SagePay Routing Issues – November 2017

We have a few Magento customers using SagePay. At around 1900 on Sunday 19th November we started receiving reports from our eCommerce customers that their sites were receiving timeout issues when their customers were pressing the all-important Place Order button. The message on screen and in logs should resemble something like: 2017-11-20 16:54:19.000000 (1511196859.8531) ALERT: … Read more

Magento 1.9 – no retirement date set

Magento have released a very encouraging and well received statement, at the start of Summer 2017. There is no Magento 1.9 End Date set. https://magento.com/blog/magento-news/ongoing-magento-1-support The exec summary is that there are no plans to end support for Magento 1, and when they do intend to stop support they will provide 18 months notice. Whilst … Read more

Mixed Reviews for Magento PayPal One Touch and In-Context Checkout

Magento Connect | Paypal One Touch and in Context Checkout

We have been looking at the new Magento PayPal OneTouch and In-Context Checkout module, recently released to Magento Connect. You might be looking at the reviews of the module and be fearful of it breaking your Magento installation – as was the experience of several reviewers in the earlier releases of this module. However, we’re … Read more

Paypal, Poodle and SSLv3 for Magento hosting customers

The latest in the recent spate of “security scares” (Heartbleed, Shellshock, et. al.) is upon us, The SSL3 Poodle! The non-tech summary is “SSL3 is an older, weaker method of encryption, and is vulnerable. Most modern secure connections should use a newer method called TLS”. So in this post, Poodle SSL 3.0 Vulnerability, by Joe Nash for … Read more