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Site-Traffic-Surges
Apr 16, 2020
While some will say traffic is too high-level of a metric to mean anything, it is undeniably a leading indicator and proxy of market activity. So what kind of activity did we see in March as COVID-19 became a global pandemic?
Headless Commerce
Feb 27, 2020
When anything loses its head, the results are typically less than pleasant, but that’s not the case with headless commerce. Read on to learn why many merchants are warming up to the idea.
Evolving the Imagine Excellence Awards
Nov 22, 2019
Over the past six years of the Imagine Excellence Awards, we have seen the expanding role of commerce shape the experiences customers have along their entire journey with a brand. Content and commerce have become so intricately linked that we, as consumers, expect to be able to engage with any digital content we encounter. As commerce takes a defining role in the overall brand experience, we are integrating our annual recognition of commerce excellence into the new Adobe Experience Maker Awards.
Setting Yourself Up for Success with Page Builder
Oct 11, 2019
Best practices to ensure that your teams are taking advantage of the full potential of Page Builder
ERP Integration | ecommerce
Aug 28, 2019
When you’re ready to add eCommerce to your business mix—and you’re serious about growth—you need a best-in-class eCommerce platform. Use this 10-step checklist to start building your ERP integration strategy. 
E-Commerce Strategies - Holiday eCommerce Shopping
Aug 8, 2019
The holiday season is the most wonderful—and the most challenging—time of the year for e-commerce sites. Amid the gift-buying frenzy, the high-traffic season sees intense competition from other merchants, increased instances of cybercrime, and overwhelmed, busy, distracted shoppers. Use these eCommerce strategies. 
Create a Winning Customer Experience with these 5 eCommerce extensions
Aug 7, 2019
Featured extensions from the Magento Marketplace team
Braintree Integration for Progressive Web Apps with Magento Helps Merchants Quickly Expand Their Payment Experience
Jun 19, 2019
From the very beginning, developer experience has been a priority for Magento in an effort to lower total cost of ownership and time to market. Progressive Web Apps give shoppers app-like, highly personalized cross-channel experiences that were once reserved for native apps.  Learn more here. 
eCommerce innovations
May 13, 2019
We launched the Magento Innovations Lab to spotlight the exceptional, bleeding-edge work that the Magento eCommerce Community is doing. From merchandising to customer service to payments (and more), these innovations are truly exceptional.
2019 Partner Award Winners: Magento Solution Partners
Test Your eCommerce Sites
May 9, 2019
Early results from this quarter’s Magento Community Initiative are in! This quarter’s results are all about testing and optimizing conventional eCommerce features.—WISHLISTS, BREADCRUMBS, and CONTINUE SHOPPING BUTTONS.
Magento Community Insider Program 2019
May 8, 2019
And what’s new in 2019
Magento Community Speaker Workshop | Learn More!
May 6, 2019
Bringing the Adobe For All mission to our industry
Infographic: Imagine by the Numbers
May 1, 2019
Expand the Experience at Imagine 2019.  View the infographic and all the great things that are coming this year at Imagine, one of the biggest eCommerce conferences of the year! 
Inside Atwix: the #1 Contributor to Magento
Apr 22, 2019
Behind the scenes with Viacheslav “Slava” Kravchuk and his team
5 Tips for Getting Started With Cross-Border Commerce Today
Apr 18, 2019
Expanding into new countries is a proven way to grow your business.
eCommerce Conferences - Road to Imagine
Apr 15, 2019
The hallmarks of the Magento community are collaboration, contribution, and commitment to excellence. Share the commerce experiences that have wowed and inspired you over the past 12 months.
eCommerce Events - 2019 Community Spirit Award Winners
Apr 10, 2019
Last year, we launched the Community Spirit Awards to bring deserving members of our community who had never attended before to Imagine. Drumroll, please, for the 2019 Community Spirit Awards Recipients (You’re going to Vegas!)
Omnichannel - channel less experience
Apr 10, 2019
73 percent of consumers want order tracking across all touchpoints but only 7 percent of retailers can deliver it. Learn what customers want most from omnichannel retail brands, then use this information to help your eCommerce site excel.
Commerce Events - Excellence Awards
Apr 5, 2019
Every year at Imagine, we host the Magento Imagine Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate the merchants, developers, and partners who have achieved greatness. We are delighted to announce the finalists... 
eCommerce Events - Imagine with Gary Vaynerchuk
Apr 4, 2019
We are excited to announce that best-selling author and CEO of VaynerMedia Gary Vaynerchuk will appear live at Imagine 2019, on May 13-15 in Las Vegas.  Read more about this amazing eCommerce event! 
