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Smart One Step Checkout 1.1 is Integrated with Three Aheadworks Extensions

The Smart One Step Checkout extension for Magento 2 is a real superjet of your store that brings customers quickly and comfortably to their favorite products.

Smart One Step Checkout 1.1 Integrates with Three Aheadworks Extensions

The unique features of the extension make it equally valuable for both sides customers and merchants enabling the later ones to constantly improve the checkout process until it is smooth and suitable for all customer groups. And, if the market changes in any way or extent, they are still able to adopt the new situation easy and swiftly.

Although the initial power of the module is great, we aim to make it even better rising the benchmark just 3 months after the initial release. Below we’ll show you the main features of Smart One Step Checkout 1.1 and we’re sure that some of them are the ones you can take full advantage of just immediately.

RMA 1.2 for Magento 2: Better UI, Higher Business Value, Better Code…

If we can not prevent customers from returning our products, we can certainly make them do this conveniently.

RMA 1.2 for Magento 2: Better UI, Higher Business Value, Better Code…

Perhaps you know that, according to IMRG, 36% of the UK customers miss the offline ease of returning items in online stores. So, the ultimate goal of merchants is to make this process as simple as it is offline and the latest version of the RMA extension for Magento 2 brings this moment just a bit closer.

RMA 1.2 for Magento 2

The whole process of return authorization touches three parties: customers, merchants, and Magento developers. The latest update of the RMA extension provides new features for all of them.

RMA 1.2 for Merchants

Web API Support
The new opportunity to integrate the RMA functionality into any third-party application via API is useful for many businesses. For example, you may need to import and update the RMA data, or even create RMA requests in your CRM system. That’s where the web API support is going to be a great enhancement towards the required integration allowing you to streamline your business processes.

Subscription & Recurring Payments Receives One More Payment Gateway – Adyen

Adyen is a global payment company that enables merchants to accept ecommerce and POS payments.

Subscription & Recurring Payments Receives One More Payment Gateway - Adyen

The provider allows customers to pay with such globally distributed payments as international credit/debit cards or bank transfers, and locally popular payment methods, e.g. Boleto or iDeal.

Adyen also supports recurring and subscription payments, so SARP 1.3 for Magento 2 provides its users with this very opportunity as well. Additionally, the new version of the extension includes the next new features:

  • Split database support (for Magento Commerce);
  • Extension activity logging;
  • General log settings;
  • Automatically suspended subscriptions if payments fail;
  • Guest checkout management improvements.

Follow Up Email 2.0: Manage, Target, Test, Improve

Why don’t your follow ups work? Of course, you know the reason better, but bet it’s something about guessing, perhaps very professional and educated, still…

Follow Up Email 2.0: Manage, Target, Test, Improve
You know that you wander in the dark vainly trying to find out the points of influence on your shopping audience to make them recover carts, send you some valuable feedback or make repeated purchases. Now you can turn the situation in your favor.

Follow Up Email 2.0 for Magento 2

Follow Up Email 2.0 now is ready to dispel the darkness and offer you a solution for easily managed, precisely targeted, comprehensively tested, and highly-efficient follow-ups.

Business Values

  • Successful new and repeat sales;
  • Effective retention of current shoppers;
  • Continuous customer relations and high brand loyalty;
  • Clear insights for performance enhancements.

Aheadworks Products Made and Updated in August

Here comes the next business year and we’d like to tell our customers about the work that have been done by our team in August.

Aheadworks Products Made and Updated in August

Today we’ll present a new product and latest extension updates of Magento 1 and Magento 2 extensions.

Marketplace Theme for Magento 2

What is the ultimate goal of any Magento store? You may say that they are multiple, and will be be just right. However, if expressed in two plain words it’s something like ‘excellent look and great performance’. And that’s exactly what the new Marketplace Theme by Aheadworks is made for.

