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  1. Magento 2 Address Autocompletion

    A previous blogpost already detailed how long and complicated checkout processes cause significant increases in cart abandonment. And while Clean Checkout has made big steps in the right direction, we can always take it a step further.

    The default Magento 2 Checkout requires interacting with 11 input fields. So far, Clean Checkout had managed to reduce this number to 7.  Today we're announcing that by utilizing the Google Maps APIs, we can reduce the number of required interactions all the way down to just 4 through address autocompletion!

    We're quite content with the result. If you would like to try it out, check out our

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  2. It's the little things that matter.

    While checking out, customers notice small annoyances. While these may seem insignificant on first view, they do add up significantly in overall satisfication. Today we will be having a look at animations in the Magento 2 Checkout.

    The Problem

    Take for example, the way a customer progresses through the shipping step by default in Magento 2:

    Immediately, you'll notice 2 things:

    • There's a sudden, jerky, upward movement on the page because of the differences in height between steps.
    • The problem above is exacerbated due to the fact that the original step contents are faded out, while the new step contents are faded in.

    Improving things...

    Thankfully, Clean Checkout already solves the first part. That shipping step doesn't have to be that long in the first place!

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