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Magento Commerce 2.2.2 – What’s New?

Posted on: Thursday, December 21, 2017 by Dan Marsh

This month (December 2017) Magento announced the release of Magento Commerce 2.2.2, which features new tools and numerous functional fixes and enhancements, including a new streamlined customer experience and greater insights for merchants into their online business. Streamlined Instant Purchase checkout Amazon’s patent of the one-click checkout process has now expired as of September 2017, […]

Introducing Magento Security Scan

Posted on: Thursday, October 26, 2017 by Dan Marsh

Magento has released its brand new security scan tool that allows merchants to scan their sites for known security risks, malware and unauthorised access. Merchants will be able to receive updates from the tool in regards to their website’s security status. It’s a free service that’s available to both Magento Commerce and Magento Open Source […]

Magento Commerce 2.2 Released

Posted on: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by Dan Marsh

October saw Magento announced the release of Magento Commerce 2.2 into general availability. It’s been a long awaited update to Magento 2, which has promised much in the way of improvements, functional fixes and enhancements. Magento Commerce 2.2 includes a wealth of new, exciting features and developments. Images from Magento webinar: Discover The Power Of […]

What does GDPR mean for Magento merchants?

Posted on: Friday, September 29, 2017 by Dan Marsh

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will apply in the UK from 25 May 2018. The government has confirmed that the UK’s decision to leave the EU will not affect the commencement of the GDPR. What is the GDPR? The GDPR is Europe’s new framework for data protection laws. The main objectives of GDPR is […]

Magento Rebranding & Record Growth in Europe

Posted on: Thursday, July 27, 2017 by Dan Marsh

Last month at MagentoLive UK 2017, Magento announced significant changes to the branding of its current product line. ‘Magento will be renaming its flagship platform Magento Enterprise Edition…to ‘Magento Commerce” The changes include the rebranding of its commerce suite, which will now be called the ‘Magento Cloud’. The renaming is designed to better align with […]

Top Reasons to Upgrade to Magento 2 Video Series

Posted on: Thursday, June 29, 2017 by Dan Marsh

If you’re in the process of planning an upgrade to Magento 2 and haven’t yet watched Magento’s Demo Series, it’s well worth taking the time to do so. The videos highlight the best and newest features of Magento 2, demonstrated by members of the Magento team. Below we’ve compiled them all for your convenience. Visual […]

Ecommerce Trends 2017: Selling with Social

Posted on: Thursday, June 1, 2017 by Dan Marsh

The functionality available for social media selling has been on the increase for the last few years; with Facebook’s Shop Section and Pinterest’s Buyable Pins being introduced in 2015, and more recently Instagram’s Shop Now buttons coming out late 2016, it’s a good opportunity for brands to review their social selling options. Social selling doesn’t […]

The Pixel Nominated in RAR Digital Awards 2017

Posted on: Monday, May 22, 2017 by Stephen Leyton

We’re very proud to announce that we’ve been nominated in the category of Ecommerce Under 40 at RAR Digital Awards 2017. Recommended Agency Register (RAR) is The Drum’s service to help brands to choose agencies based on ratings. The RAR database contains over 45,000 ratings left by brands. Each year RAR identify which agencies are the highest-rated […]

Magento Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce

Posted on: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by Dan Marsh

Magento has been named a Leader by Gartner Inc. in the 2017 Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce. The Gartner report evaluates digital commerce platforms based on completeness of vision and ability to execute. The category is defined as “buying and selling interactions among businesses, people and things for products/services via digitalization technologies”. Among the 21 […]

Understanding Users: Introducing UX Experts Natural Interaction

Posted on: Thursday, March 23, 2017 by Dan Marsh

I’m Adam Babajee-Pycroft, MD of UX agency Natural Interaction. We regularly partner with The Pixel to offer UX expertise on Magento ecommerce projects. Our optimisation and user research services can help you work out what to change to increase user satisfaction and boost conversion rates. Here’s some more background on what we can do. Why […]