Why no one should use FTP for team development

FTP has been the most common way for developers to access a website but is it the best?

This entry was posted on July 29, 2014 by Brent W Peterson

Magento Migrations: MagentoGo and ProStores

Early in July, Mark Lavelle, the SVP of Product and Strategy at eBay Enterprise announced that as of February 1st, 2015, Magento Go and ProStore would be shut down. Don't Worry, Wagento can help you migrate off of these platforms...

This entry was posted on July 17, 2014 by Gavin Peterson

Magento Upgrades

This entry was posted on July 17, 2014 by Gavin Peterson

GIT Merges and Branches

Git merging and branching is always an issue, and without Git-flow things can get complicated. Here are some simple rules we go by at Wagento.

This entry was posted on July 01, 2014 by Brent W Peterson

Want to Increase Your Conversion Rate? Try Google Trusted Stores.

Did you know we are running out of helium in the world? And soon we might not even have Clint Eastwood! At least the number of ecommerce stores is growing. But increasing competition with ecommerce stores makes it harder to have your company stand out. Oh powerful Google – please come to our aid!

Google created “Google Trusted Stores” to help make your company become a rose in a field of daisies. A Google trusted store is one that Google has recognized worthy of their trademarked “Trusted Store” badge that says, “Hey, this store is top-notch!” Well, the badge doesn't actually say that but it's implied. In fact, when you hover over the badge you will get a hover-image that shows the store's shipping and customer satisfaction history.

This entry was posted on June 26, 2014 by Mark Switajski

Payment Gateways & Payment Processors

Payment gateways. Payment processors. Same thing, right? Well, not quite. If you’ve found your way to our blog then odds are you know a bit about ecommerce or you’re at least interested enough to spend your time checking out this awesome article. With that in mind it would be advantageous for you to know the difference between payment gateways and payment processors (the latter often referred to as acquirers).

This entry was posted on June 23, 2014 by Mark Switajski

Pin it to Win It!

How often do you take advantage of the unique marketplace that is Pinterest? Nowadays, most people who own and operate an ecommerce site have familiarized themselves with social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook but recently it is Pinterest that is showing great strides of growth.

This entry was posted on June 17, 2014 by Mark Switajski

What's All This Talk About Net Neutrality?

What is Net Neutrality?

This entry was posted on June 05, 2014 by Mark Switajski

When Fishpigs Fly...

If you are reading this then you are currently benefiting from the fine work that Fishpig provides to those who work with the Magento platform.  Specifically, you’re benefiting from a service called Magento Wordpress Integration, a free blog extension for any Magento ecommerce website.

This entry was posted on June 04, 2014 by Mark Switajski

Short Recap on Imagine 2014

Imagine 2014 was an event for over 2000 ecommerce professionals to gather and geek out over the exciting events that took place at this year’s Magento conference.  Among the reasons for geeking out was the announcement of Magento Community Edition 1.9 and Enterprise Edition 1.14! (I’ll bet you spit out your Nutella sandwich with excitement just now).

This entry was posted on June 04, 2014 by Mark Switajski