Magento 2 provides top-notch performance and many valuable ecommerce features, but there’s still some room for improvement. Magento 2 extensions are designed to transform your small eCommerce store into a robust online retail enterprise.
The Magento Connect 2.0 has already been launched and the first Magento 2 modules are already released. The website shows the extensions available, and in the ‘Coming Soon’ section, you will find information on future plugins. All the modules have been divided into groups comprising of different categories.
Amnasty Improved Layered navigation
Layered navigation is currently offered on Magento 2 by default. One of the key drawbacks is that you cannot choose multiple values of one filter at the same time. Moreover, the number of filters is limited. If it’s a problem for your eCommerce website, thankfully we have an answer! You can find several Magento 2 modules with layered navigation functionality in the ecosystem that is reliable, but we recommend paying attention to Amnasty Improved Layered Navigation. It’s an extension that offers a user-friendly mobile experience, adds many new filters, missing features, and is consistently updated. The Amnasty Layered Navigation module for Magento 2 costs $299 and can be obtained from the official Amnasty website.
Magento One Step Checkout by Magestore
The One Step Checkout by Magestore is one of the most full-featured and reliable checkouts, as well as one of the first Magento 2 OSC extensions. We are all fully aware that the checkout procedure has essentially been revamped in Magento 2, but it’s not perfect. The availability of third-party solutions at least proves that. The new number of steps involved is 2, which means that you can definitely agree that it should ideally be reduced to 1. Achieving such a goal requires the use of a third-party extension for Magento 2. We are referring to the One Step Checkout module for Magento 2 by Magestore. It rounds up all the checkout steps on one page thus offering customers an unparalleled shopping experience. If you are a Magento 2 administrator, you will have the opportunity to customize the checkout by either hiding the existing fields or showing some new ones. This is a great achievement in Magento eCommerce development, and one that you can enjoy for just $299.
Mageworx SEO Suite
The next critical improvement is SEO-related. While a plethora of various SEO tools can be found in the ecosystem, it’s important to place more emphasis on all-in-one solutions – in particular, Mageworx SEO suite. The platform is currently more SEO-friendly than the previous version, but it does not mean that you will find everything included out-of-the-box. You will still find complex procedures that can be easily simplified courtesy of a third-party solution only. This is when the Mageworx SEO suite for Magento 2 comes in handy.
The all-in-one solution that has a very easy-to-use interface helps you master the following aspects of SEO without too much of a hassle:
- Crawling and indexing
- XML and HTML sitemaps
- Canonical URLs
- SEO templates for categories and products, automated cross-linking, etc.
You can pick up the Mageworx seo suite for: $299.
Mageworx Advanced Product Options Module
Product option functionality is another thing that requires improvement in Magento 2. You can use Mageworx Advanced Product Options Module for achieving this goal. It’s a Magento 2 module offering full-featured product custom option templates. The main reason for revamping this area is to simplify the everyday administration routine. Once you install the extension, you will enjoy advanced option stock management boosted by accurate stock reports and the custom options inventory capability. It’s worth noting that these are just some of the core features, and the extension does provide much wider opportunities.
The Mageworx Advanced Product Options Suite streamlines the manual product configuration to make it smoother. You can thus afford to relax and forget about a long list of actions required for managing product options in Magento 2. Instead, you can simply click a few buttons specifying the necessary details. The tool will even provide your customers with more advanced details and improve the default shopping experience. The extension is priced at $149.
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