Magento 2 data migration case study

Today, I am honored to have Roel van Leuken, the Founder and CTO of Kwaaijongens B.V. Roel is a helpful and down-to-earth person. He has been working with Magento when it was brand new in the early days.

In the interview, Roel has shared his views in details about how his team at Kwaaijongens.nl took advantage of Data Migration Pro extension to overcome the biggest challenge -- Magento data migration. So let’s read along and find out more about his journey with Magento.

Magento 2 data migration case study
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Magento 2 UB Mega Menu

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Mega Menu extension (version 1.0.8)
Latest update: Nov 13, 2017

1.0.8
  • (Continued) Improve UI/UX for off-canvas menu
  • Fine tuning and Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.1
1.0.7
  • Improve UI/UX for off-canvas menu
  • Tuning LESS/CSS (use additional class ‘ub-mega-menu-vertical’ as default)
1.0.6
  • Fine tuning and Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.0
  • Fixed: Could not search sliders with type ‘UB Mega Menu’ in the Widget Options > Select a Menu
  • Fine-tuning LESS/CSS (fix the issue with z-index)
1.0.5
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.1.8, 2.1.9
  • Added: Allow to enable/disable Font Awesome via System Config
  • Improved: Optimize LESS/CSS codebase
  • Fixed: Active class not showing on current category page
  • Fixed: “Import Categories” issue
1.0.4
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.1.5, 2.1.6, 2.1.7
  • Added: Allow to remove (recursive) menu and sub-menu items
  • Added: Sync automatically menu items (with type is category) upon changes of category. Eg. The changes of URL key or newly added sub-categories in category will be automatically synced to the menu item; or a menu item no longer exists if its linked category is deleted.
  • Improve: Fine-tuning for better performance
1.0.3
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE: 2.1.0, 2.1.1, 2.1.2
  • Fixed: Style issue when selecting Category on Magento 2.1.1
  • Fixed: Style issue when selecting Category (in Import Categories view) on Magento 2.1.1
  • Fixed: Style issue in the backend drag n drop interface on Magento 2.1.1
  • Fixed: Top menu and left menu issue on desktop 1280px view
  • Fixed: [Table] Style issue on the left menu
  • Added: Allow to import categories and sub-categories recursively
  • Added: Allow to import either all categories or specific categories.
  • Improve: Fine-tuning Delete menu item function. Don’t allow to delete a menu item with existing child menu items.

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Changelog for (Magento 2 theme) UB MegaMall -- version 1.0.5:
Latest update: Nov 9, 2017

1.0.5
  • Compatibility testing with Magento version 2.2.0
  • Updated with the latest UB Mega Menu ver 1.0.8, with improved off-canvas menu.
  • Fixed: Issue when adding multiple items into the Wishlist on IE
  • Fixed: Warning on exception on the frontend when switching to Developer mode
  • Fixed: Redirected issue on the My Orders page
  • Fixed: [Ipad] Logo position issue on cart detail page
  • Fixed: [Ipad] Justify the filter sidebar for long product attributes
  • Fixed: Toolbar navigation style issue when switching to next page.
  • Fixed: [Ipad] The Update button style issue when click to edit item in the minicart
  • Fixed: [mobile] Product image style issue on checkout page
  • Improved: [mobile] Implement Shop By overlay for better product filtering
  • Fixed: [mobile] Text alignment issue of the breadcrumb
  • Fixed: [mobile] Add to Wishlist button issue on the downloadable product
  • Fixed: [mobile] Toolbar style issue
1.0.4
  • Compatible with Magento version 2.1.9
1.0.3

Fix the issues with the latest Magento 2.1.7 version:

