MARCH 2017 ORANGE REPORT

For this month’s Orange Report, we’re resolving your speed, accessibility and customer care concerns. Like always, we encourage everyone using Magento to make the most of it’s functionalities by incorporating the very best Magento extensions and news. So we have created the monthly Orange Report to keep ourselves up to date and to recognize some of our favorite Magento news and extensions.

Image Optimizer for Magento 2

In a great example of “truth in advertising,” Apptrian points out that although their image optimization extension makes the task easier, nobody claimed it would be effortless or foolproof! Image Optimizer harnesses well-known command line tools and packages them in a free extension that can handle the jpeg, png and gif formats together in batch files. Read the documentation, make sure your server is configured correctly, use in good health.
IMAGE OPTIMUS

Google Tag Manager Enhanced Ecommerce

If you’ve fiddled around with your Magento theme at all (or heaven forbid, core), you may have noticed that some of your analytics might not be tracking everything the way you assumed or wished it would. Anowave built their Magento Google Tag Manager Enhanced Ecommerce (UA) Tracking extension to bypass many of those obstacles and to help merchants utilize and consolidate a broader range of tag capabilities while using a single dashboard interface.

TAG YOU’RE IT

Performance Issues Tool for Magento 2

Zeroing in on Magento page-load problems usually requires more than a glance at file sizes or a call to your hosting provider. Aoe Profiler is available on Github and is a more comprehensive alternative to the native profiler capability in Magento. The extension is used to diagnose, debug and troubleshoot Magento performance issues.

TIME SAVER

Customer Purchases Extension for Magento 2

Aheadworks wrote its Customer Purchases extension to allow customer service teams one-click access to a customer’s Magento purchase history. Quickly view item price paid, dates and other associated data without running reports or waiting for filtering.

FAST SERVICE

Import and Export Tool for Magento 2

Unless your SKU count can be tracked on the fingers and toes of your immediate family, you might be in need of an import/export tool for Magento. uRapidFlo from Unirgy has been a go-to for InteractOne for years because of its flexible capabilities, solid API integration, ability to handle large and complex catalogs.

RE-SKU-ED