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ElasticSearch and Spree Commerce

Optimize your ecommerce User Experience with ElasticSearch

ElasticSearch can be used to optimize ecommerce user experience in the areas of search, product listings, menus, and navigation by enabling blazing-fast data retrieval and creating new up-selling and cross-selling opportunities. If you have a growing ecommerce website, then you should be looking into integrating ElasticSearch to allow its further growth. 

The distinctive competitive advantages of integrating ElasticSearch with your ecommerce store are page load speed, cost-effectiveness, and scalability. But let’s start from the beginning. Continue reading

Web Design and Marketing Concept, Measuring UX, User Experience

Ecommerce UX best practices and trends

What is UX

User experience (UX) is about the user’s perception of your product, service, or website and emotions associated with it. While it applies to all the aspects of the user’s customer journey, from the product itself, packaging, delivery, and customer service, the key part for ecommerce is the positive experience on your website. Otherwise, the user will not convert into a customer and will never get a chance to experience the other touchpoints. 

We can say that user experience is about evoking positive emotions as well as helping our potential customers to achieve their goals as quickly and smoothly as possible.  Continue reading

subscriptions ecommerce and Spree Commerce

7 successful subscription businesses using Spree Commerce as their ecommerce solution

Spree Commerce supports multiple ways to implement subscription ecommerce – either directly through payment processors such as Stripe, Braintree, or Adyen or by integrating with SaaS subscription platforms such as Chargify or Chargebee. Here are 7 success stories of subscription ecommerce businesses powered by Spree Commerce. Explore subscription ecommerce solutions for your business. Continue reading

Move from Magento 1 end-of-life to Spree Commerce 4.1

Move from Magento 1 end-of-life to Spree Commerce 4.1

Magento 1.9, and in fact all Magento 1 versions, have reached their end of life and will no longer receive any quality updates or security fixes. All Magento 1 users are encouraged to move away to another version or an alternate platform. If you’re looking for a customizable, scalable, open-source E-Commerce platform for the years to come, then Spree Commerce 4.1 might be a good fit for your project.

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Spree Commerce Partner Network

Spree Partner Network – expert Ecommerce developers in high demand

Spree Partner Network is an opportunity for Ruby on Rails (but also Javascript) software agencies to gain new Spree clients, Spree project experience, and marketing exposure. It’s an opportunity for E-Commerce businesses to work with reliable and proven Spree development partners. As several E-Commerce categories are currently booming, expert E-Commerce developers are in high demand. Spree Partner Network brings benefits to both the clients and dev shops.

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COVID-19 pandemic shifting E-Commerce consumer habits for good

COVID-19 pandemic shifting E-Commerce consumer habits for good

With brick and mortar stores, manufacturers, and some fulfillment-challenged online businesses out of the game due to social distancing, there is still quite a lot of E-Commerce categories on the somewhat unexpected rise. As consumer behavior is shifting towards remote work, home entertainment, online shopping, and home deliveries in categories such as groceries, household goods, health care, or wellness sales are going through the roof. What will be the long term impact of the ongoing crisis on the E-Commerce industry? Everyone will benefit in the long term. Continue reading

fully responsive mobile first mobile friendly Ecommerce

Google switches to mobile first indexing in 2020

Google announced that it will be switching to mobile-first indexing for all websites starting September 2020. “It’s great to see how the web has evolved from desktop to mobile” the announcement reads. Google now officially rewards not only good content and page load speed but also mobile-first responsive web design. Spree Commerce 4.1 delivers all three for E-Commerce projects.

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Spree 4.1 - blazing fast, mobile-first E-Commerce platform with superior UX and SEO

Spree Commerce 4.1 is now available and here are 9 good reasons to upgrade or use it for a new E-Commerce project

The latest Spree Commerce 4.1 is available after 6 months in development, 6000+ hours spent between 25+ core dev team members, tested in 3 release candidates by several community testers providing feedback and contributing.

As a result of this effort, the Spree community members will be able to launch blazing fast, mobile-first E-Commerce applications with superior UX and SEO within weeks from project kickoff saving hundreds if not thousands of hours on development and QA.

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