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The Third Party Cookie Ban: What eCommerce Merchants Need to Know

The Third Party Cookie Ban: What eCommerce Merchants Need to Know

If you’re an eCommerce merchant, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about the third party cookie ban by now. And if you haven’t, it won’t be long before you do. That’s because Google has finally put a deadline on their browser Chrome blocking third party cookies – January 2023. So what does this mean for your business? We know this…

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The Distance Selling Act: How to Protect Your business B2B eCommerce Terms and Conditions

The Distance Selling Act: How to Protect Your Business with B2B eCommerce Terms and Conditions

Not many B2B eCommerce businesses know that selling from an online store is governed by the Distance Selling Act, a consumer legislation enacted by the Consumer Contracts Regulations. If not fully understood and adhered to, this can pose a problem for B2B eCommerce businesses. As the name suggests, consumer protections are put in place to protect the consumer and ideally…

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The best way to do colour attributes in Magento 2 with my top 3 layered navigation recommendations

The best way to do colour attributes in Magento 2 with my top 3 layered navigation recommendations

What is layered navigation and faceted search? Layered navigation in Magento 2 allows your users to sort their search results based on attributes, like price range, colour or category. Often it’s titled ‘Shop by’ and found left of the search results. This is also sometimes called faceted search as you can filter items by their different facets. Sounds simple right?…

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Wb Development Terms Guide

A-Z Useful Web Development Terms

No one is born knowing everything. When it comes to the internet and web development, there’s an abundance of specific phrases and terms used to explain things quickly. Often we use jargon because it’s the quickest and easiest way of saying something. But these aren’t words you’d just pick up in daily life, so it’s difficult to know where to…

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The 8 Best Static Code & Website Security Scanning Tools

The 8 Best Static Code & Website Security Scanning Tools

We recently had a client asking for us to build a B2B website that was really secure. Obviously, we make all our B2B websites secure, but for this client, security was their absolute number one priority. They didn’t know exactly how they wanted to test the security of the code, or what security standards it needed to meet, but they…

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Our top 6 payment gateway choices for Magento 2

The 6 Best Payment Gateways for Magento 2

Payment gateways are not just for ecommerce websites, the same gateway providers are often used in brick and mortar shops as well. We have all walked into a shop and past a ‘We Accept Credit Cards’ Sign like the one pictured. Generally we ignore them, but are subconsciously reassured that we can pay with our cards. Although the logos have…

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10 Tips for Magento site speed

How To Improve Your Magento Site Speed: 10 Tips

Before we look at how to improve your Magento site speed, it is vital to know why speed is so important. Understanding the value and benchmarks will help you understand how to budget and prioritise this type of work. A slow store means lost sales and unhappy customers We live in a world of increasing connectivity and choice. Websites users…

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Apply consumer email marketing tactics to a B2B eCommerce store and crush your competition

Apply consumer email marketing tactics to a B2B eCommerce store and crush your competition

Your customers will likely be in a constant battle to stay on top of the numerous emails landing in their inbox and it makes it very competitive for brands to get attention. Whereas B2B email marketing is historically straight-to-the-point, B2C email marketing uses a range of tactics and has become more strategic in its approach. We face a tightrope walk…

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B2B websites, how they are different and how to make them successful

When planning and designing a new B2B [Business to Business] website, it is essential to consider your target market and who your users will be.  Are you selling to businesses or a consumer? If you have determined your target customers are business organisations, then it is time to start planning to build a site that 100% services them – offering…

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The awesome power of an Atomic Design Methodology

The awesome power of an Atomic Design Methodology

Atomic design is a methodology creating the smallest elements first and reusing them to save time and increase consistency.

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R&D Tax Credits

33% Moneyback on development with R&D Tax Credits

R&D Tax Credits have been claimed by over 42,000 SMEs in the UK since it was first launched in 2013 with an average value of around £49,000. This is less than one per cent of the 5.9 million SMEs that account for 99% of all businesses formed in the UK, which means owners and managers are missing out on a…

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Latest Magento Security Updates Via Adobe Security Bulletin

Latest Magento Security Updates Via Adobe Security Bulletin

Adobe acquired Magento over 18 months ago and has yet to address its security updates, until now. Adobe regularly distributes bulletins and advisories for it’s other products such as Creative Cloud, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, XD, Experience Manager, ColdFusion, etc, and Magento has now been added to that list.  Instead of the Magento Security Center, individual security issues & updates for Magento Commerce…

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