Latest Update: Gift Card 1.2 for Magento 2

Gifting is not so easy as it may originally seem and especially in ecommerce, when you need to meet different needs of your multiple customers.

Latest Update: Gift Card 1.2 for Magento 2

That’s why we continue developing new functions and options of our Gift Card for Magento 2 extension. And, the latest Gift Card 1.2 contains the new functionality that improves both frontend shopping experience and backend configuration facilities.

Gift Card 1.2 for Magento 2

Business Value

  • Backend Promotions with Gift Cards. Using the new functionality Magento store owners are able to give gifts to their loyal and regular customers or personally greet new customers with gift cards.
  • Improved Migration and Integration. The gift code export and import options make it possible to move from Magento 1 to Magento 2 or use gift codes generated in some CRM systems or offline easily.
    Original and Recognizable Gift Codes. Custom gift codes created for different gift cards, customers or occasions make them easily recognizable for both customers and Magento admins.

Automatic Related Products 1.3 for Magento 2 with Advanced Positioning and Segmentation

Just recently we’ve updated our Automatic Related Products for Magento 2 with some useful features able to improve block positioning and shopping audience targeting.

Automatic Related Products 1.3 for Magento 2 with Advanced Targeting and Segmentation

Automatic Related Products 1.3 for Magento 2

New Features List

  • Custom block position via widget;
  • Multiple blocks for a single position;
  • Magento Enterprise Segmentation support.

Business Benefits

Custom block positioning via widgets
This functionality allows you to display related product blocks at any positions in the store. Depending on your current layout, promotion goals, and customer audience specifics you can display related products on certain pages and individual positions available for Magento widgets.

Multiple blocks for one position
Now you can display several related product blocks in one place e.g. cross sells and upsells offering customers more product options to choose from. This improves the chances to show appropriate products and increase sales.

Magento Enterprise Segmentation support
Our Magento Enterprise customers can take advantage of the new dimension of targeting for related product blocks created by the extension. Not only can they diversify block positions, but also are able to display products for particular Magento customer segments, e.g. cosmetics for women, latest computer games for customers under 25, or luxury products for the customers with shopping cart subtotals over $500.

Improved Templates for Help Desk Ultimate 1.3

Just recently we’ve released a new version of the Help Desk Ultimate extension for Magento 2 stores.

Improved Templates for Help Desk Ultimate 1.3

The Help Desk Ultimate extension has a lot of automated features, including the messages about newly created tickets by customers and by agents, notifications about replies from customers and agents, messages about reassigned tickets and the changes of ticket priorities, and so on.

Help Desk Ultimate 1.3

Help Desk Ultimate 1.3 goes even farther and delivers improved email templates for the above purposes ready to be used immediately. Now, the list of AW Help Desk Ultimate templates includes:

Gift Card 1.1 for Magento 2 Delivers Gifts in Time

According to the feedback provided by our customers, Magento gift cards remain very popular among online shoppers and they ask for more and more options required for these products.

Gift Card 1.1 for Magento 2 Delivers Gifts in Time

Of course, we want merchants to provide only excellent shopping experience in their stores and recently updated our Gift Card extension for Magento 2 with some new and useful features.

Gift Card 1.1 for Magento 2

Additional Filter Options in the Gift Card Code Grid

We believe that Magento admins should have as much power in the backend as it is possible. The ideal situation is when they can get any information immediately and with no unnecessary additional actions.

Aheadworks Updates June 2017

Even though June is the beginning of the bright summer and everyone wants to take so long-awaited vacation, we also know that shopping never stops and store development should be continued no matter where our dreams soar.

Aheadworks Updates June 2017

So, with no regrets and modest gladness we’d like to present you our latest extension updates of Magento 1 and Magento 2 extensions.

Magento 2 Extension Updates

In June we updated our three Magento 2 extensions with some beneficial features.

