Get best features for your website with Magento 1.9.4.1, 2.2.8, 2.3.1 improvements

Get best features for your website with Magento 1.9.4.1, 2.2.8, 2.3.1 improvements

This article is not only a short presentation about new enhancements in the Magento 1.9.4.1, 2.2.8 and 2.3.1 versions. It covers the updates we made in our Magento and Magento 2 modules to help you achieve both enhanced security and better performance for your website.

Why is this so important to you? The point is the software updates offer many benefits aimed at making the customer experience better. The updates also cover security issues as well as bring new features to your favorite tools.

Thus, to help you ensure that you get the most from your ecommerce business, we suggest using new versions of the modules compatible with the latest Magento releases.

Get breaking news for a website security

A critical Magento SQL injection vulnerability was discovered recently. It means your website could be possibly attacked. At worst, it can lead to compromising your store and stealing customers' payment card details.

This security problem was internally labeled "PRODSECBUG-2198".

And fortunately, in the course of this issue, the Magento prevents the risk the SQL vulnerability by keeping the technical details of the flaw hidden as well by providing the latest updates on fixing possible issues. The Magento has patched cross-site request forgery (CSRF), cross-site scripting (XSS) and remote code execution (RCE).

The patch should be applied as soon as possible. Your website's security is in your hands, too.

Magento 2.3.1 release news

Magento 2.3.0 was officially released on November 28th 2018. It was so expected to get all improvements that had been promised.

We want to tell you more, something that we had not previously described in the Bring your site up to date with Magento 2.3 compatibility news blog article.

Well, new features for Magento 2.3.1 include:

  • GraphQL function for PWA Studio. PWA is the great trick to ensure high performance on mobile. Learn a bit more about core features of Magento 2.3 PWA Studio.
  • Security patch PRODSECBUG-2198 to address critical SQL injection vulnerability.
  • Improvements for Admin order creation workflow.
  • Ability to upload PDP images larger than 1920 x 1200 without first compressing and downsizing the images.
  • Over 30 security enhancements that help close cross-site scripting, arbitrary code execution, and sensitive data disclosure vulnerabilities.
  • Source Selection algorithm (SSA) option that is great for calculating calculate the shortest distance for deliveries.
  • Captcha display in the log in pop-up window.
  • Numerous infrastructure improvements.
  • Added multi-currency support for EU and U.K. merchants within Amazon Pay
  • Multiple improvements to the Shipment workflow user experience.

Done a lot of things, actually. Please visit the official release page to review all the information.

Magento 2.2.8 release news

In fact, Magento Commerce and Open Source 2.2.8 release contains multiple security issues that have been ported to 2.3.1 appropriate.

Magento 1.9.4.1 release news

The latest release for Magento brings a security patch SUPEE-11086. That helps to resolve multiple critical security issues and functional fixes. In future that will allow your website to close the security holes to keep hackers out. See more about fixed issues and enhancements of 1.9.4.1 update.

Summarizing all the above we note that the recent updates bring significant changes both to merchants' tools and to developer experience. We can also see fixed issues we all have experienced in the previous M2 releases.

Good news is that we upgraded our extensions with all the new stuff coming to Magento 2.3.1, 2.2.8 and 1.9.4.1.

The list of extensions and themes had to be updated

When it comes to Magento 2.3.1 compatibility, the following modules got fresh updates  according to new release requirements.

We also tested all modules according to the new stuff of Magento 1.9.4.1 release. All extensions do a great job for safe-for-work site.

You are strongly recommended to upgrade your Magento stores to the latest versions. This will provide you with certainty about website safety and excellent user experience.

We value your feedback. Please drop us a line if you have any thoughts about the latest Magento news.

Leave a Reply