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2021 Holiday Season Survival Guide Part 2: Site Search

Welcome to the second installment of our Holiday Survival Guide. Previously we discussed shipping challenges that eCommerce store owners may face this season due to unprecedented package demand coupled with the lingering impacts of COVID-19. Today we’re going to discuss an often-overlooked element of the shopping experience – site search. Believe it or not, many […]

Core Web Vitals: Important Information for eCommerce Store Owners

When it comes to creating an optimized experience for your shoppers, there are many things to consider. From visual elements such as site design and page layout to behind-the-scenes things such as speed and page weight. All of these, regardless of whether they are customer-facing or not, are key factors not only for conversion but […]

Web Accessibility Features Coming to BigCommerce with Cornerstone 5.2 Update

Web accessibility is more important than ever as store owners, web designers, and accessibility advocates work together to make the Internet accessible to all. Having a website or eCommerce store that meets Web Content Accessibility Guidelines ensures that your website is accessible to those with disabilities and can potentially mitigate the risk of being sued […]

Is It Time for a Redesign? Answer a Few Questions to Find Out!

Each new year is met with resolutions. Whether you’re resolving to lose a few pounds, eat healthier, spend more time with the family, or work on some long-term goal, it’s important to make a few resolutions for your business as well. One of them should be to take a look at how you can improve […]

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 […]

A New Free Tool from Google to Help Your Grow Your eCommerce Store

Have you ever wondered how your online store compares to that of others in your industry, or maybe you’re scratching your head trying to figure out how to get new customers?  Well, now there’s a free Google tool to give you these insights and more! eCommerce store owners now have access to Grow My Store […]

Platform Migrations: BigCommerce -vs- Magento

Like many eCommerce store owners, you may have reached the point where you’re considering moving platforms. The decision to switch may be due to the fact that you feel you’ve outgrown your current one, or you need more features or functionality. In the eCommerce world it’s important that as your business grows, the technology behind […]