  • Fixed: 404 issue when click ‘home’ menu from checkout page
  • Fixed: [mobile] style issue of the Add To Wishlist on the product detail page.
  • Fixed: The submenu items’ font was resized too small
  • Fixed: Automatically switch to default color when selecting a new store.
  • Fixed: [tablet] style issue of submenu items
  • Fixed: still show the reviews on the quick view popup when setting the Rating = No.
1.0.2
  • Integrate UB ThemeHelper, with revamped codebase for the whole theme.
1.0.1
  • Compatible with Magento version 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.1.5
  • Upgrade the latest modules UB Mega Menu, UB Content Slider
  • Style New / Sale icon in the page detail
  • Fixed: Menu (1-column) style
  • Fixed: [ipad] My wishlist’s style issue
  • Fixed: [desktop] Update ‘Sort by’ button when filtering by product name
  • Fixed: [iphone 6] adjust the top menu to full width
  • Fixed: [desktop] lost image on vertical mega menu on the first loading
  • Fixed: [mobile] the textbox search form error

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UB Data Migration Pro

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Data Migration Pro extension (version 3.1.1)
Latest update: Nov 8, 2017

3.1.1
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.0, 2.2.1
  • Fixed the issue with delta migration mode in step #7 in ver.3.1.0
3.1.0
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.1.9
  • Completely overhaul the whole Dashboard UI
  • Added: Allow to migrate Custom Attributes on Customer and Customer Address
  • Fixed: Applied tweaks for some special database cases in the sales data section
  • Added: Allow to keep original primary IDs of the following data objects:
    • Step #5: Products Migration
      • Catalog Products Entities
      • Catalog Product EAV Data Tables:
      • Catalog Product Galleries
      • Catalog Product Options
      • Catalog Product Option Type Values
      • Catalog Product Option Type Titles
      • Catalog Product Option Type Prices
      • Catalog Product Option Prices
      • Catalog Product Option Titles
      • Catalog Product Stock Items
      • Catalog Product Links
      • Catalog Product Super Links
      • Catalog Product Super Attributes
      • Catalog Product Bundle Options
      • Catalog Product Bundle Selections
      • Catalog Product Download Links
      • Catalog Product Download Samples
    • Step #6: Customers Migration
      • Customers Entities
      • Customer EAV Data Tables:
      • customer_entity_datetime
      • customer_entity_decimal
      • customer_entity_int
      • customer_entity_text
      • customer_entity_varchar
      • Customer Addresses
      • Customer Address EAV Data Tables:
      • customer_address_entity_datetime
      • customer_address_entity_decimal
      • customer_address_entity_int
      • customer_address_entity_text
      • customer_address_entity_varchar
    • Step #7: Sales data migration
      • Sales Rules
      • Sales Rule Coupons
      • Sales Orders
      • Sales Order Items
      • Sales Order Addresses
      • Sales Quotes
      • Sales Quote Items
      • Sales Quote Item Options
      • Sales Quote Addresses
      • Sales Quote Address Items
      • Sales Quote Shipping Rates
      • Sales Payments
      • Sales Payment Transactions
      • Sales Invoices
      • Sales Shipment
      • Sales Shipment Track
      • Sales Shipment Item
      • Sales Shipment Comment
      • Sales Credit Memos
      • Sales Order Taxes
      • Sales Order Tax Items

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Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Instant Layered Navigation extension (version 1.0.3)
Latest update: Nov 21, 2017

1.0.3
  • Improved: product’s images exporting. Supports custom width and height for product’s images in the listing page
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.1
1.0.2
  • Added: Allow to sync product’s JSON data to AWS S3 storage to improve performance
  • Fine-tuning cron job settings (Show the latest exported time by cron job)
1.0.1
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.0
  • Fix minor bugs and improvements
  • Added: Support range slider with multiple product’s attributes which have Catalog Input Type ‘Price’
  • Added: Lazy-load functionality
  • Improved: Encoded and compressed JSON data to improve loading time on the storefront.
1.0.0 Stable
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.1.8, 2.1.9
  • Fix minor bugs and improvements
  • Added: Support Horizontal filter
  • Improved: Reserve default Magento listing for multiple types of product price (Show both discounted and regular prices; Show “Starting at …(minimum price)”” for Grouped Products).

