Fixing a Sticky Mini Cart in Magento 2

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We recently had an eCommerce client who was approaching the final stages of their new Magento website. Internal and external QA was winding down, a launch date was set and the hosting move had been scheduled. Our team performed one more checkout test. It went perfectly. Shipping rules, coupon codes and payment options: check, check […]

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Adding a Customer Attribute Programmatically in Magento 2

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Store admins often need more specific information about their customers than Magento offers by default. Here we’ll outline the steps to add a new customer attribute programatically. We’ll use a common example for stores that work with contractors and need extra user field for “Contractor Number”. This example can record and track the number each […]

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How to Upgrade from Magento 1 to Magento 2

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Magneto stores have complex customizations. The time and work needed to upgrade from Magento 1 to Magento 2 can vary from store to store. In essence though, each upgrade will follow these essentials steps. If you’re considering making the move with your store, we can help. Just email info@coolblueweb.com to learn more. Sarah Sarah has […]

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Payment Options with Magento (Community Edition)

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The current edition of Magento offers a variety of payment options, which means you have the ability to offer your customers a flexible range of choices when they reach the checkout page on your store. Some of the payment options are integrated through popular gateways PayPal Payflow Pro and Authorize.net. These gateways allow you to […]

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Inventory Management for Your Magento Store

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Magento offers a range of solutions for keeping track of your inventory and connecting information on product stock to your catalog. If you don’t want to use the tools available for managing your stock, then you can disable inventory management within the system. However, if you want to keep track of your stock, the options […]

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Increase Conversions with Related Products, Cross-sells and Up-sells in Magento

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Updated 11/7/2016: The information in this article is accurate through Magento 1.9. Magento 2 performs these actions differently. Please contact us for questions. The Magento platform provides store owners with multiple ways to promote their products. Visitors to your website might look for one, specific item, or they might want to explore your entire catalog. Either way, […]

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