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Search Magic Update: Product Review Support (March 2, 2022)

The latest release to Search Magic for BigCommerce includes support for native BigCommerce product reviews.  Stores using built-in product reviews can now have item star ratings displayed on the search result page as well as the ability to filter by 1-, 2-, 3-, 4- or 5-star reviews, as well as half-stars. BigCommerce product reviews join […]

Magic Sorter Feature Update – February 2022 Part 2

Earlier this month we rolled out additional enhancements to our Magic Sorter app for BigCommerce which you can read about here.  This week, we have even more updates based on your feedback! The latest release, which is now live, features the following enhancements: Updated Display Options You can now customize the look of your dashboard […]

Do Core Web Vitals Scores Impact Site Indexing

It’s been thought that having good Core Web Vitals scores will help sites achieve better indexing in Google search results, but is that really the case. Before we get to the answer, it’s important to first have an understanding of just what Core Web Vitals (CWV) are.  CWVs are metrics that “score” a webpage based […]

Magic Sorter Feature Update – February 2022

This month we have some exciting updates to our Magic Sorter app for BigCommerce that are based on feedback we received from our users.  As always, please feel free to email us at support@yourstorewizards.com with suggestions and feature requests that we can consider for future releases. The latest release, which is now live, features the following […]

BigCommerce Training Video: Item Options -vs- Modifiers

One of the most common issues we tackle when migrating an existing eCommerce store to BigCommerce is determining how the store owner wants to handle product options such as size and color.  In BigCommerce, there are more robust ways to handle product options by using variations (aka options) and modifiers. Variations are used for products […]

Register Now for the BigCommerce January 2022 Town Hall

It’s time to register for the next BigCommerce Town Hall scheduled for Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 4 pm ET. These monthly virtual get-togethers give merchants, developers, and partners the opportunity to learn about the latest platform updates, a sneak peek at what’s coming, and a live question and answer session with senior leadership. In […]

Free Isn’t Always Better When it Comes to Product Data Feeds

BigCommerce recently introduced an app called Ads and Listings on Google that allows merchants to sync their store’s products to Google Merchant Center.  Once synched they can then be used for free listings on Google. Google’s free listings appear in the Shopping tab within Google’s search results.  This allows merchants with little to no budget […]

Surprising 2021 Cyber Week eCommerce Numbers

Congratulations!  You made it through Black Friday and Cyber Monday with hopefully record sales for your eCommerce store.  There’s no doubt that this holiday season had its share of challenges – from supply chain shortages to shipping carrier delays but hang in there. On the supply chain side, if your holiday sales numbers seemed a […]

Register Now for the BigCommerce December 2021 Town Hall

It’s time to register for the next BigCommerce Town Hall scheduled for Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 4 pm ET. These monthly virtual get-togethers give merchants, developers, and partners the opportunity to learn about the latest platform updates, a sneak peek at what’s coming, and a live question and answer session with senior leadership. In […]

Magic Sorter Feature Update – December 2021

Magic Sorter has recently been updated in order to accommodate a change with the BigCommerce Sort API which powers our app.  This update specifically corrects behavior on items if you use “Sort Order” to determine their placement on a category page: The BigCommerce Sort API has been updated so that when a category page is sorted […]