Mirasvit September Updates Digest

Mirasvit September Updates Digest

Magento Extensions Magento 2

Updates at a glance:

Magento 1 Solutions Magento 2 Solutions
Advanced Reports: Added the ability to start week on Sunday in “Sales by Day of Week” report Reward Points + Referral Program: Added Rewards block to checkout page
Knowledge Base: Added Overview block to categories Advanced SEO Suite: Added the ability to change a product URL key by template
Banner Management System: Banners became adaptive and compatible with responsive design

 

Get deeper insights into solutions updates to use them for 100% in your own store:

 

Magento 1 Extensions Updates

Advanced Reports: Added the ability to start week on Sunday in “Sales by Day of Week” report

Now you may set Sunday the first day of the week unlike the standard Monday. If you used to consider this day the week start, you’d appreciate this feature!

Who benefits from this feature?

  • You, as a store owner, since you are able to set up the day/week preferences you used to view every day.

Several countries, including Canada and the United States consider Sunday the first day of the week. So this feature allows store owners and their customers from the abovementioned countries feel comfortable with dates.

Knowledge Base: Added ‘Overview’ block to categories

Now your store customers can view the short content of each Knowledge Base article at a glance. Before a customer could spend some time searching for the necessary piece of information, especially if your store had a large volume of articles. With this feature you are able to improve their experience just adding the short description for each topic at Knowledge Base -> Categories -> Overview tab. Use HTML tags for your convenience.

Who benefits from this feature?

  • Your store customers, due to better usability of their favourite store.

Using this feature you can improve your store functionality and easiness of use. Your customers will appreciate that!

 

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Image 1. Adding an ‘Overview’ in the backend.

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 Image 2. Knowledge Base with Overview block (Customer’s frontend view)

Banner Management System: Banners became adaptive and compatible with responsive design

This feature adds your store banners very valuable functionality of being adapted for mobile devices automatically.

If you tick in your store backend System > Configuration > Mirasvit Extensions > Banner > “Use responsive if window is less than” (for the number of pixels, like 900), your store banners will automatically stay static in case of display width more than 900px, otherwise they’ll adapt for specific mobile device.

The exception is the ‘default’ placeholder. It’ll be adaptive regardless the abovementioned feature settings.

Who benefits from this feature?

  • Your store customers: now they can do shopping using any convenient device!
  • You as a store owner: you definitely widen your target audience! Mobile shopping is trending, so you’re up to date either!

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Image 3. Normal size banners.

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Image 4. Banners Tablet View.

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Image 5. Banners Tablet View.

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Image 6. Banners Mobile View.

Magento 2 Extensions Updates

Reward Points + Referral Program: Added Rewards block to Checkout page

Now reward points can be spent not only in a customer’s cart. It’s possible to spend them on Checkout page either!

Who benefits from this feature?

  • Your store customers: even if a customer forgot to apply points in a cart, it’s impossible to miss this on a Checkout step!

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Image 7. Rewards box on Checkout step

Advanced SEO Suite: Added the ability to change a product URL key by template

The new feature allows changing product URL key by the defined template. It works automatically. Just define the template for URL keys once and enjoy saving your time later!

For instance, you can generate product URL key by template, like “[product_name] [product_sku] [by {product_manufacturer}] [color {product_color}]”.

Who benefits from this feature?

  • Your store administrator: it’s possible to save some time due to automation a great deal of manual work!Selection_014

 Image 8. Defining product URL key template.

What’s next?

Our team will be glad to hear from you and bring your inquiries on our existing and future extensions into life. Please, advice us, what you wish to see next:

  • New Magento extension you want.
  • New feature in one of our existing solutions.

Feel free to email us at support@mirasvit.com or contact us in our Twitter or Facebook.

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