Magento 2 Extensions Posts

How to Import and Export Magento 2 Data: a B2B Solution from FireBear

FireBear to spur further B2B engagement into eCommerce with the Improved Import and Export extension for Magento 2 data channeling.

Magento 2 Import Export

Dozens of articles describe how the B2B segment is taking over the e-commerce market. Some of the reviewers of the matter are positive about the changes. Others are in a non-stop search of ways to deal with the reformation. For both types, the fact is clear ‒ the situation is not a momentary process, but the result of the steady development of the supply-and-demand relations.

The team at FireBear find it natural. B2B commerce promises a definitive growth in business performance while an increase in service quality leads to a substantial revenue boost. The prospects are tempting no matter the cost; however, the ignorant use of B2B strategies can seriously drop the rate of the enterprise success.

The B2B peculiarities require a sizable amount of investments and a range of support tools. Speaking about Magento 2, it still has no actual means to sustain a B2B enterprise on all the levels. One can’t do such a business without third-party helpers. So is Magento 2 B2B worth considering?

Slimming the Prices Down: Black Friday Discounts at Aheadworks Store

Friday is back in black with lucrative discounts from Aheadworks. Get tempted now!

Black Friday 2019 at Aheadworks

By far and large, things in black look smaller, it is a fact of science. You ladies know the deal! Aheadworks is slimming the prices 25% down for an extraordinary five-day Black Friday feast of discounts starting November 28, 2019. To the pleasure of your eyes, it is not an optical illusion!

Hold on, don’t run like hell to grab your luck. There is a tiny formality: you put on something black and get a Black Russian. Remember, it’s Friday afterall. Oh, and the coupon code, apply it at the checkout. Do not mistake the order. Enjoy.

BLACKFRIDAY19

“And Cyber Monday?”, you will ask. Monday is cancelled. No one likes Mondays, call them cyber or sober. Fridays are the ever favourites, are they! This year’s Friday will reach up to December 2, the very black midnight, to be sure. But wait, you are not going to procrastinate, are you? The lady in black, Friday, is here already. Remember Ken Hensley’s “And when one day she comes to you, Drink deeply from her words so wise, Take courage from her as your prize and say hello for us” and act now!

Shop now at Aheadworks


Need a tool to design and support promo-codes for marketing and sales campaigns, like the one above or even better? We’ve got a solution for your Magento 2 store:

Coupon Code Generator for Magento 2
Treat yourself to one on Black Friday

coupon code generator Magento 2

 

Cutting a Deal with Magento 2 Cart to Quote

Negotiate quotations with the customers you trust to cut win-to-win deals with Magento 2 Cart to Quote extension from Aheadworks

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Negotiation builds a team as well as a set of requirements. True as you read it here. The customer and merchant make up a real team when negotiating best deals. Both parties are motivated by a single goal of higher profits, which is reachable only with flexibility, sensibility and appreciation addressed generously by the participants towards each other. These are the requirements.

Direct communication of shoppers and store-owners is at the core of the Cart to Quote extension for Magento 2 from Aheadworks. It facilitates the very natural negotiating of requests and offers, counter-offers and requests again – until customers reach to the precise and quantifiable product at lower prices, and merchants to faster sales and higher profits. 

“Negotiation builds a team as well as a set of requirements.”   

Barry Boehm, the American software engineer, distinguished professor of computer science.

How Cart to Quote works

With Cart to Quote there is no need for lengthy procurement documentation or routine correspondence. The module allows customers to add multiple products to cart, and then convert it into a quote in just one click. Admins manage quotations from a single form, powerful enough to tweak the discount, alter the list of products and their quantities, send notifications, leave comments, attach documents, track quote history and more. Hassle- and collision-free, this is how Cart to Quote is designed, echoing the passionate teamwork of real-life negotiators.   

Further functionality of the extension makes quoting even smoother:

  • Admins can restrict RFQs to selected groups of customers. Not only this feature raises store security level, but also helps support trusted customers with extra services.
  • Customers can add notes to their quotes, attach files and, in general, shape the request as detailed as possible. Merchants are also able to add a touch of personality to quotations and suggest counter-offers, simply  because there is always an easy way to renegotiate with Cart to Quote! This is a very important feature, since very often RFQs create the perception that the sender is close-minded and does not seek for creative solutions. Here, we have solved that.
  • With help of carefully written notifications, customers are able to reply to quotes straight from their email inboxes.

