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How to Resolve ‘Not enough permission to read files for backup’ with Magento Backupsuite Extension?

After you have installed Backupsuite extension in your Magento, sometimes it may happen that when you try to create a backup, Magento prompts you with an error message that reads "Not enough permission to read files for backup. Item does not exists" The main reason behind this error is the file permission. All files that you backup must have 'read' permission. If the files that are selected in Magento Backupsuite extension ...

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How to Configure Cron for Database Backup or Backupsuite Extension?

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Cron jobs is a time-based job scheduler in Unix-like computer operating systems. Cron enable users to schedule jobs (commands or shell scripts) to run periodically at certain times or dates. It is commonly used to automate system for maintenance or administration. Our Magento Database Backup or Backupsuite extension uses the built-in Magento cron job functionality to take the automatic backup of your database or files ...

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How to Set Product as Backorder with our Magento Backorder Extension?

Backorder is the ability to sell products on your website that are not in stock currently & can be available in future. Depending on your business, you may want to display these products on your website in stock or with a specific availability message such as "Backorder availability" with a popup showing some message related to availability like "Available in X days or any other information". The default Magento Backorder feature ...

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Find Out Why Magento is The Favourite CMS For Ecommerce

Find out why Magento is a better CMS solution for your eCommerce store. Magento is one of the fastest growing eCommerce solutions in the world since 2008. It has the distinction of being the MOST popular CMS for e-commerce. As its an open source solution, there’s a large community of developers working day and night to ensure that the platform is up to date, fast and secure. With such a ...

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5 Tips to Improve eCommerce Product Page

Designing an eCommerce product page is as crucial as designing a website. Good and impressive product page plays a crucial role in the growth and success of any eCommerce website. It is your product page where a customer decides to purchase or not.  Don't get overwhelmed by the fact that a customer has landed on your website and clicked on a product. A visitor is not converted into a customer ...

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6 Tips to Increase eCommerce Conversions for Christmas Season

Christmas is almost always the most profitable time of year for eCommerce sales. It is that peak retail period of the year when you see a significant increase in the number of orders & the average order size. In 2013, more than $62.11 billion were spent on the Internet before Christmas. And this year, Christmas sales are expected to be more than 23% of total eCommerce sales this year. Christmas ...

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13 Great Magento Extensions for Your eCommerce Store

Magento is an excellent open source platform to create an eCommerce store. But, to utilize it to its full potential you need to use some extensions. If you have been using Magento for quiet a while, you are aware that its basic setup doesn’t suit 100% of your needs & requirements. To do the additional tasks you want, you'll have to install Magento extensions that serves the purpose. Magik offers ...

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7 Ways to Easier eCommerce Navigation

Imagine yourself in a city you've never been to. Without a map, no GPS to help, you find yourself lost in a busy street. The longer you stay, the more frustrated you get. And when you finally escape out of it, you never wish to go back again to that city. Along with that you warn others too to not to visit that city. Same is the condition of the ...

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Best Practices for Selecting Right Product Recommendations for eCommerce Landing Pages

The ultimate goal of an eCommerce website is to generate revenue and make profit. To accomplish this, an eCommerce store must find ways to attract more and more customers (web traffic) to their store and tempt them to become repeat customers to raise average order size & increase revenue. To achieve this objective an eCommerce store must lure customers with an attractive store-front, relevant product offerings & a hassle free ...

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4 Best Practices For your eCommerce Retail Home Page

Do you know the components of a great eCommerce retail home page? No? Then you must take a look at below mentioned points to create one. Most of the eCommerce websites are based on an individual's personal preferences. But there are some common practices that count for an attractive webdesign. And if your website is missing these common practices then you must now test them on your website. Following is ...

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How to move ‘My Cart’ from right to left?

Magento developers have the flexibility of determining the design of their store with the help of several changes in the settings and website’s code. Magento developers have the option of moving the My Cart box so that it may be displayed on the left side of the page. These modifications can be made with the help of following  steps: 1)      Login to your Magento account and get access to the backend ...

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How End of Season Sale Benefit eCommerce Businesses?

End of season sale is a method of increasing sales for short period of time. It is a great way to win business from your competitors. Sale promotion is a powerful weapon for companies of all sizes. End of season sale turns your dead stock into cash and draws new customers to your ecommerce store. End of season sale is a short-term strategy designed to: Clear old stocks and make way ...

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Upselling Techniques – The Best Way to Sell More & Earn More

In this competitive world, most of the new ecommerce businesses struggle to gain traction in the marketplace. Most challenging task for a businesses is to earn their potential customer's trust. Although, many people appreciate the ease and convenience of online shopping but usually hesitate to buy from an unfamiliar ecommerce store. Fortunately, online businesses have some opportunities to win the trust of their potential customers. Upselling is a one such ...

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The Most Basic of eCommerce Conversion Tricks

No matter how much efforts you put in to increase the traffic on your website, it is not enough until your visitors convert into customers. Equal efforts need to be made, to hold the visitor long enough til he converts into a customer. In this article we are going to look into 4 basic ecommerce conversion tricks. First impression is the last impression: Studies show, a visitor converts into a customer ...

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Pump Up Your eCommerce Sales Through Discounts & Promotions

There is no doubt about how discounts & promotions lead to greater sales. Everyone loves discounts and promotional offers; they can save money and buy the best product! It is a win-win situation for both the buyer as well as the seller. Every product is different and requires the use of a different discounting technique to generate the right kind of buzz in the market to boost your sales. Here’s mentioning a ...

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Can Moz Tools for eCommerce Improve Your Website Ranking?

Yes, Moz tools when used efficiently, can definitely improve your ecommerce search rankings. Moz tools are the advanced and impressive tools with wider applications that focus on the specialties. It provides a proper beginner’s guide that lets you understand about each part of the optimization before going in the deep in the optimization process. Here's what Moz Tools for eCommerce can do for you: Building links: Moz tools have a very big index ...

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Crazy Egg – A Popular Tool to Optimize Your eCommerce Site

We all look for different methods to get more audience for our website, don't we? Well, there are various amazing tools available that gives you a deeper insight and offer suggestions to improve and develop your ecommerce website conversion rate. Crazy Egg is one of the most admired tools for click tracking and it also displays a data based on clicks. This data include 'heat maps', 'scroll map' etc. With ...

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Is Upselling Good or Bad For your eCommerce Business?

Regardless of the industry, every ecommerce business wants to drive more traffic to boost its sales. Even if an online business is not making solid sales, it has potential to improve it. Upselling is one of the most effective techniques used to raise the sale of an ecommerce store. Upselling involves offering an upgrade or add-on to an existing purchase. For example, if a fast-food customer offers hamburger, he/she can ...

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