Unveiling Adobe Commerce Cloud at Adobe Summit 2019
Mar 26, 2019
At Adobe Summit this week, we shared how we’re continuing to execute on our vision and strategy to empower companies of all sizes with the capabilities to make every brand interaction personal and every experience shoppable 
Adobe Summit 2019
Mar 20, 2019
Follow along to get insider access and perspectives on the event. Nine Magento Masters are joining us at Adobe Summit 2019! Part of a diverse group of digital influencers, they’ll bring you inside access and perspective on the event.
Mobile Trends for Commerce
Mar 18, 2019
The vast majority of Americans–95%–own a mobile phone, and these devices are now officially the most popular way to shop online, according to the Pew Research Center. Take a look at the Mobile trends driving revenue. 
Introducing the Technology Partner Contribution Program
Mar 14, 2019
To further support Partner contributions to code, special projects, and the entire community, we are expanding with a new Technology Partner Contribution Program
Magento Innovations Lab Round 3 Showcase
Mar 7, 2019
The latest cutting-edge innovations from the Magento Community
Commerce conversion rates
Feb 28, 2019
We've narrowed it down to the 3 most important trends that will ultimately have the greatest impact on eCommerce Conversion Rate Optimization in 2019. Gain insights on how to boost your conversions now. 
MagentoLive Australia the Hottest eCommerce Event in Asia Pacific
Feb 14, 2019
The conference celebrates record-breaking attendance. Over 700 Magento community members flocked to sunny Sydney this week for the biggest ever MagentoLive Australia. 
Magento Commerce Accelerates Innovation and Time-to-Market for Merchants Seeking to Fuel Global Growth
Feb 13, 2019
Announcing improvements to our flagship Magento Commerce platform
Phillip Jackson Returns as Imagine 2019 Master of Ceremonies
Feb 7, 2019
We are delighted to announce that Magento Master Phillip Jackson will return to the Imagine 2019
Magento Innovations Lab Round Four & Announcing Sneaks at Imagine 2019
Feb 6, 2019
It’s time for round four of Magento Innovations Lab! We’ve been so inspired by the Innovations Lab submissions from our global community over the past 18 months that we’re ready to up the game and literally shine a light on the exceptional work being done. Read More. 
The Magento Association Is Now Established, Staffed, and Ready to Get to Work!
Feb 5, 2019
We are proud to report that we completed our 2018 mission
Thank You to the Top 50 Contributors in 2018
Feb 5, 2019
Keep an eye out for great contributions from these community members and be sure to thank them for all they’ve done!
Meet the 2019 Magento Masters: Qualified Alumni
Feb 4, 2019
While still recognizing those who qualify for Magento Masters year over year, we’re introducing a new category of recognition starting this year: Qualified Alumni. Meet the 2019 Magento Masters: Qualified Alumni.
Meet the 2019 Magento Masters: Makers
Feb 1, 2019
Makers actively engage with others, sharing ideas, insights, and constructive feedback
Meet the 2019 Magento Masters: Mentors
Jan 31, 2019
Mentors help to educate and develop resources for the Magento Community
Meet the 2019 Magento Masters: Movers
Jan 30, 2019
Movers are Magento’s top advocates and ecosystem thought leaders 
 Magento Masters Spotlight: Phillip Jackson 2018
Jan 29, 2019
Get to know Phillip Jackson, eCommerce Evangelist at Something Digital
Magento Masters Spotlight: Rafael Correa Gomes
Jan 29, 2019
Get to know Rafael Correa Gomes, Lead Developer at Imagination Media
Magento Masters Spotlight: Damian Culotta
Jan 28, 2019
Get to know Damian Culotta, Senior Magento Developer at Mediotype
Magento Masters Spotlight: Sander Mangel 2018
Jan 24, 2019
Get to know Sander Mangel, Tech Lead at we are sure
Magento Masters Spotlight: Jisse Reitsma
Jan 23, 2019
Get to know Jisse Reitsma, Founder, Developer, and Trainer at Yireo
Magento Masters Spotlight: Sonja Riesterer
Jan 23, 2019
Get to know Sonja Riesterer, Marketing Manager with integer_net
Magento Announces Availability of PWA Studio
Jan 15, 2019
New Tools to Help Merchants Optimize their Multi-Channel Retail Strategies
Commerce Awards - Magento
Jan 15, 2019
The annual Imagine Excellence Awards recognize the exceptional creativity, innovation, and success of Magento merchants and partners across the globe. Companies may nominate themselves or be nominated by their solution or technology providers.