Why Cart to Quote

A robust-built extension, Magento 2 Cart to Quote, boasts stability and clarity. It is fully compatible with the Magento 2 Community platform, and costs far less than an Enterprise version, where a similar module is pre-installed. Accurate and comprehensive it is a fantastic offer on the market. Innovations considered for further updates, Cart to Quote is far ahead of its competitors. 


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Go ahead and read more on how to manage customer attributes with the Cart to Quote for Magento 2. See for yourself now what makes our product second to none. Expand your impression and learn other outstanding features of the extension. Try our demo scenario and see some real-life use-cases.

Attribute your success to Magento 2 Customer Attributes

Be the creator of your knowledge with the brand-new Magento 2 Customer Attributes extension from Aheadworks and reap success!

Magento 2 Customer Attributes

The success of your business lies in knowing the tiniest details about your customers. Having them absolutely happy to share this information is as important, too. You are a perfect merchant if you know this. Well, you are now for sure! 

The brand-new Magento 2 Customer Attributes extension from Aheadworks comes in a key position here. It helps extend and improve the list of built-in Magento customer and customer address attributes. Add new attributes or manage the existing ones and collect all important information either on the front or backend. Respond to your business needs with further use of the attributes with the many integration options of our extension to Magento 2 stores.

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
Benjamin Disraeli, British Prime Minister (1804-1881)

Let’s face it we all have particular customers. Magento 2 Customer Attributes from Aheadworks helps understand them better and get a complete hold of their individual, clear-cut needs. Customizing the attributes facilitates having your shoppers’ profiles as complete as desired. Furthermore, replying to unusual or highly expected questions on the storefront is engaging for buyers. It builds trust in your appreciation of their needs, attitudes and shopping experiences. At the same time you may go secret and create attributes hidden from customers but available for store admins. These may assess or describe your customers’ payment histories, shopping behavior, your faith in their loyalty or more.  

Moreover, with a little help of some other Aheadworks extensions, for instance Customer Segmentation, you will then be able to come close to a finer business strategy. This is turn will, by far and large, refine the assortment of goods and give birth to a number of lucrative promo campaigns pushing your business forward.


Magento 2 Customer Attributes

Go ahead and read more on how to manage customer attributes with the Customer Attributes extension for Magento 2. See for yourself now what makes our product second to none. Expand your impression and learn other outstanding features of the extension. Take a look at how we ensure data validation, regulate input values constraints and handle dependent relations. Try our demo scenario and see some real-life use-cases.

 

You know. 

When you know with 

Magento 2 Customer Attributes

Bambora APAC for Magento 2: One more way to feel comfortable with payments

Automate payment processing while providing extreme user-friendly checkout with Bambora APAC for Magento 2!

Many of you have heard of Bambora — a payment company that provides solutions for processing online payments, billing, transfers. After thorough research on the Bambora software, Aheadworks has grown interested in its advanced checkout functionality. We’ve put extra efforts into implementing the tool into the Magento platform to enhance the experience of handling payments for any merchant. With the extension, you get a completely secure payment gateway able to deliver fast results

Extension Features

  • Secure customers with the built-in Bambora input fields that isolate credit card data;
  • Stay relevant to PCI Security Standards as the extension do not define credit card data to any server but Bambora domain;
  • Benefit from SOAP API and Bambora WDSL combination to cover transactions steps fast;
  • Increase user-friendliness of payments with the Vault for Magento 2 support;
  • Manage complex payments of Advanced Subscription Products for Magento 2 by using Bambora checkout as an extra fee gateway;

What you get with Aheadworks Bambora APAC for Magento 2

Make way for Aheadworks June Updates!

It’s common to believe summertime sadness(™) makes people lazy. We prove the statement wrong introducing a bunch of the extension updates to expand your business reach!

Meet the refined and improved stars of the Aheadworks catalog!

