Website Maintenance: Checking Your Site on a Regular Basis

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 Submit a Google Shopping Test Feed

Upload a Google Shopping Test Feed

Want to get started with Google to take advantage of their free and paid services? This step-by-step guide will show you how to submit a Google Shopping test feed, your first step to a broader reach. Google Shopping feeds allow you to do more than just sell your products on Google; however now that it’s […]

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Agile vs Waterfall in Modern Web Design

Agile vs Waterfall

When most people think of the website development process, the waterfall approach still guides their decisions. But agile web development is proving to be a preferred methodology while revealing the flawed process of the traditional waterfall. So what exactly are the differences in agile vs waterfall design? Both the waterfall and agile methods share many […]

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Are Social Share Buttons Really Necessary on Your E-Commerce Website?

Social share buttons have become something of an expectation. Look at almost any eCommerce website and you’ll likely see the familiar icons of Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest accompanying individual products or blog posts. But are all these social share icons really necessary? The answer might appear to hinge on whether or not you’re using social […]

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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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DIY Website vs. Professional – Do You REALLY Need UX/UI?

DIY Website vs. Professional

Since the dawn of the handyman, people have been trying to weigh the benefits of “DIY vs. Professional”. That hasn’t changed as we moved into the tech era. As a web development company, you probably expect that we’ll tell you, you should hire a developer. But that’s not necessarily the case. We don’t want our […]

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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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