Magento 2 - UB Mega Menu showcase

Generally speaking, an e-commerce site has a clear purpose: it needs to sell. Although there is no end-all be-all answer to this optimizing conversion, improving the navigation of your online stores can lead directly to increased sales.

After looking at several hundred Magento 2 sites, we realized that the best way to learn how you can improve your own store navigation in both looks and functionality is to see the real-life examples of how Magento 2 websites figure out a way to create a frictionless navigation experience.

That’s why we put together a collection of online stores built exclusively with Magento 2 and our UB Mega Menu module. It covers verticals such as sporting & recreation goods, luxury goods & jewelry, sports nutrition, and more. Continue reading

UB Atoms v1.0.0-beta3

We’re excited to announce that UB Atoms v1.0.0-beta3 is officially here and with it, the theme admin panel comes loaded with significant improvements. In this post, we’ll dive into some of UB Atoms’s admin area features.

Don’t miss what the first UB Atoms version brought!

UB Atoms is a modern responsive theme that looks great on both desktop and mobile browsers. It’s equipped with a dedicated theme admin panel which brings essential features for your Magento store. The theme’s features that are built-in will make life easier for you: Continue reading

UB Data Migration Pro v3.2.6

We’re pleased to announce the 3.2.6 release of our UB Data Migration Pro module.

This release fixes some outstanding delta migration issues and lots of improvements and tool updates to help increase the migration effectiveness. We have also supported converting BCRYPT encryption, wishlist data, and make it easier to migrate only products, customers, or sales data.

UB Data Migration Pro v3.2.6

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UB Data Migration Pro

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Data Migration Pro extension (version 3.2.6)
Latest update: Mar 10, 2021

3.2.6
  • Fully compatible with PHP7.4 and Magento CE 2.4.2
  • Improves customer’s password migration
  • Allows migrating the customer’s wishlist data
  • Allows automatically collecting M1 Timezone in the system settings of M1 DB, and auto-converting DateTime values by timezone in some contexts of data migration
  • Fine-tuning coding to better handle the Delta migration in all steps
  • Allows specifying the startDate/endDate when running the delta migration using the CLI command with the `update` mode. These parameters are applicable to all steps and valid to any data objects that have attributes/fields associated with the created date/updated dates. For example: php -f bin/ubdatamigration run --step=5 --mode=”update” --startDate=”2019-01-01″ --endDate=”2019-12-31″;
  • Fine-tuning the ‘Keep original IDs’ feature
  • Improves the CLI command to clean the migration log
  • Improves Step #7 > Sales coupons migration that allows to better handle a big volume of coupons in a sales rule.
  • Better handle the following cases:
    • Fine-tuning rules when migrating only products
    • Fine-tuning rules when migrating only customers
    • Fine-tuning rules when migrating only sales data
3.2.5
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE 2.4.1.
  • Allow to migrate Category’s display settings and related CMS Blocks.
  • Improve coding and fine-tuning to handle more special cases.
3.2.4
  • Compatibility testing with Magento CE 2.4.0
  • Support for converting special price, special_price from/to datetime and variation prices setting in a Configurable product.
  • Fine-tuning to handle additional special cases and delta migration phase optimization.
3.2.3
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.3.4, 2.3.5
  • Fixed the issue on special bitnami database settings
  • Fixed the issue on the label/alt value of product galleries in the multiple stores context
3.2.2
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.3.3
  • Allowed to convert core’s email template paths in the migrated email template’s content
  • Allowed to migrate CMS Blocks, CMS Pages data, as noted here.
  • Added CLI commands to check and remove migrated data objects in M2 which no longer exist in Magento 1 since the last migration.
  • Fine-tuning source code in all steps and adding extra tweak code to handle special cases of bad data.
3.2.1
  • Fine-tuning to handle additional special cases of data settings
  • Improved server side processing to enhance the access token.
3.2.0
  • Supported to convert hidden tax data fields (in the sales data section)
  • Added additional CLI commands to clean data migration log in all steps:
      • php -f bin/ubdatamigration clean
      • php -f bin/ubdatamigration clean --step=2 (You replace with your specific step 2,3,4,5,6,7 or 8 respectively)

    NOTE: This CLI is limited to the case that you deleted any migrated items in Magento 2 after the first migration. This CLI is handy to remove the migration log of those removed items so that you can continue the delta migration as normal.

