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tom-robertshaw-at-magento February 5, 2020

What to do if your site project won’t launch before Magento end of life

Magento 1 end of life (EOL). Deadline day is looming. June 2020. Put it in your diaries.  But you knew that already – particularly if you’ve spent months worrying that your new website project will not be ready in time. […]

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space-48-office January 6, 2020

Choosing an ecommerce platform in 2020

The best ecommerce platform for your business is one that provides the technical efficiency and robustness to ensure you reach your ecommerce objectives.  Your ecommerce platform is the lifeline of your online store. It has the potential to be your […]

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ecommerce-events January 3, 2020

Magento 1: 5 reasons we’ll miss you

So, here we are. 2020. The end of the road for Magento 1. And what a road it has been. Some 230,000 retailers worldwide have benefitted from over 10 years of releases. Countless extensions have been created. Numerous third-party systems […]

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imagine-magento May 31, 2019

Imagine 2019 Roundup

The sun has set on another year of the Magento Imagine Conference. Almost a year on from their acquisition by Adobe and only a month since the announcement of the CEO, Mark Lavelle, stepping down, it was destined to be […]

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adobe May 30, 2019

What we learned at Adobe Summit 2019

While some of the Space 48 team headed to Las Vegas for Magento’s Annual Imagine Conference (read the roundup), we also made our inaugural visit to the EMEA Adobe Summit at London’s Excel. Billed as the Digital Experience Conference we […]

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magento November 1, 2018

A MagentoLive EU 2018 Digest

An autumnal Magento Live in Barcelona brought us the latest announcements from the newly acquired Adobe company. There’s a lot of positives to close the year out on; the 2.3 release, Adobe, Amazon and Google Shopping integrations as well as a […]

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magento September 17, 2018

Magento 1 End of Life 2020: What does this mean for retailers?

So, the news is out. Magento 1 will stop being supported at the end of June 2020. With over 250,000 retailers using Magento Commerce worldwide, the question is, what do they do now?

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stock-photo September 5, 2018

Managing sensitive customer data in development environments

Our team in Bath have recently been working on a data anonymisation project and found some really interesting insights, that as a team we wanted to share with the wider development world. We’ve always been passionate about sharing, and that’s […]

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stock-photo August 15, 2017

Troubleshooting your Magento 2 website

Having some teething problems with your Magento 2 website? Maybe you’ve stumbled across some issues and haven’t got adequate experience or support to get your ecommerce website back on track. Never fear, Space 48 is here!

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magento-1-2 July 18, 2017

Magento 2 versus Magento 1: key benefits and performance improvements (infographic)

For growing businesses with big ambitions, the scalability and customisation made possible within Magento 2 makes it a game-changing ecommerce solution. Magento 2 offers increased performance levels, improved security, and almost limitless customisation, whilst giving ecommerce businesses the potential to […]

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stock-photo July 7, 2017

Avoid data migration issues with Magento 2

As experienced ecommerce experts, our Magento developers understand that moving from Magento 1 to Magento 2 is more than merely a migration process. It’s a whole replatforming project and, subsequently, data migration is not straightforward.

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stock-photo June 16, 2017

Magento 2 tutorial: admin panel walk-through

Magento 2 versus Magento 1 admin panel

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stock-photo May 17, 2017

5 key benefits of Magento Social for your ecommerce business

One of the key takeaways from the recent 2017 Magento Imagine conference in Las Vegas was the emergence of Magento Social. It was a welcome announcement for Magento users and a timely solution for merchants seeking an easy and effective […]

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stock-photo May 10, 2017

How to rescue your Magento 2 ecommerce project

Selecting the right platform for your ecommerce website alone is not a guarantee of success. Working with experienced developers who have specialist knowledge of your chosen platform and have an agile and collaborative approach is key to building successful ecommerce […]

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space-48 March 30, 2017

Magento 2 performance training with Vinai Kopp

At Space 48, we believe in continuous improvement every day. Although contentment is a nice state to be in, you can’t afford to stand still in ecommerce. We think it’s important to stay above the curve and be the first […]

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magento March 24, 2017

Meet our website development leads

When planning large-scale projects for your ecommerce business, such as replatforming or migrating your ecommerce website and selecting a suitable platform, choosing the right developers to work with is crucial. Here we give you an exclusive chance to hear from […]

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stock-photo March 17, 2017

Most common mistakes with Magento 2 websites and how to avoid them

Magento 2 is a high-powered, modern and flexible platform enabling ecommerce businesses to deliver innovative integrated omnichannel consumer experiences. This is thanks to Magento 2’s groundbreaking performance levels, vast scalability and almost endless customisation capabilities. However, if best practices are […]

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stock-photo February 27, 2017

4 things to consider when selecting Magento 2 payment gateway integrations

When setting up and developing a Magento 2 ecommerce store, customer payment is often a factor that raises most concern and apprehension for business owners. Choosing which payment methods to offer, whether to store customer payment details on your store […]

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stock-photo January 27, 2017

How to minimalise security risks and threats with Magento

As with any ecommerce store, security is of utmost importance – both to the merchant and to the customer. Although online transactions are so commonplace now, when security is breached and customer data is compromised it has a lasting impact. […]

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magetitans December 20, 2016

Mage Titans; a programme lead’s perspective

Our programme lead, Adam talks us through the two talks he found most valuable at the latest Mage Titans conference in Manchester.

