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Choosing Magento

My last post gave some the impression that I am not a fan of Magento anymore. While the fact exists that among our SMB clients, many are moving to Shopify rather than upgrading to Magento 2, that’s not true in all cases. Nor, as an agency focused on recommending the best solution for our…(Read More)

Migrating Magento to Shopify

After working with clients to build and manage many Magento-powered shops over the years, we’re actually working more with Shopify than ever before. It’s been an interesting transition, but not without good reason. There are plenty of issues with which an online merchant has to deal on a daily basis: inventory, orders…(Read More)

The Wikipedia definition is: “a programmer who specializes in, or is specifically engaged in, the development of World Wide Web applications, or distributed network applications that are run over HTTP from a web server to a web browser.” I’m often asked how I got into the business I’m in today — e-commerce. Did…(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)

Mastering Magento Book Cover

Like most authors and artists, I like to think I have a thick skin when it comes to critiques of my work. I’d also like to say I don’t read reviews, but that would not be true, of course. Mastering Magento is the first book I wrote for a major publisher. I’ve…(Read More)

Already, people are starting to buzz about Magento 2, which, from initial looks, appears to be a giant leap forward for the world’s most dominant open source e-commerce platform. As a Magento mavens, we’re keeping my eye on the development process, and plan to discuss various insights over the coming weeks. Magento…(Read More)

Recently, one of our clients could not get their product categories to appear in the order set in the Magento Catalog > Manage Categories screen. No matter how they dragged and dropped the categories, the ones near the top would not display as intended on the front end. How Magento Orders Categories Categories are displayed…(Read More)

Mastering Magento Book Cover

After months of diligent work, my book, Mastering Magento, is scheduled for publication next month from Packt Publishing, one of the world’s largest publishers of computer-related books. This Magento book is aimed at all levels of users, especially Magento users who want to truly understand the power of the Magento platform. While suffering…(Read More)

Fixing Magento Session IDs

We often use shared SSL’s when building e-commerce sites. It’s a convenient way of hosting multiple stores without having to purchase separate SSL certificates for each site. Most of our e-commerce clients manage multiple stores within a single Magento or OpenCart installation. Recently, we found a problem with Magento where the…(Read More)

Bret Williams

Bret is the a co-founder and the Managing Partner of novusweb®. He is also author of several books on Magento and e-commerce and is sought as a speaker and trainer. Bret has been crafting internet innovations since 1995.