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SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento, Ep. 19

Welcome back to SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento! Hard to believe we’re already at 19 episodes! If you want to learn more about Magento watch the video below.

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  • What are some guidelines on when a client should choose middleware over other integration options? – 1:10 – 11:44
  • Currently I’m using the Instant Purchase that’s baked into Magento for BrainTree. I have it configured so that the cheapest shipping method is automatically chosen. The issue is the cheapest is always In-Store pickup. How do I solve this problem? – 11:52 – 31:50
  • How were the Magento MeetUps? What’s next on SD’s event and content agenda? – 32:00 – 37:20

 

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SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento, Ep. 18

Welcome back to episode 18 of SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento!

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  • It’s almost August, which means it’s time for merchants to start thinking about getting ready for holiday: what advice do you give to those merchants where holiday is the hottest season of the year? – 01:05 – 13:18
  • Have you all heard of the Payment Request API? Can you talk a little about it and how it affects mobile conversion? – 13:20 – 20:20
  • How does SD go about recommending an email service provider to a client? – 20:24 – 28:24
  • Max, you recently wrote a blog on how notifications work in the Magento admin, do you want to talk a little about it? – 28:26 – 38:10

 

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SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento, Ep. 17

This episode of SD Office Hours is a special one! We get to welcome back Brian Lange to the show!

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  • What do you think Adobe’s acquisition means for Magento and it’s merchants? – 01:20 – 09:25
  • Magento recently released version 2.2.5. Max, can you give us an update on what is in this newest update? – 09:29 – 18:45
  • There are thousands of extensions on the Magento Marketplace now. How would you recommend a merchant go about selecting integrations like tax providers, ESPs, search providers, etc? – 18:55 – 33:00
  • It’s time for a shameless pitch of SD! What’s new in the SD world? Any events we’re attending? Any thought leadership we’re doing? – 33:01 – 41:00

 

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SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento, Ep. 16

Welcome back to SD Office Hours! After a short break, we are back in action! If you missed our latest episode we answered your burning questions on GDPR, the PWA from Magento, and whether Phillip got to meet Jamie Foxx at Imagine (spoiler alert he didn’t).

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  • Tell us about your experience at Imagine – what was it like to MC? Did you meet Jamie Foxx? – 01:40 – 09:30
  • What’s the latest on Progressive Web Apps with Magento? Phillip has been doing live streams – how does one get started? – 09:35 – 20:00
  • Amasty just released a GDPR module. Magento has a rather large FAQ about the subject. Thoughts? What is SD doing for GDPR? – 20:01 – 29:40
  • Have you seen customers mass deleting products on M2? What is the issue here and how do we fix it? –  29:43 – 41:50

 

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SD Office Hours Episode: Ask Us About Magento, Ep. 15

SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento is back with another action packed episode! What are we doing to get ready for GDPR and what’s the difference between Magento 2.0, 2.1, and 2.2? You’ll have to watch the episode below to find out!

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  • What’s the biggest differences code-wise in Magento 2.0, 2.1 and 2.2? – 01:25 – 13:40
  • Does SD use Macs or Windows for Dev? What are your preferences? – 13:44 – 23:34
  • What is SD doing to get ready for GDPR? – 23:45 – 37:04
  • When is it appropriate to choose a web host like Nexcess or Magemojo? At what point does a merchant get value out of Magento Cloud? – 37:10 – 48:10

 

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SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento, Ep. 14

Welcome back to episode 14 of SD Office Hours! If you want to learn more about AMP in Magento, what our most and least favorite thing is about MECE, or how you should properly audit a Magento site, check out the episode below!

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  • What do you guys use for sharing customer passwords and access? – 01:55 – 09:00
  • Should I be doing AMP? I hear there’s AMP for email now – how would I do that for Magento? – 09:02 – 19:10
  • What’s your most and least favorite thing about MECE? – 19:18 – 26:38
  • How do you audit a Magento site? – 26:50 – 42:13

 

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SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento, Ep. 13

Welcome back to episode 13 of SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento! Watch the episode below if you want to learn more about Magento B2B, what features are available, and what the major differences are between B2C and B2B on Magento.

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  • What are some of the core features of Magento 2 B2B? Where can I find them and how do I make them work? – 02:23 – 08:25
  • What does it mean if I make my store a capable B2B store? – 08:30 – 14:25
  • I’ve installed Magento 2.2 but I don’t see the B2B features, how do I get them? – 14:26 – 22:12
  • I am an SI. What are some of the major differences from designing and building a B2C magento store to a B2B store? – 22:15 – 32:15
  • What are some potential downsides to using Magento B2B – 32:20 – 39:51

 

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SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento, Ep. 12

Want to to know what we recommend for a blog, how we feel about PWA and Net Neutrality? We highly recommend that you check out episode 12 of our SD Office Hours, you won’t regret it. Check out the full episode below!

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  • I’m thinking about starting a blog to build an audience for my Magento store. What does Something Digital recommend for implementing a blog with Magento? – 04:17 – 8:58
  • I saw the announcement at MLAU that Magento has released a MultiChannel Tool for the Amazon Marketplace. Can you tell me more about this tool? – 09:00 – 13:00
  • Which extensions do Something Digital nearly always include on its Magento builds? – 13:28 – 17:55
  • Phillip, What are thoughts on net neutrality? – 17:58 – 23:30
  • What are your thoughts on the abundance of new PWA frontends that are popping up that are starting on Magento, but have the vision of being platform agnostic? – 23:40 – 36:40
  • At a high level, can you talk me through Magento design patterns and what I should be doing with each of them? – 36:50 – 56:15

 

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SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento, Ep. 11

Welcome back to SD Office Hours! Wow we’re already at 11 episodes and this episode is a special one. We’re live from Seattle!

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  • How hard is it to implement Magento’s new B2B product? – 3:12 – 7:04
  • Phillip give us a little preview what you’re doing as MC of Imagine and is Mark still in the bathroom? – 7:08 – 10:55
  • How long should it take to build a Magento 2 theme? My SI thinks it should take 400+ hours. – 11:12 – 15:30
  • When should I abandon my broken Magento site and just rebuild? – 15:33 – 26:50
  • When should we use a PIM? –  27:00 – 30:30

 

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SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento, Ep. 10

Welcome back to SD Office Hours: Ask Us About Magento episode 10! If you want to know what we think of ElasticSearch or how you can prep for the M2 certifications, watch the episode below.

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  • I know ElasticSearch comes native in Magento – do you use it for your clients? Can you tell me more about what it can do? How do I set it up? Do you have alternatives that you recommend? – 4:20 – 13:50
  • Do you recommend using a theme for Magento? Do you have any that you recommend? – 13:57 – 24:55
  • What’s the best way to implement infinite scroll? – 25:08 – 40:40
  • What’s the most innovative feature that you’ve seen implemented on Magento in the past few months? – 40:46 – 47:20
  • Do you have any recommendations for prep for the M2 dev certification? – 47:25 – 54:40

 

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