Magento Go Adds UK Specific Features New Hosting Server New Carrbridge Community Site McGowan Outdoor Access Site Launched
All too often ecommerce systems are designed for the USA market and ignore or wrongly implement features for Europe. I have spent hours trying to explain European VAT to USA ecommerce software houses so it is great to see Magento tailoring their ecommerce "Magento Go" cloud system for the UK. This includes compliance with the new cookie law, comprehensive VAT provision and integrated Royal Mail shipping. For full details see article on Magento Go Blog.
Time to update our main hosting server provided by the excellent 1stEasy. Most sites have now moved to a Dell PowerEdge™ R210 rack server with Quad Core Xeon® 2.40GHz. But best of all it has great backbone connectivity and is supported by the team at 1stEasy.
New site to promote the village as a visitor destination and provide information to the community. Includes events calendar functionality. www.carrbridge.com Four months after launching the new site has more than doubled the number of web visitors and significant increase in average page views.