The overhaul of Magento websites has always been tricky to evaluate. Before getting into the project, a general audit must be carried out. Whether it is a version migration, a design rebuild or just technical development, it’s crucial to have a deep analysis of the current state of the project. Potential snags will be highlighted and the assessment for the undergoing project will be more accurate. Producing an extensive report of how your Magento code is built is fundamental to estimating the tasks necessary for a full overhaul of the project. In this first part, we will present some tips related to performance and quality auditing.
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Blackbird is a web-agency specialised in Magento e-commerce development and project management. We are your perfect partner for any Magento project.
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The CM-CIC payment gateway
Are you searching for a great and easy-to-use payment gateway? Monetico is the solution to integrate!
The bank group CM-CIC and Desjardins have developed Monetico, a more modern and up-to-date solution which replaces the CyberMUT and CM-CIC payment gateways.
This extension integrates Monetico into your Magento 2.x and provides a one-time payment method, advanced configuration (environment, order status, cart management, cancellation message, 3D-Secure...).
Magento, the open source ecommerce platform, is fast and stable in performance. However, each time a Magento page starts building and loading, in excess of a million instructions are being executed on the web server. This consumes an enormous amount of CPU and Memory resources. That is why, on a busy server, it can lead to the insufficient resources which cause slow page loads and lack of speed.
We are proud to introduce you our first Magento 2 extension : Advanced Content Manager 2. After the success of the first version, we developed another powerful and intuitive CMS extension to create and optimize your all content types, fields and even content lists!
At the time of Magento 1.x begins his last moments of life, Blackbird has chosen to take a clear position in favor of the rise of Magento 2 and prove this by writing a book dedicated to the extensions creation for this new version.
Migrating to Magento 2
Magento 2 was officially released 5 months ago and some merchants have already adopted it. Should you migrate your Magento 1.x website to Magento 2? How should you do it? Which tools should you use?
The Magento team describes how to proceed in their migration guide. But how do things stand?
We have summarized them for you and we give you the best advice to successfully perform your migration!
The eCommerce marketplace is fast-growing and thus raises enormous interest from the investors.
Almost 75% of the Americans bought at least one time on the Internet in 2015. It is a growing trend as mobile purchases are gaining in popularity.
The project must be thought through before building the eCommerce website in order to ensure its viability.
Easily transform your database table into an installSchema!
The Magento 2 release has led many agencies to rewrite their extensions in order to adapt them to the latest version. For example, the table creation script.
But how can you easily generate a setup script without having to do everything once again?
The Magento 2 architecture has been improved and the change or creation of tables is done in the “InstallSchema.php” file, located in the “Setup” folder in your module root.
Discover our free extension which easily generates your InstallSchema file from your existing data!
If your Magento website is crashing randomly with the error code 500 and a note about the line 71 of Mage/Customer/Model/Session.php, this article is for you.
Whenever you refresh a page of your website, you may get your page or this error. The more visitors you have on your website, the more often the error occurs.