Magento 2 Blog

Magento 2 Blog 2.6.0
+ Category hierarchy (Subcategories);
+ Post Author pages;
+ Mass action: assign posts to an author;
+ Twitter account settings moved to Author page settings;
+ Author’s LinkedIn and Facebook links;
+ Previous/Next links on the article pages;
+ Posts counter in blog tab on product pages;
+ Meta Titles;
+ Option to hide Blog from the main navigation menu;
* Minor fixes and design adjustments.

Magento 2 Add Free Product to Cart

Magento 2 Add Free Product to Cart 1.2.0

+ Option “Include/Exclude Tax” for rule validation;
+ Option to show popup everywhere or on the cart and checkout pages only;
Resolved:
* Conflict with Klarna payment module;
* Discount is not added to PDF invoice;
* Discount isn’t shown in email notifications;
* Problem with translations;
* Free product does not display until cart page is reloaded;
* Can’t change indexer to “Update by Schedule”.

Magento 2 RMA

Magento 2 RMA 1.4.0
+ Custom Statuses;
+ Status Priority;
+ Option to disable a status;
+ Custom fields can be tied to actions;
+ Non-linear workflow;
+ RMA data export to CSV/Excel;
+ Option to disable custom fields;
+ Print RMA label from the backend;
+ RMA Tab at backend customer page;
+ Improved process of creating a replacement order for admin;
+ A “Back” Button on Credit Memo page;
+ Integration with Magento 2 Coupon Code Generator;
+ Minor usability improvements;
Resolved:
* Unnecessary commas in the address in the frontend.

Magento 2 Abandoned Cart Email

Magento 2 Abandoned Cart Email 1.1.0
+ Added Restore Cart Link;
+ Abandoned cart emails can be sent to guest users;
+ Product image in the email;
+ Integration with Magento 2 Automatic Related Products;
Resolved:
* IWD Order Manager compatibility;
* Fixed issue when emails are sent without delay;
* Error occurs during compilation (Magento 2.1.16 Open Source);
* Fixed issue when ‘Sender email’ and ‘Sender name’ do not correspond to different stores;
* Error appears on the Preview page for the Admin if Test Email Recipient is not configured;
* Magento 2.3.1 Commerce compatibility improvements.

Magento 2 Custom Stock Status: Show customers “now” is the right moment to purchase

Address customers directly with a vivid stock status, stimulate purchases by increasing the sense of urgency, re-engage customers with back-in-stock alerts — this is the potential of your business with Magento 2 Custom Stock Status!

When it comes to customer involvement there are hundreds of ways to accomplish your particular goals. But can you say so about the tools that pave your road to the goals? Can you name some of them that will cover several aims? Take your time to think it over. Meanwhile, we are ready to present you Aheadworks Get Product Stock Status for Magento 2. With our extension, you can use any stock status as an incentive for making a purchase  either at the moment or in the future. We’ve taken into consideration various specifics of e-commerce field so you can influence customer decisions steadily as custom stock statuses can be placed at each significant step of the customer journey  on a category page, on a product page, and in a shopping cart.

Extension Features

  • Stock status placement on category and product pages, and in a shopping cart;
  • Product quantity ranges, less/greater than {number}, equals {number} rule triggers;
  • Icon, image, and text design options;
  • Back-in-stock notification subscriptions;
  • Back-in-stock and low-stock alert templates.

Magento 2 Countdown Timer: Engage customers around the clock

Promo campaigns, daily deals, special occasion services — meet the specialty of Magento 2 Countdown Timer!

Magento 2 Countdown

Isn’t it discouraging when you take your time, put a decent amount of effort, plan a promo event thoroughly but… there’s no actual response to it? Well, people are really hard to please  we admit it,  but what if, it just wasn’t the right time?

You don’t have to worry about such things anymore. Leave the thought be and rejoice: our new extension is meant to put you on even footing with Time itself! No more excuses, no more failed ideas. With the extension, you will be able to visualize your promos in a most subtle, but powerful way.

Make every second special with Magento 2 Countdown Timer!

Magento 2 Countdown Overview

The module helps to conduct customer behavior with a smart time-limitation functionality.  Now it can’t be easier to get a purchase decision from a customer as they are strongly influenced by the sense of urgency you create with a countdown timer.