Magento Masters Spotlight: Danny Verkade
Jan 14, 2019
Get to know Danny Verkade, Founder and CEO of Cream. Danny was selected as Magento Master for 2018 based on his 2017 contributions through extensive pull requests to the Magento 2 core on GitHub as well as his efforts with Meet Magento Netherlands.
Magento Masters Spotlight: Miguel Balparda 2018
Jan 9, 2019
Get to know Miguel Balparda, Community Developer at Nexcess
Magento Masters Spotlight: Gabriel Guarino 2018
Jan 8, 2019
Get to know Gabriel Guarino, Senior Magento Engineer at Shero Commerce Inc.
Magento Masters Spotlight: Kristof Ringleff 2018
Jan 7, 2019
Get to know Kristof Ringleff, Director at Fooman.  Kristof was selected as a Magento Master for 2018 based on his 2017 contributions through the Auckland Magento User Group, helping others in the community on Magento StackExchange, speaking engagements around harnessing the power of Composer in Magento 2.  Read more. 
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Dec 21, 2018
December updates from Ben Marks. The Magento Association Task Force, is recognized and thanked for its input and support in the Magento Association development efforts. We will close out 2018 with the establishment of a thriving Association enabling its members to connect, advocate, and grow.
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Dec 17, 2018
Get to know Brent Peterson, Chief Magento Evangelist at Wagento.
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Dec 6, 2018
Get to know Hirokazu Nishi, CTO of Veriteworks Inc.  Magento Masters contribute a lot to the Magento Community so, naturally, people want to know what makes them tick. In this Magento Masters Spotlight, we’re chatting with Hirokazu Nishi, CTO of Veriteworks Inc.
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Dec 3, 2018
Get to know Fabian Schmengler, software developer, trainer, and consultant at integer_net
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Nov 30, 2018
This holiday weekend was the largest online shopping period of all time
Magento Live Australia
Nov 29, 2018
We are excited to announce our keynote speaker for MagentoLive Australia 2019 is renowned customer experience futurist Blake Morgan. Blake is a Customer Experience leader, adjunct faculty at the Rutgers executive education MBA program, and a contributor to Forbes.  Read More.
Magento 2.3: New Tools to Fuel Your Growth in 2019
Nov 28, 2018
Powerful Enhancements for the merchant and developer experiences.  Magento 2.3 has the eCommerce tools to fuel your growth in 2019 and beyond.
The Limitless Opportunities of Experience-Driven Commerce | Magento Blog
Nov 19, 2018
There’s never been a more exciting time to be in commerce
Yang Tang of AB InBev | Magento Blog
Nov 13, 2018
AB InBev makes 500 of the most famous beer brands on the planet. When they needed a B2B platform, they chose the most versatile name in Commerce.
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Nov 12, 2018
Here's a closer look at the innovations and the awesome new opportunities they bring to digital commerce
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Nov 6, 2018
Growth and innovation are the biggest priorities for merchants working to keep pace with escalating consumer demands. This is why Magento was named the leading commerce solution to Internet Retailer’s annual Top 1000 ranking of leading eCommerce retailers in North America ranked by web sales.
Magento Association
Nov 5, 2018
Would you like to help oversee the community program? The Magento Association is preparing to launch in January of 2019, and it needs a Board of Directors. Read more about the Magento Association and how it's benefiting the eCommerce community. 
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Nov 1, 2018
You’ve always kept a sharp eye on your key performance indicators (KPIs), but did you know that optimizing your revenue per visitor (RPV) can accelerate the growth of your eCommerce business? Read on and we’ll share some key changes you can make on your site today.
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Oct 25, 2018
We don’t have to tell you that mobile is hot right now. But the dirty secret is that conversion is not. Mobile revenue continues to lag far behind all other devices. Some 86 percent of mobile shoppers abandon their shopping carts during the checkout process. Read about mobile optimization.