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stock-photo October 21, 2016

Enhancing Magento store security

Security advice from our 1st line support team:

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stock-photo July 29, 2016

Magento 2 – when is the right time to move?

With Magento 2 being talked about since 2010 and finally launching in November 2015, many retailers are asking the question ‘When is the right time to migrate?’. As I am sure you are aware by now, there is no big […]

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stock-photo July 22, 2016

The new Magento Marketplace

Talking to Magento about the new Magento Marketplace; an interview with Tanya Soroka. Tanya Soroka is from the Ukraine and has been with Magento for 7 years. Now residing in the United States, she’s the Senior Product Manager for the […]

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stock-photo June 3, 2016

Magento 2 differences: editing products and the Product Detail tab.

The second in a series of articles which illustrate the differences between Magento 1 and Magento 2.

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stock-photo April 29, 2016

Talking to Magento about security

A Space 48 interview with Piotr Kaminski Piotr Kaminski is a Lead Product Manager at Magento, and has been with Magento since the early days way back in 2003. Currently Piotr is responsible for all of Magento 1, Magento application […]

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magetitans March 1, 2016

The Pomodoro debugging technique

When debugging, it is easy enough to get lost down a rabbit hole whilst trying to pinpoint the cause, and especially so on a new platform like Magento 2. When everything is a learning curve, how can you stop yourself […]

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Mage Titans Italia 2016

 

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stock-photo January 5, 2016

Integration tests in Magento 2

Magento 2 is coming into the eCommerce world and some modern programming principles are coming with it as well. One of those principles is automated testing.

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stock-photo December 18, 2015

The future stack

Future hosting stack comes to the Space 48 demo stores. Space 48 are always very interested in technologies which can help our customers’ sites to run faster. Some of these might not be stable enough for us to recommend for […]

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magento-2 December 4, 2015

Magento 2 in practice

The Mage Titans’ workshop Now the dust has settled on the latest Mage Titans I wanted to share some thoughts on the workshop that took place on the Friday night before the main event. This was billed as “Dipping your […]

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magento-2 November 17, 2015

Magento 2 – RELEASED!

The eagerly awaited M2 has arrived It has literally just been announced at Magento Live Australia that Magento 2 is officially here (#MLAU15 is the hashtag to follow).

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magento-experts November 11, 2015

Magento 2 trained solution partner

We are now a Magento 2 trained solution partner! We’ve been keeping a keen eye on Magento 2 ever since its early development days and have remained in touch with those who are working on the core regularly. We have […]

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magento-experts October 29, 2015

Magento solution specialist

The Magento solution specialist exam Recently, on 2nd October 2015 our Head of Client Services, Steven, sat the Magento Solution Specialist exam. Below are his thoughts on the exam:

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stock-photo July 31, 2015

Changing your Magento core-agency

Taking on a client whose agency has changed the Magento core As a business utilising Magento Enterprise Edition, you are paying £10,000+ annually to get access to one of the best eCommerce platforms available. Similarly, when you choose your eCommerce […]

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stock-photo July 3, 2015

5 reasons why your Magento store could be running slowly

Few things can be quite as irritating as a backend administration system which takes its time to load. Even worse so when speed affects your customers’ experience and ability to shop! You are not just losing your own time by […]

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stock-photo June 19, 2015

Stock management and Magento integration

Linking your Magento website to your retail business systems doesn’t have to be a headache, you just need the right team behind you. Here, I will talk you through a recent ‘mission critical’ project for one of our customers, an […]

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stock-photo June 10, 2015

Front-end development and automation

How do you approach your development?

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laptop-stock May 6, 2015

Magento enterprise upgrade

A backend point of view So, a client approaches you and asks, ‚Äòcan we update our Magento store?’ Obviously, you immediately answer with a ‚Äúyes‚Äù. Not because they are a long-standing, devoted client or because you really like them, but […]

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product April 20, 2015

Product not displaying on Magento front-end

“My product is not displaying” is a frequent query we receive from our customers. Even if you use Magento day in and day out it is sometimes easy to overlook issues, so here are a number of elements we suggest […]

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product April 16, 2015

Category not displaying in Magento navigation

Problem solving: You have created a new category and it won’t display in the navigation; There are a couple of things you can check yourself in the Magento admin. Here is our checklist on how to ensure the category is […]

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