Khurram Aziz spent the first decade after graduating from university as a journalist and editor at several B2B publications, specializing in media, technology and law. He currently works freelance as a writer and entrepreneur specializing in eCommerce and internet marketing.

Khurram's articles

  1. Adding Configurable Products to Your Magento eCommerce Site

    Building an eCommerce site is a deceptively complex undertaking. Even when using an off-the-shelf CMS solution like Magento, doing something as simple as adding a configurable product requires the setting up of many variables and stock-related options.

    Anything you sell online, whether it’s a downloadable zip file or a shippable item, can be classified as a configurable product if it comes attached with options. Configurable products in Magento need to be assigned attributes, such as size and colour, before they are given prices and descriptions.

    This bottom-up way of creating products in Magento is entirely rational. It’s much easier, for example, to keep stock control and assign SKU’s to individual variations this way.

  2. Upgrade Your Schedule: 5 of the Best Replacements for Your Smartphone’s Calendar

    If your mobile device’s default calendar app is proving limiting, it might be time to invest in an upgrade. Fortunately, there are hundreds of apps out there that can offer more features and better usability. Even more fortunately: we’ve done the hard work for you.

    We scoured the web for the best apps across all operating systems and picked the best based on usability, features, cross-platform compatibility and price. Here they are — the five best calendar apps designed to make your 2014 the most productive year you’ve ever had.

  3. Social Marketing for Ecommerce

    Ask any online business owner and they’ll tell you that marketing is the single most important aspect of driving revenue. The medium itself adds its own dimension to this age-old craft, with social media in particular, offering the marketer the most intriguing opportunities. Unlike traffic driven by search engines, social media obeys its own rules, […]

  4. MySQL Tweaks to Streamline Magento

    Magento is a heavy duty eCommerce solution that promises performance and scalability. This is perfect for retailers looking to grow fast or those who already have a significant presence on the internet. The software provides a complete website solution, together with plugins and extensions, that can grow your eCommerce site with any size inventory. However, […]

  5. SEO Guide for Magento Ecommerce Sites

    Magento is only five years old but is already the most popular open-source eCommerce platform on the net, boasting a community of over 150,000 online retailers. Similar to other off-the-shelf CMS solutions, like WordPress, it promises to democratize the tools of the designer and programmer, by bringing web development to the masses. However, unlike designing […]