How to Install an Extension in Magento 2 (Video Tutorial)

How to Install an Extension in Magento 2 (Video Tutorial)

Magento Connect is gone. Long live Component Manager. One of the major changes in Magento 2 is the much improved method to manage your extensions. In this video from our sister company, we show you a step-by-step guide to installing extensions in Magento 2. For those who used to use Magento connect to install extensions they would know this wasn’t the best platform, although it did work there were often issues...
How to Install Magento 2 (Video Tutorial)

How to Install Magento 2 (Video Tutorial)

In this video from our sister company, we show you one of the simplest methods of installing Magento 2. There are many tutorials out there explaining how to install Magento 2 and even Magento’s own website has a document explaining this process; however, most of these are often tailored to very experienced developers and will include many technical terms some might not understand. Basics of installing Magento 2 Here we...
How to Avoid Major Mistakes on an eCommerce Website

How to Avoid Major Mistakes on an eCommerce Website

Are you struggling to make sales from your eCommerce website? To give you a helping hand in identifying the cause, we’ve shared a list of 7 mistakes to avoid on an eCommerce website. 1)    Non-responsive design One of the biggest mistakes you can make as an eCommerce website owner (and one many are still making) is not having a responsive design. If your site is only designed for desktop,...
How To Test if Your Magento Site is Mobile Friendly

How To Test if Your Magento Site is Mobile Friendly

Back on April 21st, Google launched a brand new algorithm designed to elevate the rankings of mobile friendly / responsive websites. It shouldn’t have come as much of a surprise for those who pay close attention to Google, with the search engine releasing a mobile friendly checking tool and mobile friendly search tags late last year. Of course, in order to benefit from increased mobile search rankings, you need...
How to Use Magento: For Beginners

How to Use Magento: For Beginners

If you are new to Magento, you may be wondering how exactly you are supposed to use it. Some say it has a ‘steep learning curve’ but by following the hints, tips and guides we have shared below, you should find it fairly straightforward. If you cannot find the information you are looking for on how to use Magento here, feel free to get in touch, as we’ll be...
How to Create a Homepage in Magento

How to Create a Homepage in Magento

Here we will provide step-by-step instructions for How to Create a Homepage in Magento. 1 - Log in & Find Find Your Homepage If you want to change your Magento store’s default homepage, you will first need to login to your Magento admin panel. In the top navigation bar you will see that it says CMS, click on this and then Pages. Look through your list of pages and you...
How to Create a Page in Magento

How to Create a Page in Magento

In order to build up customers’ trust in your company and get your website ranking on search engines, you will need to create interesting and engaging content. One of the great things about Magento is that it has its own content management system, making it very easy for you to create pages full of useful content. Here we will provide step-by-step instructions for How to Create a Page in Magento.  ...
How to Upgrade Magento

How to Upgrade Magento

In order to keep your Magento store secure and running efficiently, you will need to update it on a regular basis. However upgrading can be quite a tricky process, so it is important to make sure you do it correctly. If you do it wrong, it could cause a number of issues, so if in doubt; contact a professional Magento developer for help. For those who are brave enough to,...
How to Add Products in Magento

How to Add Products in Magento

The process of adding new products to your Magento store is very simple, so providing you follow the instructions below for How to Add Products in Magento, you shouldn’t need help from your web developer. You can also check out our video on the topic. 1 - LoginTo add a new product to a Magento you will first need to login to your admin panel using your username and password....
How to Apply a Coupon Code to Products in a Specific Category

How to Apply a Coupon Code to Products in a Specific Category

Earlier we explained how it was possible to create coupon codes in Magento, however you may be wondering, how you can apply your coupons to a specific category of products. For example, say you sold three categories of products, A, B and C but only wanted to offer a discount on products in category B. By setting up a shopping cart price rule with conditions, it will mean that...
How to Create a Coupon Code in Magento

How to Create a Coupon Code in Magento

Creating coupons will help you to attract customers and encourage them to buy your products. They can also help to improve customer loyalty and retention. Here we will provide step-by-step instructions for How to Create a Coupon Code in Magento.   1 - Access Shopping Cart Price RulesLog into your Magento admin panel and click hover over Promotions in the navigation bar at the top. In the drop down list you...
How to Relate Magento Products to a WordPress Post

How to Relate Magento Products to a WordPress Post

If you run a WordPress website but want to start selling your products online, you may want to consider integrating it with Magento. By integrating Magento and WordPress, you will be able to feature Magento products in your WordPress posts, instead of simply just linking to them. Integrating WordPress into Magento with FishPig One of the ways you can do this is by using FishPig’s Magento WordPress Integration extension,...

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