Features

  • one-time and recurring rules scheduled for days, weeks, months, or years;
  • customizable countdown specifying days, hours, minutes, and seconds left;
  • unlimited placement options, including category/product pages and via widget;
  • 5 design options for a countdown block;
  • CSS box for creating rich text messages;

Ahead of the Curve: Aheadworks Brings its Extensions to Magento 2.3

We are happy to announce that from now on, all our Magento 2 extensions are fully compatible with the latest Magento 2.3 version!Ahead of the Curve: Aheadworks Brings its Extensions to Magento 2.3

Magento 2.3 introduced a bunch of new powerful tools and features, including multi-source inventory, PWA studio, PageBuilder, and more. Keeping this in mind and keeping pace with time, we make sure that clients will have a flawless experience with our extensions.

At Aheadworks, we develop extensions following the latest Magento guidelines. By utilizing Magento UI components, we make our products flawlessly adjustable to all its native tools.

Affiliate for Magento 2: Compose Any Product Suggestions and Pay for Each Campaign Sale

Looking for ways how to set up an affiliate marketing program in your Magento 2 store? The Aheadworks team is ready to help!

Affiliate for Magento 2: Compose Any Product Suggestions and Pay for Each Campaign Sale

We are happy to introduce you the long-awaited Affiliate extension for Magento 2 packed with powerful features right out of the box.

Magento 2 Affiliate Overview

Magento 2 Affiliate extension arranges pay-per-sale affiliate campaigns with the coupon code and link promotion options. Provide promotion suggestions and reward affiliates for every end customer’s purchase within the campaign.

Magento 2 Affiliate Main Features

  • Flexible conditions covering all campaign-related purchases (not only directly promoted ones);
  • Custom product suggestions per affiliate campaign;
  • Commission rate setting per affiliate group;
  • ‘Sales by Link’ and ‘Sales by Coupon Code’ reports;
  • Payout creation by schedule (once in a certain period).

Simple Bundle Product for Magento 2: Quick Setting and One-click Purchases

The default Magento functionality provides rich opportunities for bundle creation. However, for some merchants, the configuration process itself seems too flexible and time-consuming.

Simple Bundle Product for Magento 2: Quick Setting and One-click Purchases

We are happy to minimize your efforts with our brand-new extension – Simple Bundle Product for Magento 2!

Improved User Interface

Let’s suppose you want to create a bundle with a particular set of products. With the native bundle product type, your shoppers will have to spend much time customizing the bundle. Only then will they be able to add the product to a cart.

Native Bundle Product

Native Bundle Product

Not only customization takes time but also the interface is overloaded with elements. Just look at this huge block below the product image; quite a few options here. What’s the point of showing them to customers if they can’t change anything but quantity?

Now let’s see how the same bundle configured in the Simple Bundle Product extension looks like.

Grasp the true value of successful post-purchase experience with the Order Success Page for Magento 2 by Aheadworks

Customer loyalty growth is one of the major goals of any business which aims at long-term relationships with their audience. How to Provide a Post-Purchase Experience with the Order Success Page for Magento 2 by Aheadworks

There are many different techniques which can help to achieve that, ranging from must-haves to very business-specific ones. But there is one rather simple method, which is being ignored quite often: improving the very start of post-purchase experience, which is your order success page.

We have released extension, which solves this issue by placing the additional info to a completely minimal native Magento 2 thank you page.

Let’s look through the most successful content combination you can implement at your order confirmation page with our module installed.

Helping hand

The most common thing is to place the order content and address information to the thank you page. But why? Imagine that a customer has just seen it in the cart and then had to see it at the checkout. But what if the customer has made a mistake and noticed it right now when the order has started to be processed.

It’s clear that the next customer step is to contact you to solve this issue ass soon as it’s possible. Just provide this opportunity and enable the Contacts block at your order success page. This is a real helping hand for your customers. This functionality will be especially pleased by the first-time store clients.

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: Two Superpowers Joined for your Benefit!

As winter is coming so soon, we are happy to announce that 2018 Black Friday & Cyber Monday season of discounts in the Aheadworks store has started.

