Increase sales conversion with relevant product search results

Website conversion has always been important for website owners as they look for ROI on their investment. Rightly so as they spend thousands on developing a website and they expect a financial return so they could cover up their costs. They invest on a slick design, catchy graphics and nice behaviors which should attract any … Read more Increase sales conversion with relevant product search results

Impact of EU Cookie Directive on your website

The EU passed a law over a year back which required website owners based in the EU to notify visitors that they are using cookies on their website. Cookies are basically text files stored on the visitor’s browser. Websites use these cookies to identify visitors. Sometimes they use them to store visitor information that may … Read more Impact of EU Cookie Directive on your website

Wish happy birthday to your customers from Zen Cart

Zen Cart by default requests a customer to enter his/her date of birth during registration. This is optional of course and can be removed from the Zen Cart admin panel. However one can make good use of this to regularly wish their customers a happy birthday thereby keeping in touch with them. I have developed … Read more Wish happy birthday to your customers from Zen Cart

How to get the customer email address in Magento

I was recently working on a payment module for Magento and I needed to fetch the customer email address to submit it along with the other payment details. I found a method by which I could get the email of the customer who was already registered on the website and was shopping after logging in … Read more How to get the customer email address in Magento

Improve bounce rate for slow loading web pages

Most websites take a lot of time while loading their category or product listing pages. Visitors don’t bother to wait long if they don’t see any visual progress in their browsers. For this reason it’s best to display a graphic (for e.g. animated GIF) so that visitors know that the website is loading their results. … Read more Improve bounce rate for slow loading web pages

How to resolve “I am unable to logout from my Joomla website” problem

A new solicitor firm based in the UK signed up for website maintenance with our company. The website had been developed in Joomla and running for the past 1 year. The first issue they reported was that their members were not able to log out from the website even if they clicked on the logout … Read more How to resolve “I am unable to logout from my Joomla website” problem

How to remove the Fatal error: SOAP-ERROR: Parsing Schema: unexpected in sequence error?

If you use the eBay API in any way on your website related to your products or orders then you may have come across an issue which happened last week probably around Jan 26 2012. If you call any eBay API method you will encounter the following error message: Fatal error: SOAP-ERROR: Parsing Schema: unexpected … Read more How to remove the Fatal error: SOAP-ERROR: Parsing Schema: unexpected in sequence error?

How to 301 redirect static URLs using htaccess

If your website has static URLs i.e. do not contain any query string parameters and you need to redirect your old website URLs to your new website URLs then you don’t have to fear anymore. You can write simple redirect statements in your .htaccess file and you don’t have to be regular expression guru. Add … Read more How to 301 redirect static URLs using htaccess

How to 301 redirect non-www URLs to www URLs using htaccess

If your website can be accessed by two different URLs then your website could be penalized for duplicate content by the search engines which would be costly in terms of your rankings. For e.g. if your website can be accessed by http://www.exampleurl.com and http://exampleurl.com then Google may deem it as duplicate content. Google provides a … Read more How to 301 redirect non-www URLs to www URLs using htaccess