Fixing URL Rewrites issue

You might be familiar with the option to add URL Rewrites in both Magento 1 and Magento 2, which is also referred to Search Engine Friendly URLs. Sometimes URL Rewrite issues arise when migrating data from Magento 1 to Magento 2. This guide will help you in troubleshooting when you encounter such issues.

What is URL Rewrite?

URL rewrites make it possible to make your existing Magento store URLs more ‘search engine friendly” and also easier for visitors to read.

Within Magento, the system URL looks similar:

  • For a Product URL: /catalog/product/view/id/10
  • For a Category URL: /catalog/category/view/id/11

The ‘catalog’ segment refers to the Catalog module of the Magento core, followed by other segments indicate that a product with ID 10 or a category ID 11 should be displayed on the page. No matter how often the URL changes, these ID remains the same.
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7 Magento Checkout tips

Building a frictionless checkout is a must, and is something that takes time and a lot of consideration. The Baymard Institute found that almost 28% of people abandon the checkout cart due to a long or complicated checkout process.

There has been a number of ways to reduce such shopping cart abandonment rate for your Magento store, and this has a huge amount to bear in mind depending on the checkout solution you choose.

UB One Step Checkout is a great alternative for native Magento 2 checkout that does the heavy lifting for you to prepare a clean and optimized one-step checkout solution.

Here are the top 7 simple features of UB One Step Checkout extension that can help to pump-up your checkout page, improved experience and less stress mean an increase in conversions. Let’s take a closer look at how this is being done. Continue reading

Magento 2 UB Mega Menu

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Mega Menu extension (version 1.1.0)
Latest update: May 4, 2018

1.1.0
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.4
  • Fixed: Offcanvas issue -- Submenu was not activated upon click
  • Fixed: Adding a Magento 2 static block content (form), the input fields loose its focus on a click event.
1.0.9
  • Fine tuning and Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.2, 2.2.3
  • (Continued) Improve UI/UX and fix minor bugs

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UB QuickView for Magento 2

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Quick View extension -- version 1.0.3.
Latest update: May 4, 2018

1.0.3
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE: 2.2.0, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.2.3, 2.2.4
  • Added: Allow to update catalog gallery images depending on swatch click events
  • Improved: removed custom styles in Configurable Swatch Block
1.0.2
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE: 2.1.0, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.1.5, 2.1.6, 2.1.7, 2.1.8, 2.1.9
  • Fixed: Color and size issue on configurable product on Magento CE 2.1.0 -- when selecting color/size, the product image is not updated properly.
  • Fixed: Quickview button style issue on desktop 1280px

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Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Instant Layered Navigation extension (version 1.0.4)
Latest update: May 4, 2018

1.0.4
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.3, 2.2.4
  • Improved: product’s image showing, handling the case that products have no images, specific placeholder images from back-end configuration will be loaded in the product listing in layered navigation.
1.0.3
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.1, 2.2.2
  • Improved: product’s images exporting. Supports custom width and height for product’s images in the listing page

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UB Content Slider for Magento 2

Changeling for (Magento 2) UB Content Slider extension (version 1.1.1)
Latest update: April 4, 2018

1.1.1
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE: 2.2.2, 2.2.3, 2.2.4
  • Improved: Remove required values on publish time and end time. Allow to clear current values of publish time and end time by click event.
  • Improved: Change the way to list slide items depending on publish time and end time values.

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UB Data Migration Pro

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Data Migration Pro extension (version 3.1.4)
Latest update: May 3, 2018

3.1.4
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.4
  • Fine tuning for some special bad data circumstances
3.1.3
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.3
  • Fixed: Fixed the ‘Undefined index: host’ error on Amazon AWS and Google Cloud (powered by Bitnami)
  • Fine tuning for some special bad Sales data circumstances
3.1.2
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.2
  • Fine tuning for some special bad data cases
  • Fine tuning to detect changes and automatically update the latest destination database credentials

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UB One Step Checkout for Magento 2

May 15, 2018 Update: GeoIP2 API integration is now available in UB One Step Checkout. It helps detect customer address automatically based on the IP address.

Today is an exciting day for me because I get to announce the release of a brand new Magento 2 extension at Ubertheme -- UB One Step Checkout (beta), that we have been working on for quite some time.

The Magento 1 & 2 are great for a lot of things, but building an effective one step checkout page is not one of those things. It can be downright frustrating when working with six-step accordion checkout process in Magento 1.x. Getting maximum value from the reduced two-step flow in Magento 2 can be challenging as well.

Hence, we committed to building our new UB One Step Checkout. You will get a complete checkout solution that makes it easier than ever to build a one page checkout in Magento 2. The ultimate goal is to help you maximize successful checkout transactions.

UB One Step Checkout for Magento 2

So what to expect from the all new UB One Step Checkout? Here are some of the cool features that will be rolled out on the initial release.

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UB One Step Checkout for Magento 2

April 27, 2018 Update:
UB One Step Checkout has just arrived! Also packed with GeoIP2 API integration which helps detect customer address automatically based on the IP address.

Over the past 5 months we have been hard at work building an all new Magento 2 extension at Ubertheme.

Today we are introducing a sneak peek the UB One Step Checkout, a modern Magento 2 checkout extension that helps you place all checkout steps on one page with easier configuration.

With UB One Step Checkout, we set a new milestone in our goal to create powerful yet simple solution for buiding your Magento 2 stores. So what to expect from UB One Step Checkout in the coming weeks?

Give it a look.

UB One Step Checkout for Magento 2

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