Vertical Development And Web 2 Market Upgrade To Magento 2

Vertical Development And Web 2 Market Upgrade To Magento 2

The upgrade brings faster page rendering and easier inventory management to online parts sales, the company says.

After years of success with Web 2 Market’s implementation of the Magento 1 e-commerce platform, Vertical Development has integrated the ShowMeTheParts database with Magento 2. This update adds a 100 percent responsive design that looks great on both desktops and mobile devices. It includes automatic part updates, advanced back-end tools, and faster page rendering, making it easier to use for both retailers and customers.

With the ShowMeTheParts integration clients no longer have to perform the time-consuming tasks of application management of parts. Updated application data is automatically pushed to the client’s e-commerce or e-catalog site and displayed to their customer in an SEO and desktop/mobile friendly way. Allowing clients to focus on more profitable tasks. Combined with Magento 2 the ShowMeTheParts Integration provides clients a feature-rich admin, B2B, and B2C selling tools, Content Management System, SEO friendly, professional looking e-commerce or e-catalog. With the recent upgrade to Magento 2, Vertical Development and Web 2 Market are able to deliver a better online shopping experience for customers and easier management for clients.

Vertical Development’s ShowMeTheParts is the world’s largest public aftermarket parts database, designed to provide part attributes, photos, data sheets, and even videos. Over 1.1 million parts and over 100 million applications already in the e-commerce implementation of the database, and updates are added weekly to keep parts information up-to-date. Users can simply select the items they’re selling to provide buyers all the information they need to find the parts they want to buy. Those customers can search for parts based on their year, make, and model of vehicle, as well as part numbers and number cross-referencing.

“The biggest difference with the move to Magento 2 is its streamlining of the buying process,” says Jay Wright, president of Vertical Development. “This platform has been in development for 5 years, adding numerous refinements under the hood to speed up loading including better image compression, lighter code, and full page caching.” Check out is easier and faster, too: users don’t have to choose between guest and registered accounts, credit cards can be identified by their number and locations and shipping options can be found using ZIP codes. All of these features are accessed through a standard theme that works great on both computers and mobile devices. This new e-commerce platform has undergone over a year of testing since release to ensure stability.

Vertical Development has helped clients with catalog systems ranging from paper to online for over 30 years, while Web 2 Market has over 18 years of web development experience. Together, these companies can work with your company to tailor the platform to your particular needs.

About Web 2 Market

Web 2 Market’s team of 23 developers, network engineers, and support specialists have been providing expert Magento development for small and medium-sized businesses since 1997.  Web 2 Market acts as a developer to its clients to customize the functionality for Magento. Web 2 Market’s services include custom development, digital marketing, Magento hosting, Magento extensions, and Magento design. Web 2 Market will help you sell more and manage better.

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About Vertical Development, Inc.
Celebrating 30 years of innovating aftermarket catalogs and technology, Vertical Development, Inc. is the market leader in providing software solutions and services to the Automotive Aftermarket. Cutting-edge vCatalog solutions are used daily by companies large and small to manage their ever-important product information through Vertical Development’s robust PIM system. Vertical Development provides unmatched customer support to assist clients throughout the lifecycle – from development to installation to ongoing training and improvements. For more information, visit or call (847) 609-9540.

The on-line catalog provides Aftermarket Suppliers, DIYs, Installers, Jobbers, Repair Shops, and Warehouses with instant access to the most up-to-date parts information.  Parts professionals have access to over 300 brands covering more than 4,900 part types.  Millions of applications are available — with No Subscription Cost to users! For more information, please visit or call (847) 609-9540.

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