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Oct 10, 2018
Forrester’s Michelle Beeson took to the stage at MagentoLive Europe on Wednesday to reveal the re
Magento Introduces the Mobile Optimization Initiative for Merchants
Oct 9, 2018
Community-driven project with PayPal, HiConversion and 15 system integrators tackles the mCommerce gap
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Oct 9, 2018
Empowering Magento merchants to create high quality, consistent product content that drives engagement and maximizes conversions
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Oct 9, 2018
The latest release of the Magento platform makes available powerful new tools designed to enhance the developer experience.
Magento Sales Channel for ecommerce platforms
Oct 9, 2018
Empowering Merchants to Seamlessly acquire, engage, and convert customers across Amazon Marketplaces and the Google Network
Delivering Superior Merchant Experiences
Oct 9, 2018
Latest release of Magento Commerce to deliver best-in-class B2C and B2B shopping experiences that accelerate sales.  Page Builder, PWA Studio, Multi-Source Inventory, Payments, Sales and Ad Channel Management and more! 
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Oct 9, 2018
Empowering Magento brands to drive growth through reviews, visual marketing, loyalty, and referrals
Announcing the Magento Association Task Force
Oct 5, 2018
We now have a key team of Magento community members in place who will help lead and establish the new Association
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Oct 3, 2018
Get to know Kuba Zwolinski, founder and CEO of SNOWDOG eCommerce agency
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Oct 1, 2018
Contribute to any pull request or issue validation during October, and your work will count towards some swag
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Sep 28, 2018
The Magento Community Manager and mental health advocate talks about the increasing problem of “burnout” in tech—and what we can do about it.
Register Now For MagentoLive Australia
Sep 25, 2018
Grab your ‘Early Bird’ rate tickets before they sell out
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Sep 19, 2018
Get to know Tom Robertshaw, eCommerce Evangelist at Space 48
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Sep 18, 2018
The Magento team shares their favorite places to eat in Chicago
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Sep 13, 2018
Join us in Barcelona for courses and discounted certification exams!
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Sep 12, 2018
Magento Masters contribute a lo
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Sep 11, 2018
Featured extension from the Magento Marketplace Team. These five fantastic Commerce solutions will enhance your store’s performance, boost product discoverability, and obliterate shopper hesitation.
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Sep 6, 2018
An important update from Magento Support Operations
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Aug 28, 2018
Don't miss the award-winning CEO who has led Adobe’s transformation to a digital experience leader
The 3 Keys to B2B Success by Kravet’s Jesse Lazarus
Aug 28, 2018
Ahead of his talk at B2B Next, Lazarus has revealed how Kravet has become the home furnishing industry’s leading trade supplier
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Aug 27, 2018
Get to know Vinai Kopp, Freelance Magento Developer and Trainer
Magento Innovations Lab Showcase: Selected Innovations August 2018
Aug 23, 2018
We are delighted to share the latest outstanding innovations
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Aug 21, 2018
Featured August extensions from the Magento Marketplace Team
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Aug 20, 2018
There are a lot of attractions to choose from in Barcelona, so we asked some of our local Magento employees to share a few of their favorite places
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Aug 16, 2018
Interview with Sveta Oksen, CEO at MexBS, about the company’s wide range of Magento extensions.
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Aug 10, 2018
How a German Footwear Manufacturer evolved their retail model to compete in the digital age.
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Aug 8, 2018
Get to know Carmen Bremen, Magento Certified Developer at Neoshops.de
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Aug 6, 2018
We’re highlighting some Magento 2 extensions that will help you make your customers happier, more loyal, and improve sales conversions using special offers and proven promotional tactics. These capabilities can help you continue to grow revenues long after the decorations have been stored away.
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Jul 26, 2018
‘It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ (For Insights) With consumers reveling in su
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Jul 25, 2018
Get to know Óscar Recio, Magento Lead Developer at interactiv4
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Jul 23, 2018
This month we’re highlighting some popular extensions that’ll give you new ways to accelerate you
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Jul 23, 2018
How to make the most of peak days and keep the new customers they bring
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Jul 19, 2018
Dropshipping is becoming one of the most cost effective ways to start an online business. What are the benefits of dropshipping? What are the disadvantages? Use these insider tips for choosing the right wholesaler for your online store.
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Jul 12, 2018
Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from industry experts on current B2B trends and topics
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Jul 11, 2018
Aligning with the trends highlighted in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce
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Jul 10, 2018
Together, we can enrich our global ecosystem by fostering community and product innovation
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Jun 26, 2018
It’s no secret that eCommerce is core to B2B strategy.
