1. Magento 2 Feature List

    There has been a lot of talk about Magento 2 and whether it is stable, buggy etc. I have talked before about this in a recent blog and so I don’t want to go over all that! This blog is about how quickly Magento 2 is growing in features. So, because Magento decided to use […]

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  2. Magento 2 is great! Stop your whinging

    Ok, this is going to be a rant! Ready… Set… Go… I am sick to the back teeth of people complaining about Magento 2! Grow up, all of you, grow up. I have been in this eCommerce business for nearly 20 years and seen a lot of platforms come and go, never have I seen […]

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  3. Dreaded my Christmas Online Shopping, as a Magento Agency owner!

    Yep, I dreaded doing my online shopping because I start being quite critical and really assessing who is doing what. As the Managing Director of a Magento Agency, I do find shopping online sometimes stressful. You see, at the end of the day, I want to be sure that the Magento sites we design and […]

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  4. Magento 2 Agency, London

    There are not many Magento 2 Agencies in London, not many of us have been as brave as us to take the plunge at an early point! As soon as Magento announced their new version, we were all over it. Some would say that was not the brightest idea, as you never rush in and […]

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  5. Upgrading to Magento 2

    Well, let me get this out there from the off, I am afraid there is no upgrading to Magento 2! You can’t get a release that will upgrade your Magento 1.x to Magento 2 and a few bits of tweaking later you have a Magento 2 website. You might be thinking “darn you Magento, you […]

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  6. Just a little every day – updating your Magento Website

    I thought about writing this blog post whilst walking to school with son, as we started to learn his timestables! You see, each morning I take him in, we work on something he needs to learn. The walk is only 10 mins, so he does not get bored and I guess he now knows and […]

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  7. Magento Security Patch and Release

    Whoa! We did not see that coming! But, wow, have we got this process nailed now! Ok, so you never know when a patch is going to be released for Magento, especially when they are security related! However, what we did not expect was that for Magento 2 it was a whole release!! This means […]

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  8. Is WordPress good for Magento Websites?

    In short, yes! WordPress  is good for Magento websites. Whenever we are commissioned to develop a new Magento website, we always say that you should put WordPress in and the main reason for this is that you can use it to create fresh and therefore current content. It is so important these days that you […]

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  9. Getting a Magento Audit

    Hey you Magento site owners! Ever wondered if your website is performing at it’s optimum, or been told that it is, but you just don’t believe it. Perhaps you are just seeing things go wrong for no apparent reason. Don’t know about you, but if I lie in my bed at night worrying about something […]

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  10. Magento Hacking

    With Magento being so popular, it is always under attack, the thing is are you all secured! Only this week, did our monitoring systems pick up the fact that these hackers were looking for another route to hack into Magento websites. This time they were preying on the folk that have not changed their /admin […]

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  11. Magento 2 has Bugs?

    Hey you folk that are worried about things you may have heard about Magento 2 and the bugs it has! Let me try to alleviate those concerns.   So, lets not beat around the bush here, Magento 2 has bugs! But guess what…? So does hundreds of other platforms out there! Believe me, I have […]

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  12. Nothing grows like a Magento site!

    Nothing grows like a Magento site! And it’s not just us saying it – in recent post on their own website Magento referenced the recent Internet Retailer’s 2016 report which shows that Magento grows eCommerce sale 3x faster. And you gotta check this graph out! Source: magento.com, 1/7/2016 That’s a huge advantage against the other […]

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  13. Choosing Drupal 8

    In November 2015 Drupal 8 was launched to the public, delivering the next phase in the development of the leading open source CMS. At objectsource, a London based Drupal Agency, our CMS of choice is Drupal and we were keen to get hands-on with the new features and updated technology. We have now delivered three […]

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  14. A Magento 2 Shop

    Not sure how many agencies out there can talk about launching a successful Magento 2 project, but I know we can! I have to say, that as the MD of a successful London based Magento Agency, I was somewhat fearful and excited all at the same time when we decided to make the plunge. I […]

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  15. Using Social Media to increase sales on your Magento website

    Building your successful online store doesn’t stop at choosing the right platform (assuming you chose Magento!), industry standard reliable hosting and a partner agency (we hope that would be us, ofcourse) who live and breath eCommerce development. You also need to build and maintain engagement with current and new customers. At objectsource we are seeing […]

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  16. Magento Vacancies

    Do you have some Magento skills? Then we want to hear from you! We are looking for Project Managers, Business Analysts, Back-End Developers and Front-End Developers. objectsource is a highly dynamic, fast growing, London based Magento Agency. We are continually growing and always on the look out for some great individuals. We are not pretentious […]

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  17. Should I move to Magento 2?

    We are getting asked a lot about whether you should go with Magento version 2 or 1. So, I am going to give you my honest opinion as to where my head is at with this right now. Before I do, I want you to know that even though I am the Managing Director of […]

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  18. Your Magento Website with no Analytics!

    OMG! I actually think I am going to pull my hair out!!!! It’s going a bit grey anyway, to be fair, LOL. So, let me ask you… You are about to embark on a long trip in your car from Aberdeen to Brighton for a weeks holiday, but you discover your dashboard and satnav (ok, […]

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  19. Magento Security Patches – My take…

    Naturally, being the MD of a Magento Design and Development Agency, I get asked quite a lot about my thoughts on all these Magento security patches that come out. In short, “bring it on Magento and thank you for your diligence”! I can think of countless times I have worked in organisations where your security […]

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  20. Affiliate Feeds and Magento

    I thought I would write a quick article about how we have built an extension for Magento that will bring in from an affiliate feed! How would you like to bump up your catalogue with a load of products from some of our most well known shops like John Lewis, Waterstones, Sports Direct, Office etc. […]

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  21. Magento Security Patch

    Well, anyone that owns a Magento shop site should be feeling pretty proud of the fact they chose Magento for their eCommerce platform, the work they have done to review and therefore ensure as many security vulnerabilities in their platform have been found before the hackers do, is brilliant. Ok, so for my Security Team […]

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