Free Magento 2 theme UB Trex

Today we are happy to announce that UB Trex (beta) -- our first free Magento 2 theme -- is available for download. A lot of work has gone into this dedicated free theme since we announced the first public preview.

Free Magento 2 theme - UB Trex

New to Magento 2? Perfect, UB Trex can probably be your practical first step and just what you would need to start with for your first online store. UB Trex is clean and simple, highlights the flat and minimalistic design. Continue reading

UB Mega Menu v1.1.3

We just pushed UB Mega Menu 1.1.3 out with important new features.

For a massive retail store with a lot of categories and subcategories, how to create a mega menu with deep navigation options? And how are you sure your customers can easily find what they’re looking for in one place?

This update brings a simple solution by allowing for direct hover of each of the product categories to reveal its sub-categories. Continue reading

Magento 2 UB Mega Menu

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Mega Menu extension (version 1.1.3)
Latest update: Oct 12, 2018

1.1.3
  • Added: Add a new mega menu type -- stacked category dropdown that allows to manage categories and sub-categories in one place.
  • Added: Support to cache menu content on all pages, including non-cacheable pages like customer account
1.1.2
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.6
  • Added: Allow to turn on/off auto submenu sync setting for the menu item type ‘Category Page’. If enabled, whenever you create a new sub-category associated with a parent category available in your mega menu, a submenu item for such sub-category will automatically be created. Default value is Yes.
  • Fine tuning: Remove a few setting fields on widget menu
  • Added: Add dynamic width (%) option that allows to create full width menu items
  • Fine tuning and improve UI

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Sample Magento 2 websites

What are some of the top Magento 2 websites around? We were curious to know too, so we went looking.

Here, we’ve curated a list of our favorite Magento 2 stores, including some of the earliest adopters, to inspire your own.

Whether you are about to migrate your Magento 1 store to Magento 2, or create a brand new Magento 2 store, this list is sure to give you new ideas and inspiration for improving your Magento 2 store.

Let’s dive in. Continue reading

UB QuickView for Magento 2

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Quick View extension -- version 1.0.3.
Latest update: Oct 1, 2018

1.0.3
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE: 2.2.0, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.2.3, 2.2.4, 2.2.5, 2.2.6
  • Added: Allow to update catalog gallery images depending on swatch click events
  • Improved: removed custom styles in Configurable Swatch Block
1.0.2
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE: 2.1.0, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.1.5, 2.1.6, 2.1.7, 2.1.8, 2.1.9
  • Fixed: Color and size issue on configurable product on Magento CE 2.1.0 -- when selecting color/size, the product image is not updated properly.
  • Fixed: Quickview button style issue on desktop 1280px

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Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Instant Layered Navigation extension (version 1.0.4)
Latest update: Oct 1, 2018

1.0.4
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.3, 2.2.4, 2.2.5, 2.2.6
  • Improved: product’s image showing, handling the case that products have no images, specific placeholder images from back-end configuration will be loaded in the product listing in layered navigation.
1.0.3
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.1, 2.2.2
  • Improved: product’s images exporting. Supports custom width and height for product’s images in the listing page

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UB Content Slider for Magento 2

Changeling for (Magento 2) UB Content Slider extension (version 1.1.2)
Latest update: Oct 1, 2018

1.1.2
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE 2.2.5, 2.2.6
  • Fixed: Issue when disabling the slider via backend
  • Fixed: Slider does not get loaded in mobile view
1.1.1
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE: 2.2.2, 2.2.3, 2.2.4
  • Improved: Remove required values on publish time and end time. Allow to clear current values of publish time and end time by click event.
  • Improved: Change the way to list slide items depending on publish time and end time values.

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UB One Step Checkout for Magento 2

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB One Step Checkout extension (version 1.0.5)
Latest update: Sept 28, 2018

1.0.5
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.6
  • Minor incremental bug fixes and layout improvmenets
1.0.4
  • Allow to change product variations of the configurable products in the mini cart at the checkout page.
  • Allow to limit the maximum characters of the Order note.
  • Fixed bugs and improve layout and styles, and code convention.
1.0.3
  • Add: Support gift message per order and quote item
  • Add: Support gift wrap service with a specific fee amount.
  • Fine-tuning: improve layout, styles and coding convention

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Magento 2.3 new features

Back in April this year, Magento announced at the Magento Imagine conference about the next major release on the platform: Magento 2.3. Unlike its predecessor, this release packs significant and impactful new functionality and improvements.

This article will outline the most exciting features which this major release, scheduled later this year, will bring:

  • Progressive Web App (PWA)
  • GraphQL support
  • Declarative DB Schema
  • Asynchronous and Bulk Web API
  • Elasticsearch Updates (Moved to Magento Open Source)
  • Complete PHP 7.2 Support
  • Multi Source Inventory (MSI)
  • WYSIWYG Upgrade
  • Page Builder
  • Cache-Management ACL
  • Google reCAPTCHA and Two Factor Authentication

Let’s have a closer look at them. Continue reading

Magento 1 End of Life June 2020

As you are probably aware of, Magento has officially announced the end of support date for Magento 1. The software support for Magento Open Source 1 (formally known as Community Edition) and Magento Commerce (formally known as Enterprise Edition) will be extended through June 2020.

The dates have been rumored for quite some time. And now we’re all clear about the specifics of Magento 1’s end of life and there is no need to worry about Magento 1 End-of-life in 2018. Continue reading