See new exciting functionality for your Magento 2 store. We've done a lot in March.

See new exciting functionality for your Magento 2 store. We've done a lot in March.

Even with social distancing and sheltering in-home places, we keep creating improvements for online business. We deeply understand the new possibilities and requirements for e-commerce nowadays because of COVID-19 negative impact on physical shops. See the offers we can help you with.

Today we’ll talk about 20+ updates for your website. In March we designed a brand new module and improved Argento theme with a bulk of updates. We have also added the required changes to our Magento and Magento 2 modules.

Read our March monthly report.

New Cache Warmer extension

Full Page Cache Warmer extension for Magento 2 provides you with the fully automated crawling process of product, category and CMS pages. The module includes independent cron settings, warmer log and performance statistics, cache warmer toolbar for developers at the frontend and some more features.  

The extension is a must in case you want your customers to see the most relevant information faster than ever. Look at the article to see why it is so beneficial to use our new extension.

Argento 1.16.0 release

Argento 1.16.0 version comes with a few new features as well as with the updates for 13 built-in Magento 2 modules. Let’s touch it briefly here:

  • RTL improvements
  • Improved questions/ answers block
  • New configuration settings for easy customizing experience for Argento Pure theme

To see more information, please read the post dedicated to the latest Argento release.

Updates for Magento 2 extensions

Askit 1.7.0

Introducing new questions/ answers block based on Magento UI components. The 1.7.0 release of our Magento 2 Product Questions extension delivers a simpler and more flexible user interface. The new Question and Answer form was designed according to the latest Magento trends.


Among other updates you can see:

  • Questions list loaded with Ajax request reacts immediately on customer actions (voting, page changing).
  • Improved UX at backend.
  • Totally reworked internal implementation at frontend.

Navigation Pro 1.14.0 module has got the added ability to set dropdown settings for the third dropdown level.

Page speed 1.3.17 release brings some fixes as well as improvements:

  • Improved bundling r.js configuration (swissup themes integration)
  • Added AbstractImage optimizer
  • Image optimizers code was refactored

FireCheckout 1.22.1

  • The agreement's section is hidden at the first step of the 1-column wizard checkout layout. Now it shows up at the payment step only.
  • Improved Agreements section styles when agreement text doesn’t fit a single line.

Highlight 1.6.0

  • Added ColorSwatches support to the Highlight widgets and pages.
  • Added ability to set a custom ‘View All’ page URL.
  • Improved pagination/limit logic. (Amasty_Preorder module compatibility)
  • The improved look of magazine layout on mobile devices.

The Magento 2 ReCaptcha module has got a bulk of improvements in  1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.3.5 versions.

  • Integration with the latest version of the Swissup AskiIt module (version 1.7.0+).
  • Improved reCaptcha behavior at checkout. Fixed missing Recaptcha when a customer uses stored with Braintree payment card.
  • Fixed defaultCaptcha.js error when Recaptcha disabled on the frontend.
  • Make Recaptcha and Amazon Payment friends (integrate with amzn/amazon-pay-module).
  • Added Recaptcha to the login form at checkout when only the virtual product is in cart.
  • The missing Recaptcha is shown at the checkout shipping address section when the user input the email address of the existing customer and store asks him to log in. Works when captcha at sign-in form enabled.

Ajax Layered Navigation module comes with Price Slider improvements:

  • 6 skins for greater visualizing effect.
  • Improved price slider from-to logic.
  • An input field to help users choose the slider's scale or specify the sum of money.

Among other cool features of 1.3.15-1.3.18 releases you can see:

  • Added Sticky filters on mobile devices.
  • Improve price range calc if another attribute option is applied.
  • Added js toggler.
  • Added button ‘Apply’ to each page layout.
  • Remove js component shortname.

The latest 1.8.4 and 1.9.0 versions of Magento 2 SEO Suite toolkit deliver a lot of improvements in the following modules:

SEO Images 1.3.0 updates:

  • Added SEO Images Magento Index to speed up initial page rendering. This index speeds up page generation before it is cached by Magento.
  • “Production Mode” feature (beta). Suites best for single store Magento instances.
  • Fixed compatibility with Magento 2 EE (Enterprise Edition).

SEO Regional and Language URLs 1.3.7 updates:

  • Fixed “Illegal offset type…” warning during placing order. This occurs when ‘Locale as a subfolder in URLs’. 46b805.
  • Fixed poorly worked URLs at Magento 2.3.4.
  • Force removes the store_code parameter from the URL.

SEO Templates 1.5.7 updates:

  • Plugin instead of the event on the frontend. Works better when it comes to integrating with third-party modules. E.g. “Firebear Improved Configurable Product”.
  • Improved price directive for products. You can set a number of decimals, decimal point symbol, and thousands separator symbol.

SEO URLs 1.5.10 updates:

  • Fixed incorrect category URLs in hreflangs. This occurs when a category has different URLs on different store views.
  • Improved “slugs” for in SEO Urls and SEO Images - remove double quotes, replace non-breakable space with a dash (-). Then nbsp will be replaced with a dash (-).
  • Fixed compatibility with Magento 2 EE (Enterprise Edition).

The next modules have got mostly fixes and minor improvements: Email 0.3.4, 0.3.5, 0.3.6, Ajax Pro 1.4.18, Ajax Search 1.8.8, Prolabels 1.5.2, Sold together 1.6.8, Checkout Success 1.4.3

Updates for Magento extensions

Our Magento Full Page Cache extension has got fixed FPC cache cleaning from the backend within the 1.5.3 release. Previously there was an issue with cache cleaning when tmcache used separate settings.

FireCheckout 4.3.2 version makes the best Magento one page checkout more flexible and user-friendly. We added and updated 8 integrations with third-party modules.

  • Cryozonic_Stripe integration updated.
  • District_Stripe integration added.
  • Heidelpay payment integration updated.
  • Iways_Paypal integration updated to work well with Onecolumn layout.
  • Magikfees integration added.
  • Smartmage_Paczkomaty integration added.
  • Upg_Payments integration added.
  • Webkul_Stripe integration added.

On a final note

Well, now we offer you to start using the last versions of your favorite Magento 2 modules and themes to share your opinions about them.

We are working in safe conditions to keep providing your eCommerce site with new solutions. We believe it will work to your benefit with success and income.

Stay tuned.

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