5 Ways to Speed up Magento 2 to Improve Rank and Conversion
Jul 05, 2018 4 mins

5 Ways to Speed up Magento 2 to Improve Rank and Conversion

The speed of a Magento e-commerce website is very important for user experience. No one will like to shop on a slow website. It can infuriate and it could mean losing customers. Slow speed is a major contributing factor to cart abandonment.

Speed is also a determinant factor in search engine rank...

Realex Payments 2.1.11 Extension Update
Jun 28, 2018 1 min

Realex Payments 2.1.11 Extension Update

Hello to Pronko Consulting Ecommerce Blog readers!

We are happy to announce our latest Realex Payments extension version 2.1.11 release. The release is focused on the critical bug-fix for Hosted Payment Page integration. Also, we've updated the configuration section to help you guys get helpful in...

7 Crucial Magento 2 Security Tips to Protect your Ecommerce Store
Jun 27, 2018 6 mins

7 Crucial Magento 2 Security Tips to Protect your Ecommerce Store

E-commerce sales in the U.S are booming. In 2018, the e-commerce sector in the United States is expected to reach $461 billion up from 409 billion in 2017. As it is increasing, so also are hackers.

According to Symantec, U.S. consumers lost $19.4 billion dollars and about 20 hours of time deal...

5 Ways to Optimize Customer Journey for Conversion in Magento 2
Jun 15, 2018 5 mins

5 Ways to Optimize Customer Journey for Conversion in Magento 2

Every customer desires to have a seamless journey when purchasing on an e-commerce store. However, this far from reality. A lot of business owners do not optimize their customer journey to make it easy for them to make purchases. This is because optimizing the customer's journey is not an easy proce...

Top Best 7 Magento 2 Free Themes to Kick-Off your E-commerce Store
Jun 01, 2018 4 mins

Top Best 7 Magento 2 Free Themes to Kick-Off your E-commerce Store

Magento is one of the best e-commerce platforms out there. This is why a lot of business owners are using it. If you are you starting out your e-commerce store, you want to upgrade to Magento 2 or you want to give your e-commerce store a new look, you can consider using free themes.

Selecting...

5 Magento 1  to Magento 2 migration mistakes you need to avoid
May 11, 2018 4 mins

5 Magento 1 to Magento 2 migration mistakes you need to avoid

Magento is one of the best e-commerce platforms in the world today. Since the release of Magento 2, about  20,569 websites are using it. Most of the businesses using Magento 2 falls into the category of shopping, business & industry, arts and entertainments and others. A lot of businesses are usi...

5 Things to Consider when Choosing the best Magento 2 Payment Gateway
May 04, 2018 7 mins

5 Things to Consider when Choosing the best Magento 2 Payment Gateway

When it comes to running an e-commerce store, a payment gateway is one of the things to consider. According to JP Morgan Chase report, 73% of consumers surveyed reveal that the type of payment a business accepts impacts whether they will buy from that business or not. It is that important!

The Mag...

6 Best Courses to Quickly Master Magento 2
Apr 13, 2018 5 mins

6 Best Courses to Quickly Master Magento 2

Magento 2 is a trusted e-commerce software and platform all around the world. It offers a full-featured website with little effort. That is the reason why many popular brands such as Byredo, Rubie’s, Case-mate, Lara Bohinc, etc are using it.

Magento 2 offers numerous benefits such as:

  1. Improv...
5 Magento 2 SEO strategies to increase your website rankings
Apr 05, 2018 4 mins

5 Magento 2 SEO strategies to increase your website rankings

The desire of every e-commerce website owner is to rank high in search engine result pages. When your e-commerce site ranks high, it will bring targeted traffic to your web store.  This will lead to more sales for your business. According to smartinsights, the top 3 sources driving sales for e-com...

Magento 2 Professional Developer Certification - My Journey
Apr 02, 2018 4 mins

Magento 2 Professional Developer Certification - My Journey

I made it.

This was my first thought after the magic word “PASS” on the monitor screen after the completion of a Magento 2 Professional Developer Certification exam.

A while ago I saw news from Magento company that the new Magento 2 certification for developers had been launched. The official la...