Magento Community Edition 1.8 is Now Released
Posted Under: Magento
The Magento community around the world has been looking forward to the improvements presented by the newly released edition.
On September 25th Magento proudly presented its latest Community edition that is focused primarily on improvements to tax calculations, product quality and stability, enhanced performance and security.
Our Magento experts are very excited about the new changes including:
- Enhanced Tax Calculations assuring accuracy for VAT merchants and providing more guidance on tax configurations and Canadian tax requirements.
- 350 functional Improvements assuring product quality in key areas like the web store, shopping cart, admin order creation, import and export functionality, web API components, and payment methods.
- Performance Improvements giving a better shopping experience through faster page-loading in the checkout process and optimized cache adapters for single server systems.
- Security Enhancements
- Updates to the Alpha Release including USPS API patch, DHL code updates, the latest Redis backend cache code and Cm_RedisSession, a Redis session storage module.
We believe these enhancements will add value to our clients and enable their customers a truly amazing user experience.