  • Supported to migrate active Sales Quotes data (The sales quotes which have not been converted to sales order yet)
  • Added additional tweak code to migrate delta for (1) migrated items which have changed since the last migration and (2) newly added data items. This improvements are limited to the 6 data objects below:
    • catalog_category_entity and related child data
    • catalog_product_entity and related child data
    • customer_entity and related child data
    • sales_flat_order and related child data
    • sales_flat_quote and related child data
    • sales aggregated data
  • Fixed the issue “Payment method is not available. You still can process offline actions”. Our migration tool now automatically maps the payment methods ‘paypal_direct’ to ‘payflowpro’, ‘paypal_standard’ to ‘paypal_express’ respectively.
  • Fixed compatibility issues with Magento CE ver.2.3.2

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UB One Step Checkout for Magento 2

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB One Step Checkout extension (version 1.1.2)
Latest update: Feb 25, 2021

1.1.2
  • Testing for compatibility with Magento 2.4.2
  • Improved PHP Functions and incremental bug fixes.
1.1.1
  • Testing for compatibility with Magento 2.4.1
  • Fixed: The issue with Delivery Time > Time Picker on Magento 2.4.1
  • Fixed: Could not checkout with Downloadable Products on Magento 2.4.1
1.1.0
  • Testing for compatibility with Magento 2.4.0
  • Fixed the issue with the new changes from MaxMind > GeoIP
  • Automatically saving customer’s address after the first checkout with a registered account
  • Fine tuning the style
1.0.9
  • Testing for compatibility with Magento 2.3.4, 2.3.5.
  • Fixed the compatibility issue with Amazon payment module core
  • Handled the multi language translation of the label of street fields
1.0.8
  • Testing for compatibility with Magento 2.3.2, 2.3.3
  • Testing for compatible with UB Base extension ver.1.0.0 and later
1.0.7
  • Testing for compatibility with Magento 2.3.1
  • Fixed the issue when removing an old address and checking with the new address (getting an address from previously placed orders of (customers) billing and shipping address). More details about this scenario: by default the checkbox “same as shipping” is unchecked (make sure that you don’t check the checkbox); select the address (whatever billing address by default in the address book) that displays in the shipping address (Don’t select default shipping address) and default billing address (don’t change the billing address) in the drop-down. In this scenario, one of our users did get popup error.
  • Improved: update the codebase to be fully compatible with our new UB Base extension that manages all Ubertheme’s extensions under one backend UI dashboard.

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Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Instant Layered Navigation extension (version 1.0.7)
Latest update: Feb 24, 2021

1.0.7
  • Testing for compatibility with Magento 2.4.2.
  • Fine-tuning PHP codebase.
1.0.6
  • Testing for compatibility with Magento 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.3.4, 2.3.5, 2.4.0, 2.4.1.
  • Improved: update the codebase to be fully compatible with our new UB Base extension that manages all Ubertheme’s extensions under one backend UI dashboard.

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UB Content Slider for Magento 2

Changeling for (Magento 2) UB Content Slider extension (version 1.1.8)
Latest update: Feb 24, 2021

