10 Mar 2012, 03:44
It’s become an unofficial tradition for Magento Community members to go for a run during any event they’re gathered at. So for Imagine, the Community is organizing a group to run together in an official race on Saturday, April 21st! The Labor of Love race is being held by Calico Racing in Lovell Canyon, Las Vegas NV. Depending on your running level, you are invited to participate in either the 1/2 marathon or the 10k.
For more details on the race itself, [...]
9 Mar 2012, 02:38
The Imagine Challenge is well underway, and we’ve already received some great entries. But now that Imagine is SOLD OUT the competition has heated up!
Submit a photo or 60 second video showing your passion for Magento, or the success you’ve had since you started using Magento for your chance to win a trip to Imagine! The Challenge will end on March 23rd, which leaves you two weeks to submit your entry. The entry with the most community votes will win a trip to the 2012 Imagine [...]
8 Mar 2012, 23:02
We are proud to announce that Magento has joined The Small Business Web, an industry association dedicated to enabling small merchants to successfully use technology to compete with their larger counterparts.
The Magento eCommerce platform helps businesses of every size access best-in-breed commerce capabilities to compete effectively online. Our platform has helped tens of thousands of small businesses to reach more customers and profitably grow their businesses.
It’s only natural that we [...]
6 Mar 2012, 04:24
Before you do, be sure to take the Core Principles of Theming in Magento course from Magento U. This online, instructor-led course covers topics including:
Magento Templating System—Architecture and Components
Working with Themes
Recommended Approach to Customizing
Working with Page Templates, Layouts, and Block Templates
Creating Your Own Default Theme
Only a few spots left! Class beings March 12 and runs through March 21 (7 sessions of 2 hours each, starting at 2pm GMT)
6 Mar 2012, 02:25
A Webinar Presented by Klout and Magento
Boost Sales, Beat Fraud
The rise of card-not-present(CNP) and e-commerce transactions has created a new, sophisticated level of international criminals. All types and sizes of merchants have been forced to impose hard-and-fast rules on which transactions to accept and which to decline. This “blanket” approach may stop many fraudulent transactions, but it also blocks many legitimate, honest consumers — in the U.S. and worldwide.
This webinar [...]
6 Mar 2012, 00:10
CrossFit is a fitness regimen and philosophy embraced by a rapidly growing numbers of athletes worldwide. Often practiced in dedicated gyms, CrossFit is based on the idea that a truly healthy person should be proficient in ten major physical skills.
In 2007, Reebok sponsored the CrossFit Games. The event was such a huge success that the two brands decided to extend their partnership by launching the Reebok CrossFit Store –
an eCommerce site that sells CrossFit training apparel and accessories. [...]
3 Mar 2012, 04:05
March 13, 2012 I 10:00AM PST
Webinar: Increasing Order Size with Site Promotions
Want to sell more by tweaking your site? Cross-selling and up-selling is one way to increase the order size of your customer's virtual cart. Setting up coupon codes and discounts is another. In our next webinar with Go Pro partner, InteractOne, you'll learn the best ways to market to your customers. Here are the details of this presentation:
Date: March 13, 2012 10:00AM PST
Presenters: Brian Dwyer, President, InteractOne, [...]
3 Mar 2012, 04:00
Imagine what you can learn if you come to Las Vegas a few days early to attend our Fundamentals of Magento Development course…
That’s right, we are offering a unique opportunity to take our Fundamentals of Magento Development course in the days immediately before the Imagine Conference in Las Vegas. This 40 hour course covers the basics and then dives into topics such as Rendering, Working with Database in Magento, Entity-Attribute-Value model and AdminHTML.
When you leave the course at [...]
2 Mar 2012, 23:13
We are happy to announce the availability of Magento Preview Version CE 188.8.131.52-beta1.
As this is a preview version it is NOT recommended in any way to be used in a production environment (more information about preview releases and the community edition release process can be found in this blog post). This release is available for upgrade through the Connect Manager, to download or via SVN.
Some of the new features and improvements in this release include:
New and improved layered navigation [...]