February feels like it came and went in the blink of an eye – and if you’ve been as busy as we have, you might need a minute to catch up on everything that happened this month.
A lot of news has come out of the Magento-sphere, including new security updates. Magento released Critical Security Updates for Magento 1.x & Magento 2.x & SUPEE-10570 Patch on February 27th – if you need help getting your store up to date, be sure to connect with a member of our strategy team, don’t leave your store open to security vulnerabilities.
Here’s what else you need to know from February 2018…
- 2018 Predictions: A Year to Watch for Customer Experience & Digital Disruption – Peter Sheldon, Magento’s Head of Strategy, gives his predictions for what’s to come in eCommerce this year.
- Magento 2 Theming Basics – Our front-end developer gets into the in’s and out’s of Magento 2 theming in this tutorial.
- M2 Developer Certification is Coming – Magento developer Vinai Kopp talks about writing questions for the upcoming Magento 2 developer certification.
- Magento Commerce Adds New Sales Channels Capabilities – Magento announces powerful features coming to the platform that will allow merchants to list their catalog directly into Amazon.
- Migrating to Magento: Factors to Consider – Coming to Magento from another platform? Make sure you are asking the right questions.
- Google Kills eCommerce Integrations – Google announces the end of the direct integration between Google Shopping and the Magento, BigCommerce, and PrestaShop platforms as of March 2018.
- How Mobile is Reshaping the B2B Landscape – Digital is changing the way brands build relationships with customers – many customers do not expect to interact with a salesperson until it’s time to close the deal.
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- Google Clarifies How Much Structured Data is Enough – Google’s John Muller offers useful advice on the proper use of Schema.org structured data.
- Getting Crafty: The eCommerce Guide to Pinterest – Do you know how to take advantage of Pinterest to help you sell more?
- Google Changes Request Crawl Limits to Daily vs Monthly – Google ups the amount of site recrawl requests to 2 per day vs the old 10 per month in Google Search Console.
- Three Signs Your Website is Insecure – How safe is your website? Nexcess looks at the three big signs your site could be an easy target for hackers.
- What Goes Where? Your Social Media Post Guide – Are you posting the right content on your different social networks?
That’s all for February. Tune in next month for your roundup of all things Magento, eCommerce, digital marketing (and more!). Want more news in the meantime? Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to keep up.
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