The initial date for Magento 1 End of Life (EOL) was November 2018. However, in September 2018, Magento set the final end of life date to June 30, 2020
Joe Ayyoub, the Director of Support Operations at Magento, made it clear that the extension of the EOL is to ease the stress on their merchants.
So by June 2020 end of life date, Magento will stop all software security patches or quality fixes to Magento 1. You won’t suddenly go out of business, but you might not like the outcome if you don’t take action.
Back in 2018, the deadline for the Magento 1 EOL must have felt like a long time, but now, the countdown is in days. Although no one will stop you from continuing with this platform, it’s in the best interest of your business to switch to Magento 2 or its alternatives.
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Taking your brick and mortar store online, comes with short term and long-term benefits. In the short-term benefits is that you keep selling even with the present COVID-19 incidence. You’ll help your customers comply with physical distancing while meeting their needs.
In the long term, moving your store online keeps you in business. Thousands of brick and mortar stores have closed down because shoppers are moving online.
Besides, the rise of ecommerce platforms like Shopify, 3dcart, BigCommerce, Big Cartel, and the rest makes this transition easy.
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A Squarespace website is easy and fast to build from scratch, even without a prior web designer experience. Apart from being intuitive, the platform offers all the tools you need to get your site up and running in one place.
For about 17 years, Squarespace has helped millions of customers build websites.
This website builder and content management system (CMS) comes with an enormous knowledge base. It’s easy to know what you should do per time, thanks to its checklist feature.
However, to reduce the time you’ll spend in building yours, this article goes straight to the point. This Squarespace tutorial will help you get things right from the get-go.
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Finding the right hosting service is one of the top concerns of new WooCommerce store owners. This concern is valid because most managed WordPress offers run on shared hosting. Hence your store’s load time increases as more site owners share the same servers.
That load time can impact the store’s user-friendliness and sales.
Seventy-nine percent of your customers are less likely to buy from you if they aren’t satisfied with your website's performance.
So, what makes WooCart different?
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MARQ is an AI-based logistics software that helps businesses share their operational processes with their customers. It helps you set up high-definition video recordings that show your customers that you packaged their orders carefully and adequately.
When buyers shop for a product online they are 25 percent likely to return them. For businesses running on tight margins, these returns can quickly become catastrophic. This is the problem that the MARQ software solves.
MARQ improves trust and transparency, hence lowering product returns by 95 percent.
In practice, if 25 items would have been returned from 100 sales, MARQ lowers it to about one return only. It also resolves return disputes in 30 seconds — saving time and money.
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We wanted to understand the types of e-commerce content that perform well on search engines. So we studied the traffic trends and SERP Features of the top five e-commerce categories. Our studies focused on Electronics, Home & Garden, Fashion, Sport, and Health and Beauty categories.
We relied on SEMrush to gather and analyze SERP Features data in this study. While some SERP Features linked to a domain, others didn’t. Consequently, our research took account of these SERP Features that did not link to domains.
You might be wondering why we focused on SERP Features here. And if the term is new to you, then you might even be wondering, “what’s a SERP Feature?”
Sit tightly. We have answers that work for you.
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If you are looking to launch an ecommerce store or start a dropshipping business, then you might be wondering how to sell on Shopify. Selling on Shopify has made an otherwise odious journey of running an online store easy. So anyone can do it.
Although the platform has removed the need to hire a developer to build your store, selling on Shopify still demands a learning curve. No need for any coding experience to set up a store on the platform. But you need a guide to make it happen anyway. So, here’s your ultimate guide on how to sell on Shopify.
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