• Tags vs Metafields in Shopify & Shopify Plus

    Over the last couple of years we’ve been working with Shopify Plus a lot – be it via functional discovery, hands-on replatforming support or project managing builds. One of the biggest things that needs to be ‘discovered’ with Shopify is the architecture of product data, particularly when you’re migrating from a platform like Magento or…

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  • Introduction to PIM for eCommerce – Benefits of PIM & Popular PIM Solutions

    What is a PIM? A PIM (which stands for “Product Information Management”) solution is designed to manage complex product information and data, act as the global master for product information and support the passing of data into different systems. A PIM could be an on-premise solution or cloud-based and would provide a dedicated interface for…

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  • Examples of Magento Websites

    I work with a wide range of Magento retailers in various capacities and I’m always on the lookout for examples of features being implemented in a certain way or, just generally well designed Magento stores. I originally wrote this piece because I found it really difficult to find a showcase of Magento Commerce and Open…

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  • Magento Open Source vs Magento Commerce (& on-premise vs cloud)

    With a global presence in the SMB, mid-market and enterprise eCommerce platform space stretching back over 10 years, Magento (now an Adobe company) remains a giant in the eCommerce world that makes it onto most platform shortlists / RfPs. For those considering Magento as their next platform, there are some important decisions to be made,…

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  • Content Management for Shopify & Shopify Plus – Review of Shogun CMS

    Over the last couple of years, I’ve been working a lot more with Shopify Plus – with a host of B2C brands. One relatively weak area of Shopify Plus is content management, with the core offering comprising of a standard WYSIWYG editor (for editing content pages and blocks) and sections, which provides a bit more…

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  • Shopify Plus

    Changing URL structure in Shopify & Shopify Plus – What’s Possible & Workarounds

    Over the last few weeks I’ve been working with two retailers who are in the process of moving to Shopify Plus and both have raised issues with the URL structure in different places. It’s a question I get asked a lot anyway, so I decided to write a quick blog post on my findings to…

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  • Gymshark International Shopify Plus

    Shopify Plus International – Workarounds for Limitations with Multi-Store

    Shopify Plus is a hugely popular eCommerce platform at the moment, having seen considerable growth in the SMB and mid-market platform space over the last couple of years – undoubtedly accelerated with the impending Magento 1.x end of life announcement. Although Shopify Plus is unquestionably popular in the non-complex B2C space, there are a number…

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  • Magento 2 Commerce vs Shopify Plus

    Magento Commerce and Shopify Plus are almost unquestionably the two most mainstream mid-level eCommerce platforms in the world – this guide provides a detailed comparison across all aspects. This piece was last updated in January 2019. My experience with Shopify Plus and Magento Commerce Over the last ~10 years, I’ve worked on over 50 Magento…

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