How-To: Explaining Miva Price Groups

How-To: Explaining Miva Price Groups

Explaining Miva Price Groups

Glendale Designs performs site customization and maintenance work on an ongoing basis for our clients. One of the most requested areas that clients ask for assistance with is the Price Groups feature in Miva. […]

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12 Ways to Test Your Site on a Regular Basis

Typwriter Beginning a To Do list

Have you ever received an email or a call from a customer, complaining because some feature on your site doesn’t work the way it should? Perhaps you roll your eyes to yourself at first, sure that the customer just isn’t following directions properly. But then you try it and your heart sinks a little. “Oh no. How long has this been broken?”. This is the perfect illustration of why you should be testing your website on a regular basis. […]

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How-To: Test Your Site Speed

Speedometer reaching 220 mph

If you’ve been finding that your bounce rates are high, and your conversions are low, your site speed may be the culprit. There are, however, some simple and free ways to test that theory. […]

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Miva Tutorial: How & Why To Use Content Sections

Using Miva Content Sections

If you’ve had your site done by Glendale Designs, then you’ll be making use of Miva’s ReadyTheme Content Sections. If you aren’t using them, then you absolutely should. We’re going to give you a brief overview of exactly what content sections are, and why you should be using them. […]

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5 Ways to Get Your Store Holiday-Ready

Pile of wrapped gifts

The leaves are turning, the air is getting chilly, and everywhere you look, there’s pumpkin-spiced-everything. That can only mean one thing: Holiday Shopping Season is upon us. How much though have you put into your customer experience? […]

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MIVA: How to Edit ReadyTheme Navigation Sets

Edit Miva ReadyTheme Navigation Sets

Skill Level: Beginner The navigation sets on your Miva site contain some important information for your visitors. Allowing browsers to quickly and easily find your terms of service, FAQ page, contact page, product categories and more make it more enjoyable to spend time on your website. Follow along to learn how to easily update your […]

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Miva Tutorial: How To Set Up Free Shipping on Gift Certificates in Miva

Miva Free Gift Certificates

Gift certificates have always been a fan favorite when it comes to gift-giving. They are general enough for those times when you need to provide thank-yous to people whom you don’t know very well (your child’s teachers, for example). They are personal enough to show you know where your friend, family member, or acquaintance likes […]

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Limit the text field or text area to a single character

Product Option Screenshot

Don’t get 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! If you offer personalized or customizable items on your website, then you understand the importance of collecting information accurately and quickly the first time. Printed, engraved, and embroidered […]

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Quick Tip: How to create Miva Bookmarks

Miva Tutorial Bookmarks

If you frequently find yourself visiting the same pages in your Miva admin, or have a difficult time remembering where to complete a certain task, we have a little trick to save you some time! You can bookmark pages within Miva making it simple to navigate back to popular pages with 1 click instead of […]

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