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Bootstrap is no longer a buzzword in web-design. It has become a full-fledged action verb. “Are you having trouble starting your web-design project? Just Bootstrap it.” When a brand name like Twitter Bootstrap becomes an informal everyday word, you know that people like it and that people use it, a lot.
In the likes Xerox for photocopying, and Google for online searching, Bootstrap has essentially become the go-to framework for designing websites. That may be a bit of a bold statement given the number of competitors in the market, but hear me out. In my previous post, I gave a brief history of the unlikely birth and explosive hype surrounding the Twitter Bootstrap framework.
Now, let’s look into 5 reasons why Bootstrap has matched the hype.
A clear and comprehensive return policy reinforces credibility and is crucial for building customer trust. As an online merchant, a return policy helps you reduce the time spent on refunds, address customer concerns and increase profitability. So what should it include and where should you start? We’ll help you get going by exploring the anatomy of ecommerce return policies.
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How to Install PrestaShop
If you are looking to learn how to install PrestaShop, you came to the right spot. This easy to understand video, created by PrestaShop Forum Moderator, Fabio Porta aka Nemo1, introduces the 1.6 version of PrestaShop and teaches you step-by-step how to install PrestaShop onto your server. To see more PrestaShop 101 tutorial videos, check out the YouTube page for Nemo’s Post Scriptum
Use this tutorial video in combination with the Official PrestaShop documentation to get started on your online store. If you are have any questions, feel free to comment on this post. Check out below the video for more links to our awesome community resources.
This week we welcome Steve Chou, co-owner of Bumblebee Linens and MyWifeQuitHerJob.com. Within a year of launching, Steve’s online store – Bumblebee Linens – successfully netted over $100,000 in sales. Yes, that’s right – 6 figures in one year.
He then created MyWifeQuitHerJob.com to share expert tips and advice on running a successful online business. Today his blog reaches over 90,000 monthly readers and has been featured by The New York Times and TheHuffington Post. We invited him to share expert advice with 4 essential tips to improving your on-site search engine.
In an ever growing and competitive online market, you are always looking for the right tools and features to help you sprint ahead. Our team has selected this month’s top 3 PrestaShop features to help you sell more. Best of all, each of these features are available in your PrestaShop back office for a quick and easy installation!
It’s that time of the year again, students and families around the world and especially in the United States are shopping for all their school year essentials. According to industry research, more and more of these shoppers are purchasing online this season.
Is your online store prepared for the second busiest shopping season of the year? Check out this infographic: back-to-school shopping and ecommerce 2014 for interesting stats on how this major digital holiday could influence your business.
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Finding the perfect gift is never an easy thing to do. According to Hubspot, 64.8% of consumers are turning to social media sites to find a perfect gift. To help PrestaShop merchants capitalize on this growing trend, we are introducing Give.it, an interactive gift-giving solution beyond personal messages and wrapping.