Weekly Magento Recap – 3rd to 9th October 2016

Magento keeps striving to deliver the top notch security and an impressive eCommerce platform to the merchants across the globe. It is continuous developing the software by partnering with the industry experts to add unmatched functionality to the latest version that no other eCommerce platform has to offer. In this post, we try to update you about the advancements in the field.

FME enhances the way an online store appears in Search Engine Results

FME-Addons, being a competent Magento Partner, influences the community with Rich Snippets Magento extension that allows merchants to display rating, reviews, and other valuable product details right in the search engine. Showing reviews and ratings on the product pages is one thing, but taking them to the SERPs is something more effective and result driven.

Online buyers need to review customer feedback and rating before placing orders for their favorite products and services. To help them click through the most reliable shopping platform, merchants can add this extension and display the required information right there in the Search Engine Result Pages (SERPs).

This extension includes some of the more useful options you can add on to improve the click through rate of your online business, get higher traffic and finally an increased conversion rate. Companies that are trying different strategies to boost their sales can consider this application and facilitate the customers to know about a products’ rating before visiting the product pages.

Get your tickets for Meet Magento Fall - Part II

A magnanimous event is coming ahead for the entire community of Argentina, Spain, and Romania. It will start at 21st of this month in Buenos Aires. The last year event was a huge success, and the same is expected this year as well. The merchants, developers, and agencies are going to share their valuable experiences and connect with other industry experts.

The event will proceed to Madrid on 25th of October, which will focus the eCommerce trends in the local markets, merchant requirements, and the latest security updates. The Meet Magento event will end at Romania. The charming city, Cluj-Napoca, is hosting the event with an appeal to the Magento community. CEOs and well-experienced personnel from the eCommerce agencies will speak to the audience and let them grab more about the latest innovations in Magento.

Kurt Geiger Moves to Magento 2.0 Platform

Kurt Geiger is renowned fashion footwear in Britain and owns about 80 online stores. For such a major eCommerce website moving to the latest version is a difficult task. They need to target multiple regions which require wise decisions to perfectly move at the right time.

This company operates different websites for expanding its business. For example, kurtgeiger.com, ninewest.co.uk, shoeaholics.co.uk. For further expansion, it aims to invest a lot in the eCommerce to reach most of their targeted users and convert them to loyal customers. Initially, it is testing the move on ninewest.co.uk and will unleash the performance and scalability on the rest of the properties.

Impressive Security Update to Magento 2.0.6

Version 2.0.6 is launched for both the community and enterprise edition of Magento to ensure the stores are safe from online threats. The update is said to be more focused on the security of the eCommerce websites. The update includes some of the valuable features that are worth mentioning here.

  • Restricting hackers from applying REST or SOAP API and inject a code with malicious intent.
  • Stopping the installation of Magento from a remote location as it may empower a hacker to forfeit the property.
  • Preventing the change of data by unauthentic users with the help of API

The update also promises to fix ‘400 Bad Request’ error that is often faced by merchants using hosting from GoDaddy. The security update is said to streamline the payment process and allow the store managers to manage permissions and ownership conveniently.

Magento Partners with Xcelerate Technology

The continuous success of any business venture is making affiliates and partnering with the pioneers of the industry. Magento is also one of those amazing corporations that aim to expand the availability of a free and open source platform to the world at large. The partnership with Xcelerate Technology is also a step in the advancement of the software and equipping the merchants to explore the latest tools, themes, and plugins.

Magneto pursues high-quality standards for the eCommerce web development, themes and extensions so that merchants can avail applications that are compatible with Magento 2.0. Xcelerate will be focusing on improving merchants’ experience while displaying products, adding features, opening more options for the end users.

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