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6 Triggered Email Scenarios

Triggered Emailing is the most innovative tool for gaining product satisfactory trust in the online world today. It is also a fetching instrument of the modern marketers to advertise other services on electronic commercial business. Brand companies benefit greatly with this strategic practice to link shoppers and their awesome products. But how do they do that? Triggered emails can be a smooth way to deliver a relevant content at a proper time to the right people. Triggered email campaign is an effective way of sending mails to customers based on interactions that they have with the products and service of a specific brand or company. This can include things like web page visits, email opens, social media engagements.

An efficient triggered email should impresses the customer and assure them trust and protection from the product or services they have taken. In order to strike triggered email tactics, a trigger from the customer’s interest must be prioritized. The following are six distinct functions of an email outline that can be constituted in response to a specified customer’s demeanor. Continue reading

UB Bookshop for Magento 2

Changelog for (Magento 2 theme) UB Bookshop -- version 1.0.0 Stable:
Latest update: Nov 15, 2017

1.0.0 Stable
  • Compatible with Magento version 2.1.9, 2.2.0
  • Improved: integrate the latest UB Mega Menu ver1.0.8
  • Fixed: Missing pagination on the Sample demo page
  • Fixed: Thumbnail issues on the Product detail page
  • Fixed: Issue when hovering over the Add to Cart button on the Wishlist section
  • Fixed: Issue when adding multiple items into the Wishlist
  • Fixed: Toolbar navigation style issue when switching to next page.
  • Fixed: The Add to Cart icon issue of the Deals of The Week block
  • Fixed: The menu issue on the sample layout “Left+Content+Right” on IE
  • Fixed: The slideshow issue on the Microsoft Edge browser
  • Fixed: [Ipad] The Update button overlaps when click to edit item in the minicart
  • Fixed: [Ipad] Sign in button issue on the Checkout for guest page
  • Fixed: [Ipad] The right sidebar issue on the Sample Left+Content+Right layout
  • Fixed: [mobile] Text alignment issue on the Checkout page
  • Improved: [mobile] Implement Shop By overlay for better product filtering
  • Fixed: [mobile] Padding issue of the New Product section
  • Fixed: [mobile] Add To Cart button issue
  • Fixed: [mobile] Custom tab style issue
1.0.4 Beta
  • Integrate UB ThemeHelper, with revamped codebase for the whole theme.
1.0.3 Beta
  • Compatible with Magento version 2.1.4, 2.1.5
  • Fixed: Style issue with Add to cart button on Quickstart without extension
  • Fixed: Product style on My Wishlist section
  • Fixed: Optimise style for Customized product
  • Fixed: Optimise style for Downloadable product
1.0.2 Beta
  • Compatible with Magento version 2.1.3
  • Fixed: [desktop-xmas] style issue on Xmas store
  • Fixed: Style issue with new product on xmas store
  • Fixed: [desktop] Adjust Top menu on screen 1280px
  • Fixed: [2.1.3] Fix style issue on bundle product’s quick view popup
  • Fixed: [2.1.3][desktop] slider image issue on quickview popup
  • Fixed: [2.1.3][deskyop] Popup quickview does not show when loading out-of-stock product
  • Fixed: [2.1.3][desktop] Does not show deals of the week block
  • Fixed: [2.1.3][desktop] Missing Add to cart button
  • Fixed: [213][desktop] Top menu style issue on 1280 screen
  • Fixed: [213][desktop] Update Add to cart and Quickview buttons alignment
  • Fixed: [213][desktop] Add to cart button issue on product wishlist
  • Fixed: [213][desktop] Missing featured product on WEEK’S BIGGEST BOOK of the Top menu
  • Fixed: [2.1.3][mobile] Notification style issue
  • Fixed: [2.1.3][mobile] Update style for Add to cart
  • Fixed: [2.1.3][desktop] Notification style issue on Product compare page
  • Removed Prefix from “ub_bookshop” to “bookshop” in the theme folder

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Awesome treats to Halloween-ify Your Magento Site

Awesome treats to Halloween-ify Your Magento Site

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