Introducing MultiMerch dashboards

Back in summer, we introduced MultiMerch dashboards - a tool for MultiMerch marketplace owners and vendors designed to provide an overview of the current state of the marketplace and seller stores.

Today, I'm happy to introduce a redesign of MultiMerch dashboards for both marketplace owners and sellers.

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Interface design by developers

Just an idea of what the new MultiMerch dashboards might look like compared to the existing one:

dash comparison fb

Clearly designers are quite a bit better than developers when it comes to designing interfaces.

No specific release date yet, but stay tuned – we'll let you know when these beauties are ready!

The Deadly Sins of OpenCart: poor core feature set

This is the second part of our series on problems with OpenCart.

In the first part, I mostly covered the complex upgrade process and the fact that OpenCart store owners never know if their stores will make it through the next upgrade without falling apart.

Today, I would like to talk a bit more about the core feature set of OpenCart – and why I think it's lacking.

Again – not writing this to throw mud at OpenCart. Consider this a piece of constructive criticism from someone who's been with OpenCart for the past 5+ years. Improving OpenCart is in the best interest of us all OpenCart people.

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Making MultiMerch dashboards pretty

Last week, I shared this screenshot on Facebook. This is our team working together in RealtimeBoard to discuss and plan improvements to MultiMerch marketplace administrator's and sellers' dashboards.

multimerch dashboards collaboration

Here's a little story behind this.

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