Coupon Code Generator 1.2

Flexible Rule Priorities
Coupon Code Generator 1.2 allows Magento admins to flexibly set up rule priority or even discard further rules applicable to particular shopping carts. The ‘Priority’ option allows establishing the sequence of rules and the ‘Discard Subsequent Rules’ option deactivates further shopping cart rules with lower priorities.

Advanced Reports 2.5 for Magento 2 Focuses on Customers

The ongoing efforts we take developing our Advanced Reports extension for Magento 2 resulted in yet two new reports added to this solution. Now, the module contains 18 reports totally.

Advanced Reports 2.5 for Magento 2 Focuses on Customers

The new reports of Advanced Reports 2.5 are focused on the customer related information. Traditionally, the statistics is presented in the form of a drill-down and the Customer Sales report is the first level of your business intelligence.

Customer Sales Report

Customer Sales

Actually, the report is the first level of the customer segmentation drill-down and allows you to inspect the ranges of customers that bring sales to your store. The report consists of two sections – the grid and the bar chart.

Layered Navigation 1.6 for Magento 2: Less Filters, More Clues

Following the development roadmap we continue updating our Magento 2 extensions and here comes the next version of our Layered Navigation extension.

Layered Navigation 1.6 for Magento 2: Less Filters, More Clues

We update our products regularly, so please check the latest Magento 2 product changelogs to find the features you possibly missed. And, let us remind you that our customers take advantage of free lifetime updates, so you can improve your stores without any extra charge.

Layered Navigation 1.6

Hiding Void Filters

This feature makes the Layered Navigation filter more clear and comfortable as far as it disables the filters having only null attributes. No matter, either you start with a particular category or negate some filters during the filtration process, the module will hide the whole product attribute filter with all blank options.

Advanced Reports 2.8 is Good and Ready for Magento 1 Stores

Great news for the store owners that still take advantage of Magento 1. As promised, we continue updating our Magento 1 products and recently have rolled out a new update of the Advanced Reports extension.

Advanced Reports 2.8 is Good and Ready for Magento 1 Stores

Advanced Reports 2.8 obtained a lot of functionality enhancements, including both new features and multiple performance and usability improvements. We’ll only highlight some major features related to this update, while the whole list of amendments is available in the extensions changelog.

Advanced Reports 2.8

Include / Exclude Taxes from Profit Calculations

Although most European tax regulation rules require profit tax payments, this obligation is not globally mandatory. So, if you need to build your performance analysis reports without taking out profit related taxes from the totals, now you can configure it in the extension Settings section.

Advanced Reports 2.4 Displays Sales Locations and Tracks Abandoned Carts

We always admire to see how our Magento 2 products become more functional and valuable for customers from one update to another and forward.

Advanced Reports 2.4 Locates Sales and Tracks Abandoned Carts

But, we are especially glad to witness how the Advanced Reports for Magento 2 becomes a truly sophisticated and complex reporting solution that suits almost any type of business or ecommerce task. So, today we present you the next update of this extension and its two new reports.

Advanced Reports 2.4

Sales by Location Report

The opportunity to divide sales by locations is especially useful for international stores. The Sales by Location report displays numerous order parameters by countries, states, cities, etc. Let me show you how it works.

Blog 2.2 Helps You to Move from WordPress

Customers love useful and engaging content, perhaps only just a bit less than high quality products at affordable prices.

And, if you decided to create some good narratives about your bestselling products, this content will succeed in any circumstances.

Blog 2.2 Helps You to Move from WordPress
So, for those content geeks that prefer direct talks to their customers we are putting Blog 2.2 in the spotlight.

Blog 2.2

Import WordPress Posts to Magento 2

Each store owner, including the ones using Magento, use to take good care of their content marketing as far as it directly influences SEO rankings, customer loyalty and engagement. If a merchant already has an official blog based on WordPress, for example, he might be interested to transfer it to Magento. Why? The reasons can be multiple, including smooth functional and promotional integrations, code and development process unifications, and so on.