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TikTok for Business Now Integrated into BigCommerce

If you’re a BigCommerce merchant and are looking to expand your advertising reach and get your message in front of more than 600 million monthly users worldwide, we’ve got some exciting news for you! BigCommerce has partnered with TikTok, the most downloaded app in 2020, to offer merchants their business-focused platform, “TikTok for Business” to […]

Yahoo! Store Update: September 2021

As previously announced, Verizon sold its media assets Yahoo! and AOL to private equity. The SMB division, which includes Yahoo! Store, was not part of the sale. Over the next several months, Verizon will be introducing new branding and some small changes to the Yahoo! Store platform. The changes are necessary in order to facilitate […]

Search Magic August 2021 Update

Search Magic, our flagship advanced search application for BigCommerce, Shopify, and Yahoo! Store, is under constant development based on store owner feedback and improvements in search technology.  Our latest update to the application is one many have asked for based on shopper feedback. Previously, when a search results page was loaded and a shopper browsed […]

Yahoo! Business Mail Access Following a Site Migration

With more and more Yahoo! Store owners coming to us to migrate them to another eCommerce platform, such as BigCommerce or Shopify, we occasionally run across some unique situations that need to be mitigated before launch. One of the more common ones has to do with Yahoo! Business Mail. While the majority of Yahoo! Store […]

Yahoo! Store Credit Card Number Display Update – May 2021

Next time you log into your Yahoo! Store manager, you will be presented with a pop-up displaying information about an update to the way credit card numbers are displayed within your store’s Order Manager. Previously, only the last 4 digits of credit card numbers were displayed on the detailed order information page for individual orders.  […]

For Sale: Yahoo? Our Thoughts on the future of Yahoo! Store

You may have seen or read an April 28, 2021 report in the news speculating that Verizon may sell some of its media assets, one being Yahoo!. Verizon purchased Yahoo!, including Yahoo! Small Business which powers several thousand eCommerce stores, in 2017.  Since then, many in the eCommerce space wondered what the fate of the old, […]

Search Magic Now Available for BigCommerce, Shopify, and Yahoo! Store

As many of you know, our flagship app, Search Magic, has been the go-to advanced search product for scores of Yahoo! Stores for nearly a decade.  Built with features found in search apps that cost 25% or more per month, Search Magic not only adds benefits for shoppers but for businesses’ bottom lines. Two years […]

Important Message for Solid Cactus Customers: Resolving Yahoo! Store Errors

Over the past few months, we have updated our Yahoo! Store clients about several changes and updates in regards site security. We’ve also communicated the importance of making sure all files, scripts, images, etc. are called via HTTPS to ensure your site is not loading mixed content and sending security messages to your visitors. Over […]

Urgent Information Regarding HTTPS for Yahoo! Store Owners

It’s been more than two years since Yahoo! Store owners were given the ability to fully secure all pages in their store via HTTPS instead of just the checkout.  While the great majority of store owners have taken the necessary steps to do this, there are still many who have not. In the next few […]

Search Magic Now Available for Shopify!

Just a few weeks ago, I shared our excitement that our flagship advanced search product, Search Magic, was submitted to the Shopify App Store for review. Today, I’m even more excited to share that the app is now available to the nearly 1M eCommerce stores on the Shopify platform!  Our team has put nearly two […]