August 15, 2018

I was having a look at one of my Magento 2 databases and it looked quite large to me. It was 2.5Gb, which in the scheme of things is probably not massive, but it was much larger than I thought it should be for the size of site I was dealing with.

So I decided to find ou...

August 9, 2018

On this particular site we have a UK site and a USA site where we want some products to show different prices in each of the sites, and not just to rely on Magento to perform an exchange rate translation of the price.

Here is a 10 minutes screencast showing you the 3 or...

August 2, 2018

This is a very quick screencast showing you how to remove Breadcrumbs from a category or page in Magento 2 with a simple 1 line command in the back office.

The principle applies to any block if you know the block name.

If you have any questions or comments, please add th...

July 31, 2018

If you are running more than 1 website on your Magento 2 instance, then you are likely to come across a question regarding your product prices and whether they should be globally the same across all of your websites, or whether you want to maintain different prices.


March 20, 2018

We have been trying out our new product photography cube today, and it works fairly well. 

Certainly if you are on a budget, it will give you much better results than trying to take a photograph with normal lighting on your desk!

Have a look at the watch above which was...

March 20, 2018

We like to have some real live websites of our own running out in the wild. This gives us real-life experience of running Magento 2 and shows that we can Walk the Walk as well as Talk the Talk.

So with that in mind, let me introduce you to our latest site which is...

March 18, 2018

 One thing that often comes up in relation to eCommerce sites is the quality of the product photos. 

On a recent project, we wanted to get a site up and running very quickly and had to take some photographs in less than ideal circumstances. 

The photos were "ok" but...

March 12, 2018

I have been researching Single Tasking for several years now, and I am convinced that it is the most efficient way of working. I have yet, however, found a way to successfully implement the idea, and even though there are lots of "systems" and "apps" out there that cla...

March 8, 2018

I have had this idea for a little while now. I am expanding Helix Websites where we have been building Magento Websites for several years now into a bigger project.

We are calling the project jopecu (pronounced jo-peak-oo) and the idea is that we will be providing free...

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