Gotcha! There’s a big, big one that a “Magento 2 user we know” was caught out by only very recently. It’s possible that this is an area devoid of wider public exposure so we thought we’d jot it down in one place so if someone is suffering the same symptoms they can be relieved quickly … Read more
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
You probably already know this if you’re someone who spends any time in the Magento Admin section, but there’s a new patch with a serious enough warning to install straight away. If you’re a eCommerce store owner who doesn’t spend any time in Magento Admin, then ask someone who does whether they’ve seen or dealt … Read more
Magento versions prior to 1.9 aren’t formally certified to run under PHP 5.5 (have a look here for formal supported versions) but in the main runs fine, and we like it because of all of the performance perks you can get in this version compared to 5.4 and prior. However, we have seen one issue … Read more
We currently have openings for the following two posts: Magento Developer – PHP5, Zend, OOP, MVC, MySQL, HTML Prestige offices in Warrington, Cheshire, close to M56. Manchester, or Birmingham working locations available. £30,000-£40,000 per annum Dependent on Experience If you’re a highly skilled Magento developer with great PHP, Zend and MySQL skills, this is a … Read more
At Layer5 we’re always excited by a new Magento release and this week we’ve had 2! We’re already at the forefront and have two 1.9 Community Edition builds in progress and some of the features in 1.9 are right on target for helping with these latest projects – Responsiveness from the ground-up and EU Tax simplifications.
Magento: Keeping it clean (or Magento Buckaroo!) One big positive about Magento is the burgeoning and comprehensive development community. Magento connect (magentoconnect.com) has thousands of plug-ins and additional modules that enhance, improve and provide new features. Some of these are free and some are paid, some are excellent, and (very rarely), some not-so-good. The message … Read more