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Jun 19, 2018
We are excited to announce that the acquisition of Magento is complete and
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May 21, 2018
Mark Lavelle shares his thoughts on the announcement.
Magento Masters Spotlight: Gabriel Guarino
Feb 6, 2018
Get to know Magento Master Gabriel Guarino, Founder at Simplific
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Dec 21, 2017
Here are some of the most popular content resource to help inspire you in 2018
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Sep 20, 2017
100% of the proceeds will benefit Women Who Code
4 Key Ways B2B Merchants Can Stay Competitive and Grow their Businesses
Sep 5, 2017
Insights from The Forrester Wave™: B2B Commerce Suites For Midsize Organizations, Q3 2017
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Aug 14, 2017
New program launches to reward our Solution Partners for their hard work
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Aug 9, 2017
Submit your extensions and themes to Marketplace before September 15!
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Jul 18, 2017
Artificial Intelligence Marketing is coming. What will it bring? 
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Jan 18, 2017
Get to know Magento Master Anna Völkl, Lead Magento Developer at E-CONOMIX
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Jan 12, 2017
Get to know Magento Master Miguel Balparda, Community Developer at Nexcess
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Jan 5, 2017
Get to know Magento Master David Manners, CTO at Sitewards GmbH 
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Dec 29, 2016
Get to know Magento Master James Lee, President at Aspiration Hosting
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Dec 22, 2016
Get to know Magento Master Vinai Kopp, Freelance Developer & Trainer
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Dec 19, 2016
Tips on how to find value in attending events
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Dec 15, 2016
Get to know Magento Master Phillip Jackson, Ecommerce Evangelist at Something Digital
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Nov 30, 2016
A look back at the Magento Masters panel at Mage Titans USA
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Jun 23, 2016
Supercharge sales and improve productivity like never before with new content staging and preview  
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May 16, 2016
Get started quickly, focus on practical exercises, and prepare for certification
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May 9, 2016
How to effectively move large numbers of products between categories 
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Apr 5, 2016
Reflections on the impact of the Magento Community
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Mar 8, 2016
Best practices and important links to help you connect, communicate & collaborate
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Mar 1, 2016
Makers are frequent contributors who actively engage with others, sharing ideas, insights, and constructive feedback
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Feb 29, 2016
Mentors help to educate and develop resources for the Magento Community  
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Feb 26, 2016
Movers are Magento’s top advocates and ecosystem thought leaders
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Feb 10, 2016
Less than a year after re-launching, the new forum and the Magento Community are thriving
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Feb 2, 2016
Program to recognize and empower our most active community members
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Nov 17, 2015
Magento 2.0 enables retailers to rapidly innovate to deliver differentiated, engaging omnichannel experiences
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Nov 2, 2015
Mark Lavelle welcomes a new era for Magento
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Sep 3, 2015
What developers do all day, and how to know if you’re working with a good one
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Sep 1, 2015
Expanded program focuses on application performance and scalability
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Jul 2, 2015
A message from Ben Marks, our Magento Evangelist
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May 1, 2015
A letter from Mark Lavelle, CEO of Magento
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Apr 6, 2015
How to Stand Out From the Crowd and Turn Your Website Into a Money-Making Machine
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Mar 25, 2015
This post explores different options we considered when developing the Magento 2 strategy for the CLI
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Mar 25, 2015
 The traditional approach of logging in OOP (object-oriented programming) and how it is implemented in Magento
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Mar 18, 2015
The New and Improved Magento Forum
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Jan 5, 2015
How leading European swim retailer is making a big splash with their upgrade to Magento Enterprise Edition 1.14.1
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Sep 25, 2014
With over 240,000 businesses using Magento products (and that number is growing), it’s not surprising that Magento skills are in demand. Find a Magento developer for all your business needs.
Our Continuing Commitment to Merchants, Partners, and Developers
Apr 10, 2014
A letter from Magento's COO & Co-Founder, Roy Rubin
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Mar 12, 2014
Part 2 of our 5-part series: Get a Photographer Who Can Tell Stories
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Feb 12, 2014
Part 1 of our 5-part series on creating a great brand story for your online store
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Feb 5, 2014
Here’s our take on a handful of the macro trends that gained traction in 2013, and that will have an even greater impact on commerce in 2014
Shopping Cart Abandonment: Insights For Success
Nov 8, 2013
Magento and Bronto team up on a report that takes a deeper look at consumers’ online shopping behaviors