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  1. Building a new store with Magento - A DIY Approach to Running a Magento Store

    Getting started with Magento need not be as difficult as you may imagine. In this post, we discuss the steps you could take on the path to getting a successful Magento store up and running without it having to cost a fortune.
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  2. Magento 1 Video Tutorials now Freely available - Magento Merchant Guide to Running a Magento Store

    Available now, we have released our Magento 1 training material and on-demand courses. Find out how you can get access to these courses and learn at your own pace.

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  3. Magento Password Management

    Magento offers you a lot of flexibility in controlling access to your Magento admin, but there are some additional steps that should be taken to ensure your site remains safe and less susceptible to compromise.
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  4. How to Set up Configurable Products in Magento 1.9.x

    What are Configurable Swatches? Configurable Swatches are a Magento feature that allow merchants to visually display the various options available for a configurable product. These options may be things such as colors or sizes. Instead of choosing a color from a drop-down list, customers are able to make their selection by clicking a swatch. Swatches allow for a more appealing and informative way of presenting merchandise, and Magento allows these to be used on product pages, category pages, and in layered navigation. Prior to Magento version 1.9, the swatch feature was not available by default in Magento and those seeking this functionality would need to install a module.
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  5. Onboarding for Magento - Part 2 - 8 Principles to Deliver Onboarding

    8 principles to onboarding staff on Magento 2. We have produced a list of 8 ideas to help you develop a plan to onboard new members of staff on using Magento.
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  6. Onboarding for Magento - Part 1 - Onboarding Anyone who has access to your Magento store

    Your store’s success may depend on how well the team you assemble to run the store adopt the ecommerce software you use to run it. In our case this is Magento but the principles I’m about to discuss could apply to any ecommerce store.
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  7. When is the stock reserved for a pending order inn Magento

    When exactly is stock reserved during the Magento order process?

    If a client is placing an order on your store when does the stock against the products they are ordering get reserved? The answer is simple the stock is reserved when the order goes into the 'pending' order status. This means that the stock level for the products will be reduced and allocated to the order.

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  8. Magento Server Crash!! Tips on Magento Backup - OLD POST

    Old blog post - information is likely to have been superseded.

    Backing up your Magento store at the most basic level.

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