues with performance, and competitors used this as an argument in favor of their product. But it is also true that getting Magento to be fast and scalable requires some knowledge of the underlying software stack – … Continue Reading…

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Magento for Developers: Part 4 – Magento Layouts, Blocks and Templatese

Developers new to Magento are often confused by the Layout and View system. This article will take a look at Magento’s Layout/Block approach, and show you how it fits into Magento MVC worldview. Unlike many popular MVC systems, Magento’s Action Controller does not pass a data object to the view or set properties on the view object. Instead, the View component directly references system models to get the information it needs for display. One consequence of this design decision is that the View has been separated into Blocks and Templates. Blocks are PHP objects, Templates are “raw” PHP files (with … Continue Reading…

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Magento for Developers: Part 3 – Magento Controller Dispatch

The Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture traces its origins back to the Smalltalk Programming language and Xerox Parc. Since then, there have been many systems that describe their architecture as MVC. Each system is slightly different, but all have the goal of separating data access, business logic, and user-interface code from one another. The architecture of most PHP MVC frameworks will looks something like this. A URL is intercepted by a single PHP file (usually called a Front Controller). This PHP file will examine the URL, and derive a Controller name and an Action name (a process that’s often called routing). The … Continue Reading…

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Magento for Developers: Part 2 – The Magento Config

The config is the beating heart of the Magento System. It describes, in whole, almost any module, model, class, template, etc. than you’ll need to access. It’s a level of abstraction that most PHP developers aren’t used to working with, and while it adds development time in the form of confusion and head scratching, it also allows you an unprecedented amount of flexibility as far as overriding default system behaviors go. To start with, we’re going to create a Magento module that will let us view the system config in our web browser. Follow along by copying and pasting the … Continue Reading…