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: Two Superpowers Joined for your Benefit!

Wanna purchase any extension in our store, but the prices make your wallets cry? Or maybe you have already chosen some extension in our store but put off a purchase by some reasons…

Finally, you are our valued loyal customer and look forward when Magento extensions sale begins…

Certainly, now it’s high time for you to start shopping!

Two great sale days…

Two forces aligned to make happy each vendor…

And… Finally!

Seven days to reasonably spend money on the solutions which are to improve the state of your Magento-based store!

From November 20 until November 27, you can buy our products at a special discount. Apply the Black18 coupon and obtain Magento extensions or theme in the Aheadworks store at a 25% discount. The offer is valid for the whole mentioned period.

Be the part of our great Magento extensions Black Friday & Cyber Monday sale!

Add Free Product to Cart for Magento 2 Makes your Promo Campaigns Capturing and Rewarding

Discounts and products as gifts. Some people hate them, some people no.

Add Free Product to Cart for Magento 2 Makes your Promo Campaigns Capturing and Rewarding

But where is the truth? Maybe the truth is some people can use discounts in the way it helps their business and some people have no ideas how to launch such promo campaigns effectively. Let’s get a deal with it!

Anyway, despite your attitude to the discounts, there are some cases when you are definitely recommended to go in for some kind of charity in the form of discounts or free products added to shopping carts. Thus, you will have to carry such promos to get rid of slow-selling or seasonal shopping items and to free up your stocks.

More to that, customers are not crazy about spending money to obtain an expensive product if they are not sure that they will actually like it. They will prefer to test a free sample of the product to understand whether it is worth investment. This is particularly useful for such industries as perfume, food, fabrics, and other materials – anything which you need to taste, smell, estimate tactile qualities, etc.

Also, promos with discounts or items for free are good for the businesses which have the primary goals to increase their brand awareness and build lifetime relationships with their clients.

Thus, there are at least three solid reasons why you will need to hold such kind of promos. The main point here is to realize how to start and estimate promos reasonably. Add Free Product to Cart, our new module for Magento 2, successfully meets these conditions allowing store admins not only to arrange the promos but to evaluate campaign effectiveness.

What Makes Magento 2 Add Free Product to Cart Especially Valuable?

The core extension functionality connects with the ability to add promo items to cart automatically:

  • ability to offer the products on the category, product or cart page;
  • simple, virtual, downloadable and configurable product type support;
  • pre-configured product support;
  • promotional blocks;
  • high-level dashboard;
  • integration with the Product Labels extension.

Advanced Subscription Products for Magento 2: Get Steady Profits with Flexible Subscription Options

Many e-commerce merchants deal with the problem of the insufficient average order value in their stores.

Advanced Subscription Products for Magento 2: Get Steady Profits with Flexible Subscription Options

One way to overcome this setback is to encourage customers to make repeat purchases. But what means to use for this purpose?

The answer is – product subscriptions. Customers will be charged once in a certain period, and you can anticipate your future income without a worry in the world.

Already excited and want to get a perfect subscription functionality? Try our brand-new Advanced Subscription Products extension for Magento 2!

Magento 2 Advanced Subscription Products Overview

With this module, you can assign subscriptions to products as well as share the existing subscriptions among them. Once the plan has been created, you can add it to your products. So, the whole operation is seamlessly performed on the product level. Learn how it all goes in our User Guide.

Per-product Subscription Configuration

Per-product Subscription Configuration

That’s it! Now your customers can add subscriptions to their carts by selecting the appropriate option in the provided selector. In the dedicated ‘Subscription details’ block, shoppers can estimate expenditures by viewing subscription payments already calculated per plan.

Subscription Plan Selector

Subscription Plan Selector

Advanced Subscription Products Main Features

  • Add a subscription option to almost any product in your store, including the simple, configurable, virtual, and downloadable ones;
  • Provide subscribers with the necessary purchasing flexibility by allowing them to add both subscriptions and one-off purchases to the same shopping cart;
  • Encourage customers to purchase more subscriptions by grouping subscriptions with the same delivery date in one order (at the delivery price of one);
  • Notify customers about their subscription billing status with email alerts.