The New Year excitement died down. It’s time to plan ahead and work to achieve your goals. To help you make more informed decisions, we hand-picked the most useful Magento articles in 2018. Enjoy these best picks with a cup of coffee and spend these minutes with pleasure and use.

#1. ALL-IN-ONE E-COMMERCE FRAUD GUIDE: TYPES, DETECTION, PREVENTION 2018

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As e-commerce websites are tempting targets for hackers, the security of your Magento web store should be one of the priorities. This guide goes deep into the topic and explains what types of fraud exist, how to prevent and detect them, as well as what to do if you suffered a security breach. Read till the end to make your Magento web store much safer today.

#2. HOW TO MANAGE MAGENTO 2 PRODUCTS LIKE A PRO

How to manage Magento 2 products like a pro

Do you have a large product catalog? Do you want to spend less time fine-tuning its content? This article will show you how to make product management efficient by improving 5 crucial areas.

#3. MAGENTO 2 SEARCH: BEGINNER’S GUIDE [2018]

Magento 2 Search: Beginner's Guide [2018]

Many web stores lose customers just because their search functionality is weak and can’t deliver the most relevant items on the first try. This article will guide you to the depth of Magento 2 search. Learn how to leverage the default Magento 2 search features, Advanced Search, and Elastic Search.

#4. MAGENTO 2 LAYERED NAVIGATION: BEST SETTINGS FOR SEO

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Layered Navigation is one of the most sought-after features for Magento 2 as it adds simplicity and convenience to catalog browsing. Yet, the trick is to make the product catalog easy-to-perceive not only for shoppers but also for search engines. Thanks to the integration with LESS, our Magento 2 AJAX Layered Navigation can be easily customized to fit the most sophisticated cases and still benefit SEO. This article will teach you how to quickly configure the module so as to please search engines.

#5. CANONICAL URL IN MAGENTO 1 & MAGENTO 2

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Do you have a duplicate content issue? Canonical URLs will help you solve it. Use this step-by-step guide to set canonical URLs in Magento 1 and Magento 2 without extensions.

#6. HOW TO PICK AND ADD THE BEST TRUST SEAL TO MAGENTO 2 CHECKOUT

Learn to pick and add the best trust seal to Magento 2 checkout.

61% of customers have at least once abandoned a cart because the web store was missing a trust seal. To prevent such cases, hurry up to learn the essentials of using trust seals in a Magento 2 web store. Get to know which badges to pick and how to add them to the checkout page.

#7. HOW TO USE MAGENTO 2 UI COMPONENTS IN MODULES AND SOLUTIONS

Learn to use Magento 2 UI components with the Amasty expert.

Are you eager to create an eye-catching Magento 2 interface yourself? Artem, an experienced Magento developer at Amasty, will introduce you to the nitty-gritty of coding UI components.

#8. HOW TO EDIT MAGENTO 2 CUSTOMER ATTRIBUTES PROGRAMMATICALLY

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Customer Attributes are the keys to learning your shoppers, their needs and expectations. We don’t want the standard Magento 2 settings to limit your dialog with customers. That is why in this post, our support manager, Oleg shares how to use customer attributes at an advanced level.

[Bonus] HOW TO SET UP GOOGLE FEEDS IN 4 STEPS WITH FEED WIZARD

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As 2019 ends with 9, we decided to finish the top with the 9th bonus article. After Google stopped supporting the integration of Google Shopping ads with e-commerce platforms, retailers faced a new challenge: exporting the products data from Magento 2 as feeds and delivering them to the Google Merchant Center. Here, we show how to do it in four quick steps.