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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.

Character Limits on Text Fields and Areas in Miva

Product Option Screenshot

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Out-of-date stock statuses can be a huge problem for online shops that rely on inventory from third-party suppliers.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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California PROP65 Warning Dynamic Display

Prop65 Warning

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 the PROP65 warning. PROP65 is California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act. The law was introduced to […]

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Miva: Custom Drag and Drop Image Upload on Product Pages

Image Upload Feature

Personalized products are more popular than ever, and that’s not changing any time soon. Typically, you have to trust that your shoppers will properly email their required image file to you in a timely manner and in the correct format. It can lead to stalls in production, and costly customer service time. Our solution is an […]

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Miva – Optimized Search Facets

Miva Search Facets

Miva introduced search facets with Miva 9.0007. Facets give your shopper the ability to narrow down their search results by any number of specified fields. This is a staple on eCommerce websites these days, and do wonders for improving the customer experience. It allows shoppers to find what they need quickly and efficiently without having […]

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Custom Sign-Up Form for Dealer Discounts and Availability

Custom Sign-Up Form

Miva offers the option of really customizable price and availability groups. They are particularly helpful if you are a retailer that sells both B2C and B2B. As new dealers sign up with you, you can place them into specific price groups in order to provide them with custom discounts and product availability. By providing discount pricing […]

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