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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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How To Become the Most Improved Website of the Year

Most Improved Website

In August, we were honored to learn that the site outlined below was the recipient of Miva’s 2020 Blades Award for Most Improved Website. Let’s take a look at how we were able to breathe fresh life into a struggling website. Early in 2019, a small family-owned business approached us looking for a website upgrade. […]

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How to Remove Products Without Hurting Your SEO

Remove products without hurting seo

In the day-to-day workings of your site, you will likely need to remove products from your online catalog. They fall out of fashion, the manufacturer stops producing, or you choose to stop selling for some other reason. Regardless of the “why”, the “how” may be more involved than you think, especially if you want to […]

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Should You Update Your Miva Store?

Should I update Miva?

Glendale Designs has worked with Miva products since… well, since before Miva was Miva. Back before the fancy interface and the store-owner usability, the owners of Glendale Designs have been building with it. As such mainstays in the Miva community, it’s no wonder we field the same questions again and again when it comes to […]

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Website Maintenance: Checking Your Site on a Regular Basis

Website Maintenance: Checking Your Site on a Regular Basis

We’ve written before stressing the point that a successful site is not “set it and forget it”. In order to maintain your SEO rank, industry reliability, and relevancy to your shoppers, you need to be constantly updating. But, good news: website maintenance doesn’t need to be a daily chore, or take days on end to […]

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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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How To: Generate URIs in Miva

How To Generate URIs in Miva

In our blog post A Video Guide to URI Management in Miva, we explain the basics of what a URI is and how you can manage your settings in the Miva admin. We even have a video tutorial to show you the ropes of Miva’s URI Management tool. However you may still be running into […]

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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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