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Beginning April 21, Google will include mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. When searching the Web on your smartphone or tablet, Google will begin showing relevant mobile ready search results first. More and more searches are being made on mobile devices and Google is making sure the sites displayed in the search results are relevant…(Read More)

Improve Your Ranking

Google continuously updates their search algorithm in order to provide its users with the most relevant results. According to a recent post by Google’s Matt Cutts, users complain if they click on a search result and the actual content is difficult to find. They don’t want to do a lot of scrolling, and…(Read More)

Another year comes to a close, and another busy year for Magento development. While we are anxiously awaiting more news on Magento version 2, we look back at the discoveries we’ve made along that way that have helped us and our clients get more from the world’s most popular e-commerce open source…(Read More)

Mobile Devices

When you access the Internet are you always on your computer? Or, do you often times use your phone to look up information?  More and more, users are turning to mobile devices to access the Internet. According to a recent survey conducted by Forrester, by the end of 2013, nearly 50% of US adults will…(Read More)

Target Website

A couple of years ago, Target decided to end its arrangement with Amazon. For the last ten years they used Amazon’s e-commerce platform, fulfillment services and web hosting. The outsourcing cost Target a reportedly $100 million in online commissions annually. So it seemed logical that Target would take their brand and create their…(Read More)

Ecommerce Developer

Bret’s series on OpenCart 1.5 continues with instructions on how to localize your OpenCart installation. His step-by-step instructions are easy to follow, and show you exactly how to create your own “American English” language file. To read the entire article, please visit “Localizing OpenCart for Language, Currency” at Ecommerce Developer. Bret…(Read More)

Ecommerce Developer

Bret’s series on OpenCart 1.5 continues with instructions on how to use templates more effectively with OpenCart installations. His articles are published by Ecommerce Developer and include discussions on the following topics: Meet OpenCart 1.5 Tweaking OpenCart 1.5 Layouts Styling OpenCart 1.5 To read his latest article in full, please…(Read More)

Ecommerce Developer

Bret’s series on the features of OpenCart 1.5 continues with instructions on how to modify your new theme’s design. He gives specific steps on how you can use CSS to alter the layout. Throughout the series he will guide you on how to tweak your OpenCart theme with links to specific examples…(Read More)

Ecommerce Developer

The next installment of Bret’s series on the features of OpenCart 1.5 deals with modifying your design theme. This posting gives step-by-step instructions on how to modify the footer. Throughout the series he will guide you on how to tweak your OpenCart theme with links to specific examples. To read the…(Read More)

5 Great OpenCart 1.5 Themes

Despite the huge number of OpenCart powered websites in existance, theme designers have generally paid little attention to creating vibrant, innovative designs for OpenCart. It’s difficult to explain, given the fact that OpenCart’s theme architecture is fairly easy to navigate, and certainly easier to work with than some other platforms, like Magento. Fortunately…(Read More)