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Halloween is one of the best times of year to shake things up and have some fun. If you run a Magento store, there’s never been a better time or an easier way to Halloween-ify your Magento site and celebrate it with us at Ubertheme this year.

Awesome treats to Halloween-ify Your Magento Site

Awesome treats to Halloween-ify Your Magento Site

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Magento 2 UB Mega Menu

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Mega Menu extension (version 1.0.6)
Latest update: Oct 17, 2017

1.0.6
  • Fine tuning and Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2
  • Fixed: Could not search sliders with type ‘UB Mega Menu’ in the Widget Options > Select a Menu
  • Fine-tuning LESS/CSS (fix the issue with z-index)
1.0.5
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.1.8, 2.1.9
  • Added: Allow to enable/disable Font Awesome via System Config
  • Improved: Optimize LESS/CSS codebase
  • Fixed: Active class not showing on current category page
  • Fixed: “Import Categories” issue
1.0.4
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.1.5, 2.1.6, 2.1.7
  • Added: Allow to remove (recursive) menu and sub-menu items
  • Added: Sync automatically menu items (with type is category) upon changes of category. Eg. The changes of URL key or newly added sub-categories in category will be automatically synced to the menu item; or a menu item no longer exists if its linked category is deleted.
  • Improve: Fine-tuning for better performance
1.0.3
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE: 2.1.0, 2.1.1, 2.1.2
  • Fixed: Style issue when selecting Category on Magento 2.1.1
  • Fixed: Style issue when selecting Category (in Import Categories view) on Magento 2.1.1
  • Fixed: Style issue in the backend drag n drop interface on Magento 2.1.1
  • Fixed: Top menu and left menu issue on desktop 1280px view
  • Fixed: [Table] Style issue on the left menu
  • Added: Allow to import categories and sub-categories recursively
  • Added: Allow to import either all categories or specific categories.
  • Improve: Fine-tuning Delete menu item function. Don’t allow to delete a menu item with existing child menu items.

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UB Content Slider for Magento 2

Changeling for (Magento 2) UB Content Slider extension (version 1.1.0)
Latest update: Oct 16, 2017

1.1.0
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE: 2.2.0
  • Improved: Allow slider with cover image for video and automatically play video upon click on the cover image
  • Fixed: Could not search sliders with type ‘UB Content Slider (images/videos uploaded)’ in the Widget Options > Select a Slider
1.0.9
  • 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
1.0.8
  • Fine-tuning to submit to Magento.com marketplace
1.0.7
  • Added Features:
  • Allow setting sort field, sort order in case slider with content type is products
  • Allow setting publish time, end publish time when add/edit a slide item
  • Fixed some CSS issues
1.0.6
  • Added Features:
  • Supported widgets configuration: Allow settings and showing a slider any where in theme via widget module manager.
  • Allow enable/disable block/widget title

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Magento 2 Product Types

Setting up an excellent and economical online Magento store requires considerably advanced preparation to decide which products will effectively bring out the best, as well as reach out and hook in as many consumers for a successful purchase with the most satisfying customer experience. Otherwise, the products would all just be laid out in confusing disorder and turn off potential customers. Moreover, the inventory will be an even bigger headache and higher pile of chaos on top of one another.

Understanding basically six distinct Magento product types and knowing their unique and individual differences will be a huge help, not only easy for the customer to shop from, but also easy for the store owner manage and avoid unwanted annoyances of ecommerce inventory. Continue reading

UB QuickView for Magento 2

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Quick View extension -- version 1.0.3.
Latest update: Oct 13, 2017

1.0.2
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE: 2.2.0
  • 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 1.0.1)
Latest update: Oct 12, 2017

1.0.1
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.2.0
  • Fix minor bugs and improvements
  • Added: Support range slider with multiple product’s attributes which have Catalog Input Type ‘Price’
  • Added: Lazy-load functionality
  • Improved: Encoded and compressed JSON data to improve loading time on the storefront.
1.0.0 Stable
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.1.8, 2.1.9
  • Fix minor bugs and improvements
  • Added: Support Horizontal filter
  • Improved: Reserve default Magento listing for multiple types of product price (Show both discounted and regular prices; Show “Starting at …(minimum price)”” for Grouped Products).

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Today we are announcing that as of Oct 5th, 2017, all three Magento 2 extensions (UB Mega Menu, UB Content Slider and UB Quick View) will be available through the single Magento theme purchase and Developer Subscription (single Magento 2 Extension purchase will still be available as before here).

Magento 2 Theme Pricing Changes

Magento 2 Theme Pricing Changes

Starting today, we will make the following changes in the subscription plans: Continue reading

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The latest version of Magento 2, Magento 2.2 has been released in Sept that brings significant new functionality to the market. It’s not a surprise that B2B segment of ecommerce is a huge focus in Magento 2.2, and this focus on B2B features makes sense when you consider the rapid growth of the B2B market, which should generate $6,7 trillion across the global by 2020, as reported in a research by Frost & Sullivan.

For now Magento 2 is in the phase of active improvement. In this context the most important question is how to migrate from Magento 1 and the latest Magento 2.2.

This blog will serve as a quick guide for those who need to know about what’s new in Magento 2.2 and all changes that will affect your Magento data migration projects. Continue reading

Product Img Optimization

If you’re about selling products online, which most likely is otherwise you wouldn’t be here, then you need to get your image game going strong. The world of online shopping is all about choosing items based on what you see. Hence, product representation via images is definitely a huge concern that you should consider. Not only does first impression always comes through physical appearance, it also represents your credibility as an e-commerce store. Studies show that product image quality is directly proportional to how shoppers rate an e-commerce store’s competency. And likely so, because nothing spells incompetence than your brand’s disability to carry out a dignified product representation.

So to begin with some effective tips that help with your product image optimization, let us take a quick look at these six fool-proof pointers down the road: Continue reading

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People use UB Instant Layered Navigation for all sorts of things. Here’s the story of progressiveparts.com, a car parts store that bridges the gap between part suppliers, garages and end consumers themselves. And their story is truly inspiring.

We sat down for a Q&A interview with Ben Thomas, Progressive Parts’ founder about why they chose Magento 2, how it all came together and the process of building their store with UB Instant Layered Navigation extension.

Filter by Parts with UB Instant Layered Navigation

Filter by Parts with UB Instant Layered Navigation

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