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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.

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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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MIVA: Simplify Your Category Maintenance

Category Maintenance Tool

Critical to any online store, categories play a huge part in how your customers view and access your products. So as a store owner, you understand why it’s so important to maintain the structure of your data. What exactly does that mean?  The way in which you organize your products on your website represents a […]

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Modify Zinrelo to Suit Your Needs

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Are you struggling with retaining customers? Trying to close the gap between customer acquisition and customer retention? We’ve touched on it before; loyalty points are a powerful tool to promote… well… loyalty. There are a multitude of ways to offer points and rewards to customers who engage with your business. One of our favorites is […]

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Increase Your Sales With Dynamic Product Images

Dynamic Product Images

Having a good visual representation of your products is more important than describing it beautifully or having excellent reviews. Here are some important things to remember when adding product images to your eCommerce site. […]

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Character Limits on Text Fields and Areas in Miva

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Are you frustrated by customers who enter too many characters on custom items on your website? We have a quick fix that will prevent this costly issue with our character limit tool! If you offer customizable items on your website, then you understand the importance of collecting information accurately the first time. It can be […]

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Custom Gift Wrapping Solutions Available in One Neat Package

Custom Gift Wrapping feature

As a business owner, you put a lot of effort into offering your customers something really special.  From your site to the products you offer, you’ve made the shopping experience comfortable, convenient, and tailored to their needs. You can now take that service one step further to provide your customers the option of custom gift […]

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Having Problems With 3rd Party Suppliers Inventory Sync with Miva?

Out-of-date stock statuses can be a huge problem for online shops that rely on inventory from third-party suppliers. Having an item labelled as available or in-stock when, in fact, the supplier is out of said item leads to headaches for the customer service team, unhappy shoppers, and worse yet, an unreliable reputation for the store. […]

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Miva – Add California PROP65 Dynamic Display during Checkout

It can be difficult to get crucial information to customers while shopping online. Information can vary by product and/or state making it especially impossible to get the right message to those who need it. An example is PROP65 – California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act. The law was introduced to help consumers make […]

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Miva: Custom Drag and Drop File Upload Area on Product Pages

If you offer custom products, then you will understand the frustration that comes along with requesting and confirming custom artwork from a client. This handy feature will allow shoppers to upload a logo or image of their choosing directly onto the product page making it an easy experience for the shopper. This customization supports touch […]

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