It is important to keep your online store updated to the latest Magento version, as it has the most recent improvements, security updates, and other fixes. And every time such upgrade is performed, the website should be carefully tested to make sure that all issues or conflicts are fixed after the upgrade.
Today we want to share with you our checklist that we normally use when testing Magento stores after their upgrade to newer versions.
Recent security patches have covered many security leaks. Some of the changes were added via .htaccess files either in Magento root or in specific directories (e.g. shell directory). These fixes will be applied automatically, if your Magento 1.x installation is running on Apache 2, but it won’t work if you prefer Nginx. In this post we will show you the proper Nginx config which provides the same result with a few additions.
Most of Magento developers face with the problem of the same operations repetition for many times – that takes some time and slows down the development process. So, it’s a wise idea to simplify and speed up some operations during the work, isn’t it? Fortunately, we have a great CLI tool and it makes Magento developers life easier. It is n98-magerun provided by netz98.
I was lucky to be in Berlin last weekend. And I realized I was even more lucky, because the Magento Unconference 2016 happened to be on the very same dates. So without any hesitation I have joined the event once I landed in the German capital. In this blog post I want to share with you my impressions and help you to decide whether to attend and contribute to Magento Unconference next year.
This week has started with a new host country for Meet Magento and the most northern location for this event series in all of its history. Of course, as Atwix is a co-organiser of Meet Magento Ukraine, I couldn’t miss the chance to attend Stockholm and get to see how Meet Magento develops its presence there.
As you may know, Magento has 3 different ways of adding/changing translations (from highest to lowest priority):
Magento is a powerful and, at the same time, complex eCommerce system. One of the important parts of this system is a different events logging. After some time of functioning, Magento collects more and more events data and it might have the performance impact. Of course, the logs information can be cleaned manually in the database to avoid issues with performance, but this approach is not always handy. Therefore, in this article we want to review Magento logging system and built in tools for logs handling.