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  • SUPEE-9652 security patch overview

    February 8, 2017 // by Igor Furseev

    This post is a short inside-out of the newly released Magento 1 SUPEE-9652 security patch. The patch prohibits an injection of executable code to the Magento email “Reply To” param, if the “Return Path” for emails is enabled. So let’s check what it does.

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  • Magento Sandboxes

    January 20, 2017 // by Roman Glushko

    It is always good when you can test your features fast. But sometimes it’s literally hard and takes a lot of time to test something in Magento. When you make one little change in code and want to test it, it can take much more time to test it rather than make the change itself. Nevertheless it’s a common situation taking into account the complexity of Magento.

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  • Docker development environment for Magento

    November 25, 2016 // by Volodymyr Vygovskyi

    It has never been easier to create a development environment. No meter what operation system you use with Docker you can build the exact configuration you need. In this post we will provide steps for creating a sample Magento development environment configured in a single docker-compose.yml file.

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  • Magento Security Patches. Why should you install them?

    October 25, 2016 // by Maria Zayac

    When Magento releases new security patches, we often get questions from clients like why they should invest money into having those patches applied to their Magento installation. In this blog post we’ll describe the importance of the patches and emphasize their role in having your Magento website functioning properly.

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  • Meet Magento New York 2016

    October 17, 2016 // by Viacheslav Kravchuk

    October 5th, 2016, was a special day for our company, as it was a culmination of the efforts that we were putting together during the past several months. And we were not alone in this, together with a Spanish Magento partner, interactiv4, we have pulled off an amazing Meet Magento New York. It was a third MMNY, but it was quite different from the ones held before, and that’s why I believe that it was also a very special event for the whole Magento ecosystem.

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  • Refresh order grid table in Magento 1

    September 19, 2016 // by Igor Furseev

    Recently, we’ve faced a data inconsistency in the Magento sales_flat_order_grid db table. Some of the values in custom columns look like they were shifted. This issue may occur if the order grid has multiple custom fields and when a user archives orders in the Enterprise Edition.

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  • Email marketing. How to start and succeed

    September 15, 2016 // by Alex Lunkov

    In today’s world, we get tons of emails every day. Some of them are spam, but most of the time we receive newsletters that we have previously subscribed to. There is a huge difference between two types of emails in your inbox. Some of them you don’t even open, but there are some that you are really waiting for. Every time you receive them it seems to be some kind of a present, they always have something interesting and of value inside.

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  • Choosing a hosting company for your Magento store

    September 2, 2016 // by Maria Zayac

    One of the key elements of building a store on Magento is the right choice of the hosting company. No doubt, stable hosting plays a significant role in a store functioning. In most cases, hosting resources have a direct effect on a Magento web store performance, therefore it is critically important to choose a trusted Magento optimized solution when reviewing hosting offers for the website.

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  • Meet Magento DE 2016

    August 4, 2016 // by Victoria Yashchuk

    Today I would like to get back to the 4th of July, when not only the USA became independent but also Meet Magento DE happened in the cozy city of Leipzig. It was not my first Meet Magento, but this time, I was the only one representing Atwix at the event and I should say that it was an extraordinary experience.

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  • Magento and June 17th PayPal Security Update

    June 14, 2016 // by Viacheslav Kravchuk

    We all know that security is critical in e-commerce and so does any reliable payment provider. This time, we’d like to point your attention to the upcoming security update that PayPal will be rolling out on June 17th and what you need to do to make sure that your Magento store is ready for it.

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