Choosing the Payment Gateway for Magento – What to Consider

As a business owner, choosing the right payment gateway is vital so your Magento shop can run seamlessly. A top-notch Magento payment gateway can help you leverage your profit.

Many entrepreneurs make the mistake of selecting the first payment gateway they find. However, there are many factors to consider when choosing the one tailored for your business. 

In this blog post, we will highlight some important points you need to look for in a payment gateway for your Magento site.

Atwix Ready to Illuminate TUG CONNECTS 2023 with it’s Infor Pre-Integrated Magento : Adobe Commerce solution

Hundreds of Infor distributors are gathering under the same roof for a week of exciting networking and synergy. Isn’t that awesome? Atwix will join TUG CONNECTS 2023 as a Gold Partner from June 5th to 8th. Make sure to stop by our booth to learn more about our innovative, pre-integrated solution – the Atwix Infor Pre-Integrated Magento / Adobe Commerce Solution.

Introduction to Headless Commerce

Headless commerce is a modern approach to eCommerce architecture that involves decoupling the front-end presentation layer from the back-end functionality. This means the user interface and the backend system are developed and managed independently. Simply put, the frontend is separated from the backend, allowing businesses to provide a more personalized and seamless shopping experience across multiple channels.

With headless commerce, businesses can easily integrate with different touchpoints, such as mobile apps, social media platforms, and IoT devices.

This article will explore the use cases of headless setups where modern technology benefits businesses. If you are interested in the detailed difference between headless and headful architectures, you may refer to the MACH article.

Enable Maintenance Mode in Magento:Adobe Commerce

In our “Close Magento store for maintenance” blog post, we described how to close a store for maintenance and what restrictions we have for the maintenance mode in Magento 1. Fortunately or vice versa, time goes fast, and things change. Magento application also changes and gets more agile to business needs. 

Today we already have Magento 2 and would like to discuss the opportunities that Magento Open Source and Adobe Commerce offer for website owners (merchants) regarding maintenance mode features. Also, we will overview their advantages and disadvantages and applicable cases of each solution. So, let’s get started.

eCommerce conferences and trade shows in 2023

As eCommerce grows and consumers become more tech-savvy, the 2023 eCommerce conferences, trade shows, and events are a great place for retailers to learn about the latest trends in the industry. eCommerce conventions are also a great venue to network with peers and industry experts and engage with top brands visiting the show floor.

Orbit the Client

The (not-so) secret of agency success

It’s no secret in consulting that agency success is directly proportional to client success.

Meaning, a high-touch boutique agency, like Atwix, realizes value for ourselves only as a function of realizing value, first, for our client.

While this equation – “client success drives agency success” – is not really a secret, Atwix does utilize an approach which is certainly rare among eCommerce agencies.

How to Get the Most Out of Fastly Edge Other CMS backend integration Module

Fastly content delivery network (CDN) offers a comprehensive suite of features from cutting-edge caching technology to GEO IP detection, Web Application Firewall (WAF), and additional CDN features (such as images optimization). But that’s not all – Fastly Edge Modules are also at your disposal with preconfigured solutions which can be activated on purpose.

eCommerce Platform For Auto Parts Business

In the U.S. alone, there are over ~1,300 companies involved in the manufacture of parts for all kinds of automobiles.

As with most other industries, auto parts manufacturing slowed at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and customer behavior changed drastically. As lockdowns were ordered and the automotive supply chain was affected, clients turned to eCommerce stores for their auto parts.

Automotive eCommerce, which includes auto parts eCommerce, is here to stay and is only expected to grow in the future.

So, how do you build a competitive auto parts eCommerce platform?

Atwix Magento 2 PHPstorm plugin

Since the very beginning of Atwix we’ve been focusing on quality. Because the quality approach is an evolutionary process, we’re constantly improving our expertise through actual practice. As a brilliant example, Atwix has been a TOP contributor to  Magento 2 Open Source for four years (!) since 2018.

Over the years, we were observing the patterns in the development community that could slow down the development process, increase the code price or even reduce the code quality.

As a long time community contributor, we at Atwix, wanted to solve this issue.

Please, welcome and cherish the Atwix Magento 2 PhpStorm plugin, a tool that reduces the time for solution delivery and the price of a line of code. 

MMNYC 22 –The Future of Magento Open Source

DISCLAIMER: This blog is my personal reflection on Meet Magento New York 2022 and the Magento Open Source. It doesn’t represent an official point of view of any organization.

Those who tracked happenings of the Magento OS world, saw the MA’s Open Source task force creation a year ago. This was a foundational step bringing together key parties in an open and honest setting. Regular meetings have ensued. Shortly after the task force launched, Mage OS fork/association was founded, due to a slice of the Magento community feeling a better way forward existed to best ensure innovation.