The most recent updates for Magento 2 modules and themes. See May report

The most recent updates for Magento 2 modules and themes. See May report.

Would you upgrade your Magento 2 store to get all up-to-date features? A proven practice is to follow our monthly reports. We regularly roll out updates for our software.

First, we upgraded our modules with the latest Magento 2.3.5 release. We have also prepared a review of improvements for 23 Magento 2 extensions and the Argento theme. Currently, you'll get more into the details of what we did in May 2020. Go and read the blog article.

Argento news

We've already shown Argento users how to easily customize the store look. They actually got new fantastic functionality in the latest Argento 1.17 release.

See here, for example, this is a shortlist of major improvements:

  • Header Builder for the Argento Pure2 theme
  • Category Page Builder for every theme in the Argento package.
  • Product Page Builder with the preview feature for every theme in the Argento package.
  • Fancy scroll at Ajaxpro popup
  • Cookie Consent feature within the built-in GDPR extension.
  • 16 translation locales added in all themes and modules

For more information, dive into a special post - Argento 1.17.0 release to customize your store look. Right there we explain how to make Magento easier to use. You'll see the way of customizing Magento 2 header layout. You will be able to play with the design of the Magento 2 product page without effort, and so on.

Updates for Magento 2 extensions

Firecheckout 1.23.00

This month the FireCheckout module received new extended checkout functionality. We added the Checkout Registration module. It helps customers start the registration process directly at the checkout page.

5 different modes allow for customizing the registration process according to your store requirements:

  • You can still let users checkout as guests.
  • You can set automatic registration in the background.
  • You can enable optional/required registration during checkout.
  • You can use the default Magento mode.

Among other updates, you can see:

  • Persist Subscribe to Newsletter checkbox state between page reloads.
  • Magento 2.3.5 Content Security Policy compatibility.
  • With the GeoIP module, you are able to download and update the Maxmind database directly from the configuration page.
  • Cart quantity switcher now supports qty increments settings.
  • Translation updates.

Navigation Pro 1.14.3, 1.14.4, 1.14.5

Here you can see some fixes, code cleanup and installer improvements. We have also added marketplace installer support.

And, by the way, in May we created a new tutorial based on Navigation Pro functionality. Learn how to enable mega menu Magento 2. A few clicks only.

We also show you how to add images, labels, any possible widget. All this will make the Magento 2 navigation menu remarkable.

Easytabs 1.8.10

  • Added config for product tabs to enable accordion layout on desktop.
  • No limits for product attribute tab - add as many attributes as you need.
  • UX improvements in the admin. Colorized tabs grid.
  • Added alias column in the grid.
  • Fixed attribute tab rendering.
  • 16 locales added to translate backend and frontend phrases.

Seo Suite 1.9.1

swissup/module-hreflang — 1.4.0

  • Fixed empty hreflang value for chinese locales when “Remove region…”.
  • Build hreflang links using all websites of Magento instance.

swissup/module-rich-snippets — 1.4.8

  • Compatibility with Firebear_ConfigurableProducts module.

swissup/module-seo-urls — 1.5.11

  • Add nofollow to the category filter in layered navigation.

Most of all, we are glad to note that all modules from the SEO Suite package got new translations locales. When building a multi-language website, adding a new translation to the specific store view and backend settings can be challenging. Meanwhile, our modules will help you effortlessly manage your translation process. We regularly add new localization to simplify your workflow.

The following Magento 2 modules received 16 locales to translate backend and frontend phrases:

Attributes page 1.2.4, Checkout success 1.4.4, Askit 1.7.5, Facebook like button 1.3.5,

Easy catalog images 1.4.8, Lightbox Pro 1.2.10, Testimonials 1.2.8, AMP 1.3.14, Product labels 1.5.3, Ajax Pro 1.5.1, Easy banners 1.5.6, Ajax Search 1.9.1.

Besides improved translations, the Magento 2 Review Reminder 1.1.6 release has got the ability to use the TrustedShops review link in the email.  

We also added some fixes and improvements to the next extensions: Cache warmer 1.0.3, Page speed 1.4.2, Email 0.3.7, Address autocomplete 1.3.2, 1.3.3, Recaptcha 1.3.7, 1.3.8, Email templates 1.0.2.  


What's your thoughts on the May report? You’ve got new modules, Magento 2.3.5 compatibility, added new locales to help you manage your translation process.

So we hope you will start using new updates as quickly as possible. Still, staying with us will bring your store more improvements.

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