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Our team at Rixxo has been developing and marketing applications for over 10 years. We’ve learned a lot of things the hard way, but we’re always willing to share what we have learned with other developers. Keep checking back as our “how to” library grows!

email marketing checklist

Email marketing checklist. 18 steps to email campaign success

Whether you’re about to launch your first email marketing campaign, or are looking to improve your processes, our email marketing checklist will help eliminate mistakes and remove the stress of forgetting something.  From broken or missing links, to display issues across devices, or spelling and grammar mistakes, email send fear is real. Enter the email marketing checklist. Your ticket to…

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How to Bulk Delete Sitemaps in Google Search Console

Backstory So first of all you might be wondering why you want to bulk delete sitemaps in Google Search Console or even batch bulk delete hundreds or thousands of sitemaps in Google Search Console. Well in our case the answer to this question was that somehow the Google Search Console account had been compromised with thousands of sitemaps that did…

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Ultimate Magento Checklist

The Ultimate Magento Launch Checklist for Adobe Commerce & Magento Open Source (500+ Checkpoints)

When launching any website whether a B2B eCommerce website built on Adobe Commerce or a Shopify, BigCommerce or WooCommerce store there are a number of items that must be checked at the various stages. This is a simplified copy of our internal Adobe Commerce Launch Checklist that is indicative of the work involved. Feel free to use our list when…

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How to use catalogue price rules & cart price rules in Magento (Adobe Commerce)

How to use catalogue price rules & cart price rules in Magento (Adobe Commerce)

In Adobe Commerce (formerly Magento) there are several places where you can apply Rules for discounts and promotions. The rules engine that often appears in these discount generators can and does also appear in other plugins and extensions in the CMS. Wherever it appears it roughly works the same. The most common applications of this rules engine appear on Catalogue…

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

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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Why is my Magento 1 site slow and getting slower?

Why is my Magento 1 site slow and getting slower?

Hi, sorry to hear your Magento 1 site is getting slower. It’s February 2020 and in just a couple of months Magento 1 is being sunsetted (June 2020). This doesn’t mean your site is going to stop working but it does mean there are lots of things going on in the eCommerce world, and the cyber criminal world that are going to…

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Magento XML Layout Update Cheatsheet - Brilliant timesaving tips!

Magento XML Layout Update Cheatsheet – Brilliant timesaving tips!

A round up of our most recent XML layout updates for Magento 2 posts bringing them all into one easy to bookmark sheet.

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How to remove Qty and Add to Cart from product page in Magento 2

How to remove Qty and Add to Cart from product page in Magento 2

If you want to make a product page so somebody cannot add to the basket and remove the Qty and add to cart buttons this is really easy to do with a simple xml update. Use this code in the design xml layout update field on the product to remove the price. You can do it on a product by…

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How to remove the price from a product page in Magento 2

How to remove the price from a product page in Magento 2

Maybe you want customers to call you and you are going to tie this layout update in with a custom message. Maybe the item is out of stock and you don’t know what the price will be when it comes back in. Whatever reason you may have you’ll probably want to hide the price in a Magento store without ringing…

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How to add a static block to the main content of a product page in Magento 2

How to add a static block to the main content of a product page in Magento 2

This one is really handy. You may be wondering how to get a banner or block of text to the top of a product page in Magento 2.  Create the static block you want to add after the image. When asked to give the block an identifier add something unique this will replace block_indentifier_here in the code below.  Use this code to add…

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