I’ve built numerous Magento sites for clients and recently was asked to scope out Magento2 as a serious option for a new build-out. At the end of the day I came back saying, it looks nice, but it’s just not ready. Read on to find out how I arrived at my conclusion.
I’m stepping into the Magento realm in version 1.9, lucky me. Turns out they’ve added a new option which allows customers to bypass an extra review step when they decide to pay via PayPal Express. This feature is a bit mysterious though as it doesn’t seem to work all the time, requiring customers to complete a final review step on your Magento site in some cases. Finally I got to the bottom of this and felt it fair to save everyone else the time I spent to understand.
If you’re like me, you’re probably like the many millions of folks out there who only sell something on ebay once in a blue moon. Recently I decided to buy a new laptop and wanted to sell my perfectly good old laptop. I’ve sold things on ebay in the past, I have friends that have sold things on ebay in recent history, frankly it seems like the natural choice to make such a sale. I’m here to tell you that couldn’t be any further from reality!