Tips & Tricks

Easy Photography Tips & Tricks To Enhance Your Website’s Images

Photography can strengthen the design of your website, but if done improperly it can also depreciate the design. Here are easy steps you can take to make sure that you get the best images possible without the help of a professional photographer. First, let’s start with two basic principles: image quality and cropping. These are… Read More

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Keep Your Business Safe By Keeping Your Team’s Email Addresses Off Your Website

Our friends over at Total Technology Resources recently posted a short article about why businesses should keep their team’s email addresses off of their website and we thought you should know. It might seem like a great idea to have your email address listed plainly on your website for your current or potential customers to… Read More

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Five Backup Tips for World Backup Day

Today is World Backup Day! You know that your work is important – too important to leave in just one place. The risk of losing work is real, and potential for the time you’ll spend trying to recover lost work hurts even more to think about. We just shuddered. To prevent potential backup disaster, here… Read More

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Magento Order Processing: Editing & Creating Orders

This is part 5 of a 5 part series on Order and Payment Processing in Magento. There is actually no such thing as editing orders in Magento. When you click the “Edit” button, a new order is created and the original order is canceled. The “new” order will contain all the billing and shipping address… Read More

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Is Designing Above the Fold Dead?

One of the criticisms we hear most from clients when they review their website design for the first time is that something important is not above the fold. This begins the debate of whether or not designing for above the fold is dead. Let’s start at the beginning with ‘what the fold’ is; the fold… Read More

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Magento Order Processing: Refunds

This is part 4 of a 5 part series on Order and Payment Processing in Magento. To refund an item in an order, you’ll need to create a credit memo. There are two ways to do this, depending on how the invoice was created. If the order was placed using a payment method that automatically… Read More

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Magento Order Processing: Shipping Products

This is part 3 of a 5 part series on Order and Payment Processing in Magento. To create a shipment for an order, click the “Ship” button. Like invoicing, you can create partial shipments and you can create as many shipments as there are total items in the order. In the create shipment screen, you… Read More

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How to Make Your 'About Us' Page More Effective

About Us pages are very important for your website. The visitor wants to get to know you and understand why your business is the best in its field. This is why you have to make your About Us page interesting and engaging. Bonus points for fun effects! Who are you? This is the part where… Read More

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Magento Order Processing: Getting Paid

This is part 2 of a 5 part series on Order and Payment Processing in Magento. The first step in processing an order is to ensure that it has been paid for, which means that it needs an invoice. With a payment method like PayPal or a credit card gateway in authorize and capture mode,… Read More

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Orders in Magento: The Basics

This is part 1 of a 5 part series on Order and Payment Processing in Magento. Magento is a robust e-commerce platform with a lot of features and capabilities, and as such it can sometimes be confusing to navigate through the numerous options. This series of blog posts is aimed at helping store owners better… Read More

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