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 the restrictions we have for maintenance mode in Magento 1. Fortunately, or unfortunately, time goes fast, and things change. Magento application also evolves and becomes more adaptable 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.

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 image 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, over 1,300 companies are involved in manufacturing parts for various 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. Embracing the artistry of Magento ERP integration became crucial for seamlessly managing inventory, orders, and supply chain operations, ensuring continuity in serving customers through eCommerce platforms despite disruptions in traditional automotive channels.

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. 

Introduction to Magento and the MACH world

If you haven’t heard of MACH, allow us to elaborate on what it stands for. By searching the internet, you may find that “MACH number (M or Ma) is a dimensionless quantity in fluid dynamics representing the ratio of flow velocity past a boundary to the local speed of sound.” 

While that MACH is named after Moravian physicist and philosopher Ernst Mach, our MACH is from the Information Technologies world :)

Quality Patches Tool Overview and How to Efficiently Use It

Most of our readers know that Magento has security, cloud, quality, and custom patches that can be installed to fix particular website issues on Adobe Commerce or Magento Open Source platforms. 

In this post, we’ll speak about the tool released by Adobe to apply quality patches and work with them – Quality Patches Tool (QPT). In addition, we’ll describe how to use QPT on different Magento platforms and the existing best practices.

Ultimate Magento SEO Checklist 2022

Have you ever heard someone say, “I want a lightning-fast website because I need good indexing among search engines”

Correct, we’ve heard this story many times as well. Site performanсe is a critical component of search engine friendliness. 

However, many other factors affect Magento SEO, as well. In a previous post, we made the case for customer experience as the most crucial driver of optimal website indexing. 

The more customers that use your website, the better ranking you will achieve. So, performance is far from your only consideration when discussing search engine optimization.

There are many technical aspects you’ll need to pay attention to in order to optimize Magento SEO. This article offers a Magento SEO checklist of tasks that, when performed, will make your website more favorable to search engine robots. Additionally, conducting a Magento Performance Audit ensures that your website is optimized for speed, efficiency, and user experience, identifying potential bottlenecks and areas for improvement to enhance overall performance and ultimately boost SEO rankings.