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How to create a multi-language store site with nopCommerce

Written by Lavish Kumar

written by Lavish Kumar

As a store owner, when you are selling products globally (in multiple countries or regions), it becomes quite important to offer a multilingual website that allows online shoppers to change the default store language to their native language. The good news is that nopCommerce does support multi-language option that enables store owner (or administrators) to add / install multiple languages on the store site. In this tutorial, we will cover these 3 topics: Adding a new language pack, Adding a new custom string resource and Localization settings
3 Ways to create a personalized shopping experience on nopCommerce site

Written by Lavish Kumar

written by Lavish Kumar

Greeting your customers with a personalized shopping experience is high-priority for most of the retails / online business owners these days. When personalization is done correctly on your business website and your sales are going, this is a sign that you as a retailer / business owner understand your customers needs. In this article, we will discuss 3 ways to create a personalized shopping experience on nopCommerce site.
How to display a loading icon until the page loads completely in nopCommerce

Written by Lavish Kumar

written by Lavish Kumar

Isn't a great idea to display a nice loading animation or icon on your webpage until the page loads completely? It adds a cool little animated touch on your site and it acts as a buffer that fills in the gap of waiting time. Most of the users / website visitors love to see animation on websites. WHY? well, animation helps in keeping the users engaged with the website and its content. Animation also helps in directing the users to the right directing and keep the users from leaving the site too soon.

In this quick tutorial, we will learn how we can display a loading icon until the page loads completely in nopCommerce.
6 Signs you are ready to find a new job

Written by Lavish Kumar

written by Toni K.

Let's face it...sometimes the daily grind of even an amazing job can get the best of us. Most of the time a few days off or a trip somewhere tropical usual resolves this issue and we return to work rejuvenated and newly motivated! However, how do we tell the difference between just needing a few days off and needing to find a brand new job? While there is no sure-fire way to tell, here are some signs that you may be ready to move on to greener pastures.
How to disable wishlist in nopCommerce

Written by Lavish Kumar

written by Lavish Kumar

Every online store is different and offers a different set of featues to its customers depending on the type of business, product, service(s), industry and customer's interest. nopCommerce offers a wealth of features that any store owner may need in order to run his / her e-Commerce business. One of these features includes wishlist.

What if you are not interested in offering this feature to your customers? What if you want to disable wishlist of your nopCommerce store site? Well, there is a way to accomplish this right from the administration section.

How to change or add topic template in nopCommerce

Written by Lavish Kumar

written by Lavish Kumar

nopCommerce offers a great functionalilty of "topic" pages that allow store owners / managers to create pages right from the administration section without even touching the source code. Creating these topic pages on the fly from the administration section DOES NOT require any technical skills. As long as you have the access to the administration section (& required privilege), you can easily create a topic page.

But, what if you (as a store owner / manager) want to change the layout of the topic pages? What if you want topic page 1 to look different from topic page 2? Let's look into the process that allows you to choose different templates for different topic pages.
How to use Salesforce Marketing Cloud (SFMC) LookupOrderedRows AMPScript to search data in a data extension that returns multiple rows

Written by Lavish Kumar

written by Lavish Kumar

Today, we will talk about Salesforce Marketing Cloud (SFMC) and AMPScript (LookupOrderedRows AMPScript to be specific). Salesforce Marketing Cloud (SFMC) is a customer relationship management (CRM) platform for marketers that allows marketers to create 1-to-1 journeys across the entire Salesforce Customer Success Platform -- journeys that span not only digital marketing, but sales and service as well. This simplifies data management, segmentation and campaign management, making it easy to create compelling digital marketing campaigns, boost customer engagement and ultimately drive more leads into Salesforce.

In this tutorial, we will go over the LookupOrderedRows AMPScript that can be used to search data in a data extension that returns multiple rows.
Feeling Stressed on the job? Here are 5 easy strategies that guarantee some relief!

Written by Lavish Kumar

written by Toni K.

Okay...So let's face it, we may love...errr.. like our jobs but sometimes stress at work is something that's unavoidable! Maybe it is a short-lived moment of problem-solving a solution or a 6-month long project that is making you feel the pressure; either way, it's always good to know how to deal with stress when it hits you. Did you know that when we are stressed our body actually focuses our energy and blood AWAY from the brain? Really, the more stressed we are, the less effective we are at actually doing our jobs! (A solid reason to ask for more vacation days I'd say!)

But in all seriousness, while it may not be possible to completely rid yourself of stress while at work, here are some simple strategies you can use to give yourself a little relief.
How to redirect users based on referrer URL using JavaScript

Written by Lavish Kumar

written by Lavish Kumar

In this tutorial, you will learn how you can redirect users on your website based on referrer URL using JavaScript. According to W3Schools, "document.referrer" returns a string, representing the URL of the document that loaded the current document. Returns the entire URL, including the protocol (like http://). If the current document was not opened through a link (for example, through a bookmark), an empty string is returned.

This solution can check if the user (site traffic) is coming from a specific webpage or a website URL and based on that it will redirect the users accordingly.

Let's dive in!
4 Simple and effective ways to prepare for an interview

Written by Lavish Kumar

written by Toni K.

So the time has come to get a new job or to get a job for the first time, and you are feeling a little rusty or maybe even a little unsure of how to make it through the dreaded interview (cue impending doom music). The good news is the interview does not have to be a scary situation and can actually be a great opportunity to learn more about a job to see if it is a good fit for you, as well as give you some practice talking up your strengths. Here are a few helpful hints to make sure you knock the interview out of the park.