We would like to inform you that yesterday a new security patch (SUPEE-6482) was released by Magento. This patch addresses several security issues so it is highly recommended that all Magento users install this patch as soon as possible. Before implementing this security patch (SUPEE-6482) it is necessary to implement all previous security patches to ensure correct system operation.
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Research studies show that “63% of customers are more likely to make a purchase from a site which has user reviews.”
While customer satisfaction and retention lead to company growth, social proof adds to the customer experience, especially since SaaS models rely heavily upon recurring revenue.
Most businesses tend to hit their stumbling block while trying to set up their merchandise in online stores in that uploading of feeds to the site for their products to be visible becomes a daunting task. In the quest for a solution to this problem, many people find themselves lost and confused. In light of this, GoMage has introduced GoMage Feed Pro, a Magento extension that allows easy and more streamlined submission of content online.
WordPress is the single most popular content management system (CMS) online. A W3Techs survey found that almost a quarter (24.1%) of all websites were built with the platform – far more than competitors Joomla (2.8%), Drupal (2.1%) and Magento (1.1%).
When you take out the blogs and concentrate on e-commerce however, Magento is the clear winner. According to a study of Alexa's million top e-commerce sites, Magento Community Edition was the most popular, with 25.6% of the market share, knocking WordPress’ WooCommerce plugin into second spot. The premium Magento Enterprise Edition ranked in 6th place, powering a further 4.4% of the top million e-commerce sites.
One of the reasons Magento performs so well in is that it is custom-built for the purpose: it has a range of functionality that can be adapted to enhance e-commerce sites for businesses of all shapes and sizes. There are still some things you should bear in mind to get the best performance out of your Magento site however:
GoMage Advanced Navigation version 4.7 and SEO Booster version 1.2 released! The performance has been improved, new exciting features have been added and all known bugs in both extensions have been fixed.Read More
As you may know Magento 2 is coming soon. The GoMage extensions were chosen for Merchant Beta.
Magento 2 Platform Benefits:
- The modular architecture of Magento;
- Improved application programming interface (API);
- Extensions conflict resolution tools;
- A long-expected installer of a new Magento instance;
- A framework for automated testing;
- New layouts;
- Performance Improvements;
- Scalability Improvements.
New Connect Marketplace:
- The Magento Team will automatically scan for all extensions for plagiarism, code review, security, quality etc;
- A new usability interface. Better for merchants to find out the modules;
- A new dashboard for developers;
- Marketing. New promotion and feature extensions.
You can find out new Magento Connect video at https://vimeo.com/125955416
The general availability of Magento 2 expects in Q4 2015.Read More