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E-COMMERCE SPECIALISTS SINCE 1996

Every member of Glendale Designs has owned or run an online store at some point. That means when we work on your site, we have the unique perspective of an eCommerce business owner. We understand, more than most, that your online retail store will have its own particular needs based on the products you sell and the way you work. 

 

To help make your lives easier, our developers love coming up with special pieces of code that tweak the system to run just the way you need it to. We’re happy to offer these custom Miva modifications. You can find details about each customization in the blog posts below.

 

If you’re looking for something that you don’t see in the list below. let us know. We’ll work with you to come up with a custom Miva solution tailored to your needs.

Tax Exemption for B2B Accounts

Tax Exemption for B2B Accounts

A file upload option for clients can help you efficiently collect and process tax exemption for B2B accounts. Being able to offer your B2B buyers the same conveniences that retail shoppers get is a huge draw these days. Studies have found that while buyers used to do their purchasing via catalog, sales rep, and phone […]

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Scheduled Pickup and Delivery On Your Miva Store

Pickup and delivery module checkout

Miva has released a new module that will allow store owners to offer scheduled pickup and delivery for their products. We are going to explore that module, and how we chose to modify it to suit our client’s needs. Having a website for your business has been standard protocol for years now. Customers have come […]

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Sorting Numeric Search Facets in Miva

Sorting Numeric Search Facets

Search facets are an eCommcerce staple; they allow you, the store owner, to categorize and differentiate between your items without having an unruly number of product categories. And they allow your shopper to see the available options, and find what they need easily. Unfortunately, you’ll find you run into trouble if you need to sort […]

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How to Display Stock Status for Attributes in Miva

Display stock status

The powerful product attribute abilities in Miva allow you to offer your shoppers a very wide variety of items without having to upload and maintain thousands of combinations. But there are limitations that may prevent your customers from having a truly intuitive experience in your store. One of these limitations is the inability to display […]

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Improve Page Speed With Lazy Load

Page Speed Deferred Loading

When considering your site’s health and performance, the subject of site page speed comes up pretty immediately. It’s important to your users, it’s important to Google, and it should be important to you. This information is all over the internet, so we won’t get too in-depth in this post. But to make sure we’re all […]

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Custom Google Shopping Feed to Make Selling Easier

Custom Google Shopping Feed

We recently talked about why you need to have a Google Shopping Feed, and why that need is only becoming more urgent. In case you didn’t read that post (you really should, by the way), here’s a recap. Google is making changes and adding features that depend on a current and comprehensive shopping feed.  Previously, […]

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Advanced Shipping Calculator To Drive Conversions

Advanced Shipping Calculator

Basket shipping calculators and estimators have found a place in almost every Miva store these days. But in our opinion, they aren’t quite performing up to snuff. So the Glendale developers have come up with a solution to help you drive conversions. If you keep up with our blog posts (hint: you should!), you’ll know […]

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Progressive Web App To Guide Your User

Progressive Web App

Whether you’re creating a smooth path to the checkout, or you’re providing resources and manuals, guiding your user is always a good thing. It helps them view you (and your brand) as a trustworthy member of your industry. So maybe you read the title and thought, “Oh great! A progressive web app to help!”. If […]

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Free Site Evaluation To Keep You In Shape

Site Evaluation

You’ve probably never done a site evaluation before, and possibly didn’t know you should have one done. You go to the doctor for a physical, you take your car to the shop for a tune-up; you take care of the important things in your life. Why wouldn’t you do the same for your website? Whether […]

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Site-Wide Information Banners

Site-Wide-Information-Banners

All store-owners want to make sure that the time spent on their website results in a satisfying and productive experience. You go to great lengths to ensure the buyer’s journey throughout your site is as pleasant as possible. Unfortunately, making sure your customers are fully aware of all important information is half the battle of […]

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