Magento Development

Why Small Businesses Prefer Bigcommerce over Magento?

Are you thinking about to start your own online store? or want to switch the existing platform? Magento and Bigcommerce are known as the major two platforms in the worldwide. Undoubtedly, Magento is the best platform with the brand and by comparison to Bigcommerce doesn’t have big brand, but it is most popular among small business who are looking for low cost managed eCommerce solution. Have a look at few features as it helps you to compare why Bigcommerce is better than Magento for small business.

At the end of the day, Bigcommerce is much easier to navigate. You don’t need to be an expert in coding or HTML. It’s been designed for anybody to use. The time spent updating our site went down by 50% after moving to Bigcommerce.— Matthew Tara, CEO of Tucker Blair

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Top 5 Challenges in Migrating to Magento ecommerce Site

In the competitive eCommerce industry, business owner always looking to edge over their competitor by providing unique selling experience to their customer and for that, they always need very scalable solutions for their online store. Choosing the Magento platform is the best option for them to withstand the current trends. There are number of eCommerce platform available like BigCommerce, Woocommerce, OpenCart, Shopify etc. so choosing the best can be daunting task. What to do if you already selected a platform that has not that much features as Magento. Sooner Migrating to Magento is the best answer for you.

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Magento 1.8.1 compatible “Mobile Shoppe – A Responsive Magento Theme” is just released

After getting tremendous response on our free magento responsive theme “Mobile Shoppe”, We are glad to release its upgrade version which is now compatible with latest version of magento 1.8.1.


In latest version, we have tried to optimize theme based on our user’s review and request. The most complex part of our previous theme was, it uses html/javascript code for home page slider which we have eliminated in this version. We have used Banner plugin for homepage slider so you can easily add/edit and delete banners for home page.
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Magento AJAX Cart Extensions – Feature Comparison Chart

We all know that Magento is the leader of all open source eCommerce platform having tremendous features for start up webmaster to enterprise level users. Magento has achieved this top position because of their highly scalable coding standard which helps community user to contribute various type of extensions to improve Magento features. There are various Magento extension development companies exist in the market who provide a variety of ready-made plug-n-play extension to put your store among big brands.

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“Mobile Shoppe – A Responsive Magento Theme” is now compatible with magento 1.8

To download magento compatible mobile shopee theme, click here

Magento Commerce brings a big bunch of benefits for online ecommerce store owners to increase their online sales revenues. However in the era of mobile, Smartphone and advanced technologies, it becomes very important for store owner to adopt new way to raise their online sales. To keep online sales ratio stable and get competitive edge over your rivals, magento store owner must have to think for mobile and Smartphone. Any ecommerce website does not look proper on Smartphone and tablets; they are almost losing 35% of sales conversion.

Being a well established Magento Development Company, Creative Glance come up with responsive theme design approach for magento based ecommerce store. A responsive design is one of the fastest growing web-designing concepts in which website lay down its structure to best fit in all possible devices and browsers so it looks more readable and accessible. You can read more about on this topic from our previous post Magento Responsive Theme – How does it look on your Mobile?

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Magento release – Key notes on upgrade

After a long wait, Magento has finally release latest magento community version with lots of improvement and enhancement. Latest release concentrate on security enhancement and performance improvement. Magento Inc. has taken a year and two month to launch another stable version after and almost 5 month from their alpha1 release.


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User Reviews – A must have features for your magento eCommerce store

Magento eCommerce comes with lots of feature to run your online store smoothly and effectively. It is getting more popularity because of niche feature like layer navigation filters, promotional activities features, effective checkout process and many more. One of the most important features of magento is its rating and review system for products.

A recent survey from “Digital Consumer Behavior Study “ says that 86% of the people read the product review before purchasing any product online. Importance of product review and rating can be easily understandable from the big players like Apple and Google. They allow user to rate application and comment on their purchased application because it helps other to buy such top ratted quality apps. You will notice with yourself that you will not spent $1 before reading such review while downloading application for your Smartphone. Does not this example show power of review and rating system for your digital store? Analysis proves that reviews on a product details page increase trust and validity of your website

User Reviews

Before we buy any product from any online website like eBay, Amazon or any physical store, we either check their product rating or check for physical store rating to make sure that we are dealing with safe hands and not wasting our money for useless items. Magento allows user to rate a product on various attributes like price, value, quality etc. It also allow admin user to create their own rating attribute as per their needs. There are so many reasons to have this feature enable for your online store. Continue reading

Why Magento towers over other ecommerce platforms

If there is one ecommerce platform that wins hands down on the popularity scale, it’s Magento. A late 2012 survey confirmed Magento’s stranglehold over the industry by cornering over 31% of the market-share.  With hundreds of thousands of ecommerce sites using Magento, this platform must be doing something right to tower over other ecommerce platforms like PrestaShop, ZenCart, OpenCart and others.

So, what is it that Magento does differently to steal a march over its competitors? Let’s take a look.

Three Versions

If you are a business that wants to control your overheads by cutting down on your development costs for building a shopping cart,Magento brings to you its Community Edition, open source software meant for businesses who don’t want to make a substantial investment in a proprietary platform. But a word of warning here; as a business wanting to use this edition, you will need to get hold of your own Magento experts, who can modify the core code and add the extensions you want.

If your online business is generating a revenue of between $5 -$10 million, you will want to work with a platform that offers you features and functionalists that help you stabilize your earning and facilitate growth, and that’s where Magento Go comes into the picture. This hosted SaaS based solution is specifically meant for small to medium sized businesses who want to build and launch a comprehensive online store quickly and effectively.

And finally, you have the Magento Enterprise edition for large businesses who want complete control over their online channels.

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Magento Responsive Theme – How does it look on your Mobile?

In the mobile world, Smart phones and tablets are now become handy tool to browser internet, connect with friends on social media and buying a product with few taps on mobile. Use of mobile phone in eCommerce industries are increasing in such rapid speed that all major eCommerce players are making their website responsive.

Responsive website is a new way of designing a website in which website adjusts its look and feel based on device, platforms and browsers. It’s follow simple approach

“One website for all device, platform and browsers”

Magento responsive theme is a word to describe responsive design to sell your product using magento commerce platform. Responsive theme in magento allows user an easy access to browse catalog of products, product details, easy checkout, order history etc which help webmasters to increase their online sales and raise the return user ratio. Here are some basic points to know how magento theme looks on various platforms and which are the best alternative approaches used to show menu, sliders, layout etc. Continue reading

Convert PSD to Magento Theme in 7 days

We are glad to introduce our express services of converting your PSD file into magento template in just 7 days. It covers all system development cycle from requirement analysis to deployment on your server.

Magento is the latest open-source eCommerce platform that provides merchants with a sophisticated software platform to manage their online sales with extraordinary flexibility and control. After having done around 100+ project of PSD to Magento theme development, we fill confident to convert any simple to complex design integration in magento in viable turnaround time.

Our PSD to Magento Template services comprises

1) Converting your PSD design into Latest stable version of magento
2) We create default categories, products and any required setting to show how your store looks like
3) We provides first development progress demo in JUST 3 days
4) We do testing and browser compatibility checking in PC and MAC for all browsers
5) We deploy on your server once your ready to go

Convert your PSD to magento today! Contact us for more information regarding our service and project Quote.