1.1.8
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.4.2
  • Improved: Allows switching mobile/desktop images on client-side
  • Fine-tuning PHP codebase and incremental bug fixes
1.1.7
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.4.1
  • Integrate Slick Carousel by default with full options
  • Improved LESS files structure and LESS code
  • Support additional layouts using extra CSS classes
  • Improved Slider Widget’s configuration in the backend
1.1.6
  • Testing for compatibility with Magento 2.4.0
  • Fixed: compatibility with the new change in PHP Mobile Detect Resource APIs installation
1.1.5
  • Testing for compatibility with Magento 2.3.5
  • Added: Newly added service layer for UB Content Slider ( ContentSliderGraphQL with GraphQL APIs ready for PWA Storefront)
  • Allow to upload separate Slide Image for Mobile.
  • Allow to upload Cover image for Slide item (Video type)
1.1.4
  • Testing for compatibility with Magento 2.3.3, 2.3.4
  • Added Product Hotspot feature -- See details
  • Added Lookbook feature -- See details
  • Supported to show Lookbook content using Widgets
  • Allowed to add additional CSS classes for each slide item
  • Allowed to create Best sellers product sliders
  • Fine-tuning LESS/CSS source code
1.1.3
  • Testing for compatibility with Magento 2.3.1, 2.3.2.
  • Improved: update the codebase to be fully compatible with our new UB Base extension that manages all Ubertheme’s extensions under one backend UI dashboard.

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Magento 2 UB Mega Menu

Changelog for (Magento 2) UB Mega Menu extension (version 1.2.2)
Latest update: Feb 23, 2021

1.2.2
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.4.2.
  • Improved PHP functions, LESS and Styles
1.2.1
  • Compatibility testing with Magento 2.4.1.
  • Fixed: style issue with animation effects enabled.
  • Added: allow to keep sort orders of imported categories after being converted to menu items
  • Fixed: fixed bugs when settings: Auto submenu sync = Yes, Auto CMS Page Sync = Yes.
  • Added: UB Base module v1.0.3 with upgraded Fontawesome library version 5.14.0
1.2.0
  • Added: Horizontally stacked category dropdown
  • Fixed compatibility issue with CE 2.4.0
  • Improved cache’s function, allow to define custom cache lifetime
  • Improved HTML markup of menu items
1.1.9 (UB Mega Menu) and 1.0.0 (MegaMenuGraphQL)
  • Testing compatibility with CE 2.3.5-p1, CE 2.4.0
  • Added: Allows to create Mobile Drilldown menu on Mobile (in addition to the default Accordion menu).
  • Improved the coding convention in accordion with the latest recommendation by Magento
  • Improved Javascript functions and handled all Javascript functions in a JS widget component.
  • Improved Menu Markup HTML, reduced HTML tags, DOM nodes in the menu DOM tree
  • Improved cache process and allowed cached menu data in a custom cache type.

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UB Atoms v1.0.1 beta

Mar 26, 2021 Update: UB Atoms v1.0.0-beta3 is now available, with improved theme admin panel. View details.

We’re pleased to announce the 1.0.0-beta2 release of our UB Atoms theme. This release brings a new homepage layout for the Fashion category. It also contains several incremental bug fixes that provide a better user experience out of the box.

Don’t miss what the first UB Atoms version brought!

UB Atoms is our first release of 2021. It contains ready-to-use layouts, advanced features (such as a mega menu, rich content slider, ajax-add-to-cart quick view, rich snippets), a newly revamped theme admin panel, and performance improvements.

In case you missed it, please read our UB Atoms v1.0.0 beta release announcement to know about the feature sets. Continue reading

UB Atoms - Magento 2 theme

Mar 26, 2021 Update: UB Atoms v1.0.0-beta3 is now available, with improved theme admin panel. View details.
Feb 5, 2021 Update: UB Atoms v1.0.0-beta2 has just been released, with a new Fashion homepage added.

This week there’s big news for you: UB Atoms (beta) has just been released! Over the past months, our team has been working hard on this and it’s ready for you to try out.

UB Atoms is inspired by Atomic Design -- establishing the basic building blocks for pages, such as grids, color, typography, form label, input or a button, and the like.

It is the newest premium Magento 2 theme available in 2021 at Ubertheme.

UB Atoms offers multiple layouts and robust admin options, plus easy customization. It gives you ultimate control over the look and feel of your Magento store. And there are lots more you can do with it.

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